WWE has announced the appearances from WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez and WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair for Friday Night SmackDown’s episode of 25 October 2019.
Next week’s SmackDown episode is the go-home edition of SmackDown for WWE Crown Jewel 2019. Brock Lesnar will defend the WWE Championship against Cain Velasquez at the event. Both Lesnar and Velasquez will appear to hype their match at the show.
Similarly, both Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair will act as the coach for 5 men teams at Crown Jewel 2019. They will also take the story forward for the match. While all the members for Team Hogan are currently announced, one member is yet to be added to Team Flair.
Hogan appeared on this week’s SmackDown episode via Skype and announced Shorty G and Ali for his team. Later in the show, Roman Reigns was announced to lead his team who replaces Seth Rollins.
Nikki Cross became the no #1 contender against Bayley for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. It is not confirmed right now whether that match will also go down 25 October 2019 episode of SmackDown.