Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– WWE has announced that the SmackDown and ECW brands will tour Mexico in February. The tour will be headlined by Rey Mysterio and will run from February 8th through February 10th. The brands will be in Palacio de los Deportes on February 8th, Arena Monterrey on February 9th, and Guadalajara on February 10th. Even though the tour is still several weeks away, tickets sales have been said to be slow so far.
– Former head of marketing of WWE Kurt Schneider now works for the Harlem Globetrotters. Schneider recently told the New York Times that he wants to turn the Globetrotters business into a business similar to that of WWE.
– WWE RAW will air at 9 PM Eastern tonight on The Score in Canada instead of its normal 9:15 PM timeslot. The show will replay in its normal slot at Midnight.
– There is some real uncertainty backstage regarding Vince McMahon’s choice for the new SmackDown announce team. For those that have not heard, SmackDown will now be called by Michael Cole and Jonathan Coachman.
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