Rey Mysterio: Behind the Mask (WWE)

He’s referred to as the human spotlight reel wrestling. His high-flying acrobatics have overjoyed lovers on each continent. He’s been topped champion of the world’s maximum wrestling promotions, from Mexico to the U.S. yet he’s by no means printed the interior tale of who he is.

Until now.

Wrestling enthusiasts comprehend him as Rey Mysterio, an American luchador of unprecedented expertise, the last word facts that good stuff are available small programs. Now for the 1st time, Rey provides the private aspect to the tale:

• How he needed to struggle to get a tryout within the ring

• Who he used to be earlier than Rey Misterio Jr.—and even prior to Colibri, frequently famous as his first identity

• What it used to be wish to combat in Mexico—from the bullrings to the riots

• How he fought plans for his unmasking in WCW—and why he needs he hadn’t succeeded

• the interior tale of the 619, the West Coast Pop, and his different signature moves

• The effect of Eddie Guerrero on his occupation in WWE

• the private fight that price him ring time in 2008, yet finally made him a more robust man

• His actual ardour in lifestyles as husband and father

In Rey Mysterio: at the back of the masks, Rey talks candidly approximately his twenty-plus-year occupation, from the times of sneaking into bars as a fourteen-year-old to his most modern showdowns in WWE. He speaks of the emotional moments within the ring along with his uncle Rey Misterio, and the darkish days whilst he went below the knife to fix his broken knee. alongside the way in which, Mysterio introduces American audiences to the mysteries of lucha libre, the high-flying, anything-goes Mexican wrestling sort that he has performed lots to popularize within the U.S. He additionally talks concerning the money owed he owes to wrestlers reminiscent of Konnan, often called the Mexican Hulk Hogan, and dishes a few in the back of- the-scenes airborne dirt and dust at the cave in of WCW on the peak of the Monday evening Wars. Mysterio talks tenderly—but realistically—of his pal Eddie Guerrero, supplying a well-rounded photo of 1 of the main liked wrestling figures of contemporary background. He additionally info his march towards the Heavyweight Championship, and his mastery of the WWE Triple Crown—a feat that put him in an elite team all the time.

Behind the masks is the intimate portrait of 1 of wrestling’s all-time greats, a narrative wrestling enthusiasts of every age won’t are looking to miss.

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