Dwayne Johnson returns to WWE after 6 years

Dwayne Johnson. (Getty Images)
Dwayne Johnson. (Getty Images)

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After six years Dwayne Johnson will be returning to WWE Smackdown.

The Hobbs & Shaw actor will make an appearance in the premiere of Smackdown Live on Fox in the US on Friday night, 4 October which will air in South Africa on Saturday, 5 October at 02:00 on SuperSport (DStv 204).

Dwayne shared the news on Twitter: "Finally, I come back home to my @WWE universe. This Friday night, I'll return for our debut of Smackdown! Live on @Foxtv."


Other favourite superstars who will return for the special occasion include Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair and Sting.

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