Backstage news regarding WWE’s booking of the Queen’s Crown matches on Smackdown

As seen on the October 8th 2021 edition of Friday Night Smackdown, Carmella defeated Liv Morgan in a Queen’s Crown tournament match.

According to Fightful Select, there was a point in time where Liv was booked to win the match but WWE decided to change plans. Fightful also noted the following….

“We’ve heard significant frustration from talent and staff alike about the booking of the women’s division of late, and the time given in multiple situations.”

According to Twitter account @WrestlingCovers, Toni Storm vs. Zelina Vega lasted 2:14 and Liv vs. Carmella lasted 1:36. Fans criticized both the match lengths and the finishes. Liv addressed the fans showing her support…

The top comment on WWE’s YouTube video of the Morgan vs. Carmella match (900+ likes) reads as follows…

“The Fans: We Want QUEEN Liv Morgan
WWE: Nah, Let’s Have Carmella Beat Her And Someone Else Win The Tournament
Thank You WWE For “Listening” To The Fans”