Rey Mysterio Says Last ACL Tear Was Worst Injury Of His Career; Reveals Recent Serious Illness

Rey Mysterio did a chat with users here on ESPN.com to promote WWE ’13. Below are the highlights:

Worst injury ever:

Two injuries have been really bad. My ACL tears and my bicep tear. If I had to put one in front of the other, I would have to say the last ACL tear, which was almost a year and a half ago.

His recent illness revealed:

I think when we are hurt or we’re sick we have to stay on focus. Not to long ago, I wrestled on a Monday night and I had food poisoning. I was in the ring with food poisoning. Sometimes you don’t realize our health. They just see us perform out there and say that was good. But in the back, the cameras aren’t recording anymore and you tend to yourself. In this case, I had to go to the doctor’s right away.

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  • PhilT81

    Whilst food poisoning can be a very serious illness the fact that Rey was able to perform and the fact he had little time off suggests it wasn’t a serious illness.