04/08: Mexico, IWRG

CMLL (TUE) 04/07 Arena Mexico [Ovaciones, ESTO, Avellaneda @ box y lucha]
1) Caligula & Méssala b Rayo Tapatio II & Trueno
2) Loco Max, Skandalo, Vangelis b Fabian el Gitano, Flash, Tony Rivera
3) Mascara Dorada b Rey Cometa, Pegasso, Angel de Oro, Angel Azteca JR., Angel de Plata, Super Comando, Polvora, Inquisidor, Tiger Kid [cibernetico, CMLL SL]
4) La Mascara, Mistico, Sagrado b Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
5) La Sombra & Volador Jr. b Atlantis & Rey Bucanero [CMLL TAG]

Champs lost the first but rallied back to take two and three for the clean win.

Cibernetico’s said to be fast paced. Inquisidor was the first out, and Angel Azteca Jr. wa the last out, not sure who’s in between. Haven’t seen a picture of Dorada with the belt yet.

IWRG (SAT) 04/04 Arena Xochimilco [The Gladiatores]
1) Latin Brother b Comando Negro
2) Carta Brava Jr. & Vampiro Metalico b Eragon & Miss Gaviota
3) Fantasma de la Opera, Hijo del Signo, Mixteco Jr. b Chico Che, Gemelo Fantastico I, Gemelo Fantastico II
4) Black Terry, Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro DQ Negro Navarro, Trauma I, Trauma II
5) Freelance, Fuerza Guerrera, Super Porky b Hijo de Pierroth (IWRG), Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Oficial 911

Porky’s return to IWRG, for the usual Porky match (big splash at the end.)

IWRG (SUN) 04/05 Arena Naucalpan [The Gladiatores]
1) Halcon 2000 b Radamantis
2) Azuka & Goleador b Black Thunder & Mixteco Jr.
3) Freelance, Multifacetico, Turbo b Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Tetsuya Bushi
4) Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. & Toxico DF DQ Hijo de Pierroth (IWRG) & Pierroth II
5) Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro DCO Trauma I, Trauma II, Zatura

Main event was a bloody mask ripping battle, certain to set up a rematch. Seems like they’re changed plans from the feud with the Gemelos Fantasma.

Mascara/Toxico won in straight falls, first when the Pierroth screwed up, second when the Pierroths foul their opponents. Hijo de Pierroth apparently beat Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. for the Rey dey Ring title back on 03/28, and they’re still feuding for it.

AAA has a note mentioning the passing of Elda Shelia Barrada Castillo. She’s Estrellita’s mother, and also the daughter of long time Mexico City commissioner Rafael Barradas Osorio.

AAA put up a truck load of upcoming spot shows lineups last night. Alerbije, Brazo, Histeria, and Psicosis are all still listed as on them. There’s also some matches which are listed as Parka and Alebrije (w/Cuije) vs the Psycho Circus, with no mention explanation of why there’d be 2 (.5) vs 3 matches. My guess is someone still has Abismo Negro listed in their scheduling book, and whomever is putting this up on the website thought enough to take his name out but not enough to add Luchador Sopresa. There’s also a card for DF, it does not include Konnan

BTW – today’s rumored AAA departure: Chris Stone. (He’s also booked this week.) Hmmm, I’ll guess Gronda II is tomorrow’s.

Meanwhile, the Gladiatores prove how great they are – they went to El Fantasma and asked why he suspended Konnan but not Jack. Also, Pirata Morgan talks about going independent.

Ayako Hamada is headed to TNA.

Box Y Lucha looks back at Verdugo, Rolando Vera and El Solitario.

WrestlingObserver has their AAA Recap. How bad must’ve Joaquin Roldan’s punch been that they used a camera shot from across the arena, all the way zoomed out, to show it?

6 thoughts to “04/08: Mexico, IWRG”

  1. Totally unrelated, but I just bought tickets for an NWA supercard in Tyler, TX for May 2nd, with a main event of Blue Demon Jr. vs. Super Crazy.
    That’ll either be amazing or awful.

  2. @thecubsfan: Not sure if AYM has Lucha. Only cable system that still had them in the US is Time Warner of Los Angeles. If they do you Lucha, and you have Comcast Chicago, you’ll probably have to subscribe to their Spanish tier.

    Octagoncito will be on Don Francisco Presenta on Univision tonight.

  3. The battle royale (which was shockingly fun!) and first five minutes of the SL Torneo went up on youtube. I wish the rest would go up b/c the match certainly started great and whoever is filming it has a great view.

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