CMLL (MON) 09/03/2018 Arena Puebla [CMLL, Lucha Central]
1) Arkalis, Black Tiger, Tigre Rojo Jr. b Policeman, Rey Apocalipsis, Toro Bill Jr.
2) El Audaz, Fuego, Stigma b Cancerbero, Disturbio, Virus
3) Kráneo, Stuka Jr., Volcano b Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
debut of Volcano
4) Cuatrero & Mistico b Flyer & Gran Guerrero [seeding battle royal]
5) Gran Guerrero & Último Guerrero b Flyer & Volador Jr. [semifinal]
6) Mistico & Rush b Cuatrero & Sansón [semifinal]
7) Gran Guerrero & Último Guerrero DQ Mistico & Rush [final]
Third straight week of Rush fouling UG. Will it go anywhere? Maybe. The tournament was fine.
Volcano and Kraneo talked about their first match. Volcano is Warrior Steel, who wasn’t wrestling much and looked green last night. There were so many big boots. He’s going to be a work in progress.
Not much going on tonight’s CMLL Arena Mexico show. UG & GG team with Cavernario against Azul, Valiente, and Volador. There’s no feud being built up yet. The lightning match, Rey Cometa/Tiger, looks like the best match on the show and maybe the only good one. It’ll air at 7:30pm on CMLL’s YouTube channel.
Tickets from Impact’s shows in Mexico City on 09/13 & 14 will run from 220 to 660 pesos including service charges. ($11.35 to $34.05 USD) That’s higher than usual on the low side, but not super expensive.
Mr. Cacao has been running a fundraiser on Camp Fire (a Kickstarter type site.) He’s trying to raise money to bring in a second CMLL luchador for his 11/25 show. Virus is already scheduled to come, but he wanted to bring a second person. Today, he revealed the second person’s identity: Esfinge. They’re at 456,500 yen at last count, at a goal of 500,000 yen.
Diosa Quetzal, Lady Flammer, Ciclon Ramirez Jr. and Mini Rey Misterio (Octagoncito) will debut on Televisa’s Reto 4 Elementos this Wednesday. This is the reality competition show AAA participated in earlier this year. This indie?/Elite? team will not also be the first team eliminated, though that’s partly because they’re being brought in three weeks into a competition. I’m refusing to dive deep into this, but my impression they’re competing to get added to the show going forward. As with Dragon Lee on Exalton, these four will not be wrestling as long as they’re on the far more popular TV show.
Penta, Fenix, and Bandido don’t appear to be around AAA this month but do show up on 11/11 show in Aguascalientes.
LuchaWorld has this week’s Poster-Mania.
CMLL (SUN) 09/09/2018 Arena México
1) Bengala & Leono vs Cholo & Grako
2) Fantasy, Shockercito, Último Dragóncito vs Mercurio, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito
3) Black Panther, Blue Panther Jr., Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Misterioso Jr., Sagrado, Universo 2000 Jr.
4) Pólvora vs Tiger [lightning]
5) Ángel de Oro, Atlantis, Diamante Azul vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
6) Matt Taven, Niebla Roja, Volador Jr. vs Cuatrero, Forastero, Sansón
Polvora and Tiger is a rematch from February. Nothing is happening on these shows.
IWRG (SUN) 09/09/2018 Arena Naucalpan
1) Ángel Estrella Jr. vs Chef Benito
2) Alas de Acero & Mexica vs Death Metal & Demonio Infernal
3) Pasion Cristal vs Fantasma de la Ópera
4) Cerebro Negro © vs Relámpago [IWRG IC WELTER]
5) Dr. Cerebro © vs Imposible [IWRG IC MIDDLE]
6) Chico Che vs Teelo [hair]
7) Hijo del Alebrije © vs Hijo de Canis Lupus [IWRG JUNIORS]
8) Dragón Bane © vs Freelance [IWRG REY DEL AIRE]
9) Mr. Electro vs El Hijo del Medico Asesino [IWRG IC HEAVY]
3rd defense, first in over a year
Everything is happening. Chico Che and Teelo are having a hair match for no reason among five different title matches on the annual carnival of champions show. All matches are one fall, which sort of explains why there’s so many of them. They’re missing the IWRG Lightweight title (vacant after Pantera I missed a defense), tag (Villano V Jr. & Rokambole), and trios (Navarros).
MDA (SUN) 09/30/2018 Arena Coliseo Monterrey
1) Mini Difunto vs Komander
2) The Tiger vs Aramis (Estado de México)
3) Obsesión vs Jack Evans
4) El Divo vs Emperador Azteca (IWRG)
5) Vaquero Romo vs Daga
6) Caifan vs Nicho el Millionario
7) Hijo de LA Park vs Silver Star
8) Último Dragón vs Charles Lucero
9) LA Park vs Mr. Electro
All singles matches for MDA’s next show. Nothing jumps out ot me, though Dragon/Lucero is a unique match.