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Alberto El Patron joins Lucha Underground

Alberto El Patron

Lucha Underground has announced that it has signed AAA World Heavyweight champion and former WWE champion Alberto El Patron, the man formerly known as Alberto Del Rio. El Patron competed in his first set of television tapings for Lucha Underground yesterday in Los Angeles. “We are thrilled to have Alberto El Patron join Lucha Underground” said...

WWE releases statement on Alberto Del Rio

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After the man formerly known as Alberto Del Rio posted a statement on his Twitter regarding his future and recent departure from WWE, WWE posted a statement of their own regarding the situation. “Following his departure from WWE, former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio and WWE have reached a mutual understanding with regard to his future booking...

WWE and Alberto Del Rio reach settlement after release

Alberto Del Rio

Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio posted a message on his Twitter saying he has reached an agreement with WWE for future bookings. “Following my departure from wwe an understanding was reach with regards to my future booking opportunities, we wish eachother well in our respective future endeavors,” Del Rio wrote. Del Rio, who now goes by the...

Man who got Alberto Del Rio fired leaves WWE

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The man responsible for the release of Alberto Del Rio has left WWE and the company is now seeking a replacement Social Media Manager on their careers website according to PWInsider.com. Cody Barbieri, who had been with the company for around two years, managed to get Del Rio fired after he passed some racist remarks towards the former WWE...

More on the backstage incident that led to Del Rio getting fired

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PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio got in trouble after a remark from another WWE employee was deemed racist and he took matters in his own hands as payback. The story allegedly went that WWE’s social media manager of live events was eating backstage and was told to clean the plate after finishing. In a smart-ass remark, the manager...

WWE blasts Alberto Del Rio on Twitter after firing him

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WWE rarely touches the subject of talent releases on social media past the simple message that is usually posted on WWE.COM however they had another message to Alberto Del Rio following his termination. “(1/2) @VivaDelRio is responsible for his own actions. If you’re angry at anyone, be angry at Alberto,” read a tweet on the official WWE...

Alberto Del Rio fired from WWE

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio got fired from WWE yesterday for his unprofessional conduct after an incident with a WWE employee according to WWE.COM. “WWE announced the release of Alberto Del Rio due to unprofessional conduct and an altercation with an employee,” read a short statement on the official WWE website. There was no usual good luck in...

WWE Superstars in PSAs to promote being better fathers

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The Advertising Council is joining forces with WWE on a public service campaign promoting the importance of men being better fathers. The campaign’s introduction is timed to coincide with the celebration of Father’s Day on June 15. It will be announced by the Ad Council today, with new public service spots broadcast on RAW and Smackdown. WWE...

Alberto Del Rio suffers concussion during match vs Sin Cara

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Alberto Del Rio suffered a concussion during his match against Sin Cara yesterday on RAW after was on the receiving end of a sunset flip power bomb from the top rope. Del Rio will be sitting out for the time being and an ImPACT test will be administered today to see how long he will be out of action. The former World Heavyweight champion...

Alberto Del Rio Q&A with the US Airways Center website

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Our friend Jeramie McPeek from the Phoenix Suns had the opportunity to interview World Heavyweight champion Alberto Del Rio this past Monday prior to RAW for the U.S. Airways website. Del Rio talked about the support in Phoenix, preferring to be a heel rather than a baby face, cheers from Hispanic fans, his father, The Undertaker, being the World...

Alberto Del Rio involved in bar fight before SummerSlam

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PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio got into a real fight the night before SummerSlam in an Irish pub which is why he was sporting a bruised face during his match at the pay-per-view. The site, getting the news from different sources, said that Del Rio got into it with a frequent visitor to the pub and his friends jumped in and...

Del Rio vs Swagger replaces ladder match at Extreme Rules

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At Extreme Rules, the World Heavyweight title will not be defended since Dolph Ziggler is out with a concussion which wipes the triple threat ladder match off the card. The other two Superstars who were supposed to be involved in the same match – Jack Swagger and Alberto Del Rio – will however wrestle in an I quit match on the...

Title switches hands during Smackdown tapings

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WWE splashed the news all over Twitter and WWE.COM late last night as Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show on Smackdown to become the new World Heavyweight champion. The tapings were held in Miami, Florida, yesterday, the same place where Del Rio received a massive ovation the night after WrestleMania when he interrupted Sheamus. The program is...