Houston Rockets Lucha libre legend James Harden channels his inner Rey Mysterio Jr. in this commissioned piece by Muideen Ogunmola aka Blocknation for ESPN’s Grantland.
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Whatever Attitude programming makes its way to the Network on Monday, I thought it'd be nice to put the actual era in perspective and sift through the top moments with the benefit of hindsight. I do enjoy my listmaking; you may have noticed.
Rey Mysterio is not retiring.
Earlier this week, Rey Bucanero claimed he had spoken with Mysterio, who he claimed had told him he was hanging up his mask and tights after participating in last week’s tag-team match that preceded the tragic death of Perro Aguayo Jr., according to a report by the Wrestling Observer.
Thursday night, Mysterio shot down the rumor at WaleMania....
We are now three nights removed from the tragic ending to the life of one the brightest stars in pro wrestling today. Last Friday night, in a tag team match that pitted Perro Aguayo Jr. and Manik against Rey Mysterio and Extreme Tiger, an unresponsive Aguayo would be taken to a local hospital after the match ended. Just hours later he would be pronounced dead.
After watching the...
On Friday March 20th, 2015 Perro Aguayo Jr tragically lost his life in accident which took place whilst he was performing in a professional wrestling match.
We reported earlier today on the tragic death of Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, who is known in Mexico as El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Perro Aguayo Jr.
Ramirez worked a tag team match last night at the CRASH Lucha Libre event in Tijuana, Mexico where he worked as a heel teaming with Manik to face Extreme Tiger and Rey Mysterio.
The tragic accident reportedly happened when Aguayo got back...
Tragedy struck in Tijuana Friday during a tag team wrestling match. Former WWE superstar Rey Mysterio Jr. and Extreme Tiger (Tigre Uno in TNA) took on Manik (T.J. Perkins of TNA) and Perro Aguayo Jr. During Aguayo Jr. ended up suffering an injury that cost him his life.The injury is thought to have occurred right around the 6:20 mark of the fight.Read more »
Ever since moving back to Thursday nights Smackdown has highlighted their most important superstars. Smackdown wasn’t always like that for the past several years, Smackdown has been unwatchable. It was the show for tag matches, and a bunch of recaps. I know when I missed a Smackdown, I was ok with it. I knew nothing imported happened. Back in the day when Smackdown was great it...
A tragic incident unfolded on Friday night during an AAA wrestling match in Mexico, as professional wrestler Perro Aguayo Jr. died while taking on former WWE superstar Ray Mysterio in a tag-team match. Aguayo was 35. According to accounts from several people who watched the match, Aguayo took a dropkick to the back from Mysterio,...Read More
AAA’s top heel star Perro Aguayo Jr. died after a tag-team match in Tijuana last night. Aguayo Jr., 35, was teaming with Manik (T.J. Perkins) against Rey Mysterio Jr. and Xtreme Tiger.
Videos of the match don’t seem to reveal anything out of the ordinary, although something clearly went very wrong.
In the videos, Mysterio drop kicks Aguayo Jr. to set up a 619. Manik is also...
Wrestler El Hijo del Perro Aguayo died early this morning after a mishap during a match with Rey Mysterio at a show in Tijuana, Mexico.Not going to embed the video. It is rough.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Going through Rey Mysterio's long run with WWE turns up the expected stockpile of captivating matches, boasting the sorts of dives, jumps, and crashes that explain a timeline of knee surgeries that has cruelly been mocked by armchair sloths each time he goes on the DL. In between those sideline stints, here are Mysterio's ten best matches under the WWE banner.
It’s the Flagship podcast and there’s plenty for Brian and Michael to discuss including Samoa Joe seemingly headed to WWE and what that could do for NXT, Rey Mysterio free from WWE and where he is headed, WWE Raw on Monday from Jon Stewart’s guest appearance, Roman Reigns beating up everyone but losing to Axelmania running wild. Plus, they share some stories and gets to lots...
Rey Mysterio is free! The former WWE superstar and champion has reportedly reached a settlement which allows Rey to become a free agent. Rey becomes the second biggest Latino star to leave the company in recent months, leaving a huge void in that market place.
Rey Mysterio finally got his wish. He’s done with WWE. TMZ is reporting that WWE and Mysterio have officially parted ways. There’s a tell too at WWE.com where Mysterio’s profile is now listed among the alumni section.
Mysterio hadn’t been seen in a WWE ring since his April 7, 2014, loss to Bad News Barrett. However, he did start a #FreeRey campaign and appeared in a video...
We reported a while back that Rey Mysterio was negotiating with WWE to get his release from the company. Earlier today, Mysterio was moved to the Alumni section of WWE.
Soon after, WWE issued a statement to several online sources that read the following:
“Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE.”
He signed with WWE in the summer of 2002 and became a three-time World...