Here are some news & notes on the El Rey Network’s Lucha Underground
* Former WWE wrestlers Ezekiel Jackson, Maxine and Savannah were offered
deals for the El Rey Network’s Lucah Underground series. Maxine wrote on Twitter
that she has signed on for the series.
* Meanwhile, Frankie Kazarian was offered a deal and turned it down, as did
the Young Bucks.
* Talents were told that if they didn’t sign today, the offers would be null
and void. The wrestlers were negotiating with the series to get the deals done
yesterday but several names still haven’t agreed. Chavo Guerrero, who was going
to work backstage along with wrestling, hadn’t come to an agreement on a
* Several talents have been hesitant to sign due to the lack of exclusivity,
guaranteed pay and the fact they cant work independent dates without getting
clearance first. Some of the better known talents were offered $750 per match
while others (independent performers) were offered $200 per match. Former WWE
creative team members Chris Roach and Matt Stollman are working on the series
with Chris DeJoseph.