Alberto Del Rio Officially Joins Lucha Underground

Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio has signed with Lucha Underground, the promotion announce on Saturday. Del Rio, who now works as Alberto El Patrón, worked his first Lucha Underground match on Saturday in Los Angeles, CA. Below is the official press release: LUCHA UNDERGROUND’ SIGNS AAA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION ALBERTO EL PATRÓN […]

Bellator President Confirms Negotiations With Alberto Del Rio

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker told MMAFighting.com on Monday they have been in negotiations with former WWE star Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio, whose real name is Jose Rodriguez, is now working the independent pro wrestling scene as Alberto El Patron. CLICK HERE for coverage by MMAFighting.com. We broke the news of Bellator MMA being […]

More On Alberto Del Rio’s Ring Of Honor Debut

Alberto Del Rio — as Alberto El Patron — will debut with Ring of Honor next year. Del Rio is scheduled to work Christopher Daniels at the promotion’s TV tapings on January 3, 2015 in Nashville, TN. He’s advertised to face ACH on January 30, 2015 in Dearborn, Michigan. ROH is heavily promoting Del Rio’s […]

Complete Details On Alberto Del Rio’s ROH Debut

We reported on Thursday here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com that Alberto Del Rio has signed with Ring of Honor. The promotion issued a press release, revealing details for his debut in 2015. That release is included below: Alberto El Patron Is Coming To ROH In 2015 The hottest free agent in the world makes his debut in […]

Alberto Del Rio Signs With Ring Of Honor

Former WWE star Alberto Del Rio — who now wrestles as Alberto El Patron — announced Thursday on social media that he has signed with Ring of Honor. You can watch his announcement embedded in the video below: Post by Alberto El Patrón. Del Rio was released from WWE earlier this year after a physical […]

Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez Reunite At Indy Show

Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez appeared together at Saturday’s House of Hardcore VII in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rodriguez introduced Del Rio after Christian York went over Curt Hawkins and Hawkins cut a promo in the ring. The show also featured TNA Champion Bobby Roode beating Tommy Dreamer in an Old School Extreme Rules match, as […]

WWE Issues Statement On Alberto Del Rio

WWE announced Monday on dot com they have reached a “mutual understanding” with Alberto Del Rio. Below is the statement in its entirety: Following his departure from WWE, former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio and WWE have reached a mutual understanding with regard to his future booking opportunities. WWE wishes Alberto the best in his […]

Alberto Del Rio Talks Lucha Underground, Not Needing WWE

This Sunday’s episode of WrestleTalk TV will feature an exclusive interview with Alberto Del Rio on Challenge TV in the United Kingdom. They uploaded a preview of the interview on YouTube and I transcribed Del Rio’s comments. You can read them below: Some people will say he’s saying that because he’s no longer with WWE. […]

WWE Employee Alberto Del Rio Slapped Leaves The Company

The WWE employee that Alberto Del Rio slapped that caused his termination has left the company, WrestlingNewsWorld.com can independently confirm. The employee, whose name is Cody Barbierri, left WWE after working there as Social Media Manager since September 2012. According to Barbierri’s LinkedIN profile, he has launched the website SocialMediaMNGR.com. While with WWE, he was […]