• What Did Ex-WWE CEO Vince McMahon Do On Tonight’s SmackDown?
Tonight’s SmackDown kicked off with ex-WWE CEO Vince McMahon coming out to a huge pop.
Vince said he’s privileged to be here in front of the fans. He then talked about the “Then, Now, Forever, Together” line in WWE’s TV intro, with “together” being the most important.
He then welcomed the fans to SmackDown, threw the mic and left.
— WWE (@WWE) June 18, 2022
After this, Riddle came out for a promo segment and showed footage of his feud with Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, who he will face for the Title later tonight.
Riddle then said Randy Orton has a big surgery coming up. Orton is out of action with a back injury.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (June 17, 2004) – WWE SmackDown!
On this day in 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE The Great American Bash 2004’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. WWE Tag Team Titles: Dudley Boyz vs. Charlie Haas & Rico
2. Eddie Guerrero vs. Doug Basham
3. Kenzo Suzuki vs. Spike Dudley
4. WWE Cruiserweight Title: Rey Mysterio vs. Chavo Guerrero Sr.
5. Luther Reigns vs. Funaki
6. Booker T & Rene Dupree vs. John Cena & Rob Van Dam