Former wrestler and Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson is poised to make a special appearance in this Friday’s much-anticipated debut of WWE Smackdown on Fox.
Dwayne Johnson was called ‘The Rock’ during his days as a WWE superstar and his successful career saw him become the World Heavyweight Champion an impressive 10 times.
FINALLY…I come back home to my @WWE universe.
This FRIDAY NIGHT, I’ll return for our debut of SMACKDOWN!
LIVE on @FOXTV.
There’s no greater title than #thepeopleschamp.
And there’s no place like home.
Tequila on me after the show 😈🥃#IfYaSmell🎤 #Smackdown#RocksShow #FOX pic.twitter.com/V5i4cxqIqH
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 30, 2019
The ‘People’s Champion’, who was known for the words “If you smell … what The Rock is cooking!”, was last seen on Smackdown in 2013 as he has retired professionally from wrestling. He has made several appearances in the WWE however, most recently in the Wrestlemania event in 2016.
The October 4 debut broadcast will be preceded by a 30-minute ‘Blue Carpet’ Special which will start at 7.30 pm ET and will play host to the arrival of celebrities and athletes as well as past and present WWE superstars. It will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.