Make it bigger. WWE is the most powerful wrestling promotion in the world and that means a change can have a profound impact on wrestling. Some of these things are better than others but in this case, it can mean changing up something that has been the same for a good while. WWE already ha a lot of television options, but now we might be seeing something happen again.

According to Wrestling Observer Radio, WWE once considered adding a third hour to SmackDown. The third hour would have aired on Fox Sports One from 10pm – 11pm EST, though nothing ever came of it. WWE has not made a mention of adding a third hour to SmackDown since debuting on FOX, though there is a chance that the plan may change with the debut of AEW Rampage on August 13.

The third hour can help. Check out some of what SmackDown could be getting:

Monday Night Raw falls under siege by SmackDown Superstars: Raw, Oct. 23, 2017

Daniel Bryan vs. Triple H - WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match: Raw, April 7, 2014

Triple H gives Seth Rollins an ultimatum: Raw, Nov. 4, 2019

Opinion: I really hope that this does not happen. I know it would make WWE a lot more money, but the third hour of Monday Night Raw has been a near disaster from a presentation standpoint. It is too much content every single week and that makes for some rough Monday nights. SmackDown is so much easier to watch due to the time, and hopefully that stays the case with the two hour time limit.

What do you think of the idea? Will WWE add the other hour? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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