One week later, the huge fist debuted, and quickly made its way into arenas across the country — and into the hearts of the WWE Universe. USA Network original programming. Retrieved November 25, So, will the surprises keep coming? Retrieved October 14, On April 2,Tom Phillips stood in as lead announcer for Michael Cole, who was recovering from a kayfabe injury suffered at the hands of Brock Lesnar the previous week on Raw. Retrieved February 10,
History of WWE SmackDown
While SmackDown will be a celebration of the history of the show, you've got to think that WWE will know the eyes of the world, and their new broadcasters, will be on the product - so it has to be larger than life. Click to play Tap to play. There's no doubt that it's going to be a historic show. Retrieved May 1, As his manager, Paul Heyman, and WWE officials begged him not to jump, the unusual Superstar pulled out a microphone, using the moment to read a poem.