Days after PWInsider noted that CM Punk is burned out, unhappy, and may want to future endeavor himself, The Torch now notes that Rey Mysterio...is burned out, unhappy, and may want to future endeavor himself.
Rey Mysterio could be entering the final year of his WWE run. Mysterio's contract expires in April 2012 and it's a "50/50" shot he'll re-sign with WWE, according to a report by WrestleZone.com.
According to the report, Mysterio is "severely burnt out" on the schedule and he could consider retirement. WWE is hoping to sign Mysterio to a long-term deal.
So in the span of a week, two top-tier stars are now citing burnout and might be gone after next year. Coincidence? Sure. But it's still a big problem for WWE and it's anyone's guess whether they'll address it or let both guys walk.
Although, to be honest, I can't help but wonder if Rey's time is over? You can only play up the underdog card so much and you've got Evan Bourne and Sin Cara ready to pick up that angle and run with it at any time, so maybe it is time for Rey to retire if he feels burned out.
The wikipedia article on him says "On September 9, 2007, the Wrestling observer's Dave Meltzer mentioned in his newsletter that Booker T had quit WWE as a result of his 60-day suspension, among other reasons.