More On Beth Phoenix’s WWE Departure, McIntyre Comments On New SmackDown Stable
– As noted before, Beth Phoenix has given notice to WWE and is expected to finish up by the end of October. She is currently advertised for WWE events up until the October 22nd RAW from East Rutherford, New Jersey at the Izod Center. It appears that will be her last night with WWE as she is not advertised for any other events after October 22nd.
– Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal and Heath Slater have apparently formed a new stable on SmackDown, seen on Friday night’s episode. Slater referred to them as a “band” while McIntyre is using the nickname Encore. McIntyre tweeted Saturday night:
“We are damn sick of the same song and dance in the WWE, if you feel the same and want a new track then lets hear you scream for an #Encore”