Get set to rumble with superstars

BRAWLER: Bobby Lapsley. © Unknown.
BRAWLER: Bobby Lapsley. © Unknown.

Mfundekelwa Mkhulisi

Mfundekelwa Mkhulisi

What comes to mind when you hear the names John Cena, Bobby Lashley, "Legend Killer" and "Samoan Bulldozer"?

It is WWE Raw.

Pick 'n Pay and are bringing these superstars to South Africa in September.

They will be battling it out in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

"We are excited to be part of this highly popular entertainment programme in South Africa," said the chainstore's marketing director Jonathan Ackerman.

The superstars toured 17 countries last year and performed in front of more than two million people and have outsold entertainment acts like the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Robbie Williams during their tour.

"WWE Smackdown, ECW and RAW are some of the most popular programmes on," said spokesman Vasili Vass.

The muscled line-up will include WWE Raw champion John Cena, former ECW champ Bobby Lashley, "Legend Killer" Randy Orton, the "Samoan Bulldozer" Umaga, Jeff Hardy, Candice Michelle and many more.

The dates and venues are as follows:

September 5 - Bellville Velodrome, Cape Town.

September 6 - Westridge Park Stadium, Durban.

September 7 - The Coca-Cola Dome, Joburg.