Now that they have successfully been able to stay in business by securing a second season, the guys in charge of Lucha Underground now need to figure out a way to generate enough interest so that they will not have to be worried about receiving a third season. That means that negotiations with Rey Mysterio should start back up again soon. The masked performer would provide them with the credibility they desperately need.
September 27, 2015
Initially, the plan for Rey Mysterio was to sign a very lucrative deal with Lucha Underground, which was reportedly to include an ownership stake. However, with the promotion likely to fold before the second season gets approved, plans are changing for the masked performer. There are now talks that he is considering a return to WWE. Some are even saying that discussions have already begun.
August 26, 2015
A rather interesting story line is taking place down in Mexico. During Triplemania, Myzteziz did a heel turn on Rey Mysterio and joined a stable featuring Konnan. The group proceeded to beat down the former world heavyweight champion. He then challenged Mysterio to a mask versus mask match. That should prove to be a huge draw for AAA.
August 10, 2015
As a sign of how miserable Rey Mysterio was when WWE was holding him hostage contractually, the masked performer has been repeatedly telling the media that he absolutely loves being able to dictate his own schedule and control his own career. Since it isn't a casual mention, the belief is that the former world heavyweight champion is trying to send a message.
August 8, 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
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
Ever the businessman, Rey Mysterio has added a new source of income for himself and his family. The popular masked superstar has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures in Mexico, where he will film introductions that will be aired before the movie is shown in theaters. He has been linked to films such as Terminator, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mission Impossible and Transformers.
June 26, 2015