'WWE SmackDown' Scores Demo Win In Fox Debut, CBS Keeps Friday Viewership Crown

DeadlineWWE SmackDown (1.4 adults 18-49 Live+Same Day rating, 3.9 million viewers from 8-10 PM) made its debut on Fox last night, kicking off a five-year, $1 billion the network made for the wrestling program. The Fox premiere, a SmackDown 20th anniversary ...

October 5th 2019


Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez confronts Brock Lesnar in shock WWE Smackdown debut

The SunEX-UFC champion Cain Velasquez shocked the wrestling world when he made his WWE debut and confronted Brock Lesnar at SmackDown in Los Angeles last night. The staggering scenes occurred just moments after Lesnar had won Kofi Kingston's title in ...

October 5th 2019


Cain Velasquez in 'Advanced Talks' for WWE Contract After SmackDown Appearance

Bleacher ReportFormer UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez said he's in "advanced talks" to sign a contract with WWE after a shocking appearance on the Friday Night SmackDown debut episode on Fox. Velasquez, who stormed the ring to confront Brock Lesnar ...

October 5th 2019


WWE SmackDown results, recap, grades: Stunning debut, The Rock, title change highlight Fox premiere

CBSSports.comWWE debuted SmackDown on Fox on Friday night with a show that was, for the most part, little more than a very big episode of the weekly program but largely nothing groundbreaking. But the final moment of the premiere show is one that will stay in fans' ...

October 5th 2019


Ex-UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez in talks to sign with WWE

ESPN (blog)LOS ANGELES -- Cain Velasquez is planning on stepping out of the Octagon and into the pro-wrestling ring for the foreseeable future. Velasquez, the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, is in advanced talks to sign with WWE, he told ESPN.

October 5th 2019


WWE SmackDown results: Cain Velasquez makes shocking debut, targets Brock Lesnar on Fox premiere

CBSSports.comSome fans have long yearned for Brock Lesnar to be placed into a program in WWE with someone who at least appears to pose a legitimate threat to the former UFC heavyweight champion. Well, it doesn't get any more legitimate than the man who took the ...

October 5th 2019


WWE SmackDown: Live Updates, Results and Reaction for Fox Debut

Bleacher Report (blog)Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of WWE SmackDown on October 4. This is the blue brand's debut on Fox so WWE has built up this show like a PPV. We will see Kofi Kingston defend the WWE title against Brock Lesnar, Kevin Owens and Shane ...

October 5th 2019


WWE Smackdown free live stream: How to watch online without cable

NJ.comWWE is touting the show's FOX premiere as a big deal, especially as the pro wrestling war with new industry rival AEW kicks off this week. WWE is celebrating Smackdown's 20th anniversary as well. Here are details about “Smackdown's” new home and how ...

October 5th 2019