World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) SmackDown Live celebrates its 1000th episode on 16th October 2018, at the Capital One Arena in Washington and the occasion will be marked by former superstars who will be making a special appearance on the event and among them will be full-time return- Mr 619, Rey Mysterio. Also Read - WWE's Kayla Braxton Tests Positive For Coronavirus For Second Time, Deactivates Twitter Account After Cyberbullying
The event will see some superstars of the yesteryear return for the night with the likes of Edge, Batista, Ric Flair, Shawn Micheals, Undertaker among others. Rey Mysterio, who recently signed a two-year full-time contract will also officially start from this event. Also Read - WWE Legend Undertaker Announces Retirement, Says Has 'No Desire to Get Back in The Ring'
According to WWE.com, The returning Rey Mysterio will face the current United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura in a WWE World Cup Qualifying Match. Also Read - WWE Releases Jack Gallagher on Allegations of Sexual Assault
The field in this eight-man tournament to determine the best in the world is already incredibly star-studded, with 16-time world champion John Cena, Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle, and former world champions Jeff Hardy and Randy Orton already punching their tickets to WWE Crown Jewel.
One of WWE’s greatest legends will be in attendance, as The Undertaker will make his presence felt at SmackDown 1000.
The Phenom was the top dog on the blue brand for a number of years, leading the way as the World Heavyweight Champion while taking part in unforgettable rivalries against fearsome competitors like Batista, Edge, Brock Lesnar, Randy Orton and his own brother, Kane. (WWE.com)