WWE legend Rey Mysterio has opened up about rumours which instructed that he was as soon as in line to wrestle The Rock in an enormous dream match.
Rey Mysterio lately celebrated his twentieth WWE anniversary. Over the course of these 20 years Mysterio has loved a profession which many stars can solely dream of. He’s wrestled among the highest within the historical past of the enterprise, whereas capturing World Championship gold at WrestleMania.
Nevertheless, there stays one match that has eluded the Lucha Libre legend. A showdown with arguably the most important title in WWE historical past, The Rock.
Talking completely to Alex McCarthy of Inside The Ropes, Mysterio was requested about rumours that The Rock wished to face him as an alternative of Goldberg following WrestleMania 19. The grasp of the 619 revealed that whereas he and the Nice One by no means mentioned a match straight, the Hollywood megastar was apparently a fan of Mysterio’s relationship again all the way in which to his time in WCW.
“By no means the chance. Proper when he was filming the Scorpion King 2, it was proper after WrestleMania 19 and we had been in Seattle. I keep in mind he was flying again to L.A to shoot, we had simply completed doing I imagine a SmackDown, and he supplied me and Chavo [Guerrero] on the time to fly again with him.
So I keep in mind flying again with him, and man, such an unimaginable human being, very, very humble, toes flat and agency on the bottom. We by no means had the chance to talk about that specific second however he did point out to me that he was all the time a fan watching us on WCW, and would all the time tune in when me or Juventud [Guerrera] or Psicosis had been on TV to see what we had been gonna do this evening.
[With regard to a match] It will have been particular.”
Whereas The Rock hasn’t wrestled in quite a few years, The Nice One has been linked with a return at WrestleMania 39 to tackle Roman Reigns. Whereas there was a a lot publicised modified on the prime of WWE, it was recently reported that the plan was nonetheless for the 2 stars to satisfy on the spectacular in California.
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