WWE Kicks Off Mexican Tour, Hall of Famer Hosting Weekend Events
The Raw brand kicks off a four-event tour in Mexico tonight in Hermosillo. Shows are also scheduled for tomorrow in Guadalajara, Friday in Mexico City, and Saturday in Monterrey. Advertised matches for all four events are as follows:
* John Cena vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship
* Sin Cara vs. CM Punk in a Smackdown vs. Raw Challenge Match
* Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio
Other talent advertised for the tour include Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, The Bella Twins and Eve. John Morrison was pulled from the tour after undergoing surgery Monday to alleviate pain caused by a pinched nerve in his neck.
Raw will be back in the United States for a Monday Night Raw taping in San Antonio, Texas.
The Smackdown brand tours Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday and Austin, Texas on Sunday. Matches announced for the events are as follows:
* Randy Orton vs. Sheamus vs. Christian in a Triple Threat Match for the World Heavyweight Championship
* Rey Mysterio vs. Cody Rhodes
WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes is advertised as the special host for both events.
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