Why Alberto Del Rio has suddenly become a sought-after MMA fighter

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  1. Pliny Pete

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    http://www.mmafighting.com/2014/12/...as-suddenly-become-a-sought-after-mma-fighter
    Heres a few paragraphs but the whole article is pretty good and worth a read


     
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    I didn't know

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    Dos Caras Jr would wreck shit in the watered down UFC
     
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    He's under contract with AAA and he's one of their best-paid guys, so this is not happening.
     
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    He's also booked fro Ring Of Honor for awhile. Which would imo limit his earning potential due to how bush league their advertising and infomercial like tv show come off.
     
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    Submitted more opponents via armbar than R3
     
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    If he signs with Bellator, expect Dos Caras Jr PRIDE fights to be shown on FS1 and for free on UFC Fight Pass billed as Alberto Del Rio fights.
     
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    wow didnt know that was him
     
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    ADR is owned by WWE so they wouldnt be able to use that name but Im sure the Cro Cop knockout would be shown on a loop
     
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    because he beats wwe refs up
     
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    He apparently was a fairly established mma fighter before going to wwe. Bellator is a good place for him to ply his trade before retiring.
     
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    Makes sense to me. Charismatic performer with a sizable name value and legit MMA background.

    He'll probably use some variation of his Alberto "El Patron" name and I'd say given his value that he has significant leeway with the deals he's signed with AAA and ROH since his WWE release.
     

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