Prior to this week’s announcement that Lucha Underground would be returning for season 2, WWE was under the impression that there would not be another season of the show and they were interested in Rey Mysterio. On the season 1 finale, they strongly teased that Rey Mysterio would be debuting on season 2 so whatever chances of Mysterio making a WWE return would seem to be off the table.
Mysterio is getting steady work and a lot of outside endorsements including a deal with Paramount. Both Mysterio and Alberto El Patron are making big money per appearance on shows in Mexico and the United States.
As noted, Alberto also has an announcing gig for the Combate Americas MMA promotion and he reportedly signed a big money deal with Lucha Underground. It should be noted that Alberto has said that the Lucha Underground deal for season 2 is not official yet.
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