Micros (but no Microman) in Puebla, Kid’s Day, IWRG

IWRG (SUN) 04/29/2018 Arena Naucalpan [+LuchaTV, Estrellas del RingThe Gladiatores]
1) Atomic Star b Mexica
2) Chico Che & Toto b Demonio Infernal & Leroy
3) Eterno, Fly Warrior, Lunatik Xtreme b Alas de Acero, Aramis, Black Dragón Lunatik Extreme, Eterno y Fly Warrior vs Aramis, Alas de Acero y Black Dragón. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
Eterno replaced Sepimo Rayo. Good match. Black Daragon wants match with Lunatik Xtreme.
4) Leo, Mike, Rafy, Teelo b Apolo Estrada Jr., Nigma, Sorayita, Soy Raymunda [lumberjack]
5) Ovett, Trauma I, Trauma II b Emperador Azteca, Hijo de Canis Lupus, The Tiger
Trauma II wants a title match against Emperador Azteca.
6) Imposible, Mr. Electro, Villano V Jr. b Dark Magic, El Hijo del Medico Asesino, Máscara Año 2000 Jr. Mr. Electro, Imposible y el Villano V Jr vs Médico Asesino, Dark Magic y Máscara Año 2000 Jr (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
Villano V Jr. replaced Hijo de Dos Caras, but left he match after a shoulder injury. It worked out anyway because Dark Magic and Mascara 2000 Jr. didn’t get along all match, and Dark Magic ended up with the tecnicos at the end.

Today is the actual Kid’s Day in Mexico, though many shows took place over the last couple of days. CMLL celebrates the day with th, eir usual Monday night show with a usual Monday night lineup for the most part.

The main event is Terrible teaming with the tag team champions Valiente & Volador against Caristico, Kraneo and Ultimo Guerrero. This the third week in a row for this type of match and the second week with these particular sides, so there’s a decent chance they might finally make a match out of it. Last week teased Ultimo Guerrero/Volador, but they’re prone to changing their direction quickly in Puebla.

The other Guerreros team with Rey Bucanero against Atlantis, Diamante Azul and Rush. Fuego, Guerrero Maya and Stigma take on Dragon Rojo, Polvora and Templario, where they’re teasing the idea of Templario joining Los Revolucionarios full time.

The tercera is a minis tag match which doesn’t include Microman, a rarity. Gallito instead teams with newcomer Angel to take on Guapito and Atomo. The first two matches are more normal: Flyer & Pegasso take on locals Perverso & Fuerza Chicana, and Asturiano & Millenium against Ares & Sombra Diabolika to open the show.

This airs at the normal 9pm start time. Tomorrow is a holiday, so I guess the children can stay up late. CultIcon previews the show.

There are still a lot of shows today, much more than usual for a Monday, because of Kid’s Day. Beyond the Puebla show, the most interesting one is the Generaction 21 show in Irapuato, which has a Park vs Wagner making event and a Hijo de LA Park/Bandido/Flamita/Xtreme Tiger four way match. Their clips usually make it to +LuchaTV’s channel.

There hasn’t been as many posters this year for Kid’s Day, but I’m running across more news stories of small outdoor free shows (often sponsored by politicians leading into the next election.) Canelo Casas wrestled on one in Cuernavaca. The PRI candidate for Mexico City mayor drew 4,200 people for an AAA staffed show. Someone wrestled as Mr. Familia on that show (and won, of course.) In Juarez, Cobra Kid list his mask to Aereo in a cage match on an AAA house show. Given the people announced (La Parka, Pagano, Villano III Jr., Drago, Hijo del Impostor), Cobra Kid seemed like the likely loser. He’s Luis Rodriguez, 7 years a wrestler, from Torreon.

RIOT has Riotmania on 05/26 in Arena LLF

This show looks good.

Kawato’s hair is now blue-ish.

The 2017 Angelico vs Penta vs Fenix vs Emil Sitoci match from WXW is up on YouTube to watch for free for the next two days..

+LuchaTV interviews Kraneo.


CMLL (SAT) 05/05/2018 Arena Coliseo
1) Acero & Aéreo vs Pequeño Nitro & Pequeño Olímpico
2) Retro, Robin, Sangre Imperial vs Apocalipsis, Cholo, Metálico
3) El Audaz, Magnus, Oro Jr. vs Disturbio, Misterioso Jr., Sagrado
4) Soberano Jr., Stuka Jr., Titán vs Luciferno, Máscara Año 2000, Rey Bucanero
5) Kráneo, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Mephisto, Último Guerrero

Very much a show. There are some pieces that don’t work together in the semimain. Disturbio in the third match means there’s a good chance the match makes the Princesa Dorada channel.

CMLL (SUN) 05/06/2018 Arena México
1) Bengala & Sangre Imperial vs Grako & Inquisidor
2) Astral, Eléctrico, Leono vs Cancerbero, Raziel, Sangre Azteca
3) El Audaz, Guerrero Maya Jr., Star Jr. vs Nitro, Universo 2000 Jr., Virus
4) Ángel de Oro, Diamante Azul, Niebla Roja vs Cavernario, Hechicero, Máscara Año 2000
5) Carístico, Kráneo, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Rey Bucanero, Terrible

Leono moving all the way up to the second match! I’m ok with CMLL not airing this one.

CMLL Domingo Familiares: 2018-04-29 

Microman Moonsaults

Recapped: 04/29/2018


Fantasy & Último Dragóncito beat Pequeño Olímpico & Pequeño Violencia
(11:04 [6:09, 2:41, 2:14], 2/3, below average, VideosOficialesCMLL)

Cancerbero, Disturbio, Raziel beat Flyer, Magnus, Star Jr. 
(13:41 [7:21, 2:46, 3:34], 1/3, ok, VideosOficialesCMLL)

La Vaquerita, Marcela, Princesa Sugehit beat Dalys, La Seductora, Zeuxis
(9:14 [2:50, 6:24], 1/2 DQ, below average, VideosOficialesCMLL)

The dumb battle royal went 1:57

Microman beat ChamuelGallitoMijeÁngelZacarias el PericoÁtomoGuapito in a cibernetico match
(13:45, great, VideosOficialesCMLL)

  1. Atomo Devil’s Wings Angel (5:52)
  2. Gallio Russian legsweep Atomo (6:39)
  3. Microman armtrap armbar Mije (7:56)
  4. Zacarias casita Gallito (8:40)
  5. Chameul senton con giro Guapito (9:25)
  6. Chamuel middle rope pump splash Zacarias (10:40)
  7. Microman second rope moonsault Chamuel (13:45)

Niebla Roja, Stuka Jr., Titán beat Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
(11:05 [3:06, 2:34, 5:25], 2/3, ok, VideosOficialesCMLL)

Diamante Azul, Mistico, Volador Jr. beat Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero
(9:43 [4:33, 1:27, 3:43], 2/3, ok, VideosOficialesCMLL)

What happened:

Microman won the first ever Micro cibernetico.


Guapito headscissors

The main event saw Mistico get a showcase match in front of a crowd who was actually happy to see him, so that’s a difference from usual. The rest was unremarkable, the same as most of the matches on this show. This one went a little shorter than usual and didn’t do anything more than you’d expect for a Tuesday main event.

Semifinal wasn’t much. Titan looked like the best of those involved, but no one seemed that involved. The ending of the match – the rudos seemingly being pinned/submitted in The Star, but then the match continuing because they didn’t submit – was more memorable than most of the match

Microman did two moonsaults and reversed a cradle into a finishing submission, what more could you want out of life. The action was good and moved well, and the crowd was completely excited for Microman winning. We haven’t gotten to see a lot of Chamuel in CMLL. He turned out to be the best base in the bunch, working well with Microman but really working well with everyone they had work with. He’s the one best at taking headscissors for sure. This is easily worth the time.

we don’t even know the mat skills Microman has

The women’s match was not particularly worthwhile. It was a standard match to follow up an apuesta match without the stuff that made the apuesta match slightly interesting. The trios partners didn’t contribute much, and the only thing I got out of this was Princesa Sugehit now gets the entrance after Marcela and is effectively the #1 tecnica.

The second match guys got to do a little more than usual: getting to dives to set up the dives costing them the match is also a bit cruel. The rudos killed my interest with a long uninteresting first fall, but the crowd seemed to get back into it a bit with the latter action.

The opener was the same level of forgettable action that the minis division has been at for a while. Pequeño Violencia was better than usual here, which just meant he was having an OK match instead of being a candidate for one of the worst in the promotion.