As some of you may already know, Ricardo Rodriguez left WWE because the company refused to give him a chance as a full time in ring performer. He has since worked in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the independent wrestling circuit in the United States in such a capacity. Well, it has now been reported that Rodriguez has accepted a job in India where he is now helping Great Khali train new students.
November 20, 2015
While WWE will not allow Alberto Del Rio to make a return to AAA to drop his championship, they have no problems with him heading down to Puerto Rico to work a WWC event. He recently worked a story line with Ricardo Rodriguez, so the promoters wanted him to head back down there to finish that up. Management is allowing Del Rio to do that because they are on friendly terms with the promotion.
November 7, 2015
Since he is a big name performer that is willing to work with them, the belief was that Alberto Del Rio had a ton of backstage stroke with Lucha Underground. That might not necessarily be the case. The former world heavyweight champion tried to convince management to bring his good friend, Ricardo Rodriguez, on board, but a deal was never signed.
August 14, 2015
During a recent interview, Alberto Del Rio was asked about Ricardo Rodriguez. He stated that he would love for his friend to join him in Lucha Underground. Del Rio then took a jab at WWE by stating that he wants to see Rodriguez being utilized as a wrestler like he wants to be. He stated that it was not appropriate to portray Rodriguez as simple a servant because he has the talent and ability to be something much more than that.
March 11, 2015