A Preemptive Requiem for Rey Mysterio

WWE superstar Rey Mysterio is 36 years old. He has the knees of an 80-year old. If he keeps up longer without getting a break, he’ll be in a wheelchair by age 50. Each week, in what I can imagine to be against his better judgment sometimes, he takes at least one big bump that drops my jaw.

A tumble to the outside. Going hard into the ring steps or post. Taking an extra stiff move, like the slingshot powerbomb from The Miz on Monday night RAW. He’s leaving it all in the ring, despite the fact that it’ll cost him his mobility.

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