REY MYSTERIO NEWS

Backstage News on WWE’s Reaction to Rey Mysterio’s Working Elsewhere

By making Rey Mysterio the face of AAA and Lucha Underground, officials there are hoping that Mysterio’s popularity with the Mexican-American community, as well as in Mexico, is strong enough that his name can help both brands get a better TV presence.Rey is expected to be pushed as Lucha Underground’s top star beginning with their next set of tapings on March 21st.There’s...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling Smack Talk Podcast: Episode #172

What's been going on this week in the world of professional wrestling? It's time to break it down in the latest edition of SMACK TALK, my wrestling podcast and the quick notes below. Make sure to subscribe, comment on the videos and this post, and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe on YouTube, iTunes and on Stitcher Watch each part below:Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio Confirmed for Another Match with AAA

AAA announced today that Rey Mysterio will team with Myzteziz, the original Sin Cara, to face Perro Aguayo Jr. and Pentagon Jr. in a tag team match at the March 15th Rey de Reyes show in Guadalajara.Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio) will also be in action on that show, facing former WWE developmental talent Brian Cage.Huge Rumor on Vince and Lesnar for WrestleMania, Top WWE Tag...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Rey Mysterio at One-Hundred Percent?

As noted, Rey Mysterio’s return to AAA was announced at a press conference in Mexico this week. Rey will be teaming with Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio) and Myzteziz (original Sin Cara) in a May 23rd trios tournament called The Torneo Internacional de Lucha Libre.At the press conference, Mysterio said all of his time off while with WWE has him at 100% health. He also said he’s...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Court Bauer Talks WaleMania, NXT talent and WWE WrestleMania Booking

Court Bauer of MLW Radio joins the podcast to talk about WaleMania with Rey Mysterio in Santa Clara on Thursday, March 26th which you can tickets to now, being on the WWE creative team and comparing it then to what it has become now, the popularity of NXT and the talent there, Samoa Joe reportedly signing there and if that was a surprise, incorporating new talent on the main WWE...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio's 10 best matches in WWE

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Flagship: Axelmania is Running Wild on WWE Raw (and Roman Reigns is too), Samoa Joe to WWE, Rey Mysterio is Free

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...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out Photos from Rey Mysterio’s AAA Return Announcement

Rey Mysterio appeared at the AAA press conference in Mexico today and it was announced that he will be at the March 15th Rey de Reyes event in Guadalajara. Rey will then team with the original Sin Cara, Myzteziz, and Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio) at a special May 23rd show.Below are some photos from today: The post Check Out Photos from Rey Mysterio’s AAA Return Announcement...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio Teaming with Original Sin Cara?

AA is holding a big press conference in Mexico today where it’s expected they will announce the return of Rey Mysterio.They posted a graphic that hinted at Mysterio teaming with Myzteziz, the original Sin Cara in WWE, to face Perro Aguayo Jr. and Pentagon Jr. at the March 15th Rey de Reyes show. We’ll keep you updated.Another Big Gimmick Match at WM 31, Interesting Talk on Lesnar’s...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Details on Rey Mysterio Q&A and WaleMania During WrestleMania 31 Weekend

The following was released today:REY MYSTERIO AND WALE COMING TO SAN JOSE ON MARCH 26TH FOR WALEMANIA FEATURING A MAJOR REY MYSTERIO INTERVIEW, FAN Q&A AND PARTY WITH A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY WALESan Jose, CA (March 2nd, 2015) – REY MYSTERIO is coming to San Jose on Thursday March 26th with his friends to talk about his trailblazing career and what’s next in a live interview...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio Debuting for Lucha Underground at Next Set of Tapings?

As noted, former WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio is charging $20,000 for indie signing appearances. Rey is actually getting offers at $20,000 but there’s no word on how long he will be able to keep charging that much and eventually he will have to come down. There are indie promoters who believe they can sell enough autographs to make money off the $20,000 price tag.Rey is looking forward...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio’s First Post-WWE Appearance Announced

Rey Mysterio’s first public appearance since his WWE release is for RFVIDEO on Saturday, March 7 at the Big Event Wrestling Convention in NYC from 10 to 2PM. Mysterio will be in Philadelphia on Sunday, March 8th at Dave & Busters from 11AM to 2PM for a signing.RF VIDEO is also teaming up with Wrestlecon in CA on Friday, March 27th and will have Mysterio there at the convention...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former WWE Champion Finally Released by Company

  WWE moved Rey Mysterio’s profile to the Alumni section of WWE.com, and has since confirmed Rey has indeed parted ways with the company when they released the following statement: “Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE.” With regards to how he left the company, PWInsider.com notes that while Rey has been asking for his release for quite sometime now...
Via Ring Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Is Rey Mysterio Charging for Appearances?

As noted earlier, Rey Mysterio’s contract with WWE has expired and he’s expected to wrestle for Luncha Underground and AAA.Regarding making appearances on the indie circuit, FW4Online reports that Mysterio will be charging around $20,000 per appearance. Most expected him to charge $15,000 although indie promoter did estimate that you could gross about $25,000 for photos and autographs...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AAA Announcing Rey Mysterio’s Return Next Week?

Kris Zellner of The Lucha Report backs up a previous report that AAA’s press conference set for next Tuesday in Mexico is likely to announce Rey Mysterio’s return to the promotion.Zellner says Rey likely will not wrestle at the March 15th Rey de Reyes show but an appearance is definitely in play.Sheamus Return Spoiler, Possible WrestleMania Tag Match, Backstage News on AJ Lee’s...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio Announced for Live Q&A, Preview for Tonight’s Von Erich Family Special, Axelmania

- Rey Mysterio has been announced for a live podcast with MLW Radio during WrestleMania 31 week. The Q&A podcast will take place on Thursday, March 26th and will also feature rapper Wale as well as show hosts Court Bauer and Konnan. Rey will discuss his WWE departure, what’s next and more.– The “Axelmania” t-shirts that Curtis Axel has been wearing on WWE TV are apparently...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio Done With The WWE

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Endeavors: Rey Mysterio (Óscar Gutiérrez) Released from WWE

Rey Mysterio's contract with WWE has not been renewed, meaning he has quietly been released from the company. WWE moved Óscar Gutiérrez's profile to the alumni section yesterday and it appears as though he will be working with Lucha Underground and/or some other companies with more of a tie to his heritage. Reports are saying that he will be asking for a lot of money for his appearances...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rey Mysterio is officially free of WWE

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...
Via Between The Ropes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

More News Regarding Rey Mysterio’s Departure from WWE

We noted earlier that Rey Mysterio’s WWE deal expired and was not renewed, which is why he’s now officially gone from the company.Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes that there was an agreement in place between WWE and Rey from late November or early December where WWE would release him from his contract at the end of February.Sheamus Return Spoiler, Possible...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Rey Mysterio Done With WWE, More On His Future

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...
Via Wrestling News Depot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Rey Mysterio’s Leaving WWE & Which Promotion Will Be Wrestling For Next

As noted, WWE quietly moved Rey Mysterio to their Alumni section today and the company later confirmed that he is no longer with them.There are rumors that Rey negotiated his release but PWInsider reports that his WWE contract actually expired and was not renewed. We’ve noted how there have been issues between Rey and WWE for some time. While expecting to leave the company, Rey...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Comments on Rey Mysterio’s Departure

As noted earlier, Rey Mysterio was moved to the Alumni section of WWE.com. Since then WWE issued the following statement regarding Mysterio’s status with the company:“Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE.”The post WWE Comments on Rey Mysterio’s Departure appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indication that Rey Mysterio Done with WWE

Rey Mysterio has been moved to the Alumni section of WWE.com. As of this writing, WWE has not issued a statement regarding his release, however, this usually indicates that a talent is done with the company.Mysterio signed with the company back in June of 2002 and went on to win the World Heavyweight Championship twice, and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship once. His last match...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Rey Misterio: Biggest Little Man – DVD Review

It is rare that I get excited about a pro wrestling DVD these days. That has changed with the release of WWE Rey Misterio: Biggest Little man. This is one of the few WWE DVDs that I would recommend going out of your way to buy. Just like his matches, Rey Mysterio provides the action from start to finish in this great compilation.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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