Breaking: Original Sin Cara Confirms His Release from WWE, Claims He Owns the Gimmick Rights, Is the Character Done in WWE?

Nick Paglino

Earlier in the week, we reported that during this week's WWE Main Event tapings, which featured a match between Alberto Del Rio and Sin Cara, Cara was unmasked and Hunico's face was revealed.

In light of an interview done by the original Sin Cara (known in Mexico as Mistico), it appears now as if the unmasking might have been done as a way to end the Sin Cara character in WWE as Mistico claims he solely owns the rights to the character/gimmick. Cara also said this week's Main Event match between Del Rio and Cara would be the last anyone sees of Sin Cara in WWE because everyone knows who the real Sin Cara is and he owns the rights to the persona.

In an interview done yesterday with Mexican Lucha Libre show Tercera Caida, Mistico had the following to say about the Sin Cara character:

"I am the owner of the persona of Sin Cara. I say it openly because it's all on my side, in my favor. I think that it's best left to lawyers because I am the owner of the persona I am the owner of the [character’s] image and I have proof.

I'm not here to talk bad about anyone. I've always been a person that goes the route of peace. I'm not going to fight with anyone or any company. I'm not saying that because I'm scared to fight a big company. No, Why would I? Everyone knows that the original Mistico went on to be [the original] Sin Cara in the WWE. So that we would not have any legal issues with CMLL, I automatically changed my name and my persona and continued on with my registered persona."

Additionally, Mistico confirmed via a head nod, when asked by the interviewers, that he is indeed done with WWE. You can check out the interview, which is in Spanish, in the video player below:

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