Tonight’s WWE Friday Night SmackDown debut on FOX will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Tonight’s show will also be the SmackDown 20th Anniversary special.
- Kofi Kingston accepts Brock Lesnar’s challenge for Friday Night SmackDown debut on FOX
- The Rock returns for FOX premiere of Friday Night SmackDown
- Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon to put careers on the line in Ladder Match
- Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair to battle Sasha Banks & Bayley on FOX premiere
- Roman Reigns faces Erick Rowan when SmackDown premieres on FOX
- Appearances by The Rock and several WWE Hall of Famers, including Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, Sting, Ric Flair, Booker T, Lita, Mick Foley, Kurt Angle, Bill Goldberg, Trish Stratus, Mark Henry, and Jerry Lawler, among other stars
- Debut of the new SmackDown announce team with Michael Cole, Corey Graves and Renee Young