Mexico preview, Tiger, lineups

Mr. Niebla beat Rush last night in Puebla. Looks like it was via foul.

Dragon Celestial & Fulgor II defeated Emperador Azteca & Sky Angel in the untelevised IWRG opener.

Tonight’s Arena Mexico main event has a preview of an Anniversary match – but it’s fifth biggest match on 09/13. (The bigger news is CMLL has a show with five big matches.) Rush, Terrible and Vangellys are forced to team up against Negro Casas, Shocker, and Valiente tonight. Marco replaces Valiente and the teams get shuffled for the bigger match, but there’s probably something going on with all the relevos increibles matches. They usually set up someone changing sides. Maybe Rush. Maybe Shocker? Blue Panther and Averno also meet in another preview in the semimain and there’s some good matches in the undercard.

Guadalajara has Polvora defending the CMLL Welterweight Championship against Angel de Oro. He should probably keep the title.

Tiger was pulled from Friday’s show for Rey Escorpion. All in/out TRT drama stems from him doing badly in En Busca de un Idolo and the only reason he did not advance is because of the fan vote. He would’ve been top four if just the judges and results counted, and instead seems to be in weird limbo because none of his fans or friends figured out how to hack the polling script. (This is the flip side of Titan last year.)

Unfortunate picture from the AAA press conference for Thursday’s Toluca taping. (Better one on this article.) Ticket prices are 80MXP ($6USD) for children and 120 ($9) for adults.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Tonight’s Arena Coliseo Monterrey has women, exoticos and Super Jack in the main event.

More photos from the Puebla Lucha Libre licensing exam.

Carta Brava IWL talks about the IWL Junior title he won (in a match he wasn’t in.)

Lucha Libre in Japan

In NOAH, Taiji Ishimori has accepted Fenix’s title challenge for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship on 09/22. Ishimori’s interview notes he’s never seen Fenix in action, but saw he was trained by Skayde (who also trained Ishimori) and that was good enough for him. If only Turbo had thought of this!

Jahamle has video of Argenis & Drago challenging Atsushi Aoki & Kotaro Suzuki for the All Asia Tag Team championship. It’s a good match.


CMLL (SUN) 09/08/2013 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Índigo & Javier Cruz vs El Piraña & El Tapatío
2) El Ídolo & León Blanco vs Acertijo & Jocker
3) Gallo & Halcón de Plata vs El Hippie I & El Hippie II and Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno and Demonio Maya & Demonio Rojo [OCCIDENTE TAG, semifinal]
4) Ángel de Oro, Mistico, Rey Cometa vs Felino, Misterioso Jr., Negro Casas

My pick is Los Hippies from this side of the bracket.

CMLL (MON) 09/16/2013 Auditorio Teopanzolco, Cuernavaca, Morelos
1) Ángel de Plata & Cometa vs Rey Tigre & Voltaje
2) Nahual vs Hechicero, Drako, Sioux, Cachorro, Euforico, Eddy Vega, Canelo Casas, Fenix (cuernavaca), Elecktro, Circulo Negro, Fuego Dorado
3) Goya Kong & Marcela vs Princesa Blanca & Princesa Sugheit
4) Máscara Dorada, Sagrado, Shocker vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto

This is not an important lineup in itself, but is an amusing add to the pile on of 09/16 shows. Dorada and the Avernos are main eventing this 5pm start time show, but are also main eventing a 2pm show in Mexico City. (Namajague! We should go to that one.) The drive between shows is doable, but it’s more a sign of how a lot of guys are going to be working a lot of shows all over the place that Monday.

TxT (SUN) 09/29/2013 Feria, San Felipe, Torres Mochas, Guanajuato
1) Bracito De Plata & Pequeño Lucky vs Pentagoncito & Piratitia Morgan
2) Centvrión vs Imposible
3) Bobby Lee & Rayman vs Heddi Karaoui & Zumbi
4) Esther Moreno & Lady Apache vs Chik Tormenta & Rossy Moreno
5) El Hijo Del Santo, Höruz, Huracan Ramirez vs Angel Blanco Jr., Cien Caras Jr., El Hijo del Solitario
6) Dr. Wagner Jr. vs LA Park

Listed on the poster as a Cadena3 TV taping. They’ve rarely taped from outside Gimanasio Juan de la Barrera. Not sure if this has something to do with AAA taping there and/or Santo’s response to that.

In theory, this is the first TxT show after either LA Park, Dr. Wagner Jr. or Hijo del Santo have lost their mask in the Zocalo show, which would be a tremendous selling point, and yet there’s no mention of that. This is more the first sign they’re not planning on that happening. The second sign is Santo being asked about if the show is happening and responding “that’s a good question“.

Horuz starts off with a pretty good spot. I’m not sure if Chik Tormenta is back from Japan by this point. Bobby Lee is probably local promoter which gets him onto the card.

08/31-09/01 lucha videos

No CMLL on GalaTV this week. No GALLI either. Canal9’s webfeed seems to have fixed it’s problems, but dropped the matchup graphics.

08/31 WWC:
09/01 WWC:

En Busca de un Idolo 2×6:

YouTube Playlist:

AAA on UTDN: 2013-08-22
taped 2013-08-02 @ Gimnasio Juan De La Barrera
1) Flamita, Lucky Boy, Niño de Ébano vs Carta Brava Jr., Eterno, Steve Pain
Copa Antonio Pena 2010 (Air Force versus Milicia)
2) Crazy Boy & Joe Lider vs Daga & Psicosis for the AAA World Tag Team Championship
(see next show)
3) Electroshock, Heavy Metal, Jack Evans vs Chessman, Parka Negra, Texano Jr.

AAA on UTDN: 2013-08-29
taped 2013-08-02 @ Gimnasio Juan De La Barrera
1) Faby Apache, Octagoncito, Pimpinela Escarlata vs Mamba, Mini Abismo Negro, Taya Valkyrie
2) Alan Stone, El Elegido, Toscano vs Cuervo, Escoria, Ozz
3) Crazy Boy & Joe Lider vs Daga & Psicosis for the AAA World Tag Team Championship
4) Cibernético vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo

La Lucha Se Le Hace (SLP): 2013-02-02 , aired in MexiCanal on 2013-09-01
taped 2013-01-27 @ Arena Mexico San Luis Potosi
Full Show
1) Daemon & Dark Master vs Aguila Negra & El Infiel
2) Lupillo R., Monstruo, Nezzug vs Dr. Satan, Leopardo, Tomahawk
3) Futuro 2000, Golpe De Dragon, Llanero Solitario vs Acero Negro, El Uniko, Senor Dante
4) Galeno vs Sabu Jr. [CRM HEAVY]

CMLL on Terra: 2013-08-30
taped 2013-08-30 @ Arena Mexico
Full Show
1) Metálico & Sensei vs Apocalipsis & Disturbio
2) Dalis la Caribeña, Goya Kong, Marcela vs Amapola, La Seductora, Princesa Blanca
3) Blue Panther, Máscara Dorada, Mistico vs Averno, Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
4) Valiente & Virus vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Hiroshi Tanahashi, La Sombra, Mephisto, Shigeo Okumura, Titán in a seeding battle royal
5) Dragón Rojo Jr. vs Titán in a CMLL Universal eightfinal match
6) Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Shigeo Okumura in a CMLL Universal eightfinal match
7) La Sombra vs Mephisto in a CMLL Universal eightfinal match
8) Virus vs Valiente in a CMLL Universal eightfinal match
9) Dragón Rojo Jr. vs Hiroshi Tanahashi in a CMLL Universal quarterfinal match
10) La Sombra vs Virus in a CMLL Universal quarterfinal match
11) Hiroshi Tanahashi vs La Sombra in a CMLL Universal semifinal match
12) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Rush vs Felino, Negro Casas, Volador Jr.

AAA on Televisa: 2013-08-31
taped 2013-08-16 @ Auditorio General José María Arteaga, Querétaro, Querétaro
1) Aerostar, Angélico, Jack Evans vs Machine Rocker, Pentagón Jr., Soul Rocker
2) Monster Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown vs Máscara Año 2000 Jr., Silver King, Texano Jr.

CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2013-08-31
Full Show:
taped 2013-08-25 @ Arena Coliseo
1) Fuego vs Shigeo Okumura in a lightning match
2) Blue Panther, Diamante Azul, Super Porky vs Euforia, Felino, Taichi
3) Atlantis, La Máscara, Máximo vs Hiroshi Tanahashi, Pierroth, Terrible

CMLL on CadenaTres: 2013-08-31
taped 2013-08-27 @ Arena Mexico
1) Oro Jr. & Robin vs Herodes Jr. & Inquisidor
2) Soberano Jr., Stigma, Súper Halcón Jr. vs Artillero, Nitro, Súper Comando
3) Pegasso, Starman, Tritón vs Cancerbero, Raziel, Taichi
Stellar Moments
History: Brazo de Plata
4) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Super Porky vs Hiroshi Tanahashi, Namajague, Rey Escorpión
5) Atlantis, La Máscara, Thunder vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2013-08-31
taped 2013-08-23 @ Arena Mexico
1) Hombre Bala Jr. & Súper Halcón Jr. vs Artillero & Súper Comando
Other Intro
2) Ángel de Oro, Guerrero Maya Jr., Titán vs Misterioso Jr., Taichi, Vangellys
3) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Shocker vs Hiroshi Tanahashi, Namajague, Puma

CMLL on Televisa: 2013-08-31

La Lucha Se Le Hace (SLP): 2013-08-31
taped 2013-08-25 @ Arena Mexico San Luis Potosi
Full show:
1) Asgard & Misterio Star vs Black Galaxy & Dragon Fantasma
2) Black Master & Dark Angel (slp) vs Aguila Negra & El Infiel
3) Baron & Tomahawk vs Bala de Plata & Fuego De Plata
4) Brujo Cosmico vs RaymonUnikoFuerza MalignaDestructorMascara InfernalDeperador Jr.Depreador Sr.Daemon in a cage match, hair & mask on the line

Noches de Coliseo: 2013-09-01
taped 2013-08-25 @ Arena Coliseo Monterrey
1) Rey Hechicero, Silencio, Simbolo vs Diluvio Negro, Golden Boy, Vaquero Romo – end of first fall missing!

CMLL Puebla: 2013-09-02
taped 2013-08-19 @ Arena Puebla
Full Show:
1) Asturiano, Camaleón, Milenium vs Artillero, Blue Center, Súper Comando
2) Leono, Starman, Stigma vs Cancerbero, Espíritu Maligno, Raziel
3) Hijo del Fantasma, Stuka Jr., Titán vs Kráneo, Morphosis, Psicosis
4) Atlantis, Rush, Thunder vs Mr. Niebla, Niebla Roja, Terrible
5) Rey Escorpión vs Último Guerrero for the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship

IWRG Zona XXI: 2013-09-02
taped 2013-09-01 @ Arena Naucalpan
Full Show:
1) Charly Madrid, Cristal, Lady Puma vs Hija de Karonte, Lady Sensación, Tigre Lee
2) Ángel Dorado, Ángel Dorado Jr., Hijo del Ángel Dorado vs Imposible, Picudo Jr., Zafiro
Prematch promos
3) Alan Extreme, Bobby Lee Jr., Carta Brava Jr., Centvrión, Dinamic Black, Dr. Cerebro, Golden Magic, Hijo de Pirata Morgan vs Chucho el Roto, Iron Love, Psicópata, Rey Krimen, Sádico, Sepulturero I, Terry 2000, Yakuza [Copa High Power]
4) Eterno & X-Fly vs Trauma I & Trauma II for the IWRG Intercontinental Tag Team Championship