Maximo remains champ, CMLL preview for tonight, IWRG lineups

Fujin rope walk plancha
Fujin rope walk plancha

CMLL (MON) 06/20/2016 Arena Puebla [CMLL, thecubsfan]
1) Guerrero Espacial & Inquisidor b Milenium & Vega
14:56. Rudos took 2/3.
2) Robin, Starman, Zaeta Roja b Fuerza Chicana, King Jaguar, Policeman
16:15. Tecnicos took 1/3.
3) Blue Panther Jr., Rey Cometa, The Panther b Fujin, Okumura, Raijin
13:39. Tecnicos took 2/3.
4) Máximo Sexy © b Shocker [CMLL HEAVY]
17:54. Maximo powered thru a knee injury to win again, taking falls 2/3. 7th defense
5) Cibernético, Sam Adonis, Último Guerrero b Diamante Azul, Johnny Idol, Rush
12:05. Debuts of Idol and Adonis. Rudos took 2/3. Cibernetico and Rush feuded, with Cibernetico sneaking in a foul. Rush and Cibernetico went back and forth after the match, eventually settling for a singles match next week.

I liked third match the best. The new foreigners were fine. Idol being a CMLL foreigner with blond hair who does a springboard moonsault as his big move seems vaguely familiar.

CMLL has an ordinary show tonight in Arena Mexico. Last week was the Guerrero Maya/Dragon Rojo title match, and nothing else was generally built up. There’s six matches on the card, but no ongoing stories. The main event is volador, Stuka, and Valiente vs Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia and Niebla Roja. The semimain is Blue Panther, Rey Cometa, and Guerrero Maya versus the reunited (for at least a night) Revolucionarios: Dragon Rojo, Polvora and Rey Escorpion. Those two matches have the best chance to be good.

The first four are a more of a mixed bag. Ultimo Dragoncito & Fantasy face Pequeno Olimpico & Pequeno Violencia in an probably low action opener. Hombre Bala, Star Jr. & Soberano are in action, though against Raziel & Cancerbero once again. Disturbio will be their third wheel tonight. The women’s match is Marcela, Estrellita, Lluvia vs Dalys, Amapola and Tiffany, and the lightning match is Blue Panther Jr. versus Misterioso.

The show will air as at 7:30pm CT on & YouTube.

CMLL Informa will also air in those same places at 4pm today. (This actually means there’s competing CMLL webstreams; Claro’s Mexico-only broadcast of Titanes del Ring is the at same time.) Informa is said to be moved to Tuesday because of something else going on Wednesday. It’s presumably a press conference with Elite and the international wrestlers, but no one’s said so publicly in usual Elite fashion.

LuchaWorld has this week’s Poster-Mania and the latest Lucha Report.

Mr. Niebla wants a mask match with Atlantis. Never hurts to ask.

Volador says he’s going after Flamita on Friday in their Caralucha tag match.

AAA posted Pentagon vs Xochitl Hamada from TripleMania 7, pointing out the Apaches vs Chessman & Averno wouldn’t be the first man vs woman match at that show.

Box Y Lucha 3238  has Volador and Mascara Dorada in international competitions, and Diamante Azul insisting he’s a tecnico (and the Elite rudo stuff was just for those shows.)

An interviewer with a mask maker in Nextlalpan.


IWRG FILL (WED) 06/22/2016 Arena Naucalpan
1) Chica Pantera, Magic Dragón, Voltar vs Araña de Plata, Lilith Dark, Skanda
2) Pequeño Dragón, Pumita, Rey Destello vs Discordia, Enigma, Guerrero 2000
3) Águila Oriental, Keiser Drago, Omega vs Adrenalina, Keshin Black, Osiris
4) Acero, Hip Hop Man, Picudo Jr. vs Blue Monsther, Geo, Mike
5) Aramis, Dragón Fly, Fireman, Galaxy, Hijo del Alebrije, Kanon, Shadow Boy, Zatura vs Ángel Dorado I, Ángel Guerrero, Ares I, Ares II, Camaleón II, Fight Panter Jr., Pirana Negra, Rey Nocturno [Copa Higher Power]
Gym FILL (Black Terry) vs Gym Promciones del Norte (Apolo Estrada Jr.)

Back to normal for Naucalpan after IWRG was replaced by other show last week.  Promociones del Norte are  Guerrero based, though some in Chilpancingo and some in Acapulco.

IWRG (SUN) 06/26/2016 Arena Naucalpan
1) Fireman vs Atomic Star
2) Alas de Acero & Aramis vs Adrenalina & Hip Hop Man
3) Leo, Mike, Rafy, Teelo vs Black Terry, Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Violencia Jr.
4) Danny Casas, Hijo De Dos Caras, Zatura vs Apolo Estrada Jr., Relámpago, Toscano
5) Canis Lupus, Eterno, Máscara Año 2000 Jr. vs Mr. Electro, Trauma I, Trauma II

Only in Box Y Lucha (which means it’s subject to change.) Electro/Mascara continues in the main event, though the preview pushes the issues with other four more.

CMLL (MON) 06/27/2016 Arena Puebla
1) Centella Roja & Rey Samuray vs El Malayo & Saurón
2) Black Tiger, Hombre Bala Jr., Súper Halcón Jr. vs Ares, King Jaguar, Policeman
3) Estrellita, Marcela, Skadi vs Amapola, La Comandante, Zeuxis
4) Fuego, Stigma, Stuka Jr. vs Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado
5) Johnny Idol, Mistico, Volador Jr. vs Rey Escorpión, Tama Tonga, Tangaroa
6) Rush vs Cibernético

Rush/Cibernetico happening for the first time ever in Puebla is odd. The semimain may be interesting. The fourth match has Pierroth back with the Boricuas because reasons.