Teddy Long reflects on Rey Mysterio's future
by SIMONE BRUGNOLI | VIEW 589
Rey Mysterio has been in the pro wrestling business for over three decades and still manages to wow fans with his amazing stunts. The legendary luchador has taken away the satisfaction of working together with his son Dominik in WWE, helping him in his growth path and silencing his detractors.
During his glorious career, Rey won the WWE Championship once and the heavyweight title twice. On top of that, he has won the Intercontinental Championship twice, the United States Championship twice and the lightweight title three times.
Mysterio has been the iconic face of the tag team division for many years, teaming with superstars such as Eddie Guerrero, Rob Van Dam, Edge and Batista. In an exclusive interview with Sportskeeda, former SmackDown general manager Teddy Long said that Mysterio's career could be winding down.
Teddy Long opens up on Rey Mysterio
“Rey Mysterio has been performing in the ring for many years and has done so much for WWE, so he just needs to be thanked” – Teddy Long began. “Knowing Rey, it makes me think his career won't last much longer.
His son has now established himself in the company, he has reached a certain age and has no money problems. For me, Mysterio's retirement is close and the announcement could come as early as this year” - he added. During a recent interview, the 'Master of the 619' confided that he had no regrets: "I'm super satisfied with the career I've had, I really can't complain.
I have collected many successes, I have obtained countless satisfactions, I have traveled the world and I have met many fantastic people. I never thought of exporting my culture to Europe, Istanbul, Saudi Arabia and Iraq. I'm trying to do my best in this last part of my career.
I just want to enjoy my son Dominik's growth." He's almost all set for the 2023 Royal Rumble, which takes place on Saturday, January 28 in San Antonio. Furthermore, Teddy Long explained how having his finances in order has allowed him to have a comfortable retirement life.
"Like me, man, I could care less whether anybody calls me. I'm at home every night; I sleep in my own bed. I go out and do different things and keep myself busy, but I had a great run, so I ain't mad at nobody though. Like I said, I feel so much better, man; I'm relaxed. I'm just at home," added Teddy Long.