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
Tonight was supposed to have been the night where Rey Mysterio makes his much anticipated in ring return to AAA. He was scheduled to team up with the original Sin Cara in a tag team match. Unfortunately, though, fans will simply have to wait another 24 hours to see that. The event was delayed due to severe rainstorms in Guadalajara. For what it is worth, the meteorologists are forecasting another day of rain on Tuesday.
March 16, 2015
Fans who attended the House of Hardcore event over the weekend were already being treated to a great show because Tommy Dreamer once again managed to stack the card with well known stars. However, the hardcore legend wanted to give his paying customers a little bit more. Rey Mysterio made his surprising debut with the promotion. It was also his return to the ECW arena. Mysterio saved Dreamer from Ethan Carter and Eric Young.
March 8, 2015
For the past few weeks now, Lucha Underground has been on the hunt for performers that can help them expand their business in the United States. The perfect candidate has just been made available. Rey Mysterio is exactly what the promotion needs. He has one of the biggest fan bases in the industry, so many of them will flock to the shows. Plus, his name value could prove to be invaluable when it comes to new television contracts.
March 3, 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
Some further details have been revealed about the ongoing contract negotiations between Rey Mysterio and WWE. It is not good news if you're a big fan of the masked performer remaining with the company. Reports have surfaced that Mysterio already has the release paperwork in his hands, but he has not signed it yet because the former world heavyweight champion still has a couple of details that he wants to iron out before walking away from the company.
January 30, 2015