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Big E Returning On Tonight’s WWE SmackDown Live; Bayley Interview, Reigns vs Elias Also Advertised

WWE has confirmed Big E will return on tonight’s new episode of WWE SmackDown Live. The following preview was posted on, revealing The New Day will host a ‘Welcome Back Celebration’ in his honor:

He’s back!

After spending the past month on the shelf (and Twitter) following knee surgery, Big E is returning to SmackDown LIVE, and The New Day could not be happier! In fact, WWE Champion Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods are throwing a celebration you won’t want to miss. What do they have planned to welcome back their friend? Find out when SmackDown LIVE kicks off at 8 ET on USA!

Other segments for tonight’s show include Roman Reigns versus Elias, an exclusive interview from Bayley and the 24/7 Championship’s first appearance on Tuesday nights.

Big E has been sidelined with a torn meniscus since mid-April, but has remained in the public eye with his entertaining social media activity, including taking an interest in Becky Lynch’s mom and responding to criticism from Billy Graham.