While he is no longer wrestling for TNA, Kurt Angle is not done in the ring. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to wrestle Rey Mysterio at a show in Phoenix, Arizona on March 20. Interestingly enough, former WWE stars Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn are booked to do an MMA fight that night as well. In addition to those two genres, there will also be a boxing match featuring Roy Jones Jr fighting a fan.
February 12, 2016
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio was asked how he felt about constantly being booked to lose matches when he was the world heavyweight champion in WWE. He stated that it definitely bothered him, but he did not let it prevent him from going out there and putting on a performance for his fans. He stated that he wished things had turned out a bit differently during his reign, but he was satisfied overall.
July 30, 2015
A post on Instagram of Rey Mysterio wearing a Bane mask at the Comic Con event in London. For those that are not aware, Bane is the super villain that once broke the back of Batman in the comic books and in the movie. Mysterio has long been known to be a fan of superheroes.
July 20, 2015
With rumors of his retirement hovering over the industry, Rey Mysterio decided to address the audience while making an appearance at Walemania. He confirmed that he will continue as an in ring performer. Mysterio also stated that Perro Aguayo would not have wanted him to retire because of the tragic accident. No word yet on when he will be stepping back into the ring, but Mysterio does have plenty of dates booked.
March 28, 2015
Since he is the hottest free agent in professional wrestling right now, there was a bit of competition from promoters around the world that wanted to manage Rey Mysterio and his business affairs. The recently released WWE star decided to go with someone that he views as a brother. Konnan is reportedly the person in charge of managing the booking for Mysterio. He is the one setting him up at shows across the globe.
March 4, 2015
When word spread earlier this week that Rey Mysterio was asking for $20,000 to make an appearance at various events, a lot of fans were skeptical about him being booked. It looks like the price seems fair to a couple of promoters overseas already. On July 18, the former WWE star will be appearing at the London Film and Comic Con event. The following night, Mysterio will be making an appearance at an 4FW event in England.
March 1, 2015
If you're a wrestling promoter and you want Rey Mysterio to make an appearance on your show, then you should be prepared to open up the checkbook. He is asking for $20,000 per appearance. While that may seem astounding to a lot of fans, it is a actually a price that some are willing to spend to bring attention to their companies. The recently released WWE star is said to have already secured one booking in England during the month of July.
February 28, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Rey Mysterio has booked himself some appearances outside of WWE. However, that is not true. The popular masked superstar has been thrown a bunch of offers from independent wrestling promoters, enough money for him to make a living off of. He, of course, is unable to accept any of those deals as long as he is contractually obligated to is current company. A release is being negotiated.
January 31, 2015