WWE and Jose Rodriguez (Alberto Del Rio) have mutually agreed to the terms of his release as of today, September 9, 2016. The World Wrestling Entertainment, perhaps the most popular wrestling concern in the world and Alberto Del Rio mutually agreed on his exit and it is to be noted that the company did not wish him the best in his future endeavours.
After months of speculation regarding the future of WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio, his exit is finally confirmed with both WWE and Rio confirming the decision on their social media accounts.
Alberto Del Rio: A short profile of the former WWE Wrestler
Mexican professional wrestler and a mixed martial artistis a seven-time world champion, having held both the WWE Championship and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship twice, as well as the CMLL World Heavyweight Championship, the WWL World Heavyweight Championship and the AAA Mega Championship once each. He also won the 2011 Royal Rumble and the 2011 Money in the Bank ladder match, making him the only wrestler to win both in the same calendar year.After a successful first stint with the company which lasted over 6 years, Del Rio returned to the company for thesecond time in October two years back, when he made a surprise return at Hell in a Cell and defeated John Cena for the WWE United States Championship. Things went downhill for Del Rio after he and WWE Diva Paige went public with their relationship earlier in 2016. Backstage rumours about the situation indicate that the WWE hierarchy wanted Paige and Del Rio to split up as they didn’t want the Mexican to have a negative influence on Paige.
Yesterday word got out that Alberto Del Rio would be holding a press conference in Mexico City later today to address his current WWE. His official WWE release was expected to coincide with the press conference. We will have more information n the incident following Del Rio’s press conference later today.