When it comes to how promoters treat wrestlers down in Mexico, Alberto Del Rio was extremely candid and honest. He stated that guys like he and Rey Mysterio were treated fantastic by the promotions. However, those that do not generate as much publicity, they are not treated well enough by the promoters. Del Rio wants to see that change taking place in his home country.
September 27, 2015
Rumors spread not too long ago that Rey Mysterio was open to the idea of returning to WWE if things were on his terms. That led to his fans asking him about his status on social media. To his credit, Mysterio took the time to explain his thought process to the fans. The former world heavyweight champion explained why he was not returning, which means that World Wrestling Entertainment did not want to give him his terms.
September 13, 2015
For years, WWE fans ridiculed Rey Mysterio for having weak knees and needing quite a bit of time away from the ring. The masked performer recently mentioned that his knees are doing much better nowadays thanks to stem cell treatment. Mysterio also noted that it was his good friend, Charlie Haas, that introduced him to the doctor that does the procedure.
August 7, 2015
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
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
Earlier in the week, it was reported that Rey Mysterio had told a CMLL wrestler that he was going to be retiring because of what happened with Perro Aguayo. The unnamed wrestler might have been lying. While doing a club appearance near Wrestlemania, Mysterio informed fans there that he had no intentions of retiring at the moment. A lot of people in the industry are curious to see just how long it will be before he steps back into the ring.
March 27, 2015
The Associated Press has revealed a rather interesting bit of news regarding the tragic incident involving Rey Mysterio and Perro Aguayo. The state prosecutor has confirmed that they are opening an investigation to see if manslaughter charges are needed. While certain fans may overreact to this bit of information, the prosecutor is simply doing due diligence into a situation where someone has passed away, even though it looked like an accident.
March 21, 2015