The Rock returns to WWE for FOX premiere |

The Rock returns to WWE for FOX premiere

Zach Brendza
Dwayne Johnson attends the L.A. premiere of “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at the Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019.
Actor and former WWE Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson participates in a Wrestlemania XXVII press conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square on Mar. 30, 2011 in New York.

Finally, The Rock has come back, to SmackDown.

Movie star and former WWE champion Dwayne Johnson will help kick off WWE’s move to the FOX network Friday night.

Johnson has made sporadic appearances in WWE over the past five years, showing up at the company’s annual WrestleMania in 2014 and 2016, and Royal Rumble in 2015.


The Oct. 4 episode will also serve as SmackDown’s 20th anniversary celebration. WWE legends Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin and Ric Flair among others, are set for the festivities. SmackDown, one of WWE’s weekly television shows, debuted in April 1999.

WWE debuts on FOX tonight at 8 p.m.

Zach Brendza is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Zach at 724-850-1288, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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