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Backstage Update On Alberto Del Rio Signing With WWE And How Much They’re Paying Him

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Alberto Del Rio signed a deal with WWE that would see him make $1,450,000 per year downside with a reduced schedule, which is largely because WWE felt they needed an big Hispanic star. Del Rio was in talks with WWE for several weeks. Some sources say that the deal was made five weeks ago while others will say it was made three weeks ago. The plan of him coming in and beating John Cena in Los Angeles at the Hell in a Cell PPV to win the U.S. title as a surprise had been planned for several weeks.

At one point, Del Rio was in talks with John Gaburick at TNA after his deal with Lucha Underground fell apart. TNA offered him the top spot in the company.

Del Rio is being advertised for several shows for AAA in the month of November and December. The belief is that since WWE is in Europe for most of November and if he is not booked on the shows then he will be able to work the AAA events.

Before signing with WWE again, Del Rio was in talks with AAA for an exclusive deal, but they could not match what WWE was offering regarding payment. AAA was disappointed, but there seemed to be no hard feelings between Del Rio and the promotion.

Source: WrestlingObserver.com

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  • NotU

    “lberto Del Rio signed a deal with WWE that would see him make $1,450,000
    per year downside with a reduced schedule, which is largely because WWE
    felt they needed an big Hispanic star.”

    Is Iberto any kin to Alberto Del Rio?

    • JMD

      I believe it’s his grammatically challenged twin brother

      • Me

        That would explain how he became “an big Hispanic star.”

    • holly go merry round

      Honestly I thought there was something wrong with the alignment of my screen and the ‘A’ was hidden, then tried fixing it…. Bloody Ravens!!

  • Seth D

    That’s awesome. Someone insulted his pride and his manhood, and he stood up to them and essentially told the most successful employer in the history of his industry to kiss his ass. And then THEY went back to HIM, and then he’s able to set his own terms. How legit bad ass is that? He said in his first post-WWE interview that he wanted his kids to see that he’s the kind of man who stands up against BS treatment like he was given when they get older and they google his name. I’m pretty sure his kids will have very little to read about dear ol’ dad that doesn’t involve ‘Top Mexican performer of the decade’ or ‘Man with iron balls twists Vince McMahon’s arm’.

    • Edynol

      Heheheh. Well knowing Vince, there probably wasn’t much arm twisting needed. ADR showed guts and stood up for himself and to hell with everything else. Vince likes that in people.

    • Lara_P1

      ADR doesn’t take $hit from anyone!

  • MEBOLA CEREAL

    So that limited schedule just confirms he’ll get buried at tlc

    • xXwindsofchangeXx

      Meh. Not really. If they feel they need him for his star power (for better or worse) he’s actually more likely to be protected from burial. Sure, Cena defended the title on TV every week, but not long before he had it, Ambrose held the strap and didn’t have a title defense for about 3 or 4 months at a time.

      And he can still be around for TV tapings while not working live events and that could constitute a ‘limited’ schedule. TV tapings are, what, two days out of the week?

  • The Shockmaster

    Lol Ravens failed at copy and paste, again!

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