Former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio remains a highly controversial figure in the pro wrestling world. He was facing several charges of sexual assault but they were all dropped. Now he is set to work with the UFC.

Despite his problematic actions, Del Rio certainly had a solid career in WWE during his two runs with the company. He is a four-time world champion and two time WWE United States Champion and also a Royal Rumble winner.

According to Lucha Libre Online, the former WWE Superstar is set to be the Spanish commentator for the UFC and the BKFC. It was further added that he will make his debut this Saturday.

EXCLUSIVE: 4-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion and former MMA fighter, part of the Lucha Libre Online family, Alberto Del Río, officially arrives at the UFC. This will make his debut as a commentator in Spanish for the @UFCEspanol this Saturday

Del Rio has prior experience in the world of MMA as he has competed with PRIDE Fighting Championships. He also took part in a catchweight fight against Tito Ortiz. We’ll have to see if Del Rio will become a permanent part of the UFC or not.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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