Smackdown Live comes up with the first episode of the year 2019. WWE does arrange something special for the fans keeping in mind the festive season. Tonight will be no different as the franchise figure returns on the show much to the delight of the fans. John Cena returns to kick off the New Year’s episode of Smackdown, in style. This is going to be a huge attraction for the fans as well as the storyline between Vince McMahon and AJ Styles.
Last week, AJ Styles closed Smackdown with a punch to McMahon’s face that teases big things in the future. As for tonight, the Phenomenal One will get to compete in a fatal-5-way main event match to determine the number one contender for the WWE Championship. Plus, The New Day will throw a celebration to welcome the New Year. All of these will be in-store from the show that has already been taped at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
John Cena is coming back to WWE’s weekly programming after a long wait of more than eight months. No matter what, this man always remains a marquee attraction on WWE shows. So this appearance will remain a must-watch for the fans. Spoilers regarding this appearance have already been out. It looks like that we will have a moment that the fans never expected to see.
A confrontation will happen on the show between John Cena and Becky Lynch. ‘The Man’ will take some verbal jabs on the Cenation Leader to set up a tag team matchup against Andrade Cien Almas and Zelina Vega. We don’t want to let more spoilers out about this matchup. But there will be an interesting end to this match where Becky Lynch will outsmart John Cena to earn huge cheers from the fans.
Vince McMahon will continue having confrontations with AJ Styles on Smackdown Live. The Phenomenal One will show The Boss how good he is by competing in the main event of the night. It will be a fatal-5-way match to determine the new number one contender for the WWE Championship. We will receive a challenger who will get the title shot against Daniel Bryan at the Royal Rumble. To know more on this match, you can click on the spoilers’ link, given above.
A rematch from last week’s Smackdown will be there, as well. Jeff Hardy and Samoa Joe will try to settle out their differences by squaring off for the second week in a row. At this point, Samoa Joe needs the win to pick up some momentums for 2019. It’s really bad to think that it’s been two years since his debut. But he has not received even one single championship. So Hardy has to put over The Destroyer.
An interesting feud between Mandy Rose and Naomi will continue on Smackdown. Tonight, Naomi will have to go one-on-one in a contest against Rose’s buddy, Sonya Deville. Furthermore, the New Day will throw a celebration on the show to welcome the New Year. It’s expected that all three members will have some breaking news about the Royal Rumble match.