Lance Storm Returns To WWE As Producer, Stephanie McMahon Talks Evolution, Renee Young On What She Did After SmackDown

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Lance Storm Returns To WWE As Producer

As we reported earlier, Lance Storm announced back in August that he would be closing his Storm Wrestling Academy at the end of the year. During the same announcement, Storm also said that he wasn’t “done” with wrestling and he had another project on the works.

Now it looks like that project is a return to the WWE.

“After SWA closes I will be returning to the #WWE to work as a Producer,” says Storm in a recent Tweet.

“I’m really looking forward to working with such a high level of talent again,” he added.

Storm was with WWE as a wrestler from 2001 to 2005. He is a former WWE Intercontinental Champion and a four-time WWE Tag Team Champion.

Stephanie McMahon Explains Why Evolution Didn’t Happen This Year

During an interview with Bleacher Report, Stephanie McMahon was asked about why there was no repeat of the all-women pay-per-view Evolution this year. McMahon’s answer seems to imply that WWE thought it’s more important to work on another women’s milestone this year, getting a match in Saudi Arabia.

“We did consider it,” said McMahon. “A lot of our focus has been on having this particular match as a part of this PPV in Saudi Arabia.”

“More to come on Evolution but it’s most likely not going to happen in 2019,” she added.

McMahon was referring to the first women’s match in Saudi Arabia which took place in Crown Jewel. The match saw Natalya taking on and beating Lacey Evans.

Renee Young Talks About “Crazy Night” On Commentary Last SmackDown

As a commentator in the WWE, Renee Young is used to being close to the action, though she’s not supposed to be a participant.

That changed during the last episode of SmackDown when NXT superstar Tegan Nox threw SmackDown star Sonya Deville at the announce table. Deville’s foot ended up hitting Young in the face.

While Young finished the night without further incident, she did joke about it on Twitter.

When asked by a fan what she did afterward, if she iced the injury, Young shared that she “had whiskey instead.”