Former UFC Champion Teaming Up With Cody Rhodes for In-Ring Debut

Jul 2, 2019 - by James Walsh

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is set to make his pro wrestling in-ring debut on Saturday, August 3 at AAA TripleMania XXVII in Mexico City, Mexico. AEW and AAA have confirmed that Cain Velasquez will be teaming up with Cody Rhodes and Psycho Clown in a six-man tag team match against Texano Jr., Taurus, and a Mystery partner. You can check out the match announcement below.

Also set for the card is a rematch from AEW Fyter fest. The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) and Kenny Omega will take on AAA tag team champions The Lucha Bros. (Rey Fenix and Pentagon Jr.) and The Laredo Kid.

AAA TripleMania XXVII is set for Saturday, August 3. Here’s the updated lineup:

* Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. Blue Demon Jr. – Hair vs. Mask
* Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks vs. Pentagon Jr. & Laredo Kid & Rey Fenix.
* Cain Velasquez & Cody & Psycho Clown vs. Texano Jr. & Taurus & a mystery partner
* Taya Valkyrie vs. Tessa Blanchard vs. Faby Apache, vs. Lady Shani vs. Keyra vs. La Hiedra vs. Chik Tormenta.
* Hijo del Vikingo & Myzteziz Jr. & Golden Magic vs. Tito Santana & Mocho Coto Jr. & Carta Brava Jr. vs. Pimpinela & Maximo & Mamba
* Scarlett Bordeauxx vs. Lady Maravilla
* Nino Hamrguesa Big Mami vs. Samy Guevara
* Villano III Jr. vs. Australian Suicida Vanilla
* Battle Royal

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