– As noted, Randy Orton is advertised for WWE’s upcoming two-event tour of Tokyo, Japan. He will face Alberto Del Rio and Kane in a Triple Threat Match on August 9. The following night, he will team up with Santino Marella and Zack Ryder to take on Epico, Primo, and John Laurinaitis.
Also announced for the August 9 show is Sheamus vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a Handicap match for the World Heavyweight Championship. Sheamus will defend his title the following night against Alberto Del Rio, Big Show and Kane in a Fatal 4-Way Match.
– WWE NXT will continue to air in Australia in its regular Thursday 3:30 p.m. time slot.
– TNA Knockout and former WWE Diva Mickie James was mentioned in WWE.com’s article highlighting the “Craziest Chicks” in the promotion’s history. James acknowledged her former employer’s article via Twitter, writing, “I was crazy b4 crazy was cool! Haha! ;^P.”