Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik made historical past final evening at WrestleMania Backlash after they grew to become the first-ever father and son Tag Group champions in WWE historical past.
The legendary luchador, 46, and Dominik, 24, defeated Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode to seize the SmackDown Tag Group championships.
They secured the win after Rey landed the 619 after which flew below the underside rope to nail Ziggler with a sundown flip. Whereas Rey took care of enterprise on the surface, Dominik paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero with a frog splash from the highest rope to earn the one-two-three.
“I can’t truly imagine this,” Rey stated after the match. “For the primary time in WWE historical past, the primary father and son SmackDown Tag Group champions. I’m on high of the world proper now!
“What an honour and what a blessing to have the ability to share this second with my dad,” Dominik stated. “We made historical past tonight, it’s time to rejoice!”
Rey is a legend in skilled wrestling and is regarded by many as the best high-flyer within the historical past of the enterprise.
He has received three world titles in WWE, has has two reigns with each the United States and Intercontinental titles and he has been tag champion with legends like Batista, Eddie Guerrero, Rob Van Dam and Edge.
His son, Dominik, began coaching to be knowledgeable wrestler again in 2018 the place he realized below names like Lance Storm and Jay Deadly.
He was within the WWE Efficiency Heart extra from January of final yr and he made his in-ring debut in opposition to Seth Rollins at SummerSlam the next August.
Now, Dominik holds his first title within the firm and he holds it alongside his legendary father.
Talking to talkSPORT, Dominik revealed this was a bucket listing objective for him along with his dad, however he nonetheless has one other couple on the listing too.
“I believe bucket listing smart with my dad could be profitable some Tag Group titles. Positively having a pay-per-view match with him at WrestleMania, simply one-on-one.
“I believe perhaps the final bucket listing could be with the ability to induct him into the Corridor of Fame as a WWE celebrity. That will be out of this world wonderful.”