Piratas vs Navarros, AAA & CMLL in Puebla, BOLA

photo by Black Terry Jr.

IWRG (SUN) 08/30/2015 Arena Naucalpan [+LuchaTV, Lucha Mundial (Facebook), Mano a Mano]
1) Adrenalina & Galaxy b Alas de Acero & Voltar
2) Acero, Hip Hop Man, Ram El Carnero b Aeroman, Dragon Bane, Kanon
Debuts for Arena Aficion’s Dragon Bane and Ram (El Carnero)
3) Fresero Jr., Leo, Mike, Rafy b El Golpeador, Oficial AK47, Rayan, Spector
Fresero Jr replaced Teelo. First appearance for Comando Elite in about 4 months, debut for Arena Aficion’s Golpeador.
4) Hijo del Pantera & Pantera © b Diablo Jr. I & El Hijo del Diablo [IWRG IC TAG]
Panteras first defense. Said to be very good match, money thrown in.
5) Barba Roja, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Pirata Morgan b Black Terry, Negro Navarro, Trauma II
Black Terry replaced Trauma I. Piratas wants a title rematch and Navarro accepted.

AYM feed was iffy this morning so I’m not sure if I’ll get this for tomorrow. (It’s been a bad week for recording videos.) As noted on the wiki, Barba Roja (Jr.) has the same birthday and build as Alfa.

Puebla’s the state to be in for lucha tonight. AAA returns to taping TV, three weeks after TripleMania, in Tehuacan. CMLL has it’s usual Monday night show in Arena Puebla. (The two shows are about 100 minutes away; only the super fans are skipping one to go to the other.) AAA’s show is listed as starting at 8:30 pm, but the usual delay means both shows will start around the 9pm show. The CMLL show will be on YouTube, the AAA show will start to air on TV this Saturday.

AAA’s taping is the more interesting show. The main event has Myzteziz & Rey Misterio facing off again, with Fenix teaming with Rey and Mesias joining Myzteziz. There’s a rare defense of a championship on a non-PPV with Psycho Clown challenging Chessman for the Latin American championship. Psycho probably should win the title – there’s more possibilities with him as champ – but it could be a setup to continue the feud with Villano V. Pentagon & Joe Lider resume operating as a tag team in a three way tag match, one of a few of those happening on this cycle of shows. There’s not much story reason for the rest of the undercard, but matches like Aerostar, Bengala, Drago and Daga, Hijo del Pirata Morgan, Steve Pain look very good.

Arena Puebla has Sombra versus Ultimo Guerrero for Sombra’s NWA Middleweight championship. Both Laguneros have very patterned styles of singles matches – it’s not hard to predict the sequence of moves in the last three minutes of the match – and Sombra really should win, but Sombra’s attitude and atheltic ability might make this worthwhile. The undercard is one of the least interesting since they’ve started the live broadcasts. There’s no locals on the show unless/until Morphosis is inevitable replaced by someone else. (Olimpico & Ripper are already booked, so it’ll have to be someone else.)

I’m not going to mention any PWG Battle of Los Angeles results because I know there are people who try very hard to avoid spoilers and they might not expect to see them there. The reaction sounds like the luchadors did great in a weekend where a lot of people did great. The Matt Sydal/Fenix first round match & an Angelico/Jack vs Ricochet/Rich Swann on Friday, the non-title Fenix/Aerostar vs Drago/Pentagon tag match on Saturday and a Pentagon match on Sunday sound like the best matches involving that group, but I might have missed something. Early indication is it’ll be October before the DVDs of the shows are released.

Rayman & Makabre continued their run as a successful Guadalajara tag team by keeping the Jalisco tag championship over Mr. Aguila & Pesdailla in Arena Roberto Paz on Saturday.

Funcion Estelar talks to Black Terry Jr. about how he got into lucha libre photography. Message boards aren’t all bad!

A long Q&A with Guatemalan luchadora Hija del Zombie.

Segunda Caida reviews Caifan & Avisman versus Ultimo Guerrero & Hechicero.

Dragon Lee stops Kamaitachi again, Cara Lucha, Mr. Mexico luchador

photo by Alexis Salazar/CMLL

CMLL (SAT) 08/29/2015 Arena Coliseo [CMLL]
1) Pequeño Nitro b Aéreo
2) Magnus b Akuma
3) Soberano Jr. b Súper Comando
The Panther replaced Soberano Jr.
4) Metálico b Star Jr.
5) Sangre Azteca b Pegasso
6) Hechicero & Luciferno b Blue Panther Jr. & Esfinge
Rudos took 1/3
7) Blue Panther, La Máscara, Titán b Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
Blue Panther replaced Mistico on Monday.

A show.

SANCHEZ (SAT) 08/29/2015 Arena Neza [Estrellas del Ring, KronoSport]
1) Rayo Star & Sky Man b Estrella De Oro & Rey Carnero
2) Motocross, Puma, Taquero Maldito b Bryan El Stripper, Rey Neza, Soldado Del Futuro
3) Maldito Jr., Samot, Vampiro Metálico b Bugambilia, Flyer, La Abeja
4) Hombre Bala Jr. b Punker Bizarro
replaced Nicho vs Pagano.
5) Hijo de LA Park & La Parka Jr. b Nicho el Millionario & Pagano
Nicho & Pagano, scheduled for a match against each other, instead were a team against the Parks. They replaced Sombra & Rush. Sombra said they weren’t paid. These guys were paid by people throwing money in at least.

That’s a weird situation – if this promotion didn’t send CMLL a deposit, you’d think none of the CMLL guys (Flyer, Bala as a fill in) would be working the show. Which kind of suggests they might have been going around CMLL on this one, or something else weird was going on. Anyway, the fans who were wanted to see an extra match and it sounds like they got it.

still champ/photo by Alexis Salazar-CMLL

CMLL (SUN) 08/30/2015 Arena México
1) Leono & Sensei b Camorra & Cholo
2) Amapola, Dalys, La Seductora b La Vaquerita, Lluvia, Skadi
Rudas took 2/3
3) Fuego, The Panther, Tritón DQ Puma, Sangre Azteca, Tiger
Tiger fouled and pulled Triton’s mask for the DQ.
4) Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Titán b Nitro, Olímpico, Ripper
Nitro replaced Morphosis (double booked in Veracruz)
5) Dragon Lee © b Kamaitachi [CMLL SL]
Dragon Lee took 1/3 in another outstanding match. Dragon Lee’s third defense, all against Kamaitachi.
6) La Sombra, Super Porky, Valiente b Mr. Niebla, Shocker, Vangellys
Sombra ‘led’ the tecnicos to a 1/3 fall win.

It’s possible CMLL might run Dragon Lee versus Kamaitachi one more time in Guadalajara or sell it to an indy show, but it’s a little more likely this is the last Lee/Kamaitachi match. It’s got a chance to be feud of the year. The match will air next week on ClaroSports and in about a month on LATV (maybe), and they should give it all the time it needs given the rest of the lineup.

The Mr. Mexico Luchador body building contest was today. AAA wrestlers did fairly well, winning two of the competition groups. I only have scattered results

under 85 (or maybe 80) kg
1st place: Daga
2nd place: Mini Charly Manson
3rd place: Extasis
4th place: Alas de Plata
5th place: La Chiva (!!!!)
6th place: Mini Drago
7th place: Douki

over 85 kg
(no idea who won; there doesn’t seem to be an official results list up anywhere.)
2nd place: Hijo del Fantasma
4th place: Cibernetico
7th place: Copetes Salazar (!!)

1st: Taya Valkyrie
2nd: Sexy Lady
Maybe the two who competed? No one else was shown on stage.

Fantasma made it over to Arena San Juan Pantitlan for the Cara Lucha show, but Daga did not (and the promoters made it clear it was on Daga for not showing.) Full results tomorrow, but they also had the 09/16 lineup – see the lineups.

Halloween says he’s retiring from lucha extreme after the 09/17 DTU show. He’s also saying Familia de Tijuana have talked to CMLL but does not say they’re officially coming.

+LuchaTV posted this week’s Leyendas Inmortales, which has the TV version of the Negro Casas vs Fuerza Guerrera match from March.

Super Libre had lots of interviews, including with Valiente (who is under the belief he’s not on the Anniversary show) and Metalico.

Matt Farmer found a note the NWA sent to the Mexican lucha libre commission about the NWA Light Heavyweight belt being stripped in 1974.


Cara Lucha (WED) 09/16/2015 Arena San Juan Pantitlan, Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, Estado de México
1) Centvrión & Látigo vs Metaleón & Mr. Leo
2) Fly Star & Toxin Boy vs Flyer & Hombre Bala Jr.
3) Eléctrico & Principe Diamante vs Rayo Star & Sky Man
4) Andy Boy, Danger, Guerrero Mixtico vs Centinela, Epydemius, Ultimo Ninja
5) Boby Zavala & Pólvora vs Aeroboy & Violento Jack
6) Rush vs LA Park vs Pagano

I’m pretty sure I never imagined I’d see the semimain. I only watch indy shows with Polvora on them.

Fourth match is a Monterrey invasion, second and third are CMLL versus indies, and everyone’s going to die in the first match.

CMLL (SAT) 09/05/2015 Arena Coliseo
1) Bengala vs Cholo
2) Robin vs Inquisidor
3) Flyer vs Hijo del Signo
4) Súper Halcón Jr. vs Canelo Casas
5) Hombre Bala Jr. vs Arkángel de la Muerte
6) Fuego & Tritón vs Pierroth & Sagrado
7) Dragon Lee, La Máscara, Volador Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Hechicero, Pólvora

La Mascara & Volador back together again. This is not a promising lineup.

CMLL (SUN) 09/06/2015 Arena México
1) Fantasy & Último Dragoncito vs Pequeño Nitro & Pequeño Olímpico
2) Magnus, Oro Jr., Soberano Jr. vs Akuma, Artillero, Súper Comando
3) Delta, Esfinge, Tritón vs Disturbio, Pierroth, Sagrado
4) Dragon Lee vs Virus [lightning]
5) Ángel de Oro, Guerrero Maya Jr., Titán vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja
6) Marco Corleone, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys

Dragon Lee thinks he’s safe, thinks he’s finally shook Kamaitachi, and there’s Virus back to make his life tough. I approve. (I have no earthly idea what we do if they do Lee/Virus on 09/20, but they never do a second title match that fast.)

Look at Disturbio! Graduated to the midcard treadmill!

big turnout for LA Park & Dr. Wagner debut, weekend lineups

photo by Alexis Salazar/CMLL

CMLL (FRI) 08/28/2015 Arena México [CMLL, CMLL (highlights)]
1) Pegasso & Stigma b Arkángel de la Muerte & Hijo del Signo Pegasso & Stigma vs Arkángel de la Muerte & Hijo del Signo (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 2/3.
2) Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr., The Panther b Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado PIMERA LUCHA CMLL 28 AGOSTO 2015L (1) (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr., The Panther vs Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 1/3.
3) Blue Panther Jr., Canelo Casas, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Negro Casas b Boby Zavala, Disturbio, Esfinge, Flyer, Virus[En Busca de un Idolo] 2015 En Busca de un Idolo post tournament cibernetico (posted by thecubsfan) SEGUNDA LUCHA CMLL 28 AGOSTO 2015L (2) (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) Torneo Cibernetico del 28 de Agosto de 2015 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Negro Casas and his students versus Virus and his students. Zavala had his shoulder taped from last week. Eliminations went Flyer (by Canelo Casas), Blue Panther (Esfinge), Canelo Casas (Disturbio), Esfinge (Guerrero Maya Jr.), Delta (Boby Zavala), Disturbio (Negro Casas), Negro Casas (Virus), Virus (Guerrero Maya) and Boby Zavala (Guerrero Maya brainbuster), leaving Maya the winner.
4) Dragon Lee, Marco Corleone, Valiente b Ephesto, Mephisto, Rey Escorpión Dragon Lee, Marco Corleone, Valiente vs Ephesto, Mephisto, Rey Escorpión (posted by thecubsfan) TERCERA LUCHA CMLL 28 AGOSTO 2015L (3) (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Marco Corleone replaced Mistico on Monday. Tecnicos took 2/3 in a great match.
5) Dr. Wagner Jr., La Sombra, Rush b Atlantis, LA Park, Volador Jr. CUARTA LUCHA CMLL 28 AGOSTO 2015L (4) (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) Dr. Wagner Jr., La Sombra, Rush vs Atlantis, LA Park, Volador Jr. (posted by thecubsfan)
Chaos all the way thru, with Rush vs Park and Atlantis vs Sombra pushed. Team Sombra took falls 2/3, the last with a Sombra mask pull on Atlantis and a Wagner foul and Wagner Driver on Park.

Really good show. Maybe not the best show to take place on Friday, but a lot more exciting that most Friday nights. Crowd was much bigger than usual, with the lower bowl looking close to full and the upper bowl opened up with some people up there. There were a lot of the wide shots of the crowd CMLL usually avoids. Park & Wagner always have great debuts that attract a lot of attention when they show up in a promotion, and this was more of the same. (It’s the doing the big matches that’s the problem.)

Main event is worth going out of your way to see. My version has the quality problems that won’t go away, but there’s a clean (with no entrances) version over on Claro’s website. The cibernetico was also really good, possibly the best match that happened to the 2015 En Busca de un Idolo cibernetico.

CMLL said they’d announce the full lineup for the Anniversary show on Informa this week. There’s no sign of Thunder & Ultimo Guerrero. LA Park made mask versus hair challenges towards Rush again, but it doesn’t feel like that’s close to happening.

Wagner notes some fans were upset he came back as a rudo, but he’s happy to be what CMLL Needs him to be. He also says he’s going after “Ramoncito or Voladorcito”.  LA Park calls Wagner a traitor for teaming with Sombra after bad mouthing the Ingobernables on the indies. Park says he weighs 132 KG (291 lb), and he looked every bit of that. Wagner & LA Park both talked about “smoking the peace pipe with CMLL”, which I can believe is an actual event that occurred.

Today’s Sabado Retros has the Revolucionarios versus La Mascara, Titan and Blue Panther for the main event. Sunday has the Mr. Niebla Arena Mexico return, plus another Dragon Lee/Kamataichi title match. (It’d be a big surprise if Dragon Lee lost now.) It sounds like there may be a private sponsored show at Arena Mexico Saturday night as well.

Mini Charly Manson, Taya and Atomic Boy talk about their preparation for Sunday’s Mr. Mexico body building contest. Atomic Boy still exists! (He says he’s returning from surgery, which he must’ve had a few times by now.)

CMLL announced winners for it’s story writing contest in the 7-9 age group and the 10-12 group. The older group first place story was called “Mistico versus the Invasion of the Hechiceros”. There’s a honorable mention winner who wrote about Pegasso & Sensei versus some monster.

Fuerza Negra took Yelmo 2000’s mask in an Arena Aficion cage match.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

SuperLuchas looks back to three big shows in the Mexico City area.

El Dandy’s back to training luchadors.

Goya Kong talks about the next CaraLucha show

Hijos del Infierno talk about winning one set of trios title, and challenge for another.

DJ Spectro looks back to Espectro versus Pantera Blanca

The Viva la Vida blog has more pictures of Ciclope and Violento Jack’s matches from Japan.

A brief history of lucha libre in Caracas, Venezuela in the 50s.


IWRG (WED) 09/02/2015 Arena Naucalpan
1) Centella Orietnal & Chicanito vs Adrenalina & Vardeus
2) Blue Metal, Blue Monsther, Omega vs Magnum 44, Power Bull, Vampiro Metálico
3) Freyser, Hijo del Alebrije, Super Jack vs Acero, Galaxy, Kanon
4) Aeroman, Diablo Jr. I, Eternus vs Alas de Acero, Aramis, Atomic Star
5) Black Terry, Dragón Fly, Voltar vs Oficial AK47, Pikachu, Toxin Boy
6) Eterno vs Oficial 911
one fall main event

They’re back on Wednesdays after a week off, with the Terry/Eterno/Oficials three way feud contuning in the top matches. Super Jack is back here.

CMLL (FRI) 09/04/2015 Arena México
1) Blue Panther Jr., Fuego, The Panther vs Luciferno, Puma, Tiger
2) Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr. vs Ephesto, Kamaitachi, Mephisto
3) Titán vs Pólvora [lightning]
4) Blue Panther, La Máscara, Super Porky vs Boby Zavala, Rey Bucanero, Shocker
5) Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Cavernario, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas
6) Dr. Wagner Jr. & La Sombra vs Atlantis & LA Park

Similar main event, without Volador & Rush involved. Sombra and Wagner have never teamed in a 2v2 match. I’m not sure if it’s even been publicly confirmed (possibly for political reasons), but the story I’ve heard in the past is Wagner was the one who got Sombra into CMLL way back when.

Peste Negra versus Sky Team could be a set up to a trios title match on the Anniversary show. No Ultimo Guerrero and Thunder seems to eliminate them from an apuesta match on that show, but maybe we all will be surprised on Wednesday.

I feel like the fourth match is a nice time to take a break, maybe fix myself a drink. Congrats Boby. Titan versus Polvora should be fun. Good to see Kamaitachi ahead of Luciferno, but Puma and Tiger behind Ephesto is weird. Those first two matches should be fun.

LA Park & Dr. Wagner return to CMLL tonight

Today is LA Park & Dr. Wagner Jr.’s return to Arena Mexico. It’s their first appearance on an official CMLL show since November 2008.  They’re on opposite sides of the main event, which makes sense given their never ending feud, but is a bit of a surprise since Park has framed this as an Indy vs Ingobernables issue. Instead, Wagner will team with the Ingobernables Rush & La Sombra versus Volador Jr., Atlantis, and LA Park. While Atlantis/Sombra is the bigger issue, the interest will all be on what LA Park and Wagner will do in their return.

There’s not a lot of note elsewhere on the card. The En Busca de un Idolo participants are scheduled to be in a ten men cibernetico, but that seems iffy at best. Negro Casas hasn’t been able to make any of his matches this week and Boby Zavala noting he was still hurt on CMLL Informa. The other matches on the show are Marco, Valiente and Dragon Lee versus Rey Escorpion, Mephisto and Ephesto, the Boricuas versus Stuka Jr., Rey Cometa and the Panther, and Pegasso & Stigma versus Hijo del Signo & Arkangel. The show starts on 8:30pm and should stream region free on clarosports.com.

The item to watch for outside of a match is the preview for next week. There’s still time for them to start the Universal tournament if it’s going to end at the Anniversary show (which would mean no Thunder/UG on that show.) If it’s not announced tonight, it’s going to be held off for a while.

The Ticketmaster site shows only scattered floor seats left. The first level is unsold mostly, and they’re not selling any higher than that.

Ciclope and Violento Jack lost their matches in FREEDOMS today, but are said to have gotten good reactions from the crowd.

Criterio Hidalgo profiles Dragon Bane and Ram El Carnero, who are debuting in IWRG on Sunday. Ram el Carnero wrestles as Ram in Arena Aficion.

Psycho Clown wants to win his first individual title on Monday. There’s also a Psycho Clown CaraLucha promo.

Kcidis notes the danger of Atlantis winning a championship before a big mask match.

DTU announced Psicosis II, Damian 666, Super Crazy and Halloween for the 09/17 Arena Aficion show.

Segunda Caida reviews Guerrero Maya vs Guerrero Maya.

lucha TV preview for weekend of August 29th



  • Kind of wonder how they’ll get the long half of TripleMania all in 90 minutes on AAA. They didn’t do much editing on the first half. They’ll probably do some this time.
  • Friday night’s clarosports is going to be a thing. Maybe I’ll even record it correctly.
  • CMLL’s first run TV looks very blah this week. Sky Team title defense is probably the best match.
  • Join CMLL on YouTube Monday night when Ultimo Guerrero does a front superplex, a super powerbomb and maybe a Guerrero Special in exactly that order.

Dark Angel to leave CMLL, AAA in Cancun, Guadalajara results

CMLL (TUE) 08/25/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [Fuego en el Ring]
1) Évola & Relampago b Explosivo & Reycko
2) Estrellita, Marcela, Princesa Sugehit b Dallys la Caribeña, La Comandante, La Seductora
Dalys replaced Tiffany.
3) Metálico, Okumura, Sangre Azteca b Omar Brunetti, Stigma, The Panther
Metalico and Omar continue to feud, Metalico fouled Omar and got away with it for the win. Omar wanted a hair match but Metalico said Omar hadn’t proven himself and wasn’t that good, but he could have a lightning match instead.
4) Dragón Rojo Jr., Felino, Shocker b Blue Panther, Rey Cometa, Valiente
Dragon Rojo replaced Negro Casas. Rudos took 2/3.
5) Marco Corleone, Super Porky, Volador Jr. DQ Ephesto, Mephisto, Mr. Niebla
Niebla fouled Marco.

Negro Casas continues to miss shows; his status for Friday seems questionable at best.

Dark Angel announced on CMLL Informa that she was leaving the promotion and Mexico after a final match on the Anniversary show. MedioTiempo has the key quotes, LuchaWorld recaps the whole interview. The news was wildly discussed, with an article making it to ESPN’s Mexico site. Sarah Stock was positive about her ten plus years in the promotion, rating her experiences 15 on a scale of 1 to 10. She was also sad to be making this announcement, tearing up during the interview, but spoke of other opportunities elsewhere. Dark Angel said she’d have a match on the Anniversary which would be announced soon and had a few other appearances between now and September 18th, but the Anniversary show match would be it. She did not rule out ever returning to Mexico but made it clear she doesn’t expect to be back for a long time if ever.

Sarah Stock did not want to talk specifically about her opportunities elsewhere, but it almost certainly a non-wrestling job with WWE. (It’s WWE protocol never to talk publicly about going there.) She’s expected to be heading to NXT developmental group to work as a trainer. She’s traveled there to work as a guest trainer multiple times this year and it appears it was a good fit for both sides. The NXT trainers generally do not also wrestle, so next month is likely the last time we’ll get to see her in a real match for a long time if ever.

We in lucha libre land still get Dark Angel for a few more matches, so I don’t want to say goodbye yet. It’s notable CMLL is allowing her to say this goodbye. Getting to actually say farewell and having a final match promoted as such is uncommon, and speaks to how much people in CMLL must appreciate what Dark Angel added to their promotion.

There are a lot of reports (and video) from the Ring and Rock press conference that clear up some things I was confused on. It’ll be the show on 09/13 at the Hard Rock that’ll be the taping, and they hope to draw 4,500 people between hotel patrons and local fans. It doesn’t appear they announced the full lineup for the show, but it’s the same guys as the show two days prior in Cancun. Maybe something like…

(total guess/not confirmed except for the main event)
Murder Clown, Faby Apache, Goya Kong vs La Hiedra, Taya, Hijo de Pirata Morgan
Angélico, Jack Evans, vs Joe Lider, Pentagón Jr.
Drago, La Parka vs Hijo del Fantasma, Texano Jr.
Fénix, Psycho Clown, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Brian Cage, El Mesías, Myzteziz – announced as the main event

These events are being promoted with Mexican boxing promoter Pepe Gomez, who talked about wanting to expand into lucha libre shows (in the Cancun area.) He mentioned a plan to run a combination lucha libre/boxing show in December. I’ve seen that run on low level Mexican shows maybe once or twice a month, but no one’s combined those two on one event at a high level in recent memory. Gomez noted some people might think this idea is crazy, but notes it’s been doing in the distant passed. Rey Mysterio said he’d be interested in taking part. Putting aside the strangeness of this concept, it hasn’t seemed like AAA (or CMLL or anyone else) has had an effective promoter in Cancun/Quintana Roo for quite a while, so maybe this’ll open up the area for more shows.

Mysterio was asked about Myzteziz wearing the Perros del Mal shirt at the end of TripleMania and downplayed it, saying it probably Myzteziz trying to get in his head and send a message. From what I understand, Myzteziz going into Perros del Mal was not a direction AAA was planning on going and that thing may never be mentioned again. They’re still pushing the idea of maybe doing a mask/mask match between the two. I think people are pretty willing to overlook Rey being unmasked before because they want the ‘real’ Rey and the real Rey has a mask, but I’m skeptical about them being okay wagering it again.

They also had the luchadors model the new shirts from the AAA store. AAA’s deal with Kichink (the web store) was hyped, and I’d guess they’re the people who are going to be running the social media and redoing the website soon.

Local promoters for Heroes Inmortales announced Johnny Mundo & Alberto el Patron will be on the card. Most expensive ticket will be 1200 pesos. They’ve also got photos from the Victoria sponsored show in the same San Luis Potosi dome this past week.

Alberto el Patron was announced as an announcer for MMA promotion Combate Americas, which will air in the US on NBC Universo (formerly mun2). This was one of the groups trying to talk Alberto into coming back for one more fight, but he’ll instead be talking about it. The first show is scheduled for September 17th and the second for November 19th, so this isn’t something that’ll Alberto away from his other jobs all that much.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Segunda Caida reviews Ultima Lucha part 2, though something’s gone wrong with the text formatting.

SuperLuchas looks back to Cavernario Galindo and Halcon Negro having a terrible apuesta match

Vampiro, who earlier said he was going to Europe in January, now says he’s not going to Europe because no of promoters wanted to pay for his plane ticket. Vampiro announced he was coming back for one last tour after his Pentagon match aired, but the message reads like he hasn’t gotten the interest from the promoters he hoped.

The Panther says he hopes to be on the anniversary show against the Boricuas or the Casas family.

More about the Archdiocese of Guadalajara sponsoring this Sunday’s Arena Coliseo Guadalajara.

Chicago’s GALLI promotion will have a voter registration drive as part of their show this Sunday.

CaraLucha has added Aramis vs Shadow vs Templario vs Rey Lobo Jr. to it’s 08/30 show.

Luchador Diosa Quetzal is also a musician (so she’s got two underpaid talents!)

An interview with the new ring announcer for Arena Aficion.


CMLL (TUE) 09/01/2015 Arena México
1) Molotov & Sensei vs Camorra & Espanto Jr.
2) Astral, Eléctrico, Shockercito vs Demus 3:16, Mercurio, Pierrothito
3) Dark Angel, Estrellita, Princesa Sugehit vs Amapola, Dalys, Zeuxis
4) The Panther vs Okumura [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Titán, Tritón vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Felino, Sangre Azteca
6) Máximo, Mistico, Rush vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja

There is a show next Tuesday after all. We came this close to Cadena3 airing two hours of edecan interviews. Looks like Mistico is supposed to be back, but check again Monday afternoon.

Sangre Azteca working the semimain looks weird. He and Dragon Rojo didn’t like each other last we checked.

That’s a pretty boring primera even by usual Tuesday standards.

IWRG RETRO (WED) 09/23/2015 Arena Naucalpan
1) Cat Man & Mr. Libra vs Epidemia &Heavy Boy
2) Gato Felix, Gato Reyes, Roy Reyes vs Macho I, Macho II, Macho III
3) Avisman, Bestia Rubia, Star Boy vs Cirujano, Judas el Traidor, Zonik 2000
4) Orito, Pantera I, Panterita vs Bombero Infernal, Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro
5) Mega, Omega, Supermega, Ultraman vs Comando Delta, Comando Gama, Comando Mega, Comando Stone

Benefit show for Grillo featuring IWRG luchadors of about ten decades ago. This is kind of like the annual “everyone gets to go back to their old gimmick for one night” show they do, except it’s a lot of people who used to be in IWRG and aren’t now (and some don’t appear to be wrestling much of anywhere now.)