Currently, Rey Mysterio is focused on teaming with his son Dominik to potentially capture the SmackDown Tag Team Championship from Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode. However, when Dolph Ziggler was first starting out on SmackDown, his first major rivalry was against Rey Mysterio over a decade ago for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
WWE has announced that Dolph Ziggler and Rey Mysterio will be in singles action on the May 7 edition a special throwback edition.
Rey Mysterio to take on SmackDown Tag Team Champion Dolph Ziggler
In the wake of the announcement that Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik will attempt to become the first father and son Tag Team Champions in WWE history at WrestleMania Backlash, The Master of the 619 will take on one-half of the SmackDown Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler.
Can the two-time World Champion pick up valuable momentum en route to his family’s historical matchup at the May 16 pay-per-view? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on a special Throwback episode of SmackDown.
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