Jeff Hardy returning to SmackDown

WWE announced that both Jeff Hardy and Paige will be appearing on Friday Night SmackDown this week.

Jeff Hardy, who has been out of action with a knee injury since April 2019, recently revealed on an episode of WWE Backstage that he was medically cleared to return to the ring. It is not known what Hardy will be doing on SmackDown when he appears.

Paige will also be appearing on the show. It was recently reported that Paige underwent emergency surgery to remove an ovarian cyst, but she has stated she is pain free now. WWE.com is reporting that Paige will be confronting SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley on the show and giving her advice.

Paige is an analyst on WWE Backstage every Tuesday on FS1. She last appeared on WWE television on Raw on October 28 when Asuka sprayed green mist in her face.

We will have live SmackDown results this Friday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern/7:00 Central.