Oscar Gutierrez popularly known as Rey Mysterio to retire from wrestling next week

Oscar Gutierrez popularly known as Rey Mysterio to retire from wrestling next week

- Oscar Gutierrez aka Rey Mysterio is ready to end his reign in the WWE rings

- The 45-year-old gained his fame after triumphing in the Royal Rumble platform

- Mysterio started his career at age 14 with WCW but joined WWE in 2001 after the former folded up

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WWE legend Oscar Gutierrez popularly known as Rey Mysterio has concluded plans to draw the curtain on his career with a special retirement gig on Monday night Raw.

The 45-year-old has one final event to participate before finally walking away from the career he has built in the rings over the years.

According to SunSport, he is largely referred to as the greatest cruiserweight in pro-wrestling history.

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The organisers of the sport dropped the information on their official Twitter handle, saying Seth Rollins will be the compere for Mysterio's ceremony next week.

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The statement reads:: "@WWERollins (Seth Rollins) will be the host of @reymysterio's retirement ceremony next week on #WWERaw."

Gutierrez got his career started at the age of 14 in his home country Mexico and became a force to reckon with 1995 at the World Championship Wrestling. He was said to have made Lucha libre's fighting style very popular.

The 45-year-old was with the WCW before it was no more in 2001 and then joined the WWE the following year where he made more fame for himself.

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He has won virtually all the titles available for grabs in his category - including the tag-team, Intercontinental, and most recently the United States strap.

Mysterio gained more momentum and fan base in the WWE universe in 2006 after conquering his oppoents in the Royal Rumble.

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However, the left his fans shocked in 2018 after staging a return to Vince McMahon's promotion.

Reports claim he has been in Mexico for thre years entertaining spectators on the independent circuit. The 619 specialist turned his hand at Lucha Underground, along with a small stint in New Japan Pro Wrestling.

It was earlier reported that Nigerian born America wrestler Sesugh Uhaa popularly known as Apollo Crews has clinched the United States Championship on Monday Night Raw.

The 32-year-old heavily built fighter dethroned former champion Andrade to win his first-ever title in the WWE rings.

Crews gained momentum in the fight after showing off a few skills including a moonsault and a standing shooting star press for the victory.

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