When it comes to how promoters treat wrestlers down in Mexico, Alberto Del Rio was extremely candid and honest. He stated that guys like he and Rey Mysterio were treated fantastic by the promotions. However, those that do not generate as much publicity, they are not treated well enough by the promoters. Del Rio wants to see that change taking place in his home country.
September 27, 2015
As some of you may already know, Alberto Del Rio was presented with some offers from MMA promotions after he left WWE. He declined them all. The former world heavyweight champion said that the money was good for a fighter. However, he made a whole lot more as a professional wrestler, so he decided to stick to the industry. Del Rio still wanted to be involved in the sport, so he signed a contract to be a commentator.
September 16, 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
While Lucha Underground has been actively seeking well known talent to join their roster and increase their presence in the United States, they are having trouble signing performers. Aside from Alberto Del Rio, a lot of wrestlers are holding off on signing a contract with the promotion. One of the reasons being speculated for that right now is the fact that a lot of people are waiting to see what Jeff Jarrett can do with his new GFW promotion this year.
February 10, 2015
Often times when a big name superstar works for an independent wrestling promotion, a sense of entitlement in the air could help to ruin things. However, that is not the case with Alberto Del Rio. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite pleasant to work with backstage. ROH officials are very pleased with his behavior and are definitely glad that he is willing to bring some of the spotlight to their promotion and wrestlers.
January 5, 2015
In major international wrestling news, Alberto Del Rio has captured the AAA World Heavyweight Championship. He defeated El Texano, Jr, who has held the belt for two years, in the main event of Guerra de Titanes. With the win, Del Rio becomes the first wrestler to ever hold the world championship in AAA, CMLL and WWE. He has long yearned for a return to Mexico because he knew that the promotions down there would push him as a legitimate headliner.
December 8, 2014