ALBERTO DEL RIO NEWS

Alberto Del Rio/ROH/Bellator News, Hideo Itami/NXT Note, More

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – As previously reported, Alberto “El Patron” Del Rio is in talks with Bellator MMA about a deal to fight for the promotion. El Patron is in talks with another MMA company as well and unsurprisingly, he will be signing with the better money offer. A source adds that in terms of his Ring of Honor work, El Patron asked specifically to...
Via WZR Online
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News On Alberto Del Rio To Bellator & ROH

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As noted recently, there have been negotiations ongoing between Bellator MMA officials and former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio (aka Alberto El Patron). It appears that Del Rio will definitely be making a return to the MMA world, as there is apparently another MMA company that is bidding for his services as well. It’s expected that Del...
Via WZR Online
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Alberto Del Rio Returning to MMA

We noted before that Bellator MMA is in talks with the former Alberto “El Patron” Del Rio about coming in. It appears Del Rio will be making a return to the MMA world. There is said to be another promotion besides Bellator that is currently trying to sign him. Del Rio is expected to take the better money deal.Regarding the former WWE Champion’s upcoming Ring of Honor run,...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA Confirms Talks with Former WWE Champion

- MMAFighting.com talked with Bellator President Scott Coker yesterday, who confirmed that the MMA organization has been in talks with former WWE star Alberto Del Rio, who has a 9-5 record. “I think that we did reach out,” Coker said. “I’m not sure where that is and by no means is it in the 11th hour, but I know there’s some dialogue going on.” Huge Three-Way at WrestleMania...
Via Wrestle Scoop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bellator CEO Confirms Recent Talks With Alberto Del Rio

As we reported two weeks ago, it looks as though Bellator MMA is in negotiations with former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio (Jose Rodriguez). Bellator President Scott Coker recently confirmed that the promotion has been talking with the pro wrestler who in the MMA world, is most famous for suffering a head-kick knockout loss to Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic while wearing his Mexican...
Via WZR Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio In Discussions With Bellator MMA

Former WWE star Alberto Del Rio is reportedly in talks with Bellator MMA about working in the promotion. Unlike recent UFC acquisition CM Punk, Del Rio does have some tangible MMA experience, amassing a record of 9-5. The former WWE Champion fought twice for PRIDE out of Japan, dropping both fights to Mirko Cro Cop and Kazuhiro Nakamura Del Rio has not fought in the cage for...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Rio Doing MMA, Boogeyman Without Makeup, Edge and Christian Hosting RAW, Ascension’s Debut

Alberto Del Rio In Talks With Bellator The Bellator MMA group are currently in talks with bringing in the former Alberto Del Rio. While he did do MMA in Japan and Mexico when he was Dos Caras Jr. the legitimacy of this has been called in to question. He even wore his mask during fights.... Read full post at: Del Rio Doing MMA, Boogeyman Without Makeup, Edge and Christian Hosting...
Via Wrestling Truth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MMA News: Bellator President Scott Coker Confirms He Has Been In Talks With Alberto Del Rio

Earlier this month, both the professional wrestling world and MMA scene was rocked with the news that former multi-time WWE Champion CM Punk signed a multi-fight deal with UFC. There has been a lot of criticism about Punk’s move due to his lack of experience in the MMA world. He has some training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but there’s no doubt that he is on the fast track to the...
Via Wrestling News Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio In Talks with Top MMA Company

Bellator President Scott Coker confirmed to MMAFighting.com that former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio has been in talks with the organization.“I think that we did reach out,” Coker said. “I’m not sure where that is and by no means is it in the 11th hour, but I know there’s some dialogue going on.”Coker noted that Rodríguez “has had a lot of great MMA fights” in the...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Triple H Wants WWE NXT Feedback, Alberto Del Rio/AAA, More

– Alberto El Patron, formerly WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio, is set for a World Wrestling League world title match next month. El Patron will face Geurra de Reyes for the world title at the WWL event in Puerto Rico on January 6, 2015. In addition, El Patron will face Shane Sewell and Ricky Banderas (formerly Judas Mesias) in a triple threat match. The match is set for the Roberto...
Via WZR Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio’s Third ROH Opponent Revealed – Details

UPDATE x 2: ROH announced today that Alberto El Patron will face Roderick Strong on January 31st in Dayton, Ohio. This is part of the Winter Warriors tour. Here are Alberto El Patron’s scheduled dates and opponents for ROH thus far… * January 3rd: vs. Christopher Daniels * January 30th: vs. ACH * January 31st: vs. Roderick Strong UPDATE: ROH announced today that Alberto El Patron...
Via WZR Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TNA News: TNA Make Another Big Play For Alberto Del Rio + Second ROH Opponent

-TNA have reportedly made a second attempt at hiring Del Rio to their brand for 2015, with a massive money and one year deal offer this time.   TNA’s new deal is an exclusivity deal, with Alberto Del Rio only working for them for a year on a $400,000 salary.   It seems Del Rio may have already turned down the deal as he is currently working for AAA, ROH and has plans for Lucha...
Via Wrestling News Depot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TNA Wrestling Make A Big Run At Former WWE Champion

TNA Wrestling are making moves. A couple of days after announcing a new day and time for their TV show, the company is aggressively pursuing the hottest free agent in pro wrestling and he could be coming to Impact in 2015.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio’s Second Ring of Honor Opponent Announced

- We noted before that “El Patron” Alberto Del Rio will make his Ring of Honor debut against Christopher Daniels at the January 3rd ROH TV tapings in Nashville. Del Rio’s second ROH opponent will be ACH and they will face at the January 30th event in Dearborn, Michigan. Del Rio has also been announced for the January 31st Winter Warriors event in Dayton, Ohio. His opponent...
Via Wrestle Scoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TNA Makes Another Play for Del Rio, Rumor on What They Offered Him

- TNA recently made another play for former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio (El Patron). Apparently they made a very serious money offer – a rumored one-year deal for $400,000. TNA is reportedly asking for exclusivity, which could be a problem as Del Rio is planning to work with El Rey and AAA’s Lucha Underground in 2015. TNA may have to drop the request for exclusivity or up the...
Via Wrestle Scoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TNA Makes Another Play for Alberto Del Rio, Rumor on What Money They Offered Him, More

- TNA recently made another play for former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio (El Patron). Apparently they made a very serious money offer - a rumored one-year deal for $400,000. TNA is reportedly asking for exclusivity, which could be a problem as Del Rio is planning to work with El Rey and AAA's Lucha Underground in 2015. TNA may have to drop the request for exclusivity or up the...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Money Is TNA Offering Del Rio?, Backstage News

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter TNA reportedly made another attempt at signing Alberto Del Rio. According to one source, TNA made a very serious money offer, rumored to be in the $400,000 per year range. One of the issues in the negotiations is said to be TNA’s attempt to get exclusivity of Del Rio, as it is widely known that he plans to work for AAA’s Lucha Underground...
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Money Is TNA Offering Del Rio?, Details

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter TNA reportedly made another attempt at signing Alberto Del Rio. According to one source, TNA made a very serious money offer, rumored to be in the $400,000 per year range. One of the issues in the negotiations is said to be TNA’s attempt to get exclusivity of Del Rio, as it is widely known that he plans to work for AAA’s Lucha Underground...
Via TNA Wrestling News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A Rumored WWE RAW Match For Next Week, Del Rio/ROH

– There’s talk that Erick Rowan vs. Titus O’Neil may be in the works for next Monday’s Christmas-themed edition of WWE RAW in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As noted, in addition to the Christmas theme, WWE Hall Of Famer Hulk Hogan will be appearing on the show. – AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron (formerly Alberto Del Rio) has signed on to face ROH star A.C.H....
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

TNA Makes Another Play for Alberto Del Rio

TNA recently made another play for former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio (El Patron). Apparently they made a very serious money offer – a rumored one-year deal for $400,000. TNA is reportedly asking for exclusivity, which could be a problem as Del Rio is planning to work with El Rey and AAA’s Lucha Underground in 2015. TNA may have to drop the request for exclusivity or up the...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Update: Alberto Del Rio’s First & Second ROH Opponents

UPDATE: ROH announced today that Alberto El Patron vs. ACH is official for the company’s January 30th event. That show takes place the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan as part of the promotion’s Winter Warriors Tour. As noted yesterday here on the website, Alberto El Patron’s ROH debut will take place on January 3rd at the TV tapings in Nashville...
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio’s First Ring of Honor Opponent Announced

- Ring of Honor has announced that Alberto “El Patron” Del Rio will face former TNA star Christopher Daniels in Alberto’s ROH debut on January 3rd at the ROH TV tapings in Nashville. Daniels tweeted about the match: 2015 starts with a bang for me… pic.twitter.com/Y2nqoaN6iq — Christopher Daniels (@facdaniels) December 16, 2014 Rumor on Bray Wyatt’s WWE Future, Big...
Via Wrestle Scoop
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio’s First Ring of Honor Opponent Announced

- Ring of Honor has announced that Alberto "El Patron" Del Rio will face former TNA star Christopher Daniels in Alberto's ROH debut on January 3rd at the ROH TV tapings in Nashville. Daniels tweeted about the match: 2015 starts with a bang for me... pic.twitter.com/Y2nqoaN6iq— Christopher Daniels (@facdaniels) December 16, 2014 The post Alberto Del Rio’s First Ring of...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio’s First ROH Opponent Revealed – Who Is It?

Alberto El Patron’s ROH debut takes place on January 3rd at the TV tapings in Nashville, TN. Del Rio’s debut opponent will be Christopher Daniels. Here is the complete press release: ALBERTO EL PATRON is debuting in Ring of Honor! This international superstar has traveled the globe amassing championships and accolades, but now it’s time for him to take on the greatest professional...
Via WZR Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

More News Regarding Alberto Del Rio Working for Ring of Honor

Ring of Honor released the following regarding Alberto El Patron, f.k.a. Alberto Del Rio, joining the promotion: Alberto El Patron Is Coming To ROH In 2015 The hottest free agent in the world makes his debut in the organization known for the best wrestling on the planet as Alberto El Patron debuts in Ring of Honor on January 3rd, 2015 in Nashville, TN. Formerly known in WWE as Alberto...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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