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Alberto Del Rio Biography & Latest News

Alberto Del Rio Biography

Alberto Rodriguez, better known to wrestling fans as Alberto Del Rio, is a Mexican professional wrestler. Before entering the world of professional wrestling, he was a member of the Mexican national team in Greco-Roman wrestling. He wears an adorned mask while wrestling and he also competed in the world of Mixed Martial Arts while wearing a modified version of the mask. He has competed in the Pride Fighting Championship, one of the most prestigious organizations in the world of MMA. In 2007, he ended the nearly three-year CMLL World Heavyweight Championship reign of Universo 2000 and held that honour for nearly 500 days before losing the title to Ultimo Guerrero. On June 17, 2009, Rodriguez confirmed that he had signed a three-year contract with WWE, heading straight to the roster. In 2010, Alberto Del Rio made his debut on WWE television by appearing in multiple vignettes as a Mexican aristocrat. He was flooded with the spotlight after he defeated Rey Mysterio in his very first televised match. He won the WWE Championship at SummerSlam, beating CM Punk. In October 2011, he beat John Cena and CM Punk in a Hell in a Cell Match and was once again crowned champion. Alberto Del Rio made his return at a WWE house show in San Francisco on February 11, 2012, arm wrestling Sheamus to a no-contest.

Alberto Del Rio Latest News & Articles

WWE News: Zeb Colter reveals why his pairing with Alberto Del Rio didn't work

The former WWE manager opens up on why his pairing with Del Rio flopped from the get-go.

WWE News: WWE staff happy with Alberto Del Rio's departure?

Del Rio's departure didn't really bring out the waterworks among the WWE staff.

WWE Rumors: Update on Alberto Del Rio's talks with AAA, TNA, CMLL, LLE, Lucha Underground and ROH

Del Rio looking to work part time after WWE

WWE News: Further update on Paige almost getting fired by WWE

The former Anti-Diva was on the verge of being fired before she was planning on leaving.

WWE News: Paige still not medically cleared for in-ring return

Paige will be returning, but it may not be in a wrestling role.

WWE News: Alberto El Patrón adresses exit from WWE, CM Punk, UFC and more

Did Alberto Del Rio leave WWE on bad terms?

WWE Rumours: Paige reportedly quit WWE sometime last week before the two parties agreed on terms

Paige could have been gone for the WWE, but thankfully saner minds prevailed!

WWE News: Alberto Del Rio returning to AAA

Alberto El Patron returns to AAA after a year

WWE / TNA Rumours: Alberto Del Rio headed to TNA?

TNA are in a hot pursuit for the former WWE World Champion

WWE News: Alberto Del Rio and Paige already moving on in post-WWE life

The controversial couple are moving past life after WWE.

WWE Breaking News: Reason behind Alberto Del Rio's Wellness Policy failure revealed

Alberto Del Rio's claims of his suspension may not be as we thought.

WWE Top Five Rumors of the Week and Analysis: 12 August, 2016

The future of Paige, new division for SmackDown and former WWE star to Ring of Honor

5 career highlights of Alberto Del Rio in WWE

WWE will miss their biggest Latino superstar in Alberto Del Rio.

WWE Rumours: Paige not quitting WWE....yet

Previous reports on Paige quitting may not be fully true, or rather, may not be true just yet.

WWE's 5 biggest mistakes of 2016...so far

Looking back at the biggest hiccups of the year, so far!
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