Question 234: Will Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist) appear, because – from what I have read – some scholars have confirmed this while “others” deny it?
Answer: Yes, Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal will appear. There are clear Saheeh (authentic) and Mutawaatir (Hadeeth reported by a significant number of narrators throughout the chain of narration, whose agreement upon a lie is impossible) Hadeeths that have affirmed this. Imaam Al-Bukhaaree (may Allaah be merciful to him) has a chapter in his Saheeh Book of Hadeeth dedicated to “References to Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal” that includes ten Hadeeths about him. These Hadeeths were explained by Al-Haafid Ibn Hajar (may Allaah be merciful to him) in his book: “Fath Al-Baaree”. You may refer to that book or any other books of Sunan (Hadeeth compilations classified by jurisprudential themes) that elaborate on this issue... read more here.