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Rey Mysterio can still go but he doesn’t see himself wrestling for much longer

Rey Mysterio’s latest return to WWE came as a 44-year-old man with a ton of wear and tear on his body. There was reason to expect he would work a heavily reduced schedule and we wouldn’t get nearly the quality of matches of years gone by.

But that hasn’t been the case at all.

In fact, quite the opposite is true. Mysterio has looked fantastic, notably working a series of matches opposite Andrade that tore the house down on SmackDown Live seemingly every week. He recently suffered an ankle injury, however, and was squashed at WrestleMania 35 in a short match against Samoa Joe.

So what’s the future hold? Busted Open Radio asked him just that:

“The evolution of this sport has been incredibly dramatic in the change. I definitely don’t see myself doing this many more years longer, although the opportunities that I’ve gotten in my return to WWE, to be able to face guys like the caliber of Andrade, who is a third generation wrestler, have been incredible. So that’s kind of brings that desire within me that I can still do this, I can still go. But of course if I was to do this on the schedule that I was back in the day ... I don’t think I could handle it.”

Enjoy it while you can.

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