During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio admitted that he was not ready for the role when WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship around his waist. Management wanted to capitalize on the emotional sentiments from the audience due to the untimely death of Eddie Guerrero. They knew that Mysterio would be the most marketable asset in that scenario, so the trigger was pulled on his push.
November 14, 2015
When the tragic incident with Perro Aguayo took place, Rey Mysterio received quite a bit of death threats down in Mexico, so he avoided the country for a bit. He is now preparing to make his return there. Mysterio will return to CRASH next month. He is working a show on May 7, 2015 in Mexicali and a show on May 9, 2015 in Ensenada. A lot of people in the industry will be curious to see how the audience reacts to the masked superstar.
April 16, 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
In another sign that people are allowing their high emotions to overrule their logic, Rey Mysterio has reportedly been receiving death threats since the incident that cost the wrestling world the life of Perro Aguayo. It is strange for that to happen because most people know that it was an accident. It is also hard to believe because Mysterio is one o the most beloved performers in the history of wrestling in Mexico.
March 22, 2015