Alberto Del Rio (also known as Alberto El Patron) hasn't exactly made a secret of his quarrels with WWE, but now he appears to be making amends.
After a tumultuous relationship both with his ex-girlfriend Paige and WWE in general, Del Rio was outspoken about Triple H, saying that he had both a small penis and big nose, calling him a "pussy." In a recent interview with Medio Tiempo, Del Rio pointed the finger at Paige as the source that drew ire between he and Triple H -- even though he'd already left the company twice.
"As you know, I am a man who knows when he was wrong. In fact I was in contact with them. Like WWE, when they admitted their mistake the first time I left, I also admit my mistake. I personally apologized to Triple H for the issues we had when I was in a bad relationship with my ex-partner. She and her entire family made me believe that they affected our relationship. She made me believe that the videos [Paige and Maddox] and all that was happening outside to her was perpetrated by Triple H and the company. At the time I believed her, because she was my partner. I defended her by heart and sword, then things were different. Later I realized how wrong I was to place my trust in that person. I deeply regret my words and apologized to Triple H, his wife and WWE. They understood me," said Del Rio,
Even though he just finished up with WWE for the second time 15 months ago, El Patron says that he would like to return to WWE by 2019.
"Of course I would go back if the opportunity arises. I would not go back full-time, but I would transition to a special appearance wrestler. Before I put down my wrestling boots for good it will surely happen. Surely before I retire, I will do something special with [WWE]. However I do not see it happening in 2018, but in 2019 before leaving the United States. I'm definitely going to do something special with them. I consider myself to be on good terms with WWE right now on my side, we will one day shake hands and everything will be fine. Time heals all wounds," he said.