WWE is pulling out all the stops for SmackDown's 20th anniversary show in October.
The special episode of SmackDown Live is set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on October 4. The show not only will have WWE celebrate 20 years of SmackDown but it will also serve as the show's debut episode on FOX.
As for any special guests that may be making an appearance on the show, WWE announced the following Hall of Famers and legends for SmackDown's premier episode on FOX:
- Kurt Angle
- Mick Foley
- Booker T
- Hulk Hogan
- Trish Stratus
- Jerry "The King" Lawler
- Mark Henry
- Ric Flair
Who will be @WWE #SmackDown 20th anniversary celebration on October 4th @STAPLESCenter? @RealKurtAngle, @AmyDumas, @RealMickFoley, @BookerT5x, @HulkHogan, @trishstratuscom, @Goldberg, @JerryLawler, @RicFlairNatrBoy, @Sting & many more! https://t.co/Koex7lVNFJ— WWE Public Relations (@WWEPR) August 12, 2019
Earlier this year, WWE announced a five-year broadcast deal with FOX that would start in October, putting SmackDown on the network every Friday. As for tickets for the 20th anniversary show, they will go on sale starting August 16.
Fightful will have live coverage of the SmackDown 20th anniversary show as with every episode of SmackDown Live.