Can you believe that we’ve reached the 1000th episode of SmackDown Live? Throughout the years, SmackDown Live have been through many changes to where’s it’s at now. Even better, we have seen some of the greatest and most entertaining wrestlers to ever step in the ring. The Rock, Eddie Guerrero, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Stone Steve Austin to A.J. Styles, Daniel Bryan and Undertaker. Speaking of Undertaker, he was expected to make his return to SmackDown Live. Rey Mysterio was making his long-awaited return to the WWE in the qualifying match for the World Cup. We still have a pair of PPVs in Evolution and Crown Jewel. So many memories of SmackDown over the years, but let’s see what the WWE had in store for us. Check out the Top 10 Moments from SmackDown 1000.
10) Aiden English distracted Rusev from behind allowing Miz to roll him up from behind for the win. After the match, Lana confronted English, kicked him in the groin and Rusev attacked him.
9) We saw the return of Evolution as they reunited for the first time in a very long time.
8) Becky Lynch was the guest on the Cutting Edge and Edge tried to talk some sense into her. Lynch balked on his offer, told him to leave the ring and don’t hurt his neck on the way out.
7) Daniel Bryan accidentally hit A.J. Styles when he tried to hit one of the Usos. Bryan was apologizing, Styles pushed him off and it led to Jimmy Uso missing Bryan and hitting Styles. When Bryan turned around he was met with a double superkick from the Usos for the win.
6) Vince McMahon showed up to Truth TV and said that they all should take a dance break, so Vince, Truth, Carmella, Stephanie and Shane danced.
5) Big Show interrupted the tag title match and chokeslammed Kofi Kingston through the announce table. Big E looked on in disbelief and when he turned around he was met with the Brogue Kick and the Bar is the new tag champs.
4) Charlotte came down to the ring to confront Becky Lynch and she ended up attacking her. They fought while the officials tried to separate them.
3) Batista cut a damn good and funny promo which you have to see. Batista stated that there’s nothing Triple H hasn’t done in the business except beat him, which drew a great reaction.
2) Undertaker appeared to cut a promo.
1) Rey Mysterio hit Shinsuke Nakamura with the 619 followed by the springboard splash for the win to advance to the World Cup.
What did you think about this edition of SmackDown Live? What was your favorite moment? Do you have some favorite memories of SmackDown over the years? Leave a comment below.