Rey Mysterio’s profession as a Corridor of Fame headliner any means you take a look at it, however profitable the tag staff titles along with his son is unprecedented.
When talkSPORT caught up with the luchador legend, we requested him the way it felt to make historical past along with his son.
“Wonderful to even simply speak about it and to suppose that in the future we might share the ring collectively and we would even get alternatives to wrestle for the tag staff titles,” Mysterio began.
“That might be unbelievable. After which the extra we talked about it, we mentioned ‘I don’t suppose there’s ever been a father/son as tag staff champions, so we’d be the primary, actually!”
Dominik Mysterio hasn’t even been on the primary roster for a yr and he’s already made historical past along with his father.
“Actually, it truly is wild,” Dominik defined. “What a blessing to have the ability to share the ring and that second and to be the primary ever father-son SmackDown Tag Group champions I nonetheless get goosebumps simply speaking about it.
“It’s completely loopy. I’m blessed and really grateful for the chance.”
The pair grabbed the belts from the Soiled Canines at WrestleMania Backlash contained in the WWE ThunderDome.
Many really feel it was a missed alternative to not have the Mysterios obtain such an emotional and historic second in entrance of followers. They may have completed at WrestleMania 37 or in July when followers will return to WWE occasions.
Rey admits he would have most popular it with followers, however says the decision was out of his arms.
“We thought of it personally between us, father and son. This may be a second that we might have fun in entrance of followers.
“Clearly, the chance was beforehand and now we simply wait anxiously to have the ability to carry out in entrance of followers in July. That’s one thing that I’ve been longing for the longest time.
“It seems like an extended interval that we haven’t had any followers within the arenas, though it helps to have the sound of the followers and I used to be one of many first, if not the primary match on RAW on the time to have silence – it was fully useless! It felt like an audition for a wrestling film.
“That was very bizarre, so I simply can’t wait to get again on the highway and listen to the ovation from the followers, chanting the 619 and for my son to really feel that for the primary time.”
Dominik doesn’t know any completely different simply but, however he’s desperate to get in entrance of followers along with his father.
“I made my debut through the pandemic period and my first match was on the first ThunderDome present, the SummerSlam pay-per-view. So I began off with the digital followers and I obtained a bit little bit of a style of that at WrestleMaina, simply strolling in and getting a bit little bit of that crowd response. I’m undoubtedly wanting ahead to having followers again,” Dominik mentioned.
Talking of Dominik’s debut, Rey informed us he was delighted with how his son’s encounter with Seth Rollins turned out.
“I used to be extremely delighted. The chance occurred out of nowhere. The story was in fact with my household, however I’m the one which speaks for the household so I used to be considering Seth versus Rey at SummerSlam and after they hit me with the curveball I introduced it as much as Dom and he mentioned ‘yeah, I’ll take it.’
“He was the one which wanted to face Seth. So I’m very grateful for the chance with Vince McMahon. These are moments that, in addition to being part of the primary ever father and son tag staff champions, Dominik debuted on one of many largest pay-per-views of the yr at SummerSlam in opposition to Seth Rollins.
“I take my masks off to him for his steering and his belief in Dominik. Not simply anybody takes a match like that, goes on the market on one of many largest pay-per-views and has full belief and religion. It was an emotional second. I used to be a wreck going into that match. My nerves had been simply going in every single place, my anxiousness, all the pieces!
“You may solely think about seeing your son for the primary time. First impressions at all times rely, they’re an important ones. So I used to be simply hoping that Dom was capable of pull this off and he did. He stunned me and I imagine the entire world.”
Catch the Mysterios on SmackDown each Friday evening at 1am on BT Sport