In a rather surprising bit of news, WWE has announced that Jushin Liger is going to be wrestling against Tyler Breeze at an upcoming NXT live event. The masked legend from Japan is tied to New Japan, which has a business partnership with ROH. That has led to speculations that there could be some bad blood between World Wrestling Entertainment and Ring of Honor soon.
July 17, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw heard Sting finally speak since joining WWE. Kind of. The vignette featured a voice that fans were not familiar with. It was actually the voice of Steve Borden, but the production crew altered that because they want to save his real voice for Wrestlemania. The idea was inspired by the Black Scorpion character, the masked performer who ended up being revealed as Ric Flair.
March 10, 2015
Many within the industry felt that WWE purposely kept Rey Mysterio off of television for as long as they could. That would explain why management opted to renew his contract, even though there were no plans to utilize him in a story line or a feud. The belief is that the company kept the masked performer in the background because they wanted to limit the impact that he would have on the next promotion that he signed on with.
March 5, 2015
By now, just about everyone knows that Rey Mysterio is no longer with WWE, even though the company is attempting to keep that bit of information from leaking out to the investors. However, the masked superstar will still be heading to northern California for Wrestlemania week. He is highly unlikely to appear on television or even backstage, but Mysterio will be on hand at several events, including a VIP cocktail party.
March 3, 2015
Now that he has been freed from his contract with WWE, Rey Mysterio is looking forward to getting back in the ring. Since the company paid him to sit at home, the masked performer is said to be in good health again. With so many options out there, Mysterio is going to have a tough time choosing. His first stop, however, should be an easy choice. AAA will more than likely bring in Mysterio for a couple of special appearances very soon.
February 26, 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
Reports surfaced earlier this week that WWE was going to bring Kalisto up to the main roster to work a gay character. Apparently, that did not sit too well with the internet wrestling community. Management has reportedly had a change of heart and is leaning against the idea, even though the character was played extremely well by the masked performer. He might just be allowed to keep his current character with the mask on the main roster.
February 5, 2015
It seems like WWE wants to introduce some more controversy into their product. Reports have surfaced that the company is interested in introducing a gay character to the main roster. Kalisto might be the guy to do it. The masked performer recently took off his hood and worked as a flamboyant hair dresser. Management was really impressed with how much dedication and enthusiasm he threw into the character.
February 4, 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
Some further details have been revealed about the ongoing contract negotiations between Rey Mysterio and WWE. It is not good news if you're a big fan of the masked performer remaining with the company. Reports have surfaced that Mysterio already has the release paperwork in his hands, but he has not signed it yet because the former world heavyweight champion still has a couple of details that he wants to iron out before walking away from the company.
January 30, 2015