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Legendary Wrestler Rey Mysterio Answers 15 Totally Random Questions

The Lucha Underground star talks to BuzzFeed about everything, from selfies to Donald Trump.

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Rey Mysterio has dominated the pro wrestling industry since he first began his career in 1992. After signing with WWE in 2002, Mysterio became a household name, picking up several prestigious titles including the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Today, the 41-year-old wrestling icon is signed with AAA (one of Mexico's top wrestling organizations) and will debut on Lucha Underground for the El Rey Network, now in its second season.Mysterio talked to BuzzFeed backstage at the Lucha Underground temple to answer some very important questions.
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Rey Mysterio has dominated the pro wrestling industry since he first began his career in 1992. After signing with WWE in 2002, Mysterio became a household name, picking up several prestigious titles including the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Today, the 41-year-old wrestling icon is signed with AAA (one of Mexico's top wrestling organizations) and will debut on Lucha Underground for the El Rey Network, now in its second season.

Mysterio talked to BuzzFeed backstage at the Lucha Underground temple to answer some very important questions.

1. How do you feel about selfies?

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2. What does Mexican-American mean to you?

"Mexican by heart, American-born in San Diego."
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"Mexican by heart, American-born in San Diego."

3. What is your go-to workout song?

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4. You've donned many outfits over the years, paying homage to comic book characters. Which is your favorite?

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5. What is your favorite cheat meal?

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6. What do you think about Donald Trump?

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7. L.A. or N.Y.?

"... but N.Y. is so flashy, man...I don't know...Imma go 50-50."
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"... but N.Y. is so flashy, man...I don't know...Imma go 50-50."

8. Has religion helped you out in your career?

"I pray at night, and I believe God has given me the gift to be able to perform in front of millions and millions of fans around the world. My faith in God has given me the opportunity to provide for my family and hopefully for generations to come."
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"I pray at night, and I believe God has given me the gift to be able to perform in front of millions and millions of fans around the world. My faith in God has given me the opportunity to provide for my family and hopefully for generations to come."

9. What was your favorite dish growing up?

"Believe it or not, not a lot of kids liked it. But my mom made everything and she taught me to eat. I love her to death."
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"Believe it or not, not a lot of kids liked it. But my mom made everything and she taught me to eat. I love her to death."

10. What's your favorite film?

"I enjoy that movie so much, I laugh my ass off with my wife and kids. I respect Jack Black and Esqueleto was awesome. I love his theory behind God and science."
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"I enjoy that movie so much, I laugh my ass off with my wife and kids. I respect Jack Black and Esqueleto was awesome. I love his theory behind God and science."

11. What's your favorite song in Spanish?

"You probably didn't know I knew that one, huh?"
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"You probably didn't know I knew that one, huh?"

12. Which Mexican hot chocolate do you prefer? Chocolate Abuelita or Chocolate Ibarra?

"I also like eating Carlos V!"
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"I also like eating Carlos V!"

13. Who was your favorite wrestler to work with in Mexico?

"He was my training partner when I was only 13 years old. And when I moved down to Mexico to start working for AAA, we had a marriage, which is what we call it in wrestling. People wanted to see Rey Mysterio and PsIcosis in a match, and we had such a great chemistry. I don't think there was anyone at that time who could match what we were bringing to the table."
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"He was my training partner when I was only 13 years old. And when I moved down to Mexico to start working for AAA, we had a marriage, which is what we call it in wrestling. People wanted to see Rey Mysterio and PsIcosis in a match, and we had such a great chemistry. I don't think there was anyone at that time who could match what we were bringing to the table."

14. Who was your favorite WWE Superstar to work with?

"There were a lot of guys, man. Kurt Angle and Randy Orton were great guys to work with. The Undertaker was great to work with, believe it or not, because of the height difference. But overall, my number one choice is Eddie Guerrero, and that's because without him, Rey Mysterio wouldn't be at the level that he was in WWE."
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"There were a lot of guys, man. Kurt Angle and Randy Orton were great guys to work with. The Undertaker was great to work with, believe it or not, because of the height difference. But overall, my number one choice is Eddie Guerrero, and that's because without him, Rey Mysterio wouldn't be at the level that he was in WWE."

15. When it's all said and done, and you have to hang up your boots and mask, how would you like to be remembered?

"I wanna be remembered for my hard work that I've done for over 25 years. Winning championships, making money, being a star, all the luxurious things...they don't count. What counts is being able to open up a path for the new generation to come in and continue to innovate and evolve. I'm just very happy to be a pioneer."
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"I wanna be remembered for my hard work that I've done for over 25 years. Winning championships, making money, being a star, all the luxurious things...they don't count. What counts is being able to open up a path for the new generation to come in and continue to innovate and evolve. I'm just very happy to be a pioneer."

Lucha Underground Season 2 premieres Wednesday, January 27 at 8/7C on El Rey Network.