WWE Issues Statement On The Status Of The Sin Cara Character, The Miz Talks

– As seen Monday night on Raw, the Sin Cara character returned to WWE airwaves with a victory over former WWE and World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. The character, however, was portrayed by Jorge “Hunico” Arias, as opposed to the original performer (Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, who indicated via Twitter immediately following the bout that he was in Mexico). A WWE spokesperson addressed the status of the character in a message to wrestling news outlets on Thursday.

“The original performer behind the Sin Cara mask remains under contract to WWE,” the statement reads. “WWE will continue to invest in the character and retain it as part of WWE programming.”

– WWE Studios and ABC Family’s television movie, Christmas Bounty starring The Miz is now available on DVD and Blu-ray after it aired last week during ABC Family’s “Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas” programming event. The former WWE Champion appeared in KTLA in Los Angeles, California this morning to discuss the flick.

– Colt Cabana speaks to Brian Cage in the latest addition of Art of Wrestling. The synopsis for the podcast states, “PWG and Independent powerhouse. Its mainly meant because of his bodybuilding physic. Cage and Cabana go back to WWE developmental. Brian Cage really really wanted to be friends with Kanyon. He did it. They talk about it.” It can be accessed here.

See photos and video of the original Sin Cara unmasked ->