Dominik Mysterio is working hard to carve out a prominent place in WWE. During his brief career, the 25-year-old from San Diego once held the SmackDown Tag Team Championship alongside his father Rey. They were the first father-son duo to win the couple's titles.
Their reign ended in Money in the Bank at the hands of the Usos. On April 2, on the first night of WrestleMania 38, Rey and Dominik were defeated by The Miz and Logan Paul. On July 30, at SummerSlam, the 'Mysterios' got the better of Judgment Day in a 'No Disqualification match' thanks also to Edge's interference.
In the latest edition of the 'Pro Wrestling Podcast', Rick Ucchino asked Damian Priest to give his opinion on Dominik Mysterio.
Damian Priest opens up on Dominik Mysterio
“It is not at all easy to carry that surname.
Rey Mysterio is a living legend of this business and the expectations for Dominik Mysterio are really high. Although he is extremely young, Dominik is wiser than his age suggests. He has handled the pressure flawlessly so far.
WWE is a crazy world, but he has shown he can adapt very well. He is surprising since he did not have a lot of experience when he set foot in WWE” - said Damian Priest. On the other hand, former WWE manager Jim Cornette is skeptical of Dominik's potential: “It's not fair that all relatives of WWE legends have the right to participate in WrestleMania and the federation's main PPVs.
Logan Paul is an athlete, has charisma to spare and has proven to deserve certain stages. Dominik is working hard to carve out a space within the company, but he is still far from the required standards. I love his father Rey, who is an absolute myth of this business, and I have no plans to demolish his son.
However, I have to admit that he doesn't look like a credible superstar. I watched him at WrestleMania 38 and he seemed like a fish out of water." WWE RAW Superstar Damian Priest recently quashed reports of The Judgment Day taking a supernatural route under Edge's leadership.
"I guess I understand why people thought that. I don't know where the actual rumour came from that's what was planned, because it never was. If anything, we had conversations about how we didn't want that and that included Vince [McMahon] himself, who did not want the group to be supernatural-based. We were all in agreement," said Damian Priest.