Dominik Mysterio made a big impact at Survivor Series 2019 when he interfered in his father's match against Brock Lesnar.
Though the interference didn't lead to a victory for Rey, Dominik's execution in the ring showed a glimpse of what he could offer in the future. And Rey Mysterio believes that performance is what made WWE take even more notice to his son.
"This is just my assumption, but based on what happened that night, that's when the interest really started to flow with WWE. We knew you [Dominik] wanted to end up at the Performance Center to start training, but everything started to evolve after that night," said Rey on the Start Today podcast.
Dominik said about that night, "After I got my ass beat, I went to say thank you to every. I remember Brock telling me that he was surprised because I knew more than he thought I was going to. With how I placed myself and things I would do to feed into things. I don't think they were expecting me to know what I was doing. That was really cool right off the bat."
Dominik had his first official match at SummerSlam 2020 when he battled Seth Rollins. He is now a regular on WWE SmackDown alongside his father.
Elsewhere on the podcast, Rey and Dominik revealed they tested positive for COVID in December. You can find their full comments by clicking here.
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