The El Rey Network issued a press release on Friday promoting Rey Mysterio’s first televised match for the company. Here’s an excerpt from Friday’s press release:
LEGENDARY AAA HALL OF FAMER REY MYSTERIO MAKES HIS GRAND ENTRANCE IN THE NEWEST EPISODE OF ‘LUCHA UNDERGROUND’
Notorious AAA Hall of Famer, Rey Mysterio, steps into the Boyle Heights Temple for the first time in an all-new episode of “Lucha Underground,” this Wednesday, March 23rd at 8:00PM ET/PT on El Rey Network. Mysterio has captivated fans with his high-flying moves for over 25 years and this week he’s showing the luchadors why he is a force to be reckoned with. Still want more action? The Aztec Warfare match brings twenty of the temple’s finest masked heroes and villains to compete for the Lucha Underground Championship in an adrenaline-charged match unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. This is sure to be a mind-blowing match for the books! Don’t miss new one-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett Wednesdays at 8:00PM ET/PT.
Mysterio’s first on-camera appearance for the company saw him speaking in a segment on the February 3rd episode. He is under contract with Lucha Underground for two seasons, until Summer 2017.
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