Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross Drafted to SmackDown on WWE Backstage
WWE has announced a “BlockBuster Trade” on WWE Backstage preview as the team of Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross is now moved to SmackDown.
WWE held the Draft 2019 on 11 October’s SmackDown episode and 14 October’s RAW episode. A total of 58 WWE Wrestlers/teams were drafted to RAW and SmackDown during the process. Former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross were drafted to RAW in separate rounds on 11 October’s episode itself.
WWE’s new studio show titled “WWE Backstage” is set to premiere on FS1 from 5 November. Hosted by Renee Young and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, a special preview show was aired yesterday on FS1 after the Yankees vs Astros MLB game.
Hours before the show, WWE announced that Triple H will be appearing at the show to reveal a big WWE Draft trade between RAW and SmackDown. WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and Sting, Paige and Christian also appeared at the special preview show.
During the show, Triple H appeared live via satellite from the WWE Performance Center in Florida. Triple H was first asked about Bruce Prichard’s new role as executive director of SmackDown. Hunter said he didn’t know how it came about but Prichard is already making some big moves. And he is one who got Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross been traded to SmackDown.
Hunter also mentioned that RAW might get some possible draft picks in return. WWE will possibly announce those picks apart from the signing of more free agents as the week will unfold.