When asked why he chose Lucha Underground over WWE, Rey Mysterio stated that he had a desire to return to his roots and get back to the high flying style that helped him become a global sensation. There are those that are skeptical of his decision to do that because his body has taken quite a beating over the years. Some feel that his knees will never be at complete strengths ever again.
December 21, 2015
Earlier in the week, reports surfaced that Rey Mysterio had chosen to sign with Lucha Underground instead of making a return to WWE. Well, that has now been confirmed, as the former world heavyweight champion made an appearance at the television taping on Saturday. Mysterio was one of the mystery contestants in a battle royal to determine a new heavyweight champion.
December 13, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio once again reiterated that he has not ruled out a potential return to WWE. However, he is adamant about only accepting a part time return. The reason for that is family. Mysterio revealed that his son is now 18 years old and almost ready to head off to college. His daughter is 15 years old, and he wants to make sure that he is around to look over her.
November 17, 2015
If you are one of the many fans who are hoping to see Rey Mysterio back with WWE, there is some potentially good news. During a recent interview, he stated that he was fine with Alberto Del Rio returning to the promotion. Mysterio knows that time is a factor for professional wrestlers, so everyone needs to make their money while they can. He also did not rule out his own return some day.
November 16, 2015
Through social media, Rey Mysterio congratulated Alberto Del Rio for returning to WWE and winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from John Cena at Hell in a Cell. Mysterio also mentioned that WWE needed the presence of Del Rio in their company. As many of you already know, World Wrestling Entertainment has been desperately trying to win back their fans in Mexico.
October 28, 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
In an update on the potential return to WWE by Rey Mysterio, it is being said that he will only consider the possibility if things are on his terms. For starters, he is not entertaining the idea of being on that hectic road schedule full time. He wants a part time deal like a couple of the big name guys have been given. Mysterio would also want a good percentage of the merchandise sales.
September 4, 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
When the tragic incident with Perro Aguayo took place, Rey Mysterio received quite a bit of death threats down in Mexico, so he avoided the country for a bit. He is now preparing to make his return there. Mysterio will return to CRASH next month. He is working a show on May 7, 2015 in Mexicali and a show on May 9, 2015 in Ensenada. A lot of people in the industry will be curious to see how the audience reacts to the masked superstar.
April 16, 2015
When it was announced that Rey Mysterio was returning to wrestle in Mexico, everyone knew that it was going to be an eventful moment. Just not this type of eventfulness. El Hijo del Perro Aguayo, whose real name is Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, reportedly took a dropkick to the trachea and slumped to the ropes. Konnan unsuccessfully tried to revive him backstage. Local news reports in indicate he died shortly after midnight.
March 21, 2015