Posts tagged with "Rey Mysterio"

Rey Mysterio Says Lucha Underground Inspired WWE’s Cruiserweight Division

Posted by Eric Lynch November 12, 2016 0 Comment

Former WWE Champion and current Lucha Underground star Rey Mysterio feels that LU influenced WWE to bring back the cruiserweight division. On the latest episode of the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast, Mysterio theorized that WWE took note of the up-start Lucha promotion’s high-flying action. “I truly believe now that Lucha Underground has been around for […]

Mysterio On WWE’s Cruiserweight: “It Could Be A Pigeon Hole For Some”

Posted by Matt Boone October 15, 2016 0 Comment

This week, Rey Mysterio appeared on Ring Rust Radio to promote the ongoing third season of Lucha Underground on El Rey Network. Along with a lot of discussion about Lucha Underground, Mysterio also shared his thoughts on the recent addition of a Cruiserweight division in WWE, noting that it will give a lot of talent […]

Report: Goldberg, Angle, Mysterio & Jeff Hardy Contacted By WWE About Returning

Posted by Matt Boone June 19, 2016 18 Comments

Several big names contacted about returning to WWE.

Mysterio On 3 Hour RAWs Being Too Long, How He’d Use Del Rio In WWE

Posted by Matt Boone May 22, 2016 0 Comment

Former WWE Superstar and Lucha Underground performer Rey Mysterio recently appeared as a guest on Busted Open Radio this week. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On three-hour WWE RAW shows being too long: “I’m not going to hate, I was a part of that show. But even when I was on […]

Update On Rey Mysterio & When He Could Return To WWE

Posted by Eric Lynch February 18, 2016 2 Comments

Despite speculation on the web, it sounds like Rey Mysterio will not legally be able to appear at WrestleMania in April. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that Mysterio is currently committed to two-seasons with Lucha Underground, and he would have to breach his contract in order to go back to WWE. Mysterio’s current contract with […]

Rey Mysterio Possibly Returning To WWE After Issues With AAA

Posted by Eric Lynch February 7, 2016 12 Comments

There is speculation online that Rey Mysterio may be returning to WWE, at least on a part-time basis. On his podcast, former WCW star Konnan said that Mysterio is considering going back to WWE if he can get a reduced schedule. Following Konnan’s statement, Dave Meltzer explained on Wrestling Observer Radio this weekend that AAA […]

Rey Mysterio Signs With Lucha Underground

Posted by Eric Lynch December 13, 2015 0 Comment

Rey Mysterio offically joins Lucha Underground!

Update On WWE’s Interest In Bringing Back Rey Mysterio & Maria Kanellis

Posted by Matt Boone December 3, 2015 0 Comment

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that the fact that the official WWE website recently ran articles on Rey Mysterio and Maria Kanellis is a notable sign of their interest in both talents. In the case of Mysterio, it’s well known that WWE would like to get him back under contract both because they’re looking […]

Video: Rey Mysterio Talks About CM Punk’s Decision To Leave WWE In Favor Of UFC

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

via — Rey Mysterio speaks candidly about CM Punk’s decision to leave WWE to sign with UFC, and reveals how he plans to support “The Best in the World.”

Rey Mysterio vs. Johnny Mundo To Decide Next AAA Mega Heavyweight Champion On 12/4

Posted by Matt Boone November 23, 2015 0 Comment

AAA will crown a new Mega Heavyweight Champion at the Guerra de Titanes event on December 4th at Feria de Tampico in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The AAA Mega Heavyweight Title was vacated in October when the champion at the time, Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio), left the promotion and made a surprise return to […]

Mysterio Says He Didn’t Expect Del Rio To Return To WWE, But He’s Happy He Did

Posted by Matt Boone November 16, 2015 0 Comment

Rey Mysterio recently sat down with the folks at WrestleTalk TV and spoke about the recent surprise WWE return of Alberto Del Rio. Mysterio admitted that he didn’t expect Del Rio to ever return to WWE, but explained why he is happy he did. “I actually didn’t expect (it), but I’m glad he did,” Rey […]

Creative Plans For Lucha Underground Season 2, Current Goal For The Company

Posted by Matt Boone November 12, 2015 0 Comment

There has been talk of featuring more of a “space alien” type of theme with more dramatics for the second season of Lucha Underground, which is scheduled to return next year. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the plan is to actually go even further into the “supernatural” direction for the storylines in the sophomore […]

Chris Jericho Podcast Listener Count, Mysterio/Guerrero Launch Clothing Line, Usos

Posted by Matt Boone November 4, 2015 0 Comment

– For those curious about the amount of listeners a podcast hosted by a pro wrestler can garner, WWE Superstar Bubba Ray Dudley noted that the recent episode of “Talk Is Jericho,” which featured Chris Jericho interviewing The Dudley Boyz, drew over 700,000 downloads already. For those who missed the show, you can download it […]

Photos: Rey Mysterio Releases First-Ever Post-WWE Merchandise

Posted by Matt Boone October 26, 2015 0 Comment

Masked Republic issued the following on Monday to announce the release of Rey Mysterio’s first-ever post-WWE official merchandise. 3 vintage @reymysterio Ts & 2 limited edition plushes – officially licensed & exclusively @ — Masked Republic (@maskedrepublic) October 26, 2015 REY MYSTERIO RELEASES FIRST POST-WWE OFFICIALY LICENSED PRODUCTS EXCLUSIVELY WITH MASKED REPUBLIC Masked […]

AJ Styles Explains Why He Hasn’t Joined WWE, Talks NXT & CMLL, More

Posted by Matt Boone October 25, 2015 0 Comment

Former TNA World Champion AJ Styles recently appeared as a guest on The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond podcast at, and during the discussion, Styles spoke about the possibility of joining NXT. “At this point in my career, I’m going to go do what’s best for my family and I want to do what’s […]