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
For quite some time now, Lucha Underground has been trying their hardest to sign Rey Mysterio. It might have finally happened. The promotion is doing a television taping on Saturday, and sources are stating that there is a very good chance that the former world heavyweight champion is going to be making an appearance that day. He is unlikely to wrestle, however, because of an injury.
December 8, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio said that he is looking forward to hearing when CM Punk is going to be making his debut in UFC. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he wanted to know so that he can make arrangements to be there in person to support his friend. Mysterio stated that it was not enough to simply purchase the pay per view and support Punk from home.
November 25, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio admitted that he was not ready for the role when WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship around his waist. Management wanted to capitalize on the emotional sentiments from the audience due to the untimely death of Eddie Guerrero. They knew that Mysterio would be the most marketable asset in that scenario, so the trigger was pulled on his push.
November 14, 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
In a rather interesting move, Rey Mysterio has been crowned the new Destiny Heavyweight Champion. He captured the title in a triple threat match in Ontario that also featured former WWE star Justin Gabriel. In case you didn't know, the promoter for this company is Santino Marella, another former World Wrestling Entertainment performer as well. This means that Mysterio will be heading back to Canada more frequently this year.
October 9, 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
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
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio was asked how he felt about constantly being booked to lose matches when he was the world heavyweight champion in WWE. He stated that it definitely bothered him, but he did not let it prevent him from going out there and putting on a performance for his fans. He stated that he wished things had turned out a bit differently during his reign, but he was satisfied overall.
July 30, 2015