Rey Mysterio and Seth Rollins are engaged in a feud on RAW, but it might be Mysterio’s last if you listen to him on television. That’s not really the case, but some are buying the retirement angle in a big way.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter noted that “literally nobody in the U.S. took it the slightest bit seriously,” but Mexican news outlets are running Rey Mysterio’s retirement angle like it’s happening for real.

In Mexico, where Mysterio is a famous figure, some of the sports newspapers treated the angle of his retiring as a shoot with career retrospectives and legitimate coverage ever since WWE made the announcement.

It’s uncertain if fans will see Rey Mysterio vs Seth Rollins at Backlash. Click here for the full likely Backlash card. WWE might want to stretch this storyline out a little bit longer, especially if it’s garnering legitimate press in Mexico.

Felix Upton

Felix Upton has been writing professionally since 1989. His first writing job was penning advertisements for local newspapers around New York. After selling his grandfather’s pinball repair shop back in 2017, he was hired on for publish news for Ringside News.

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