No links – I got this off a Lover_Ice straight file rip, so I don’t have YouTube links handy. Not really a show to go out of your way to see, anyway. Opener got an appalling amount of time and didn’t have much to it; tough to get read on people in 5 minutes. Main event felt mailed in and got bad at points.
I just realized now, looking back and this (and in real time, having just watched this week’s Guerreros del Ring) that CMLL/MVS has likely been showing the same edecanes dancing music video for two months. That’s kinda odd, especially given how hard they work for (pointless) new content in other parts of teh show.
Box Y Lucha #2953 has Mistico retaining his title and Cibernetico talking about Konnan. So this could be any issue in the last six months.
Little late on this lineup:
indy (THU) 07/30/1953 Arena Isabel de Cuernavaca [La Jornada]
1) Mishima Ota vs Cavernario II
2) Pedro Bloanos vs Jorge Allende
3) Blue Demon vs Donald Smith
4) Enrique Llanes vs Gran Amenaza
4) El Santo vs Black Shadow [NWA WELTER]
(Which is an odd title match, seeing as Santo lost that title to Demon five days prior. Maybe this was just the advertised lineup?)
CMLL (FRI) 12/25 Arena Olimpico Laguna de Gomez Palacio
1) Dorado Jr. & Sexy Piscis vs ? & Mr. Guerrero
2) Hijo del Soberano & Piloto Negro vs Astuto & Psycho
3) Ángel de Oro & Ángel de Plata vs Hooligan & Semental
4) Blue Panther & Stuka Jr. vs Euforia & Misterioso II
CMLL (SUN) 12/27 Arena Mexico
1) Astro Boy, Bengala, Freesbe (IWRG) vs Artillero, Disturbio, Súper Comando
2) Fabián el Gitano, Leono, Valiente vs Bronco, Hooligan, Nitro
3) Fuego, Sagrado, Stuka Jr. vs Euforia, Pólvora, Virus
4) Shocker vs Mr. Niebla
5) Máscara Dorada, Místico, Toscano vs Felino, Terrible, Texano Jr.
Singles match. NOT a hair vs mask. Why not, it’ll be fun.
Doesn’t look like the Cancerbros are done with the Arena Coliseo champs yet. Or this may just be the new Tuareg/Angels reoccurring matches based on positioning thing.
Valiente’s awful low. Wonder if maybe it’s supposed to be Principe?
Cinthia Moreno, Fabi Apache, Mari Apache vs Goddess, Jennifer Blake, Rain – promotion clearly has no plans for Goddess going forward. She actually wasn’t as awful as she was in her last days of CMLL, but they nearly edited off the turn (and made it seem quite inexplicable), then totally edited off her appearance on the next taping. Match wasn’t good and the foreign women aren’t clicking – no problem with Rain, but there’s gotta be something more from Jennifer Blade.
Marco Corleone vs Chessman – the trios Marco Corleone match, only with less people – leapfrogging, beatdown, more leapfrogging. Kinda hoped for more than that. Feels like they could’ve done the surprise reveal of Alex in a more meaningful way – what’s the big deal about Koslov getting reinstated if he’s already getting involved? (The usual bit is the masked heel interferes, making it clear he’s the old heel hiding under a mask, and the tecnicos demand to have them reinstated so they can get revenge. Not so much here.)