When it was announced that Rey Mysterio was returning to wrestle in Mexico, everyone knew that it was going to be an eventful moment. Just not this type of eventfulness. El Hijo del Perro Aguayo, whose real name is Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, reportedly took a dropkick to the trachea and slumped to the ropes. Konnan unsuccessfully tried to revive him backstage. Local news reports in indicate he died shortly after midnight.
March 21, 2015
Morale backstage in AAA is said to be extremely high at the moment. While there are some that are jealous and concerned about their position within the company, it is being said that most performers are pleased to see the return of Sin Cara, Alberto Del Rio and Rey Mysterio. All three were extremely valuable marketing assets for the promotion. Their popularity in Mexico grew even higher after successful stints in the United States with WWE.
March 20, 2015
One of the events that Rey Mysterio is scheduled for during Wrestlemania week is a sit down interview. He is bringing along his real life best friend Konnan and former WWE writer Court Bauer. The two of them are not afraid to speak out about things taking place backstage, with the former being highly critical and controversial. The belief is that Mysterio might end up discussing his departure from the company and the ugly contract situation.
March 3, 2015
By now, just about everyone knows that Rey Mysterio is no longer with WWE, even though the company is attempting to keep that bit of information from leaking out to the investors. However, the masked superstar will still be heading to northern California for Wrestlemania week. He is highly unlikely to appear on television or even backstage, but Mysterio will be on hand at several events, including a VIP cocktail party.
March 3, 2015
When the internet wrestling community found out about Rey Mysterio being released by WWE, there was a good amount of shock, even though we expected the move to happen eventually. There was very little surprise backstage, as many in the company were aware that the departure was coming. Apparently, Mysterio and management had an agreement of sorts to allow his contract to expire and go about their own ways.
February 27, 2015
For the next few weeks, everything in WWE will revolve around Wrestlemania. That will be the main topic of discussion backstage. However, some will also be talking about Rey Mysterio and his contract situation. His deal is set to expire shortly after the big pay per view, and many are wondering ow management is going to handle the situation this time around. Locker room morale might take a bit of a hit if the masked performer is forced to stay.
January 30, 2015
Since it has been quite a period of time since the two sides have been at odds backstage, a lot of people have been wondering what is holding up the agreement between WWE and Rey Mysterio. Word going around is that it is simply a matter of negotiations. While management is more willing to pay a higher amount because of their struggles in Mexico, the two sides are having trouble coming to an agreement on the terms and the dollar figures.
January 22, 2015
Last week, reports surfaced that Rey Mysterio was on the verge of finally being granted a release from his contract by WWE. Many were under the impression that he was set to return to the company, but something went awry backstage. Speculations are that he will be leaving soon. To add even further fuel to the fire, it is being reported that the creative department has been instructed to no longer worry about writing him a story.
January 8, 2015