The Rock returns to WWE for FOX premiere
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.
FINALLY…I come back home to my @WWE universe.
This FRIDAY NIGHT, I’ll return for our debut of SMACKDOWN!
LIVE on @FOXTV.
There’s no greater title than #thepeopleschamp.
And there’s no place like home.
Tequila on me after the show 😈🥃#IfYaSmell🎤 #Smackdown#RocksShow #FOX pic.twitter.com/V5i4cxqIqH
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 30, 2019
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.
— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) October 4, 2019
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