Sheamus Returns Home To Ireland, Phoenix Reunites With Dad, Sir Mo, SmackDown
- Tonight's WWE SmackDown broadcast will be a replay of Tuesday's live special.
- World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus returned home for Thursday's SmackDown live event from Dublin, Ireland. Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in the main event and received a huge ovation as he came out for the match. Fans in attendance report that Sheamus almost was brought to tears because of the reaction. Sheamus spoke to the crowd after the match and said the World Heavyweight Title was for the people of Ireland.
- WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix also got a "hometown" reaction at the WWE live event in Poland yesterday. Beth's family is apparently from Poland as she wrote that she reunited with her dad while there:
"Poland was a dream. Reunited with my dad, enjoyed an incredible "welcome home" ovation,& some quality facetime with the one I love! #blessed"