AAA TV (SUN) 11/03/2013 Domo de Parque Solidaridad, Tonala, Jalisco [AAA, Black Terry Jr. (flickr)]
1) Mary Apache, Mini Psycho Clown, Taya Valkyrie b Faby Apache, Jennifer Blake, Mascarita Sagrada
Cuervo again interfered to cost Faby the match. Post match promos, including Cuervo offering money for Faby’s hair again, set up a Faby/Jennifer vs Mary/Taya match with hair on the line.
2) Aerostar, Ludxor, Venum b Carta Brava Jr., El Apache, Pentagón Jr.
The new Cadetes del Espacio won in their debut (and have one more win than the CMLL version.) Venum & Ludxor pulled of a double spanish fly (or an original Spanish Fly) for the win.
3) Eterno, Juventud Guerrera, Steve Pain b Angélico, Australian Suicide, Jack Evans
The Anarquia won in their debut, Juvi winning with Final Justice.
4) Dark Cuervo, Dark Scoria, Dark Spíritu b Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown
Secta challenged for a trios title shot after the win. Psycho Circus accepted if it could be an extreme match.
5) AJ Styles b El Mesías [TNA HEAVY]
Angelico was AJ’s second, Jack was Mesias’ second. Chessman, Fantasma and Texano ran in to disrupt the match, but the tecnicos ran them off. The idea was Mesias was hurt more by the attack, and Styles ended up winning with his calf slicer leg submission. Second defense for Styles.
6) Chessman, Hijo del Fantasma, Texano b Cibernético, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Fénix
Hijo de Fantasma was the unlisted luchador, as had been mentioned a few days prior. Fantasma pinned Fenix for the win.
Air Date: 11/09 and 11/16. Attendance looks pretty good.
Fenix’s “big push to the main event” is more “they needed someone to lose to the new guy”, which we probably should’ve seen coming. Still, maybe he had a good match before hand.
A wrestler defending a championship that’s not recognized by any promotion? AJ Styles fit in perfectly in Mexico. Judging from the pictures, they set up the run-in with a Konnan/Styles confrontation backstage. I’ve said this an annoying amount of times, but I hate it when AAA does angles where Konnan orders the lead rudos around. Texano’s world champion and that’s supposed to be a big deal, but he doesn’t seem that important if some one else ordering him around – Texano’s needs to have his own agency at all times. (Even though he still won the main event, this is also way too soon for Fantasma to be unsuccessful at anything.) Maybe it all comes off much better than it sounds. It’s very clear from the recap that the idea behind the run-in was to give Mesias an excuse in losing, since he’s going to be the guy who’s staying here and Styles may never be back to even the score. It’s better than a top guy losing clean to a guy who’s never coming back, but I hope AAA’s getting more out of this than that.
Still, sounds good debuts for both Juvi and Aerostar’s new groups. Two new trios and the La Secta/Psycho Circus feud will hopefully open up the trios titles to be more than “Psycho Circus and whoever they’re feuding with.”
I’m really not sure how many hairs are supposed to be on the line in that tag match. I thought it was said one last night, but it was actually said two on Facebook last night. I think one is more likely – mostly because there’s only person in this match who might actually get their hair cut – but wait and find out more.
I think there’s a 65% chance Ozz & Cuervo were announced for an AJPW tour they’re not going on (and may have never been meant to go on.)
Next taping is 11/15 in Queretaro, continuing the one week on/one week off pattern of late. Things look like they may pick up a little before the end of the year.