Conflicting Reports on Alberto Del Rio El Patron

Confusing details emerge as major wrestling news sites seek to confirm Krone story on the arrest of ex-WWE Superstar

Despite both writing reports this morning confirming and clarifying the arrest of the former Alberto Del Rio in Austria over the weekend, both F4Wonline’s Dave Meltzer, and ProWrestlingSheet’s Ryan Satin have raised new questions in the case.

Dave Meltzer's article reports that charges were filed against Del Rio and his brother
Dave Meltzer’s article reports that charges were filed against Del Rio and his brother

Meltzer’s report notes that charges of assault and damaging property were filed, and “forwarded to authorities in both men’s place of residence. Satin, claiming “Exclusive Details” on his story wrote that no charges were filed at all.

Ryan Satin's piece is claiming no charges were filed in the case
Ryan Satin’s piece is claiming no charges were filed in the case

Both stories come more than a day after Austrian tabloid Krone first reported on the story, in which Alberto Rodriguez and his brother Guillermo were said to have gotten into a brawl with a local at a party Friday night. The two men, once taken into custody, engaged in a brawl with each other at the local police station.

Meanwhile, fake news reports have also surfaced online regarding Paige being pregnant.

Fake news report from disreputable twitter account
Fake news report from disreputable twitter account



PWInsider’s Mike Johnson quickly shot these rumors down, attributing them to a comedic tweet Del Rio made to make light of his most recent legal troubles, and inciting “marks” to talk more about him.

Johnson took to his site to school his readers when it comes to believing these fake news stories, and also impart some knowledge on the reproductive habits of seahorses.

Mike Johnson’s PWInsider piece shows surprising seahorse knowledge, as well as warns readers against fake Paige news
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Les Moore is a veteran ex-journalist, columnist and content marketing strategist. With more than 15 years spent subscribing to pay wrestling newsletters or websites, and at one time boasting a subscription to every reputable pay wrestling news service available, from Wrestling Observer, Pro Wrestling Torch, plus and, later, PWInsider, Moore provides a unique perspective on how wrestling writers ply their trade.

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