In a move that has been expected but still surprising, Daniel Bryan has announced that he is going to retire from professional wrestling. The former world heavyweight champion attempted to gain his release from WWE so that he can go wrestle on the independent wrestling circuit. However, Vince McMahon refused to let him out of his contract, which is similar to the situation that Rey Mysterio was stuck in not too long ago.
February 8, 2016
Shortly after Perro Aguayo died in a tragic in ring accident, a lot of eyes turned to WWE to see if the company would do a tribute for the fallen performer on Monday Night Raw. In the end, the company opted against it. One of the reasons for that is because they wanted to avoid bringing light to the fact that Rey Mysterio, who was involved in that unfortunate match, is no longer with the company. They did his release as quietly as possible.
March 28, 2015
Since he is the hottest free agent in professional wrestling right now, there was a bit of competition from promoters around the world that wanted to manage Rey Mysterio and his business affairs. The recently released WWE star decided to go with someone that he views as a brother. Konnan is reportedly the person in charge of managing the booking for Mysterio. He is the one setting him up at shows across the globe.
March 4, 2015
As expected, Rey Mysterio made his presence felt at the press conference held by AAA on Monday. He announced to the audience that he was going to be wrestling for the promotion in a couple of weeks. The recently released WWE star also revealed that he was going to be teaming up with Sin Cara and Alberto Del Rio, two other guys that have returned to Mexico. It is a brilliant move by the promoters to put three of the most popular stars together.
March 3, 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
When the internet wrestling community found out about Rey Mysterio being released by WWE, there was a good amount of shock, even though we expected the move to happen eventually. There was very little surprise backstage, as many in the company were aware that the departure was coming. Apparently, Mysterio and management had an agreement of sorts to allow his contract to expire and go about their own ways.
February 27, 2015
Next Tuesday, AAA has a press conference scheduled, and they are making it seem like a very big deal. Many are expecting them to announce the return of one of the most popular stars that Mexico has ever seen. The belief is that Rey Mysterio will be on hand to announce that he is returning to the promotion for the first time in well over a decade. No word yet on whether or not he has a non compete clause in his release from WWE.
February 27, 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