Ex-WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio Arrested on Sexual Assault Charge

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistMay 10, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 04: Alberto Del Rio speaks onstage during Kate del Castillo's announcement of her landmark deal with global MMA brand Combate Americas at LA River Studios on April 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Combate Americas)
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Former WWE star Alberto Del Rio was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman, according to SBG San Antonio.

The report said Del Rio "had become angry with a woman and assaulted her, causing multiple injuries to her body" on May 3.

The woman told police he "forced her to wear a dress and dance for him" and that if she began crying he "would take her son and drop him in the middle of the road somewhere."

Bexar County, Texas, arrest records list a Jose A. Rodriguez Chucuan as charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony. He was subsequently released on bond.

Del Rio was involved in an alleged domestic dispute with WWE star Paige in 2017 at Orlando International Airport. TMZ Sports obtained audio from the argument, in which Paige told him "just stay out of my life" and "leave me the f--k alone" (warning: video contains profanity).

TMZ Sports reported Orlando authorities opened an investigation into the matter.

However, Paige issued a statement saying she had thrown a drink on Del Rio after they got into a brief argument. She added that she was the one under investigation and that Del Rio "never touched" her.

Del Rio's most recent stint with WWE ended in 2016. He signed with Impact Wrestling in 2017 and left the company in 2018.

The 42-year-old has transitioned to mixed martial arts, being named the president of Combate Americas in October 2016. He returned to MMA action for the first time since 2010 when he lost to Tito Ortiz in the first round of a Combate Americas fight in December.

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