Former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio (now known as Alberto El Patron) has officially joined Lucha Underground roster after making his debut with the company at their television tapings in Los Angeles. He also recently debuted with Ring of Honor on January 3.
Lucha Underground issued the following:
‘LUCHA UNDERGROUND' SIGNS AAA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION ALBERTO EL PATRÓN
January 17, 2015, Los Angeles - Lucha Underground" has signed AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patrón it was announced today by "Lucha Underground" the new Lucha Libre wrestling franchise from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett, United Artists Media Group, Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures. The Mexican professional wrestler and mixed martial artist competed in his first match in Los Angeles today, January 17th. "Lucha Underground" airs Wednesday nights at 8:00pm on El Rey Network and on Saturdays at 4:00 pm in Spanish on UniMás.
"We are thrilled to have Alberto El Patrón join ‘Lucha Underground'" said Executive Producer and Showrunner Eric Van Wagenen. "He is a bold and exciting luchador who delivers attitude and skill. He is a very welcome addition to our roster."