Independent Promoter Accuses Alberto Del Rio Of Holding Them Up For More Flight Money

German independent wrestling company wXw has called out former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio over issues with his booking recently.

Del Rio, who goes by Alberto El Patron now, was booked to appear at a wXw recently. The company let their fans know earlier today that Del Rio wouldn't appear for the promotion due to an issue regarding his management.

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wXw claims that his management informed the company less than a week ago that Del Rio wanted to be upgraded from Economy Plus to business class for his flight. wXw says this goes against their original agreement, which would have cost the company $7000 more. There were other concessions offered, but Del Rio's management was said to have refused.

A user on Reddit said that this happened earlier this year, as Del Rio canceled an appearance for the company when he got a more lucrative offer.

You can read the statement from wXw below:

"With great regret that we must by Westside Xtreme Wrestling and Swiss Wrestling Entertainment you announce that Alberto El Patron will not perceive its bookings in Europe.

We have fixed these dates already December 2014 after its cancellation for Superstars of Wrestling and then have flights from a particular city with a certain airline in the category Economy Plus agreed. Corresponding screenshots of its management are.

On Saturday we have now written and six days before the event in Switzerland requires a flight from a small Mexican State in the category Business Class Albertos manager cost point for this flight are at present around 7000 US dollars.

We have of course made and offered to cancel the flight, Alberto pay the cancellation fee and to allow him or his management book itself through its existing frequent flyer miles a flight on our existing agreement. This has rejected his manager and decided that Alberto El Patron and El Hijo de Dos Caras their bookings at 16.10. in Bern and at 17.10. will not perceive in Mannheim, despite the existence of the agreed flight.

Although this is outside our control, we would like to apologize wrestling fans with you a collaboration with this wrestler and this management is excluded for us in the future."

Del Rio or his management have yet to comment on the matter. In June, Del Rio disappeared and didn't appear at a benefit event in Texas for which he was scheduled.


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