Many within the industry felt that WWE purposely kept Rey Mysterio off of television for as long as they could. That would explain why management opted to renew his contract, even though there were no plans to utilize him in a story line or a feud. The belief is that the company kept the masked performer in the background because they wanted to limit the impact that he would have on the next promotion that he signed on with.
March 5, 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
Now that he has been freed from his contract with WWE, Rey Mysterio is looking forward to getting back in the ring. Since the company paid him to sit at home, the masked performer is said to be in good health again. With so many options out there, Mysterio is going to have a tough time choosing. His first stop, however, should be an easy choice. AAA will more than likely bring in Mysterio for a couple of special appearances very soon.
February 26, 2015
Rumors are running rampant right now that Rey Mysterio might have just been released from his contract with WWE. The speculations were started because the company removed his profile from the current roster. The masked performer can now be found in the alumni section. Management usually orders that to take place whenever a wrestler leaves the promotion. Mysterio has been trying to find a way out for quite some time now.
February 26, 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
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
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
It appears that an increase in money has led to a reconciliation between Rey Mysterio and WWE. Reports have surfaced that Vince McMahon had grown a bit desperate because numbers in Mexico had not been what they were expecting, so he knew that he needed one of his draws back on television. That presumably led him to offer Mysterio more money to return, even though the masked performer had made it known that he was looking for a way out of his contract.
December 8, 2014