There is a bit of a dispute online right now about the actual salary that WWE is paying Alberto Del Rio. One source has him being paid approximately $1.5 million, while another conflicting source states that it is much less than that. Konnan decided to chime in since he knows Del Rio personally. The former WCW star stated that Del Rio would not be back with World Wrestling Entertainment if he wasn't making a ton of money.
November 8, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Konnan was backstage when Monday Night Raw was filmed in San Diego this week. The root of the speculation is due to the fact that the former United States Heavyweight Champion was spotted hanging out with a couple of the wrestlers afterwards. There is a chance that he did not attend the show since he has major backstage heat within WWE for comments that he has made about the promotion.
October 27, 2015
Earlier in the week, Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff got together for a very interesting podcast interview. The two discussed a lot of things that took place in WCW. Though they didn't always get along back then, they understand one another better now. Flair revealed that the worst thing that Bischoff asked him to do when the president of the company was for Flair to put Konnan over on television, which is sure to spark a response soon.
September 28, 2015
During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Vampiro revealed some details about the longstanding backstage heat that he had with Konnan over the years. While they are amicable with one another now, the two of them were heated rivals backstage in WCW. To reduce the real life friction, the two of them decided to sit down and talk for approximately five hours to hash things out.
September 2, 2015
A rather interesting story line is taking place down in Mexico. During Triplemania, Myzteziz did a heel turn on Rey Mysterio and joined a stable featuring Konnan. The group proceeded to beat down the former world heavyweight champion. He then challenged Mysterio to a mask versus mask match. That should prove to be a huge draw for AAA.
August 10, 2015
A memorial was held in honor of Perro Aguayo this week. He passed away after an accident in the ring during a match. Konnan, who was the first person to check on Aguayo after the incident, was there in person. Rey Mysterio, however, was not. The belief is that he felt that his presence would be a distraction and might actually upset a couple of people who blame him for the death. Mysterio is currently heading overseas for wrestling show.
April 13, 2015
Walemania was the place to be this week if you were hoping to see a lot of wrestlers in the same place. Rey Mysterio made his first public appearance since the tragic Perro Aguayo incident. His buddy Konnan was there with him. The two of them were heavily advertised to be there. Three guys who were not scheduled to be there were Scott Hall, MVP and Samoa Joe, who all decided to simply pop up at the event and party with one another.
March 27, 2015