• Hall Of Famer Will Return On SmackDown
The 2023 WWE Draft will begin on this Friday’s SmackDown and will continue on Monday’s RAW.
Earlier today, we noted that former WWE Champion Big E is expected to return during the Draft, according to WRKD Wrestling:
“One name rumored to return during the upcoming Draft is former WWE Champion, Big E.
Big E has been sidelined with a major neck injury since March ‘22.”
In an update, PWInsider is reporting that another name will return for the Draft – WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long.
Teddy, who is a former SmackDown General Manager, will appear on this Friday’s Night 1 of the Draft on SmackDown.
He will most likely announce the Draft picks for RAW & SmackDown as the Host.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (April 27, 2000) – WWF SmackDown!
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Backlash 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
Essa Rios & Val Venis vs. Eddie Guerrero & Chyna
WWF World Light Heavyweight Title: Dean Malenko vs. Scotty Too Hotty
T&A vs. The Hollys
Chris Jericho & Tazz vs. Perry Saturn & Chris Benoit
Christian vs. Road Dogg
Rikishi & The Big Show vs. Big Boss Man, Bull Buchanan & Kurt Angle
WWF Hardcore Title: Crash Holly vs. Matt Hardy
The Godfather vs. Steve Blackman