WWE’s newest “superstar” Tyson Fury, will be appearing at this week’s SmackDown taping. The show is emanating from Manchester, United Kingdom, Tyson’s hometown. You can expect a huge reaction for the hometown star.
As is always the way when WWE is overseas for RAW and SmackDown tapings, this edition will air a few hours later on FOX. And as of the time of writing, there has been no indication as to what Tyson’s role will be.
Below is the official announcement from WWE:
Tyson Fury returns to SmackDown on FOX this Friday
In the wake of a debut victory at WWE Crown Jewel, Tyson Fury will head to Friday Night SmackDown this week on FOX.
As reported on WWE Backstage, The Gypsy King is slated to appear when the blue brand broadcasts from the lineal heavyweight champion’s hometown of Manchester, England. With Fury in the building, Braun Strowman shouldn’t be far behind as the two brawlers have unfinished business.
Are Fury and Strowman headed for another epic collision?
Tune in to Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at 8/7 C to see what’s next for the two heavyweight competitors.
Tyson’s first and only match for WWE was at last week’s Crown Jewel event from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He took on the Monster Among Men, Braun Strowman. Fury defeated Braun via a controversial countout decision –
Blake’s Take: Well it was a given really wasn’t it? There’s no way Uncle Vince and co weren’t going to bring Tyson back in his hometown. Could he possibly take on Braun in a rematch from Crown Jewel? Quite possibly. But as is ever the case with hometown heroes, Tyson may not walk away the victor. Vince does like to make the hometown boy/girl look like a bit of a fool. I’ve seen William Regal win the tag belts with Eugene in Manchester before. Only for the decision to be reversed straight away. Biggest heat of the night!