WWE News: Huge Match Featuring Roman Reigns Announced For Smackdown 20
A huge celebration awaits for the WWE Universe on 2019 fall when Smackdown Live reaches a new milestone. The Staples Center in Los Angeles will be hosting the Smackdown 20th Anniversary special on Friday, October 4th. This is also the same night where Fox Sports starts airing the show on their network. WWE has already announced multiple legendary names for that night. Now the host venue confirmed one more big name for that night.
As per a report carried by wrestlingINC.com, Brock Lesnar will make an appearance on the debut episode of Smackdown Live on Fox Sports. This may mark his return on TV after the loss suffered at the hands of Seth Rollins at Summerslam 2019. Additionally, the Staples Center has also started advertising some of the big matches for that evening to sell out the tickets.
Previous reports noted that the arena will host a WWE Championship match featuring Dolph Ziggler vs. Randy Orton vs. WWE Champion Kofi Kingston for on SmackDown 20th anniversary. That match is no more on the card. They now have a six-man tag team match advertised with Orton, Daniel Bryan, and Rowan vs. The New Day’s Kingston and Smackdown Tag Team Champions Big E & Xavier Woods.
.@WWE Superstars past & present will be on hand to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of SmackDown Live including Brock Lesnar, Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair & Sting. Tix go on sale this Fri at 10am! pic.twitter.com/aIP5tUw2wz
— STAPLES Center (@STAPLESCenter) August 13, 2019
Another big match is set to take place as per the latest ads where Roman Reigns will compete against Samoa Joe in a singles contest. Also, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley will be appearing on the show. Also, the report suggests that “every major Superstar from RAW and SmackDown” will be there to celebrate 20-year anniversary of the blue brand.
A set of WWE Hall of Famers is set to appear on this special occasion of Smackdown. These names are Hulk Hogan, Sting, Ric Flair, Booker T, Lita, Mick Foley, Kurt Angle, Bill Goldberg, Trish Stratus, Mark Henry, and Jerry Lawler. The promotional material for the big night is also advertising names like Kofi, Orton, Bryan, Bayley, WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins, RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, and Asuka.
The Undertaker is also present on this promotional material as well as the ad poster released by WWE.com, this week. But there’s no confirmation in the presence of The Deadman on this night. He was not in attendance on the bygone Raw reunion show, either. Tickets for the Smackdown 20th Anniversary will go on sale this Friday at 10 am through the Staples Center box office and AXS.com, as confirmed by WWE’s official website.
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