The following article is about the WWE superstar Rey Mysterio and all the details of his career. World Wrestling Entertainment or popularly known as WWE, is a name that makes us nostalgic. Many people, especially boys, have experienced a childhood involving WWE. Those days may have ended, but those memories are forever. Even many, after reaching the age of 30, people watch WWE. In the 1990s, it was known as World Wrestling Federation or WWF. Everyone had a favorite superstar and used to imitate them. WWE cards, figurines, stickers, school kits, etc., were very popular back in the day.
The eyebrow lifting of The Rock, eye-rolling of Undertaker, Triple H’s spitting of water, etc., are a few of the imitations we used to do. Out of the entire WWE universe, one name always lifted us from our seats. The dynamic style, with a flexible body and short height, he always entertained us from the moment he entered the ring. He is none other than Rey Mysterio. Rey Mysterio has been in the wrestling business for quite a long time and is still at the top of the business. New fans as well as old fans, everyone loves him. People love to hear about the masked warrior. So in this article, I am going to reveal every detail about the WWE superstar. Without further delay, let us get right into the topic.
How Long Has Rey Mysterio Been Wrestling?
Rey Mysterio started his wrestling career in the year 1989 when he was 14 years old. He is one of the youngest ever wrestlers to step inside a ring. Rey Mysterio comes from a family of wrestlers. His uncle, Rey Mysterio Sr. motivated him to become wrestling. In 2021, Rey Mysterio completed 32 years of wrestling. He was not with WWE from his very first day. He was involved with several wrestling companies before joining WWE. April 30 was the day when he made his in-ring debut. Rey Mysterio’s legacy is never-ending and will stay with us even after his retirement.
Rey Mysterio Bio
Oscar Gutierrez, popularly known by his in-ring name Rey Mysterio, was born on 11th December 1974. His parents are Roberto Gutierrez Sr. and Maria del Rosario. He was born in Chula Vista, located in California. Oscar’s weight is 79 kg, his height is 168 centimeters, and his current residence is in San Diego, California. Rey Mysterio is one of the most celebrated and influential wrestlers of all time. In his career spanning over 3 decades, he has faced several superstars like John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Randy Orton, Bobby Lashey, etc. He also has a son named Dominik Mysterio who made his in-ring debut last year. Apart from his son and uncle, his cousin is also a wrestler named El Hijo de Rey Misterio. People can follow him on Twitter.
Rey Mysterio Career
Oscar Gutierrez or Rey Mysterio used to wrestle in an independent circuit. Later in 1992, he signed for the association known as Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion. In 1996, he signed with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) after a brief stint with Extreme Championship Wrestling. The Lucha libre was popularized by him in the United States of America. During his time in the WCW, he won the WCW Cruiserweight Championship five times. Not only that, but he is also a three-time WCW World Tag Team Champion. After WCW, he joined Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMIL). In 2002, he signed the most anticipated contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.
Due to his weight and height, he was shifted to the cruiserweight division. It did not take him much time to be the best in the Cruiserweight division. He is a three-time Cruiserweight Champion. Rey Mysterio showed the world, despite his size, he was there to win the big titles. He is a two-time World Heavyweight Champion, two times Intercontinental and United States Champion, and a one-time WWE Champion. Rey Mysterio headlined several pay-per-view events in WWE. He did the most unanticipated thing when he entered at number one and lasted 29 other men to win the Royal Rumble. He was there for 62 minutes.
The Tag Team Championship and SmackDown Tag Team Championship are also under his belt. He left WWE in 2015 and re-joined again in 2018. In between, he also appeared in New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Rey Mysterio is currently 46 years old and might soon hang up his boots. WWE fans are still not ready for this day. A long career will come to an end soon or later. My eyes are swelling up. Give your feedback on the article.
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