In a significant development within the wrestling world, WWE superstars and father-son duo, Rey and Dominik Mysterio, have officially extended their tenure with WWE through long-term contract renewals. This news was confirmed by renowned wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer on the latest episode of "Wrestling Observer Radio." While there's speculation that the Mysterios have committed to five-year deals, the exact duration of Rey Mysterio's contract remains unconfirmed.
This move is part of WWE's broader strategy to retain its top talent with extended contracts. Rey Mysterio, a celebrated figure in WWE, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame earlier this year, marking a milestone in his illustrious career.
His journey with WWE began in 2002, following his tenure with ECW and WCW. Rey quickly became a fan favorite in WWE, capturing multiple titles, including the prestigious WWE Championship. After a brief departure from WWE in 2015, Rey made a triumphant return to the company in 2018, following a stint in the independent circuit.
A significant highlight of his career was teaming up with his son, Dominik, to become the first-ever father-son tag team champions in WWE history. However, their partnership took a dramatic turn in 2022 when Dominik betrayed Rey to join The Judgment Day, leading to a high-profile match at WrestleMania 39.
Rey is currently on a break from in-ring action due to a knee surgery.
Dominik Mysterio's Dramatic Rise
Dominik Mysterio, who grew up in the WWE environment, made a memorable debut at SummerSlam in 2020, facing off against Seth "Freakin" Rollins.
His debut match was unique as it occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, with no live audience present. Since aligning with The Judgment Day, Dominik has emerged as one of the most notorious villains in WWE, earning the ire of fans and fellow wrestlers alike.
His journey from a cherished offspring of a WWE legend to a formidable antagonist highlights his evolving persona in the wrestling industry. This dual contract renewal signifies WWE's commitment to both preserving its legacy and investing in its future stars.
As the Mysterios continue their respective paths in WWE, fans eagerly anticipate the next chapters in their compelling narratives.