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Lilian Garcia was a special guest at SmackDown this week

This week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown represented WWE’s big return to Madison Square Garden in New York City, yes, but it was also a show being held just one day before Sept. 11. It’s been 20 years since America was attacked in 2001 and the company honored the country with not just a tribute video to open the show but a special guest appearance from Lilian Garcia, who sang The Star-Spangled Banner.

Garcia, notably, sang the National Anthem at the start of the first SmackDown following Sept. 11 back in 2001, the show WWE commemorated with the recently released documentary “Never Forget: WWE Returns After 9/11.”

Here are all the videos from SmackDown this week:

  • Lilian Garcia honors America with The Star-Spangled Banner
  • WWE Honors America on the eve of the 20th anniversary of 9/11
  • Brock Lesnar returns to SmackDown to challenge Roman Reigns
  • The NBA’s Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young affects the Ten-Man Tag Team Match
  • Becky Lynch goes off on Bianca Belair and the WWE Universe
  • Roman Reigns questions Paul Heyman about Brock Lesnar
  • Seth Rollins’ Stomp leaves Edge seriously injured
  • The Usos vs. The Street Profits — SmackDown tag team title match
  • ‘The Demon” stands face-to-face with Roman Reigns
  • The Street Profits are left unresponsive to The Bloodline’s actions
  • Trae Young walks out on Sami Zayn

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