The official account of the venue that will host the historic first episode of Smackdown Live on FOX (The Staples Center) has announced that during the episode, Kofi Kingston will defend the WWE title from the assault of Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler.
It was also announced that Brock Lesnar, Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair and Sting will take part in the show.
.@WWE & @FOXSports celebrate #SmackDowns’s 20th Anniversary on October 4th! The celebration will mark the premiere of #SmackDown on @FOXTV at 8 pm ET and take place @STAPLESCenter in Los Angeles. Tickets will be available August 16th at 10am PT https://t.co/kodIlKJ7pg pic.twitter.com/KzAj9YDo2i— WWE Public Relations (@WWEPR) August 12, 2019