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WWE RAW : 3 theories on why WWE introduced the 'Electric Chair'

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Sami Zayn sat in the 'Electric Chair' on Raw
Sami Zayn sat in the 'Electric Chair' on Raw

This week on RAW, WWE introduced a unique talk show kind of segment known as the 'Electric Chair', where a superstar has to answer any of the questions asked by the members of the WWE Universe. The Critic of the Critics, Sami Zayn was the first person to sit on the chair as commentator Corey Graves accompanied him in the ring.

The 'Electric Chair' segment ended up as one of the most controversial segments of the show as the Canadian superstar referred to All Elite Wrestling in the segment.

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The way this segment led us to a match between the Universal Champion, Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn, it looks like the 'Electric Chair' is here to stay. In this article, we will have a look at the 3 theories behind introducing the 'Electric Chair' -

#3 To make the WWE Universe feel that they are a part of the show

The fans have always complained that the structure of RAW has become monotonous as they have superstars confront each other in the opening segment which leads to a multi-man main event. But, this week WWE altered its match placements and had the most important match of the night (#1 contender's match) take place before the 'Electric Chair' segment.

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This looked like a move which Vince made because of the fans' demand. Also, the thing that the people sitting in attendance were allowed to ask questions to Sami Zayn looks fresh. This could also be a marketing strategy as a lot of kids may now request their parents to buy front-row tickets for RAW as they could get a chance to interact with their favorite superstars.

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