From the straightforward name to the minimalist mask, everything about The Masked Superstar was simply cool. However Mysterio defeated Punk at WrestleMania. Mysterio then retained his title in a match against Mark Henry, winning by disqualification after Chavo Guerrero handed Henry a chair and Mysterio acted as if he was hit, a tactic for which Eddie Guerrero was known. I think the fans understand that I was in a position where I had no option. Entering arenas dressed in extravagant and colorful capes and shoulder pads, Ultimo Dragon also boasted a distinctive mask, which has become one of the classics. That man was Dick Beyer, better known to the masses as The Sensational Intelligent Destroyer, and that girdle became one of the most recognizable masks in wrestling history. He was finally forced to join the group after losing a match to Eddie Guerrero.
Then after a against Chavo, Eddie came out and slammed Mysterio on the steel steps, displaying Eddie's increasing frustration with being unable to defeat Mysterio. Billy Kidman substituted for Mysterio and teamed with Konnan during their title defense against Harlem Heat and , in which the Filthy Animals went on to lose the title back to Harlem Heat. This culminated in a match at where Mysterio lost to Guerrero after Vickie Guerrero tried to stop both men from fighting, but accidentally knocked Mysterio off the top turnbuckle. Kidman once again defeated Mysterio for the title at in a that also included Psicosis and Juventud. During this feud, he conceded one match to Finlay on an episode of SmackDown! At , Mysterio was defeated by Rhodes in a singles match. In regions like Mexico and Japan, masks can be an integral part of storytelling and the whole pro wrestling thing for those countries. Rather, he is a folk icon south of the border, having been featured in comic books and dozens of movies, where he bravely fought the likes of vampires.
Randy Orton Of all the superstars to have wrestled the masked superstar and taken away his mask, Randy Orton is the most recent to have done so. Mysterio made his in-ring return at , defeating Guerrero, after Guerrero obsessed over Mysterio's return as well as wanting to injure Mysterio again. Black stars circled the crown of his head. But what truly set Sasuke apart was his profound influence, as a competitor, promoter and politician. Mysterio returned from his suspension at , teaming with former tag team partner to face Chris Jericho and for the.
After honing his craft in England and Mexico, Sayama returned to New Japan with a brand-new and surprising persona — that of a popular Anime character come to life in the form of Tiger Mask. In March, Mysterio took another leave of absence due to a legitimate knee injury, explained in storyline as an attack by Mark Henry. After a successful title defense against Jamie Noble at the , Mysterio lost the title to Chavo Guerrero at in February. Masks particularly go well for performers with a flashy, high flying move set but who are not necessarily the best at interviews. Sign up to get news and offers from Mattel's family of brands.
At , the Filthy Animals fought the Thrillers to a no contest in an Elimination tag team match. Rey Mysterio Rey Mysterio Jr. At the end of Season 3, Mysterio was seen locked inside a cell with Matanza Cueto, implying that he had been killed off and would not be returning for Season 4. During the World Cup at event, Mysterio defeated in the first round. The match ended with a disqualification win for Flair, even though 's interference on Flair's behalf should have theoretically disqualified Flair. Mysterio faced The Miz that night, defeating him to remain on the team.
Mysterio at a house show in 2005 Mysterio was the second entrant in the match. He made his first ever appearance, debuting in an eight-man tag team match. The following week in a re-match, Mysterio defeated Batista in a , but failed to win the championship at the Royal Rumble. He won the match and earned a world title shot, last eliminating. This was Mysterio's only heel turn in his career. As a result, Mysterio and Jericho were booked in a Title vs.
They soon lost the tag titles to Los Guerreros in a that also involved former champions Angle and Benoit at. Like only Chris Jericho can, the feud was an excellent one in which Mysterio and Jericho had helped in bringing back some of the prestige of the Intercontinental Championship. In this article, we will take a look at 5 superstars who unmasked Rey Mysterio. Mysterio suffered an injury in late August 2011, and a storyline was put in place to write Mysterio off television, by blaming Alberto Del Rio. We're easy to get a hold of! Later, when her son was elected President of the United States, Mrs. The next night on the March 15 Nitro, he defeated Billy Kidman to win his fifth Cruiserweight Championship. On January 10, 2016, Mysterio teamed with and Prince Puma to defeat , and and , , and and , and Mr.
His suggested stemmed from Mysterio defeating him on SmackDown Live a few weeks prior. On the May 9 episode of Raw, Mysterio lost a triple threat match to determine the number one contender for the. At the pay-per-view on January 26, 2014, Mysterio entered the match at 30, but was eliminated by. He defeated to qualify for the. It was also frustrating that it didn't come as the climax to a feud with another masked wrestler, but in a throwaway match. In the weeks leading up to his title defense, Mysterio defeated Cruiserweight Champion in a Champion vs.