XMW (with AAA vs IWRG vs CMLL), Astro de Plata, Thunder

XMW (SAT) 02/02/2013 Gimnasio Gloria [Black Terry Jr. (flickr)The Gladiatores]
1) Yoruba b ObscuroFulgoreCorsario NegroMetaleonMaidenEl GuasonLegendario [XMW JR, #1 Contenders]
2) Belial, Fly Metalik, Fly Star, Mr. Leo b Douki, Eita, Fly Warrior, Hanaoka
3) Black Mamba b SarumanHerodes Jr. [XMW JR]
Herodes Jr. replaced ‘Kronos’, so this match had AAA, CMLL and IWRG luchadors. Black Mamba, in his Chun-Li gear, beat Saruman to win the title.
4) Ángel o Demonio b DólarDemoledorMascara Jr. [hardcore]
Mascara Jr. is the one who lost his mask to Hijo de Dr. Wagner in Arena Aficion, back wearing the same mask.
5) Dance Boy & Impulso b Aeroboy & Violento Jack and Chile Peuldo & Core
6) Ricky Marvin b Tornado (DF)Ares (Aficion)TerremotoAstro de Plata (DF), Eita, Skayde
Eita and Skayde were added to the match. Elimination match, with Marvin pinning Ares for the win.

This was the show where Astro de Plata. R de Rudo has info on Astro de Plata’s injury and fundraising merchandise selling for his medical bills. The Gladiatores has account info for donations.

No IWRG results from last night yet. IWRG on AYM aired at least part of the 01/01 show yesterday.

In this week’s SuperLuchas (#497), the Desde la Tercera column goes over Thunder’s background. He’s been training for six months in the US, but had previously wrestled in Australia and Japan for six years. I know Japanese promotion Zero One uses wrestlers from Australia (there’s a Zero One Australia as well), but I didn’t find an obvious candidate browsing thru results.

Bill has highlights of IWRG 10/06/11.

Lucha Libre Blog has a roundup of recent apuesta results.


IWRG (SUN) 02/10/2013 Arena Naucalpan
1) ? vs ??
2) Hijo del Pantera & Seiya vs Fulgore & Yack
3) Chico Che, Golden Magic, Suicida vs Alan Extreme, Alemán, Carta Brava Jr.
4) Canis Lupus, el Ángel, Eterno vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Trauma II
5) Decnnis, Hijo del Dr. Wagner Jr., Scorpio Jr. vs Pantera, Trauma I, Veneno
Guapito will be with Decnnis

I know there’s a lot of news today, but I don’t believe it gets bigger than the stunning return of El Aleman.

I am not sure what’s going in the semimain. Guapito!

CMLL (SUN) 02/10/2013 Arena Coliseo
1) Bengala & Soberano Jr. vs Espanto Jr. & Zayco
2) Metatrón, Molotov, Stigma vs Inquisidor, Nosferatu, Taurus
3) Hombre Bala Jr., Starman, Super Halcón Jr. vs Cancerbero, Hijo del Signo, Raziel
4) Metálico vs Virus [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Delta, Stuka Jr. vs Averno, Shigeo Okumura, Vangelis
6) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Rush vs Kráneo, Mr. Águila, Psicosis

Figure the World Trios title match they’re setting up in the opener for the next Arena Mexico show.

First Stuka DF match without Namajague in about a month. Could mean something, could not.

When Starman had his problem with Magnus a couple weeks ago, he blamed all the Gen11 guys. He’s not teaming with Mangus this time, but he is teaming with 2 Gen 11 guys. Rough start to the card.

CMLL (SUN) 02/10/2013 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) El Tapatío & Índigo vs El Piraña & Relampago Azul
2) El Divino & Rayo De Plata vs Demonio Maya & Évola
3) El Alteño, Halcón de Plata, León Blanco vs Espectrum, Mr. Trueno, Ráfaga
4) Diamante Azul & Máscara Dorada vs Felino & Mr. Niebla
5) La Sombra vs Mephisto [NWA MIDDLE]
La Sombra is champ. First defense.

Sombra should keep his title here.

Rayo de Plata is a new name here, but there are 2 or 3 Rayo de Platas running around.

FULL (SUN) 03/17/2013 Palenque Texcoco
1) Charly Madrid & Marabunta Jr. vs Maiden & Rider
2) La Parkita & Mascarita Sagrada vs Mini Cibernetico & Mini Electro Shock
3) Axxel, El Hijo de Aníbal, Huracan Jr. vs Dr. Cerebro, Espanto Jr., Hijo de Pirata Morgan
4) Hijo del Dr. Wagner Jr., Super Porky, Tinieblas Jr. vs Mephisto, Scorpio Jr., Shocker
Tinieblas will have Alushe, and Monito will be with Super Porky. Guapito will be with Scorpio Jr.


8 thoughts to “XMW (with AAA vs IWRG vs CMLL), Astro de Plata, Thunder”

  1. Mark Hussein aka Big Huss aka Mad Turk Hussein could fit. He is from Australia, he has the size and stature, he worked for Hustle and Zero-One in Japan, and even his voice could fit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5an1Dj47NCg#t=80s (he speaks at minute 2:35). And there is a blogspot page (beefcakesofwrestling.blogspot.de) with a october 2011 post that says that he wants to wrestle in Mexico.

  2. Alfredo points out that the skin tone and hair line do not exactly match up, while Los Colisenos argues this guy is way better of a flyer than seen in the (one) match(es) Thunder has had.

    I’m not sure what the situation is, but I’m concerned when the argument is “oh, no, this new guy isn’t really THAT good”.

  3. While skin tone is mentioned, it’s interesting how in CMLL, they have a history of bringing in white guys who don’t do the race-baiting. Thunder won’t. Strongman. Corleone. Steel. Vampiro.

    AAA seems to like the race-baiting taco flinging “indians” angle. CMLL seems to think white and muscles sells. Makes sense. William Levy is a huge tv star because of the combo.

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