indy (FRI) 10/15 Auditorio de Tijuana [The Gladiatores]
1) Mariposa Rosa b Lady Lee
2) Black Dragon & Zodiaco b Dr. Bizarro & Sika
3) Black Mamba, Felino Salvaje, Jonathan b Alquimista, LocoMan, Pensamiento Negro II
4) Flecha Roja & Zarco b Cínico & X-Torm and Viento & Zaeta and Cholo (TJ) & Extassis and Super Mofles & Tony Cassanova [Bicentenario de Radio Inciso]
5) Espectro II Jr. L Ángel Metálico and LA Park and Hijo de LA Park and Angel Blanco Jr. and Border Patrol I and Camaleón de Oro and Hijo del Espectro II
Espectro II Jr. is Jamie Enriquez from Guadalajara, and Gladiatores has him saying he was a luchador for 38 years. Angel Metalico gets credit for the win.
CMLL (MON) 10/18 Arena Puebla [CMLL]
1) Asturiano, Black Tiger, Stigma vs Espiritu Maligno, Fuerza Chicana, Sauron
2) Ángel Azteca Jr., Fuego, Stuka Jr. b Arkángel de la Muerte, Loco Max, Skándalo
3) Shockercito b Bracito de Oro [hair]
4) Terrible, Texano, Volador Jr. b La Sombra, Shocker, Super Porky
5) Último Guerrero b La Máscara [CMLL HEAVY]
As expected, Bracito de Oro lost his hair in Puebla. UG retained his title, coming back from the trios title match on Sunday. Ultimo Guerrero beat La Mascara who beat Volador who beat Mistico who beats Ultimo Guerrero every time they meet. Parity!
CMLL (TUE) 10/19 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [Fuego en el Ring]
1) El Divino b Nube Roja
2) Samurai & Virgo b Acertijo & Ángel del Mal
3) Metal Blanco & Palacio Negro b Exterminador & Malefico
4) Ángel de Oro, Ángel de Plata, Fabián el Gitano b Escorpion, Misterioso Jr., Semental
5) Blue Panther, Hijo del Fantasma, Máscara Dorada b Averno, Mephisto, Shigeo Okumura
Not much to note here. Tecnicos took the first fall of the main event, rudos took the second. Dorada got Averno in the third.
CMLL (TUE) 10/19 Arena Mexico [CMLL]
1) Disturbio & Tiger Kid b Astro Boy & Trueno
2) Dr. X, Hooligan, Nosferatu b Metálico, Pegasso, Sensei
3) Delta, Metro, Stuka Jr. b Cancerbero, Raziel, Virus
4) Sagrado, Shocker, Valiente b Felino, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas
5) Atlantis, Dragón Rojo Jr., Último Guerrero b Héctor Garza, Mr. Águila, Taichi
Not much here either. Rey Cometa and Sangre Azteca did not appear, Virus and Trueno taking their place. Semimain was straight falls.
Figure Four Weekly reports Friday’s Arena Mexico show, with Negro Casas vs Charly Manson in a hair match, drew 6,700 people. I didn’t have much hope for that show, because the Invasors seemed to peak with the Anniversary show and haven’t meant a lot sense, but under 7,000 still surprises me.
- Ohtani’s Jacket looks back at Santo, Octagon, Rey Misterio vs Panther, Fuerza and Psiocis from 06/30/95.
- This week’s social cause for CMLL: “1 Goal”, a worldwide children’s education initiative.
- Fuego en el Ring interviews Valiente about his trip to Monaco. Article mentions Valiente is originally from Guadalajara.
- Efrain Velarde, of the UNAM primera division team, talks to Record about his love of lucha and friendship of Marco Corleone.
- Since Jack Evans is in Japan, he was replaced on a spot show by Gronda. Gronda, Jack, Jack, Gronda. Close enough.
- Homicida lost his mask in Monterrey.
- Monterrey referee el Texano passed away this past weekend.
AULL (SUN) 10/31 Arena Lopez Mateos
1) Centurion & Insolito vs Furia Negra & Sol de Oriente
2) Gallo Tapado Jr., Robin Maravilla, Tortuguillo Ninja II vs Cerebro Maligno, Epitafio, Ghefar
3) Chucho el Roto, Rocky Santana, Sadico vs Rey Krymen, Sepulturero I, Super Colt
4) Yakuza vs Herejia [AULL WELTER]
5) Terry 2000 vs Iron Love [hair]
6) Felino & Rey Bucanero vs Charly Manson & Olímpico
Remember the SATs – the Maximo brothers? “SAT” stood for Spanish Announce Team. Right there in the main event, that’s an actual Spanish Announce Team teaming up. JCR should manage them.