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Alberto El Patron reveals why he was suspended from WWE

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In an interview with Más Lucha held after the press conference at Hooters in Mexico City, the man formerly known as Alberto Del Rio revealed the reason why he was suspended for 30 days from WWE. Now going again by the name of Alberto El Patron, he said that he got his first Wellness Program violation for using a testosterone replacement although...

WWE officially announces the release of Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio

WWE has officially announced the departure of Alberto Del Rio from the company effective today, September 9. The former WWE champion made his return to the WWE last year at Hell In A Cell as a surprise opponent for John Cena, defeating Cena and winning the United States title. Things didn’t go as planned though as after that night, Del Rio was...

Alberto Del Rio to hold press conference in Mexico City tomorrow

Alberto Del Rio

Former WWE Heavyweight and United States champion Alberto Del Rio will be holding a press conference tomorrow in Mexico City according to SuperLuchas.com. SuperLuchas.com says that Del Rio has invited a large contingent of Mexican media to attend this press conference and it is expected that Del Rio will announce his departure from WWE. The...

Alberto Del Rio done from WWE

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio, for all intents and purposes, is done with the WWE and will not be returning following his 30-day suspension. The former WWE champion’s contract was running out in October and he has a clause where he can simply walk out and it’s believed that he will be doing just that once his suspension is up. The out clause in his contract...

Alberto Del Rio suspended 30 days for Wellness Program violation

Alberto Del Rio

WWE has announced that Alberto Del Rio has been suspended for 30 days starting tomorrow, August 18, for his first violation of the company’s Wellness Program policy. The announcement was published by WWE.COM today. Del Rio, who returned to the WWE in October 2015, wrestled John Cena on Smackdown Live yesterday, losing the match in the main...

Paige and Alberto Del Rio dating

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Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio and former Divas champion Paige are dating and have been photographed kissing in public and visiting Disney together. The 15 year difference between the two – Paige is 23 and Del Rio is 38 – doesn’t seem to be affecting the couple and it will be interesting to see if Del Rio will also be part of...

Alberto Del Rio joins the WWE injured list

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio is suffering from an undisclosed injury, putting the whole League of Nations out of action with injuries. There were several rumors earlier this week that another top level WWE Superstar was dealing with an injury and that has now been confirmed to be Del Rio by PWInsider.com. Del Rio participated at the Royal Rumble however he did...

Alberto Del Rio forbidden from dropping AAA title

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Fredo Esparza of LuchaWorld.com reported on his Twitter that Alberto Del Rio, the current AAA Mega Champion, will not be wrestling for AAA anymore and will be stripped off his title as the promotion is looking to “move forward.” The statement came from Dorian Roldan, the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Lucha Libra AAA...

Alberto Del Rio added to the upcoming WWE European tour

Alberto Del Rio

With Randy Orton and Rusev off the upcoming European tour, WWE has added United States champion Alberto Del Rio to the mix who will be replacing Orton. Del Rio will be joining the tour headlined by Roman Reigns. The other tour is headlined by Seth Rollins. Del Rio has already a packed schedule with WWE and he’s still the AAA Mega Heavyweight...

Alberto Del Rio comments on his return to WWE

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Alberto Del Rio expressed his gratitude on Twitter for his second WWE stint following his return at last night’s pay-per-view. “I’m grateful for a 2nd chance to come back to @WWE #hellinacell and I’m happy to be performing again,” the new United States champion wrote. Del Rio’s return was kept a secret and not even the company he...

Alberto Del Rio returns to WWE and wins the U.S. title

Alberto Del Rio

Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio made his return to WWE at the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view, answering John Cena’s U.S. title open challenge to kick off the show. Del Rio had a successful WWE stint between 2009 and 2014 which ended with Del Rio getting fired in August for slapping a social media manager backstage at a Smackdown taping after...

Is WWE turning back for Alberto Del Rio?

Alberto Del Rio

PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio’s name is being brought up for a possible return to the company a year after he was fired. Del Rio was let go from WWE on August 7, 2014, for unprofessional conduct following a backstage argument with a WWE social media manager. The employee – who has since left the company – made an...

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...