CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-03-15


Sky Kid & Smaker

taped 2014-03-04 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
Sky Kid, Smaker, Star Jr. vs Akuma, Artillero, Súper Comando: Fun match, better than expected given the newness off most of the participants. Might have been great if they had more time to do a bit more, but still really good and sets up an exciting tag title match. Sky Kid and Smaker looked a lot more steady than previous appearances. Super Comando is vastly underutilized but had a chance to look good here and did. Maybe the best Akuma’s look took, because he was an efficient cog in the rudo war machine. Akuma had a quick trigger in the second fall; he submitted before Star Boy could even finish the hold. Third fall finish was a very sudden change of momentum.

poor Super Comando

taped 2014-03-09 @ Arena Coliseo

Delta, Rey Cometa, Super Porky vs Misterioso Jr., Puma, Tiger: Fun midcard match, with Cometa & Delta doing the athletic stuff and Porky being integrated into the match well. Rudos looked good, and Cometa was impressive in reversing Puma’s finisher at the end. Brazo de Plata is the only one who gets an apology from Bestia Negra when he refuses to count for other people being in the ring. Cometa dizzying himself on his own headscissors was hilarious, as was the rudos schoolboy tripping Porky over Tiger.


Máscara Dorada, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Reaper, Rey Bucanero, Terrible: Standard build up trios match which wasn’t interesting much itself and was edited down in time quite a bit for TV (though not edited down enough to include any of the post match promo!) Reapper/Volador has just not been that compelling and finish was half screwed up. Volador’s headband, in the Escorpion/Cometa style, is at least better than his towel scarf. Bucanero & Valiente seemed to be having a battle over who could look in their finishing hold for longer.

Puma and Cometa are good together!

Volador defeats Casas, Mephisto/Aguila, CMLL Tuesday, ChilangaMask

CMLL (MON) 04/07/2014 Arena Puebla [El Popular, Periodico Enfoque]
1) Artillero, Guerrero Espacial, Súper Comando b Meyer, Sensei, Tigre Rojo
2) Asturiano, Black Tiger, Starman DQ Blue Center, Canelo Casas, Espíritu Maligno
Straight falls, Espiritu attacking Asturiano after being eliminated.
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Rey Cometa b Misterioso Jr., Shigeo Okumura, Siki Ozama Jr.
listed as Skandalo’s return, but pictures show Siki Osama in the match. One recap says Misterioso was in the match, the other has Kamaitachi. Tecnicos took 2/3.
4) Morphosis, Mr. Águila, Ripper b Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
Avernos worked as tecnicos. Invasors took 1/3, Mr. Aguila beating Mephisto and challenging him to a title match.
5) Volador Jr. b Negro Casas [NWA WELTER]
Seconds were Canelo Casas and Delta. Volador is champion. Volador won the first with a front cracker. Casas took the second with a casita. Volador won the third with a front cracker and back cracker. Third defense. Volador challenged Casas to a hair match, and Casas accepted.

I wouldn’t hold my breath for that hair match. That singles match has been good the last couple times, though I’d expect it’s probably the same exact singles match from one of those previous times. Weird to do all the Invasors versus Rudos angles to set up Mr. Aguila versus Mephisto. Is Skandalo’s ever coming back?

Tonight’s CMLL show is a busy one, and also happens to be at Fan Appreciation prices. (I didn’t notice the discounts until I saw that preview and it didn’t seem like they were promoting that on Sunday; maybe I missed it, or maybe everyone missed it and it won’t mean much?) The main event is Mistico defending his CMLL World Welterweight Championship against Averno. It’s probably going to end up with Mistico getting back on the winning foot after the Estetas lost the trios titles, but Averno has a history of beating this Mistico in title matches.

Tonight’s show also has the women’s cibernetico to determine a challenger for Syuri and her WNC/REINA International championship. Dark Angel would be an interesting winner, but she’s worked for other Japanese promotions and there may be political reasons she can’t actually challenge for this title. Marcela would make sense if they were looking to combine belts, but no one in Mexico is ever looking to do that, and they’re not much better about that in Japan. My guess is still Amapola as the most likely challenger, but either of the Princesas might have a chance.

Tonight is also the second half of week 1 of this year’s En Busca de un Idolo. Tonight’s two matches are Cavernario (who may have the Barbaro name back in this tournament – or no one can keep track of it) versus Hechicero and Guerrero Negro Jr. versus Super Halcon Jr. Many have great expectations of Hechicero in this tournament, and we’ll find out more about how he’ll do tonight. The decision is important, but the judging is more so. Hechicero has a style which would seem to appeal to Tirantes. If the cranky referee gives him 7s and 8s while belittling all the kids with 2s and 3s, that’s going to add up pretty well for him. The fan voting is also said to open tonight, probably sometime after the matches conclude.

CMLL’s show starts at 7:30 pm CT (we’re all on the same time! unless you’re in a different timezone). The En Busca de un Idolo matches figure to take place a bit after 8:30, but it’s worth looking around Terra earlier in case they post the feed early. Terra actually doesn’t list the show airing at this point, but they didn’t list the cibernetico until late in the day so it’ll probably still work out. I don’t think I’ll be around during the show, but I’ll attempt to record them just the same.

DTU says Shane Strickland will be on their May shows. It turns out Shane Strickland is the current CZW TV champion (so both ChilangaMask and DTU are bringing in CZW guys, who will hopefully be more over there than they were in certain matches this weekend.)

Lady Maravilla defeated Lady Flammer in the best match of the year in LLF. Estrella Explosiva earned a title shot in the main event Royal Rumble.

LuchaWorld has this week’s PosterMania.

SuperLuchas 522 has WrestleMania coverage.

Luchadors in Ensenada had their license renewal this weekend. The commission said that anyone who wanted to wrestle in Ensenada had to get licensed, even if they were licensed something else. (That would seem to fix the problem of luchadors getting licenses in places which just sort of give them away.)

Astral wants to go after Pierrothito and Pequeno Olimpico’s mask next.

Cachorro and Dragon Lee were happy with their opening matches (and judge’s comments.)

Cuervo wants the mixed tag titles and tells Pentagon & Sexy Star to stay out of it.

Video of Cien Caras being honored at the Villanos lucha libre Hall of Fame.

The Gladiatores interviews Anubis Black, Black Terry, and Latigo.


IWRG (SUN) 04/13/2014 Arena Naucalpan
1) Black Niko, Dragon Blanco, Rey Dragon vs Atomic Star, Electro Boy, Ultimo Caballero
2) Payaso De Plata & Payaso Extreme vs Anubis Black & Araña de Plata
3) Alan Extreme, Dragón Celestial, Fulgor I, Imposible, Látigo, Sky Ángel vs Andy Boy, Ciclon Black, Guerreor Mixtico, Haziel, Hip Hop Man, Orión [Copa High Power]
4) Dr. Cerebro, Toscano, Veneno vs Apolo Estrada Jr., El Hijo del Diablo, Tony Casanova
5) Black Terry, Hijo De Dos Caras, Súper Nova vs Eterno, Hijo de Máscara Año 2000, Tony Rivera

Lots of rookies, but no tumbling and no Blue Monsther, so I guess this is a real show (with a lot of people making their ‘debuts’.) Tony Rivera may have lost his hair but the war goes on – at least long enough for Hip Hop Man to defect back to Naucalpan, I guess.

CMLL (MON) 04/14/2014 Arena Puebla
1) Águila Egipcia, Milenium, Sensei vs Espiritu Negro, King Jaguar, Siki Ozama Jr.
2) Asturiano, Hombre Bala Jr., Súper Halcón Jr. vs Blue Center, Espíritu Maligno, Hooligan
3) La Máscara, Stigma, Stuka Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
4) Atlantis, La Sombra, Rush vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys
5) Mephisto vs Mr. Águila [MEX LH]
Mephisto is champion. Sixth defense.

CMLL also had Ripper and Morphosis also to chose from this week if they they were just looking for a body for Mephisto to beat. They went for Mr. Aguila because they see him as the biggest star, and being a star wins out over every other reason I guess.

CMLL Singles Match Leaders in 2014 (so far)
11 Volador Jr.
6 Mephisto
5 Atlantis, La Sombra, Negro Casas, Stuka Jr.

I would not have guessed so many Mephisto matches.

CHILANGA MASK (SUN) 04/27/2014 Arena Lopez Mateos
1) Dorado Jr. vs Extasis, Ironia, Atomik Star, Electro Boy, Dragón Celestial, Psico Kid, Maverick, Karma
2) ? & Rey Krimen vs Sádico & Tornado (DF) and Arez & Demus 3:16 and Astro Rey Jr. & Magnus
3) Estrella Explosiva vs Chik Tormenta, Silueta, Zeuxis, Cristal, Reina Isis
4) Arkángel de la Muerte vs Rocky Santana
5) Herodes Jr. & Mr. Niebla vs Trauma I & Trauma II
6) Sensei vs Yakuza
7) Dave Crist & Jake Crist vs Belial & Impulso and Fulgor I & Fulgor II
8) El Dandy vs Satánico
Dandy’s retirement match
9) Black Terry vs Aero Boy

Final lineup for this show, though the card order is always subject to change. Isis has had more matches in ChilangaMask then anywhere else.

04/04-07 lucha videos

IWRG and Puebla were repeats. So this was a short week.

I thought I didn’t need to record Noches de Coliseo as long after the time switch, so of course the show went long and I didn’t get most of the main event. They also seemed to only air one fall of the semimain.

Terra on Sunday was in Medio. They still haven’t fixed Coliseo’s internet.

I played around with XVID this week. See if you can tell the difference. I also think 52MX sound might be working this week.

YouTube Playlist:

(I have no idea how to make DailyMotion playlists anymore, but all the Terra is still getting posted there.)

04/05 WWC:
04/06 WWC:

04/06 Sobre el Ring:

04/06 La Lucha se le Hace:

CMLL on Terra: 2014-04-04
taped 2014-04-04 @ Arena México
1) Magnus, Sensei, Starman vs Kamaitachi, Sangre Azteca, Shigeo Okumura
2) Goya Kong, Lluvia, Silueta vs Dalys, Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sugheit
3) Dragon Lee vs Soberano Jr. in a En Busca de un Idolo match

4) Cachorro vs Star Jr. in a En Busca de un Idolo match

AAA on Televisa: 2014-04-05
taped 2014-03-29 @ Parque de Beisbol Praxedis Balboa, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas
1) Faby Apache, Jennifer Blake, La Jarochita vs Mary Apache, Sexy Star, Taya Valkyrie
2) Angélico, Australian Suicide, Jack Evans vs Dark Cuervo, Dark Scoria, Dark Spíritu
3) Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown vs Hijo del Fantasma, Pentagón Jr., Texano Jr.

CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-04-05
Full Show:
taped 2014-03-25 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Gallo, Leo, Starman vs Camorra, Sádico, Shigeo Okumura
taped 2014-03-30 @ Arena Coliseo
2) Fuego vs Ephesto in a lightning match
3) Diamante Azul, La Máscara, Titán vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys
4) Atlantis, Marco Corleone, Máximo vs Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, Rey Escorpión

CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-04-05
taped 2014-04-01 @ Arena México
1) Bengala & Flyer vs Akuma & Ramstein
2) Acero, Astral, Pequeño Halcón vs Demus 3:16, Mercurio, Pequeño Olímpico
3) Hombre Bala Jr., Oro Jr., Súper Halcón Jr. vs Cancerbero, Raziel, Virus
Stellar Moments
4) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Stuka Jr. vs Boby Zavala, Misterioso Jr., Pólvora
5) La Sombra, Mistico, Tritón vs Averno, Mephisto, Puma

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-04-05
taped 2014-03-28 @ Arena México
1) Dark Angel, Estrellita, Marcela vs Dalys, Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sugheit
Mid Show Intro
2) Volador Jr. vs La Sombra
3) Máscara Dorada, Mistico, Valiente vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero for the CMLL World Trios Championship

CMLL on Terra: 2014-04-06
taped 2014-04-06 @ Arena Coliseo
1) Rey Cometa, Sagrado, Stuka Jr. vs Arkángel de la Muerte, Cavernario, Tiger
2) Blue Panther, Máximo, Super Porky vs Rey Bucanero, Rey Escorpión, Terrible
3) La Sombra, Mistico, Valiente vs Averno, Dragón Rojo Jr., Ephesto
4) Atlantis vs Mr. Niebla
7 minutes of stalling while the cage went up
5) Eléctrico vs AstralStukitaAceroPequeño HalcónPequeño OlímpicoPequeño NitroPierrothitoÚltimo DragoncitoFantasy for the mask in a cage match

Noches de Coliseo: 2014-04-06
taped 2014-03-30 @ Arena Coliseo Monterrey
1) Angel Justiciero vs Mr. Vega
2) Bengali & Difunto I vs Alberto Dos Rios & Silencio [CMLI TAG, semifinal]

3) Genocida & Sergio Romo Jr. vs Galactar & Rico Rodriguez [CMLI TAG, semifinal]
4) Galactar & Rico Rodriguez vs Bengali & Difunto I [CMLI TAG, final]

5) Trauma I & Trauma II vs Diluvio Negro & Silver Star
6) Villano III & Villano IV vs Charles Lucero & Tigre Universitario