taped 2014-09-07 @ Lienzo Charro, Pachuca, Hidalgo
Dinastía, Ludxor, Venum vs El Apache, Mamba, Mini Abismo Negro: [Good] so the mystery of why Apache took the finish was solved – Mamba was too busy taking five hundred dives to do it herself. (And it was less a Spanish fly then a double hiptoss, which seems safer for whatever arbitrary reason.) I liked this mach more than any of them last week, so it was an easy good despite there not being a lot to it. It was more variety of action than the straight high flyer showcases with these three técnicos, though they did get in a lot of that flying in the third fall. The rudos were right with them and it was nice showcase.
Aerostar vs Súper Fly: [ok/good but also kind of ungradeable] I was immensely disliked the finish of this match watching this at first. This felt like something similiar to the Titan/Averno story (and others before it), only afte the rudo cowardly moved out of the way of the tecnico’s dive, they gave the tecnico a completely crap win and killed the story dead. After the match, and after the video package, I’m not actually sure what I saw here. It’s possible AAA booked a lousy finish, that happens from time to time, but it’s also possible Aerostar knocked himself silly on a spot not designed for that and they just got out of the match any way they could. Hijo del Tirantes’ body language indicated he was just making something up, and the finish not being shown in the video package immediatly following meant someone knew it wasn’t what they wanted (on purpose on not.) You’d hope Super Fly and Tirantes would’ve just figured to pin Aerostar or even that they could’ve possibly re-edited the match to make it look like it was stopped and Aerostar was carried out (which the video package essentially did), but sometimes things just aren’t easily fixable. I don’t feel certain I know enough about what happened to attempt to understand it.
That finish really took the match down, which was too bad because it was a fun lightning-style match to that point. Aerostar got in that big dive early and Super Fly looked ok working him down to set up the big comeback. Looking back at it and knowing where it ended, the beatdown could’ve used a bit more stuff but it felt right when I thought there was still going to be 3-5 minutes after Aerostar’s comeback dive. The missed dive spot worked great – Super Fly was never more hated by this crowd than when he let Aerostar crash and burn.
Monsther Clown & Psycho Clown vs Averno & Texano Jr.: [OK] The problem with Cibernético joining the announce crew is I couldn’t fast forward thru the slow periods of this match, and there were slow periods in this match. Maybe Texano was still hurting from TripleMania, but he didn’t do a lot here. There wasn’t a lot interesting here at all – there’s not much left in Psycho Clown/Texano Jr. Trying to figure out where Cibernético was going was more interesting than the match, but even that wasn’t worth 12 minutes.