AAA on Televisa: 2015-09-19 

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Recapped: 10/03/2015

What happened: Jack beat Joe Lider and challenged for the tag titles. Mesias used a ref distraction to beat Parka. 

What was good: nothing much. This felt like a televised house show with people taking it easy.

Where can I watch it: It’s on AAA’s channel and mine. I’m trying to stick with AAA’s version because it seems like they have a few vignettes which aren’t being shown on the national version. There were very brief segments in between each match on the TripleMania show, and this one had a skit that wasn’t on the Televisa version

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random trio of tecnicos challenge for titles, Ultimo Guerrero, FantasticaMania

photo by Alexis Salazar-CMLL

CMLL (TUE) 10/27/2015 Arena México [CMLL]
1) Leono & Robin b Apocalipsis & Cholo
Robin was wearing a special costume honoring his father, who passed away 16 years ago.
2) Astral, Eléctrico, Shockercito b Demus 3:16, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Olímpico
Shockercito submitted Demus.
3) Delta, Fuego, Starman DQ Okumura, Sangre Azteca, Virus
Sangre Azteca unmasked Fuego for the DQ.
4) Rey Cometa b Puma [lightning]
Puma went for his double powerbomb, but Cometa snuck in a huracanrana on the second one for the win in 8:06.
5) Ángel de Oro, Dragon Lee, Stuka Jr. b Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
Stuka beat Mephisto, then issues a trios title challenge on behalf of his team.
6) Atlantis, Mistico, Titán b Cavernario, Kamaitachi, Mr. Niebla
Atlantis beat Niebla.

That’s a clearly a hat determined tecnico unit but it seems about right for Tuesdays. Rey Cometa & Puma looks outstanding in the photos.

The show was still taped, even though Cadena3 is no longer doing the broadcast. There’s some musical chairs going on: Tuesdays are ending up with Claro Sports (the cable network, not the website) and so will also eventually air on LATV. Not sure where that’ll leave Sunday shows.

CMLL (TUE) 10/27/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [Arena Coliseo Guadaljaara]
1) El Divino & Nautilius b Relampago & Thunder Boy
2) Arkángel de la Muerte, Disturbio, Maléfico b Frezzer, Magnus, Soberano Jr.
3) Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado b Esfinge, Guerrero Maya Jr., The Panther
Pierroth won with his package piledriver on Maya.
4) Thunder b Kráneo
Thunder took 1/3.
5) La Máscara, Máximo, Super Porky b Rey Bucanero, Shocker, Terrible

Thunder defeating Kraneo is a grand injustice. Pierroth beating Maya not that much better.

CMLL announced Atlantis and Boby Z will appear on FantasticaMania. Boby was already announced after winning En Busca de un Idolo, and Atlantis has been a regular the last few years. The full lineup will probably be announced in a couple weeks, but there are some safe assumptions. Sombra, Rush and Mascara Dorada will always be on FantasticaMania as long as this agreement keeps going and they remain the top guys.  (Dorada probably counts as NJPW this year.) Okumura is also likely to be on these shows every year, because he works as a translator and liaison. Ultimo Guerrero, Volador and Maximo are likely to be on most shows, but Maximo wasn’t on last year’s show and Volador wasn’t brought in to the early ones. They usually do an Anniversary show rematch as one of the main events, so Atlantis coming along makes sense. And there’s always going to be (at least) one person doing the Mistico character as long it’s around. All the other spots depend on who they need to contemplate the guys they’re bringing in (like Polvora last year to wrestle Mistico II), which midcarders NJPW may be interested in using later on for Best of Super Juniors and who CMLL feels like rewarding.

Alberto is still scheduled to appear in Monterrey on Sunday, which is being promoted as the last chance to see Alberto in Monterrey (with AAA). There’s still no new information on what he’ll be doing with AAA. AAA sent out an interview with Johnny Mundo pointing towards a match with Rey Mysterio, which seems to take them both out of consideration for winning the title. It’s unclear how much those interviews are on autopilot or just subject to change. Unless the WON has a big scoop, we might not know much more about what’s going on with Alberto and the Mega title until Monday in Reynosa.

LuchaMania Monterrey’s recap of the Arena Coliseo Monterrey show says Ultimo Guerrero was announced as being injured on Friday. We know he was double booked in California the same day, but we don’t know if he actually wrestled there. We do know that – hurt or not on Friday – he was part of a match on Saturday night in Morelos. Anyway, the Gran Guerrero/Caifan match was said to be good.

Chairo/Lucha Memes will have Ultimo Guerrero vs Pagano on a newly announced 11/22 show in Arena Lopez Mateos.

Fan Sports has a video interview with Ultimo Guerero.

Tercera Via has a really great text/audio/photo article on the DTU Death Match tournament and extreme wrestling in general.

Thing I didn’t know: the Golpeador in IWRG now is the same one who was there in the 90s, at least according to the bio IWRG posted. He was talked up as a top prospect at the time but seems to have vanished after 1995. I guess he coudl’ve been wrestling in Arena Aficion all along, but it’s probably more likely he’s been a few different characters.

Segunda Caida reviews more recent CMLL and a 2004 Perro Jr. match.


CMLL (TUE) 11/03/2015 Arena México
1) Robin & Sensei vs Cholo & El Rebelde
2) Magnus, Oro Jr., Starman vs Cancerbero, Okumura, Raziel
3) Blue Panther Jr., Pegasso, Tritón vs Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado
4) Blue Panther vs Vangellys [lightning]
5) Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto © vs Ángel de Oro, Dragon Lee, Stuka Jr. [MEX TRIOS]
first defense
6) Marco Corleone, Rush, Valiente vs Kráneo, Shocker, Terrible

That’s such a random title match but it might be good.

CMLL (TUE) 11/03/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Explosivo & Star Black vs Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Magnum, Súper Halcón Jr. vs Artillero, Metálico, Ráfaga
3) Delta, Esfinge, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Boby Z, Disturbio, Virus
4) La Máscara, Máximo Sexy, Super Porky vs Olímpico, Rey Bucanero, Ripper
5) Atlantis, Mistico, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Mr. Niebla, Último Guerrero

Ultimo Guerrero listed as wrestling, so maybe it’s just a one week thing. Note Artillero is stuck on his own; Super Comando is getting bump in places for the feud with the Panther but his brother doesn’t seem to be making the trip and is being booked elsewhere.

Sombra & Rush are eligible to be booked in Arena Coliseo Guadalajara now, but are only listed on Sunday’s Elite show so far.

great match roundup, week of 2015-09-19

I already recapped the 09/25 Clarosports show.

rating matches TV Show taped
great Cavernario © vs Tritón for the Mexican National Welterweight Championship CMLL on CadenaTres: 2015-09-19 2015-09-16
good Dragon Lee, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto CMLL Internet Exclusives: 2015-09-21 2015-09-21
good Fantasy, Shockercito, Último Dragoncito vs Demus 3:16, Mercurio, Pequeño Olímpico CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
good Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Tritón vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
good Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero vsDragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
good Atlantis, Máximo, Valiente vs La Máscara, La Sombra, Marco Corleone CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
ok Argenis, Faby Apache, Goya Kong vs Apache, La Hiedra, Taya AAA on Televisa: 2015-09-19 2015-09-10
ok Murder Clown & Psycho Clown vs Hijo del Fantasma & Texano Jr. AAA on Televisa: 2015-09-19 2015-09-10
ok Drago, Fénix, La Parka vs Brian Cage, El Mesías, Hijo de Pirata Morgan AAA on Televisa: 2015-09-19 2015-09-10
ok Angélico, Jack Evans, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Joe Lider, Myzteziz, Pentagón Jr. AAA on Televisa: 2015-09-19 2015-09-10
ok Blue Panther, La Máscara, Titán vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto CMLL on CadenaTres: 2015-09-19 2015-09-16
ok Marco Corleone, Máximo, Super Porky vs Rey Bucanero, Shocker, Terrible CMLL on CadenaTres: 2015-09-19 2015-09-16
ok Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas CMLL on CadenaTres: 2015-09-19 2015-09-16
ok Paris, Principe Diamante, Zaeta Roja vs Guerrero Espacial, Rey Apocalipsis, Toro Bill Jr. CMLL Internet Exclusives: 2015-09-21 2015-09-21
ok Fuego, Guerrero Maya Jr., Tritón vs Boby Zavala, Disturbio, Kamaitachi CMLL Internet Exclusives: 2015-09-21 2015-09-21
ok Atlantis vs Rey Escorpión CMLL Internet Exclusives: 2015-09-21 2015-09-21
ok Pegasso & Starman vs Cancerbero & Raziel CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
ok Volador Jr. vs Rush CMLL on 2015-09-25 2015-09-25
below average Lestat, Molotov, Oro Jr. vs Akuma, Metálico, Policeman CMLL Internet Exclusives: 2015-09-21 2015-09-21
watch later Imposible © vs Metaleón for the IWRG Intercontinental Lightweight Championship IWRG Zona XXI: 2015-09-20 2015-09-16