WWE and FOX announce first batch of Hall of Famers appearing on October 4 premiere episode

Aug 12, 2019 - by Colin Vassallo

WWE has announced the first batch of WWE Hall of Famers that will be appearing on the premiere episode of Smackdown on FOX which is being marketed as the 20th Anniversary special.

Those being advertised to appear include Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair and Sting.

“Smackdown has been delivering action-packed, family-friendly programming for two decades, and we look forward to entertaining generations to come as we begin this next chapter on FOX,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO.

“Since we announced our five-year agreement last June, we have been eagerly counting down the days to the launch of Smackdown Live on FOX Sports,” said Eric Shanks, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Producer of FOX Sports. “We couldn’t be more excited and are pulling out all of the stops to commemorate Smackdown’s 20th anniversary celebration.”

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