Backstage Update – Why Luke Harper Was Sent Home From WWE’s Tour Of South America


UPDATE: As reported earlier today here on eWrestlingNews.com, WWE Superstar Luke Harper left the SmackDown! brand tour of South America just before the weekend began. According to sources, Harper left the tour following Thursday’s WWE live event in Lima, Peru because his wife went into early labor. The two welcomed a son into the world over the weekend.

Harper is scheduled to make his return to WWE at Tuesday night’s SmackDown! Live TV tapings.

On behalf of everyone here on eWn, we send our congratulations to Luke Harper, his wife and their family on the new addition!

ORIGINAL (By Andrew Ravens): One WWE SmackDown superstar has left the current tour in Mexico.

PWinsider.com is reporting that Mojo Rawley ended up teaming with Erick Rowan because Luke Harper flew back to the United States. It should be noted that Harper was at the Lima, Peru live event.

As of this writing, there’s no word yet on why he had to leave the tour.

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