Fox will air the go-home edition of SmackDown next Friday night. WWE have done a decent job hyping up the 38th annual WrestleMania, which takes place Saturday and Sunday (April 2 and 3) in Dallas, Texas.

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WWE announced two huge matches for next Friday’s episode of SmackDown. The April 1st episode of SmackDown will see the Andre the Giant Battle Royal as well as an Intercontinental Championship match.

A total of 17 competitors will square off with each other inside the ring to determine the Andre the Giant Battle Royal winner. The only way to way the match is to eliminate your opponent by sending them over the top rope.

The first-ever Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal took place at WrestleMania XXX in 2014. Former WWE superstar Cesar won the match after eliminating another former WWE superstar The Big Show.

WWE also announced that Intercontinental Champion Ricochet will defend his title against Angel and Humberto in a triple-threat match next Friday on SmackDown. The two got the win against the champion in their respective singles matches during tonight’s SmackDown.

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Manik Aftab

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