While there have been rumors about him receiving a push from WWE, Kalisto might shockingly be wrestling for a singles title at the Royal Rumble later on this month. Management is considering having the masked performer challenge Alberto Del Rio for the United States Heavyweight Championship at the pay per view. This would be the highest profile match for Kalisto since being called up to the main roster.
January 11, 2016
Rumors are floating around that there is backstage heat on John Cena for wanting to take time off while WWE is struggling with numbers. Those were more than likely sparked by the fact that he lost cleanly to a returning Alberto Del Rio. In actuality, though, there is said to be no issues with Cena taking time off. Management was already informed as to the reason why he is going off the road for a couple of months.
October 26, 2015
Rumors are floating around that Lucha Underground has received an influx of cash. The promotion failed to make money during their first season, so the second season was in jeopardy until an announcement was made recently. The budget has been reduced tremendously for each episode. Management still wants Alberto Del Rio on board, but there might not be enough money for that.
October 24, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Lucha Underground has lost nearly $20 million thus far. That number is a bit exaggerated. While the promotion will not reveal the number, they are not denying that money was lost this year. Some major changes are being planned in the hopes of being able to continue as a business. Their best bet is if Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio can draw in more of the mainstream fans.
April 6, 2015
Rumors about Alberto Del Rio going to MMA were sparked not too long ago when reports surfaced that he had an offer on the table from Bellator. During a recent podcast interview with Pro Wrestling Illustrated, the former world heavyweight champion stated that the move was highly unlikely, as he is pleased with the money that he is making in professional wrestling at the moment. He does not completely rule out mixed martial arts, however.
January 29, 2015