PIKEVILLE - The WWE SmackDown World Tour will visit Pikeville for a show at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Sunday. Bell time for the highly-anticipated show is set for 7 p.m. Tickets for the upcoming WWE card remain available at the East Kentucky Expo Center’s Appalachian Wireless Box Office.
Superstars scheduled to appear in Pikeville include WWE SmackDown World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, Christian, Cody Rhodes, Ryback, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Dolph Ziggler, Chris Jericho, Sin Cara and AJ.
Sheamus (Stephen Farrelly) was also a two-time International Heavyweight Champion during his tenure in Irish Whip Wrestling. He is a three-time World Champion. He held the WWE Championship on two occasions. The Irish professional wrestler also won the King of the Ring in 2010 and the Royal Rumble in 2012. Previously, he enjoyed one title reign as WWE United States Champion.
Alberto Del Rio (Alberto Rodriguez) is a Mexican professional wrestler. He is a former two-time WWE Champion and also won the 2011 Royal Rumble, outlasting 39 other participants. He has competed as both a mixed martial artist and luchador in Mexico and Japan. The talented performer is the son of luchador Dos Caras, nephew of Mil Máscaras and Sicodelico, and cousin to Sicodelico, Jr. and Hijo de Sicodelico.