The agreement with Rey Mysterio stipulated that WWE would announce today that he is no longer with the company. WWE confirmed that to us yesterday but have not done so as of yet on their website.
Also, as noted yesterday, there will be an AAA press conference on Tuesday and it’s expected that Rey Mysterio will be mentioned. He is expected to wrestle for AAA and Lucha Underground. Rey’s fee per apperacance on the independent scene is $20,000 per appearance. Most expected that he would charge $15,000 but one promoter estimated that he could probably gross $25,000 for photos and autographs with him right now since he’s fresh off his WWE contract but at some point that price will go down.
Mysterio will be doing a Q&A on Konnan’s podcast on March 26th. He’s expected to talk about his departure and his future.
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