Matt Hardy teases appearing on WWE SmackDown 1000 tonight

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However, Bautista was quick to point out that the reason he returned to "SmackDown 1000" was for the WWE Universe and his Evolution brothers.

WWE are pulling out all of the stops for a special celebratory edition of the blue brand, live on Sky Sports Action at 1am.

Tonight's WWE SmackDown 1000, WWE Mixed Match Challenge and WWE 205 Live tapings will take place from the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. What does The Deadman have in store?

The return of Evolution faction saw things heated up as Randy Orton openly said that he is "embarrassed" to see Batista moving on to Hollywood. Find out that and more during SmackDown 1000, tonight at 8/7 C on USA!

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A suspension doesn't erase a record, but can make it easier to get a job, travel and generally contribute to society. As one official put it, they don't expect the questions to end and foresee bumps along the way after legalization.

While the reunion will be mainly for nostalgic purposes there is a chance it could lead to some kind of storyline in the longer term, especially with Randy Orton very much an active member of the current SmackDown roster. Batista, on the other hand, talked about how he values the faction, but added that Triple H has never defeated him, which did not appear to go down well with the Game.

Rey Mysterio made his return to Smackdown, defeating Shinsuke Nakamura.

Rusev faced off against The Miz in the first qualifying match, and Rusev lost after Aiden English provided a distraction and Miz rolled Rusev up.

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