Professional wrestling legend and future WWE Hall of Famer Rey Mysterio who is a former three times WWE World Champion and a former three times WWE Cruiserweight champion recently discussed almost starting a feud with his son Dominik Mysterio and how they avoided having the feud.
together as a tag team since 2019 since the in ring debut of Dominik. It took a little while to take the pace for this unique team. As Rey was getting old, WWE was mostly treating him as a jobber during the time. So there was not enough opportunity for Dominik while teaming up with his father during the time.
Rey Mysterio On Almost Breaking Into A Feud With Dominik Mysterio Previously
But the team began to have a kick start from last year as they became the first ever father and son Tag Team champion in WWE history. Last year at the WrestleMania Backlash paper view event, Rey and Dominik defeated the team of Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode to win the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
But after two months, they dropped the championships to Usos at the Money in the Bank pay per view event of the same year. Since then they did not feud for the Tag Team Championships anymore, instead the focused more on non title feuds. But the much awaited father vs. son feud finally started at Clash at the Castle and it is getting more and more intense every week.
Rey Mysterio who is a former three times WWE World Champion and a former three times WWE Cruiserweight champion recently spoke to Ariel Helwani from BT Sport where he discussed about almost starting a feud with his son Dominik Mysterio and how they avoided having the feud. He said;
“We actually talked about that during his first couple of weeks of training. I remember sitting down with him, and telling him … ‘Could you imagine if you started working and then we teamed up and eventually, you know, whether I turned on you or you turned on me?’ Yeah, that would be cool.”
“Over time, it’s like, I don’t think we can do that. Our connection has been so tight, you know, from day one, the age of seven, and Eddie Guerrero and myself. I don’t think that it would be — storyline-wise, it might be attractive, but I need to feel it at the moment, during that time. Right now, I feel like we just, we have a really tight bond, but it would be something special.”
“Where I am now, I would’ve never in a million years thought, you know, two years in I’d be former Smackdown Tag Team Champion with my dad … No, [I’d] never [turn on him].”
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