Alexander Rusev & Lana Debut On SmackDown, WWE Mexico Update

– NXT stars Alexander Rusev and Lana made their SmackDown debut on Friday night. The two were featured in a promo, with Rusev speaking in Bulgarian and Lana saying, “Rusev hits. Rusev crush.” Rusev noted on SmackDown that the “Rusev legacy begins now.”

– WWE Corporate issued the following on Friday:

“WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the opening of its newest international office located in Mexico City and the appointment of Rodrigo Fernandez as General Manager, WWE Mexico. The opening of a Mexico City office is part of WWE’s strategic approach to localize its business in key international markets and to deepen its connection with fans and business partners.”