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WWE Refused To Give Rey Mysterio A Pay Raise, Update On Mysterio’s Status

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 6, 1986) – WWF All American Wrestling

On this day in 1986, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF All American Wrestling’.

It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘WWF The Big Event’.

The card can be found right here:

Cousin Luke vs. Johnny K-9

WWF Update – British Bulldogs

Jake Roberts vs. Mario Mancini

Ken Resnick interviews King Tonga

Bret Hart vs. Sivi Afi (Boston Garden)

The Body Shop (hosted by Magnificent Muraco): Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy & Bobby Heenan

Paul Orndorff vs. Max Blue

Ken Resnick interviews Macho Man Randy Savage

• WWE Refused To Give Rey Mysterio A Pay Raise, Update On Mysterio’s Status

As we noted earlier, Rey Mysterio’s WWE contract has expired and he’s currently working for WWE on a verbal deal.

In an update to the report, The Wrestling Observer reported that Mysterio had asked Vince McMahon for a pay raise, but he refused to do so because of the current situation in WWE due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“He had asked for a raise, Vince said ‘look at the situation we’re in we just got rid of a bunch of people’.”

It was also noted that WWE doesn’t want Mysterio to leave, so they’re working out a new deal with him.

Also Read: Rey Mysterio Expected To Compete In A Dangerous Match At The Horror Show At WWE Extreme Rules

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