Randy Orton Pulled from European Tour
WWE has pulled Randy Orton from the upcoming European tour. Orton was schedule to face Chris Jericho in a street fight on the tour, but has now been replaced with Bray Wyatt. No reason was given, however it was announced this week that Orton will star in The Condemned 2: Desert Prey for Lionsgate and WWE Studios. Production was listed as starting later this year, which could mean the European tour.
Future Plans for the Main Event Scene in WWE
According to the Wrestling Observer, there have been rumors that John Cena will face Brock Lesnar at TLC, however the current plan remains for Cena and Lesnar to face off at Royal Rumble. Roman Reigns is being advertised for December house shows but it looks like he may not return until after Royal Rumble. The plan for the title is for Lesnar to beat Cena at Royal Rumble and face Reigns at Wrestlemania XXXI.
Bob Geigel Passes Away
Former NWA President Bob Geigel passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Geigel started in the ring in the 1940’s, then retired in the 70’s and became a promoter in the Central States territory before Jim Crockett bought it out in 1986. His NWA Presidency ran from 1978 to 1987.