WWE rey Mysterio

WWE officially announced on Sunday on the company’s Twitter page that former three-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio has been added to the names being advertised for Smackdown 1000 on October 16 in Washington, DC.

Mysterio last appeared for WWE earlier this year as a surprise entrant in the 50-man over the top battle royal as part of the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Saudia Arabia.

Mysterio also headlined the recent sold out ALL IN event in Chicago, teaming with Fenix and Bandido against The Young Bucks and Kota Ibushi in the main event.

WWE’s announcement can be viewed below.