Blue Center takes Espiritu Maligno’s hair, Arena Mexico preview

CMLL (MON) 04/21/2014 Arena Puebla [Periodico Enfoque, Porra Fresa]
1) Black Tiger, Leono, Tigre Rojo Jr. b Espanto Jr., Fuerza Chicana, King Jaguar
Leono beat Fuerza.
2) Dark Angel, Estrellita, Syuri b Amapola, La Comandante, Tiffany
3) La Máscara, Stigma, Stuka Jr. DQ Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
Tecnicos took 1/3. Rey Escorpion, who previously beat Mascara by pulling his mask, was caught this time for the DQ.
4) Espíritu Maligno L Asturiano, Blue Center [mask, hair]
Asturiano won his way out of the match first. Espiritu made a mistake, and Blue Center beat him for his hair.
5) Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero b La Sombra, Mistico, Valiente
UG beat Mistico.

Biggest winner in Blue Center’s career; his first known apuesta after 25 years. The semifinal outcome leaves Asturiano and Blue Center open for another apuesta match this year – maybe in July for the local Anniversary show.

Porra Fresa wrote on Facebook that the building was 90% full and 2,500 people in it. As noted in the video post, Puebla TV is way behind, so it’s not as though fans in Puebla have been watching the mask vs mask vs hair feud develop. There was no “Anniversario” or “Dos Leyendas” title attached to the show. The fans in Puebla are just found the lineup and realized that three way match (because there’s nothing else noteworthy here) was a really important match to go see.

As with the other CMLL rings, Puebla had the new red mat. It should be in Arena Coliseo this Sunday.

Tonight’s Arena Mexico show has the Reyes del Atlantida versus the Guerreros (who are Gran, Ultimo and Roja tonight.) If they’re setting up something, and who knows, there’s the material for a trios title match to headline next Tuesday’s Kid’s Day show. The first five matches should air on Terra, including Week 3 En Busca de un Idolo matches Super Halcon Jr. versus Star Jr. and Hechicero versus Soberano Junior. Every Hechicero match in this tournament has been interesting and Soberano is in the subset of participants who might also make the final. (Cavernario, Cachorro, Soberano, Dragon Lee and Star Jr. are battling for that second spot, and Guerrero Negro Jr. & Super Halcon Jr. are battling not to be last.) The show has Syuri’s last match in this tour, a minis match, and the opener tag team of Inquisidor and Cholo hoping to do better than Sunday’s match. I’m otherwise occupied tonight, so no live results here and those videos may not turn up until Wednesday.

Juventued Guerrera says he’s still got a contract with AAA and still is recovering from a foot injury. Something doesn’t quite add up with him.

Rob has highlights of late January/early February 2001.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update and this week’s PosterMania. Alfredo found the actual Puebla poster!

Pentagon Jr. and Sexy Star brag about their new championship. Sexy explains she invented a never before seen hold to beat Faby Apache.

Amapola says 2013 wasn’t great for her, but 2014 is starting much better.

Rey Escorpion is ready for the hair match with Maximo.

Diario Basta has an interview with El Dandy & Satanico about Sunday’s match.

El Dorado Jr. talks about making his ChilangaMask debut this weekend. He notes his father (El Dorado!) had a match teaming with Atlantis & Stuka against Talisman, Fuerza Guerrera and El Dandy that was called the best match of 1985 and he’s been a fan of Dandy for a long time, so it’s special honor to be on his retirement show.

DTU vignette introducing Los Nerds.

An article about new Xalapa promotion Independencia Total, the local group who brought in AAA last Friday. Corsario de Fuego is running the group, and they announced AAA would be back on 05/30.

DJ Spectro looks back at MS-1 and El Jalisco.

Tajiri’s blog has an article about Syuri’s week in Mexico.

Lucha Libre in England

Aerostar heads to Sittingbourne on 05/25 to face Will Ospreay for Revolution Pro Wrestling. That also means Aerostar is surely missing the 05/24 AAA taping in Tuxtla Gutierrez.


CMLL (MON) 04/28/2014 Arena Puebla
1) Águila Egipcia, Black Tiger, Paris vs Artillero, El Rebelde, Súper Comando
2) Asturiano, Metálico, Sensei vs Ares, Espíritu Maligno, Siki Ozama Jr.
3) Delta, Fuego, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Boby Zavala, Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora
4) La Máscara vs Rey Escorpión [lightning]
5) Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone, Rush vs Negro Casas, Ripper, Shocker

Only five matches and one lightning match means this might be a quick card. Semimain is follow up to last week, and possibly setting up a title match next week.