According to reports, WWE security has been forced once again to get involved with crowds, as they "almost violently" made the crowd sit during a Kevin Owens match during the SmackDown tapings last night.
WWE security has been on edge recently after several incidents involving fans interacting too closely to WWE superstars during matches. The most notable incidences being fans getting too close to Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns.
According to a report by f4wonline.com, WWE security had to "almost violently" forced members of the crowd to sit down during a match involving Kevin Owens when the wrestler ran around ringside and tried to hide.
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At the top of the report, it also says the WWE told fans to only stand during superstars entrances, so it could be a simple case of the company enforcing this rule. However, this doesn't explain the reported manner which they handled the situation.
This match was part of the Main Event tapings, so you'll have to watch it on the WWE Network if you want to see for yourself what the fuss was about. That's even if the WWE decides to air the match.
It is unclear why the WWE was forcing fans to sit down, especially in a manner reported to be violent.
It could just be the company doesn't want fans cheering for heel characters when they shouldn't, but that only shows how over that person is with the crowd, which is an excellent achievement.