SmackDown tonight is fueled by history.
This week's episode of SmackDown will follow up from last week’s Royal Rumble announcements that included Roman Reigns facing his former Shield brother for the WWE Universal title and many Legends returning for the women's Royal Rumble, including Lita.
Lita, who spent the entirety of the original WWE brand split on the Monday Night Raw roster and was the only female to be drafted live on television 20 years ago in the original draft, will return to SmackDown for the first time in nearly two decades tonight. Also, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins will go face-to-face.
Sami Zayn looks to get back at Johnny Knoxville by debuting his own stunt show InZayn, and Aliyah looks to debut and singles competition against Natalya.
Roman Reigns comes face-to-face with Royal Rumble challenger Seth Rollins tonight
WWE Official Adam Pearce has hand-picked Seth "Freakin'" Rollins to challenge Universal Champion Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble Premium Live Event.
Tonight, the longtime brothers-in-arms and two of the most decorated Superstars in WWE history will come face-to-face. Find out what happens at 8/7 C on SmackDown on FOX.
Lita returns to SmackDown for the first time in nearly 20 years
Last week, it was announced that WWE Hall of Famer Lita would be among the honored participants competing in the Women’s Royal Rumble Match for the opportunity to headline WrestleMania.
Now, for the first time in nearly 20 years, the groundbreaking four-time Women’s Champion is set to return to the blue brand. Don’t miss SmackDown tonight at 8/7 C on FOX.
Sami Zayn promises to out-“Jackass” Johnny Knoxville with the premiere of his own stunt show
After being embarrassed by “Jackass” star Johnny Knoxville last week, Sami Zayn claims he will out-“Jackass” Knoxville with the premiere of his own stunt show, InZayn.
Don’t miss The Master Strategist attempt one of the most spectacular stunts in the history of televised entertainment, tonight at 8/7 C on SmackDown on FOX.
Aliyah makes her SmackDown singles debut against Natalya
Up-and-coming sensation Aliyah will make her singles debut against the The Queen of Harts Natalya. Don’t miss all the action of the blue brand, tonight at 8/7 C on SmackDown on FOX
Here's the full card:
WWE SmackDown - January 14, 2022
- Aliyah vs. Natalya
- Lita returns
- Sami Zayn's InZayn
- Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins come face-to-face
We will have full coverage of Friday Night SmackDown beginning tonight at 8 p.m. eastern time.