Randy Orton Filling In For Rey Mysterio, Another Match For Next Week’s SmackDown

Published On December 31, 2012 by (WWE News)

- The dark match that took place prior to Sunday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings (airing 1/4) from Richmond, Virginia saw Natalya defeat Alicia Fox.

- Next Friday’s WWE SmackDown will feature an Intercontinental championship match between Kofi Kingston and Wade Barrett. Big Show will also defend the World Heavyweight championship against Alberto Del Rio on the show.

- will replace Rey Mysterio on next weekend’s WWE live events tour of Puerto Rico. Orton will team with Sin Cara to take on Primo and Epico. Rey Mysterio is currently off the road dealing with personal issues and was written off television during a recent edition of SmackDown when he was attacked by The Shield.