Why Del Rio Wasn’t At RAW & SmackDown Preview For Friday
– WWE will tape SmackDown tonight from Hershey, Pennsylvania at The Giant Center with the final show before Sunday’s Over the Limit pay-per-view.
Confirmed for tonight’s show is World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus vs. Randy Orton in a non-title match. WWE is also advertising “exclusive comments” by Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio was not on RAW last night as he was on his way back from doing promotional work in Japan.
John Laurinaitis is also advertised for tonight’s tapings. Big Show, who was fired in the storylines last night, is also advertised for the SmackDown tapings.
Advertised locally is Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Orton in a three-way as well as Orton vs. Kane in a Street Fight and Sheamus vs. Bryan in singles action.