Former WWE champion with alias Alberto Del Rio, currently wrestling on the independent circuit as Alberto el Patrón, was not present for his Asistencia Asesoríay Administración (AAA) bout last Sunday.

Being one of Mexico’s most popular wrestlers, his absence was a surprise, although there had been rumors and speculation that the wrestlers was in Orlando, to make his debut for TNA’s Bound for Glory event.

According to a post on his Instagram page, El Patron’s reasons for not showing up for the match were very serious: he was the victim of a stabbing attack.

The former WWE superstar posted a statement on all of his social media profiles documenting what happened behind the scene: 

Del Rio To Fight Britain’s Best

Alberto Del Rio would be reportedly fighting against the best of Britain’s wrestling at the famous PCW (Preston City Wrestling). The famous Mexican WWE champ would be joined in the fights by 5 erstwhile WWE stars such as Matt Hardy, John Morrison, Justin Gabriel, Chris Masters & comic hero Eugene.

These 6 former WWE stars including Alberto are all geared to battle best of British wrestlers soon. PCW would be hosting 3 shows- on 13th march as well as the afternoon & evening of March 14. “Road to Glory Weekender” would feature the Mexican hunk as well as all the other 5 WWE veterans in his team.

March 13 will host a grand sixteen-man knockout championship that will offer the winning fighter a great shot at Heavyweight PCW Championship. The Mexican star would be taking on T-Bone. Son of renowned Dos Caras & nephew of famous Mil Máscaras, the dapper Mexican is a part of an extremely elite wrestling family in Mexico.

He has captured 4 world titles across his 4-year term with WWE & also triumphed with Royal Rumble 2011. It’s to note here that T-Bone is an erstwhile Heavyweight PCW champ & part of seemingly undefeatable Team Single.