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Video: Fans chant 'Fire Bradshaw' at SmackDown Live

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The Superstar Shake-Up continued on Tuesday night on SmackDown Live following what happened earlier in the week on Monday Night RAW as 10 new superstars made the switch to the show.

United States champion Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Tamina Snuka, Charlotte, Lana, Rusev, Sin Cara, Jinder Mahal, The New Day, and the Shining Stars made the switch to SmackDown Live from RAW.

AJ Styles also became the number one contender for the United States title in the main event of the show, much to the jubilation of the crowd in attendance at the TD Garden. The fans, however, also had their own agenda for what they want to see happen in the Superstar Shake-Up.

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Fans watching SmackDown Live at home were unable to hear the chants, but those in attendance at the TD Garden recorded on their phones sections of the crowd chanting loudly “Fire Bradshaw” and “We Want Mauro”.

There were also signs of support shown for the - now most likely - former SmackDown Live commentator Mauro Ranallo, as well as another sign by one fan saying “JBL Bullied Me”, all in light of what had been revealed the previous week that John Bradshaw Layfield had been accused of bullying other WWE superstars.

Wrestling News has reported: "According to those who were in attendance at the show, the fan walked up to JBL at ringside while he was on commentary with the sign and stood there. This led to security removing him, which led to fans cheering."

And as you can see in the videos below, there were several fans chanting for the WWE to fire JBL following the accusations.

Some of these accusations which have lead to fans chanting for WWE to fire JBL include bullying Ranallo to the point where he no longer wants to work for the WWE, and harassing former WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts' and orchestrating the theft of his passport, according to Johnny Mundo. JBL has denied taking the passport.

JBL has also been accused of bullying Mark Henry, Shawn Daivari, Matt Hardy, Renee Dupree, Ivory, and The Miz. Dave Meltzer also said he has spoken to 15 different people about JBL bullying stories.

It will be interesting to see how long WWE leaves it before addressing this situation directly considering all the anti-bullying campaigns which they do throughout the year such as 'Be A Star' and all the media attention the story has received. At the moment, however, it is unclear how much of the accusations are true, and if any bullying from JBL's part is the reason behind Ranallo's WWE absence.

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