CMLL (TUE) 04/08/2014 Arena México [@robviper, @therealfredo, CMLL]
1) Leono & Metatrón b Espanto Jr. & Zayco
2) Dragon Lee, Oro Jr., Pegasso b El Rebelde, Hooligan, Súper Comando
3) Amapola b Dark Angel, Marcela, Estrellita, Goya Kong, Lluvia, Princesa Blanca, Tiffany, Princesa Sugheit, Dalys [cibernetico, #1 Contenders, CMLL-REINA INTL]
Rudas vs tecnicas teams. Order of elimination: Lluvia (Blanca), Tiffany (Goya Kong), Princesa Blanca (DQ for shoving ref for slow counting her pinfall on Marcela), Marcela (submitted by Dalys), Goya Kong (Sugehit), Sugehit (Estrellita), Dallys (Dark Angel), Estrellita (Amapola) and Dark Angel (Amapola). Amapola gets a shot at Syuri sometime during her trip (but apparently not next week.)
4) Hechicero b Cavernario [En Busca de un Idolo]
Guest judge was Euforia. Hechicero won with his rolling half crab. Tirantes said Hechicero was the best he’s seen in the three years of this competition (which is a awkward when he gave Euforia, sitting right there, a 10 and did not give Hechiero a 10.) Scores were 10, 10, 9, and 7 for 36. Cavernario scored 9, 10, 8, 7 for a 34.
5) Súper Halcón Jr. b Guerrero Negro Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
Super Halcon won via moonsault. Halcon earned judges scores of 6, 6, 6, 2 for a total of 20. Tirantes also received advice from Tirantes, who told Halcon was missing only one thing: “a change of profession.” Guerrero Negro got a 6, 6, 8, 3 for 23.
6) La Máscara, Rush, Stuka Jr. b Herodes Jr., Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas
Straight falls, Casas fouling Rush in the second.
7) Mistico b Averno [CMLL WELTER]
Mistico took 2/3 to keep the championship, though there was some issue with the La Mistica finish (Averno said he didn’t actually give up? It’s unclear.) First defense.
I wasn’t around during the show, and planned I was going to watch the entire Terra broadcast later last night. The opener and other events prevented that from happening as scheduled. (This might be a day where Ultimo Guerrero wish he picked a different name as to avoid being listed as dead in dozens of Spanish language articles which unwisely translate a proper name. And I wonder what facepaint Rey Bucanero will have on Friday.) The Terra broadcast did start at the start of the show this time. It’s tough to count on anything with CMLL, but if you’re looking to watch even more live wrestling from Arena Mexico, it might be worth checking around Terra around 7:30 pm on Tuesdays going forward.
Busca de un Idolo Points Standings, Week 1, before the poll:
44 Dragon Lee
40 Super Halcon Jr.
23 Star Jr./Soberano Jr./Guerrero Negro Jr.
CMLL made no substantial changes with the fan polling system, so it’s been easily compromised and Hechicero is running away with it. I still thing Hechicero would go to the final whatever they did, but this appears to be going exactly to form after the first matches.
Again, I didn’t see the Hechicero match yet and I know everyone is high on Cavernario, but I wonder if Hechicero is so good that everyone is going to end up with a good judging score when they go against them. They’re probably going to be good matches, and the judges have only rarely given one participant a lot more credit for the quality of the matches than his opponent.
CMLL (TUE) 04/08/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [@acogdl]
1) Smaker b Espectrum
2) Black Metal, Esfinge, Leo b Camorra, Cholo, Disturbio
Cholo replaced Ramstein. Tecnicos took 2/3, Leo pinning Camorra.
3) Zeuxis b Silueta
Zeuxis won with a martinete variation (Rush Driver?) and Silueta was strechered out.
4) Kráneo, Mr. Águila, Rey Escorpión b Máximo, Rey Cometa, Super Porky
Rudos took 1/3, Kraneo sneaking in a foul on Porky. Porky challenged him to a hair vs mask match.
5) Titán, Valiente, Volador Jr. DQ Gran Guerrero, Mephisto, Último Guerrero
Straight falls, Mephisto yanking Valiente’s mask.
That’s Cholo’s first appearance in Guadalajara since February 2012. Kraneo/Porky seems reasonably possible.
Porra Fresa confirms Kamaitachi, not Misterioso, was in Puebla’s tercera. They also mention rudos Espiritu Maligno & Blue Center had problems with each other after their loss.
Rob has highlights of 01/30/14 AAA and three things Mexico should copy from WrestleMania weekend.
Psycho Clown wants a title rematch with no crooked referee, fast count, or illegal maneuvers. So does that mean he won’t be using the Canadian Destroyer?
Eric R @ Segunda Caida reviews CMLL on LATV on 03/17/14.
Video of the Villano kids. I hope the two Villano 3 kids are great, but lucha libre would be a greater place if sons of famous luchadors weren’t automatically promoted as big stars. (Those two are in the semimain event on AULL’s show.)
Drago says the mixed tag title match will please the fans and they’ll keep the tag titles.
Dr. Wagner Jr. is headed to Japan on 07/07? Not sure which group.
CMLL (TUE) 04/15/2014 Arena México
1) Bengala & Molotov vs Camorra & Disturbio
2) Eléctrico, Fantasy, Último Dragoncito vs Mercurio, Pequeño Olímpico, Pierrothito
3) Estrellita, Silueta, Syuri vs Amapola, Dalys, Tiffany
4) Dragon Lee vs Star Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
5) Cachorro vs Soberano Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
6) Atlantis, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Virus
7) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Stuka Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Misterioso Jr., Rey Escorpión
Star Jr. is what CMLL seems to think Dragon Lee is, so that should be interesting. Cachorro and Soberano could be really good. Syuri debuts in a build up trios versus Ampola. Guerreros de la Atlantida are a Tuesday exclusive trio. Stuka and Misterio get the midcard main event slot for the week.
CMLL (TUE) 04/15/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Virgo vs Demonio Rojo
2) Angelito, Astral, Stuka Jr. vs Demus 3:16, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Violencia
3) Esfinge, Magnus, Stigma vs Canelo Casas, El Rebelde, Maléfico
4) Fuego, Gallo, Tritón vs Arkángel de la Muerte, Boby Zavala, Sangre Azteca
5) Super Porky vs Kráneo
6) La Máscara, La Sombra, Valiente vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
Main event and semimain will be slightly different matches.