WWE SmackDown is a professional wrestling show known as Friday Night SmackDown that debuted on April 29, 1999, in the United States, produced by WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).
WWE Headquarters is located in Stamford, Connecticut, United States President Nick Khan, Vice President Paul Levesque ( Triple H) and Chairman & CEO Vincent K. McMahon.
|Show||Friday Nghit SmackDown|
|Founded||29 April 1999 (23 years ago)|
|Affiliation||WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)|
|Headquarters||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Location||1241 East Main Street Stamford, Connecticut 06902 , United States|
|Vice President||Paul Levesque ( Triple H)|
|Chairman & CEO||Vincent K. McMahon|
|Written by||Ed Koskey (Lead Writer)|
|Presented by||Michael Cole (play-by-play commentator) Pat McAfee (color commentator)|
|Opening theme||“Are You Ready” by AC/DC|
|Country of origin||United States|
On April 29, 1999, SmackDown Live aired live on television for the first time. The first SmackDown Live show used to come every Thursday. In 2005, WWE shifted SmackDown Live to Friday instead of Thursday. For 10 years i.e. till 2015, the show of SmackDown Live was broadcast live every Friday. In the year 2016, WWE once again made a big change in SmackDown Live and shifted the show from Friday to Tuesday.
SmackDown Live is currently known as one of the two biggest brands in WWE. SmackDown Live’s show is being broadcast in more than 148 cities in 7 countries. In 2002, SmackDown Live began competing with WWE Raw. However, in 2011, WWE decided that no wrestler would be exclusive to any brand.
On October 14 of the same year, SmackDown Live became the second longest running TV series in the history of American television. Three years later, WWE celebrated 15 years of SmackDown Live on TV.
On January 7, 2016, the Blue Brand achieved another milestone when SmackDown Live went live on USA Network for the first time. Apart from this, this was also the first time that all three WWE shows (Raw, SmackDown, NXT) are coming on the same network (USA Network).
WWE Intercontinental Championship
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
WWE SmackDown Men’s Championship
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
SmackDown Men’s Roaster
ADAM PEARCE (GM), ROMAN REIGNS (UNIVARSAL CHAMPION), JEY USO AND JIMMY USO SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS), ANGEL, BROCK LESNAR, BRUCE PRICHARD, CESARO,DREW GULAK, DREW MCINTYRE, ERIK, HAPPY CORBIN, HUMBERTO, IVAR, JINDER MAHAL, KING WOODS, KOFI KINGSTON, MACEMACE, MADCAP MOSS, MANSOOR, MICHAEL COLE, MUSTAFA ALI, PAT MCAFEE, PAUL HEYMAN,
RICK BOOGS, RICOCHET, RIDGE HOLLAND, SAMI ZAYN, SHANKY, SHEAMUS, SHINSUKE NAKAMURA
SmackDown Women’s Roster
SONYA DEVILLE (ASSISTANT OF GM),
CHARLOTTE FLAIR (SMACKDOWN WHOMEN’S CHAMPION), ALIYAH, ALYSE ASHTON, KAYLA BRAXTON, MEGAN MORANT, NAOMI, NATALYA, SARAH SCHREIBER SASHA BANKS, SHAYNA BASZLER, SHOTZI, TONI STORM, XIA LI