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By Paul Jordan on 2018-02-05 09:23:00

Rey Mysterio was interviewed interview with an interview with The Mirror in the UK promoting 5 Star Wrestling, discussing being the new figurehead of the British promotion and the mixture of new and old faces.  During the interview, the conversation naturally turned to his return at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.


The online reception of his appearance getting millions of views online: "It's been incredible. I have nothing to say but to thank the fans for their loyalty, for their respect, for being a Rey Mysterio fan from day one... and for all those fans that have never seen me on TV, because this is a new generation of fans that are watching the WWE.  So to all the new fans that have heard about Rey Mysterio, or played as me in a video game, or seen me on the Network, for the first time if you got the chance to see me at the Royal Rumble, thank you very much for being part of it as a fan."

Going through the curtain at the Royal Rumble: "It's indescribable... It was one of those moments that you had to be there, to really live it. You know, I don't think I've ever felt that type of reaction, in a massive fanbase, like it was in Philly. Man, it was just - unforgettable. It was just one of those feelings that you're going to cherish and it will be with me for the rest of my life.

The previous reception he received in Philadelphia when fans wanted Daniel Bryan to be number 30: "Of course, you're right, you have nothing to say, except that has to do with timing. When they are expecting to see a face that they want to see and you give them the wrong one, then they are going to boo. Not at you, but at the way that show was written.  So this time I was very fortunate to be number 27, to come out after three years and to have that emotional feeling of being loved and being wanted to be seen again. To be able to be seen again in front of the WWE Universe, was just incredible."

The generational showdown in the Rumble match: "Incredible yes, three of the OGs and three of the new era, the new generation. I think it was a good standoff. When you have situations like that, I don't think the WWE fans or WWE Universe have seen a moment like that arise. Who knows? Maybe that will lead into something else in the future."

A relationship going forward with WWE: "I want to say that there is a big possibility that I will be back. [We're] figuring out what the situation is, you know from both ends. But there is definitely a positive feedback on behalf of the fans, on behalf of the WWE staff and behalf of myself man.   I think we're possibly going to sit down and negotiate something where we can both work together and have a good time and enjoy."

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