Stuka/Ultimo Guerrero, Hechicero stays champ over Esfinge, Blue Demon III

photo by CMLL

CMLL (TUE) 05/15/2018 Arena México [CMLL, LuchaCentral]
1) Retro & Sangre Imperial b Cholo & Espíritu Negro LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Tecnicos took 2/3. Espiritu Negro’s first match after being injured in December by Espiritu Negro.
2) Bengala, Oro Jr., Stigma b Arkángel de la Muerte, Príncipe Odín Jr., Yago LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Tecnicos took 2/3.
3) Dalys, La Metálica, Zeuxis b Estrellita, La Maligna, Princesa Sugehit LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudas took 2/3.
4) Sagrado b Pólvora [lightningLUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
5) Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto b Blue Panther Jr., Titán, Tritón LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudos tok 1/3.
6) Carístico, Niebla Roja, Stuka Jr. b Mr. Niebla, Shocker, Último Guerrero LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 15 DE MAYO DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Tecnicos took 2/3, Stuka beating Guerrero in the third to set up a NWA Middleweight championship match next week.

Post match promos: Espiritu Negro, Arkangel de la Muerte, Dalys, Estrellita, Polvora, Stuka Jr., and Shocker & Mr. Niebla. Show seemed to have lived down to expectations.

CMLL (TUE) 05/15/2018 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [CMLL]
1) Exterminador & Frezzer b Capitán Cobra & Principe Daniel
Daniel was hurt on a Frezzer knee strike.
2) Cancerbero, Guerrero de la Muerte, Raziel b Magnus, Star Black, Star Jr.
3) Cavernario, Dragón Rojo Jr., Felino b El Audaz, Rey Cometa, Soberano Jr.
4) Hechicero © b Esfinge [NWA LH]
Hechicero took falls 1/3 for his fifth defense. Seconds were Audaz and Cavernario.
5) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Valiente DQ La Bestia Del Ring, Rush, Terrible
Rush fouled Valiente, who replaced Volador

Hechicero & Esfinge should air this Saturday. Actually, it’ll air Thursday on a channel that isn’t streamed on the internet and no one talks about because no one talks about CMLL TV, but also on Saturday.

CMLL looks back at Barbaro Cavernario winning the 2014 Gran Alternativa. They’ve skipped Rey Escorpion winning the 2011 one, and Bobby Zavala winning the 2013 one.

Lucha Libre Boom/MDA/+Lucha on 06/17 in Arena Lopez Mateos

  • Copa Retro w/Rocky Santana, Terry 2000, Sepulturero, Robin Maravilla, Pequeno Yaqui, Sadico, Super Chavo, Danny Boy, Judas el Traidor

Hoy Los Angeles talks to Blue Demon Jr. about coming in for the FMLL show this weekend. He’s asked again about Blue Demon III, who he says will be his son. He’s been training for only three months, and believes he’ll maybe be ready in a year or a year and a half.

Mary Apache & Natsumi have returned to Mexico.

El Grafico has an article on the LLF promotion, who’s promoter says they have a lot of interest from women in coming in, but are never as able to bring in as many as they’d like.

Lost in Lucha writes about Blue Panther vs Super Astro from 1992.

Lineups

IWRG (SUN) 05/20/2018 Arena Naucalpan
1) Toto vs Death Metal
2) Hijo Del Olímpico & Mexica vs Atomic Star & Dragón Bane
3) Lunatic Xtreme vs Gallo Frances [hair]
4) 1 vs 23456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930 [IWRG Rey del Ring]
Impossible is the reigning champion.

There’s usually a bit of a lead up to the Rey del Ring. It seems to have come with no warning this year. Same thing with that hair match; Gallo Frances had been feuding with Black Dragon instead until last week. Hijo del Olimpico is the former Exodia trying to make a return after seven years.

CMLL (SUN) 05/20/2018 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Micro vs Frenético
2) Cosmos & El Yaqui vs Demonio Rojo & Quka
3) Black Sugar & El Divino vs Demonio Maya & Thunder Boy
4) El Alteño, Mágico, Vaquero Jr. vs Mr. Apolo, Príncipe Kisho, Terremoto King Jr.
5) Guerrero Samuray Jr., Joker, Luminoso vs Mr. Trueno, Rey Trueno, Sádico

Luminoso & Samuray have gotten to the top here very quick. Kishi & King are back in from Sinaloa.

CMLL (MON) 05/21/2018 Arena Puebla
1) Astro, Asturiano, Black Tiger vs King Roker, Policeman, Sombra Diabólika
2) Arkalis, Magia Blanca, Rey Samuray vs Fuerza Chicana, Rey Apocalipsis, Sangre Azteca
3) Blue Panther Jr., Fuego, The Panther vs El Malayo, Misterioso Jr., Sagrado
4) Cuatrero, Forastero, Sansón vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
5) La Bestia Del Ring, Rush, Terrible vs Kráneo, Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero

No Rush/Kraneo yet. Lots of rudos though, including the current national trios champs against the team they beat.

“King Roker” is probably local indie rudo King Rocker. He hasn’t had any matches in about four months; maybe he’s been off due to training for this opportunity.

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