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The Rock Scheduled To Be One Of “Many Special Appearances” Planned For SmackDown’s FOX Debut

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (September 25, 1995) – WCW MONDAY NITRO

On this day in 1995, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.

It was broadcasted LIVE from the Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1995’ PPV.

The card can be found here:

– Alex Wright Vs. Disco Inferno

– Kurasawa Vs. Sgt. Craig Pittman

– Kevin Sullivan Vs. Randy Savage

– Meng Vs. Lex Luger

• The Rock Scheduled To Be One Of “Many Special Appearances” Planned For SmackDown’s FOX Debut

According to AdAge, many special appearances are “being kept under wraps” for next week’s SmackDown’s debut on FOX (which will also be SmackDown’s 20th anniversary) and one of these special appearances is scheduled to be that of The Rock.

AdAge reports that The Great One is expected to appear on next week’s SmackDown to promote his Jungle Cruise movie, which releases next year. The Rock is a very important name to the SmackDown brand and his appearances makes sense.

The Rock was last seen on WWE TV back in 2016, at WrestleMania 32 (and prior to that he made one appearance on RAW in 2016 during the road to WrestleMania 32).

Below are the legends that are confirmed for next week’s SmackDown:

– Hulk Hogan

– Stone Cold Steve Austin

– Goldberg

– Sting

– Ric Flair

– Kurt Angle

– Lita

– Mick Foley

– Booker T

– Trish Stratus

– Jerry “The King” Lawler

– Mark Henry

While not confirmed in WWE’s announcement, The Undertaker is featured on the official graphic for this show, so he’s expected to appear as well.

Below is the current match-card for next week’s episode of SmackDown:

WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Brock Lesnar

Career vs. Career Ladder Match: Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens

– RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair vs. Sasha Banks & SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley

WATCH: Super Hot Footage Of Charlotte Flair Grabbing Bayley’s Buns At Clash Of Champions:

        
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