AAA TV (SAT) 12/08/2018 Arena Xalapa, Xalapa, Veracruz [AAA, Lucha Central, MedioTiempo]
1) Dinastía, La Parkita, Niño Hamburguesa b Arcángel Divino, La Parkita Negra, Último Maldito
9:36. Nino Hamburuesa splashed Parkita Negra (debut) and Ultimo Maldito. La Parkita also debuted.
2) Lady Maravilla & Star Fire b Lady Shani & Mamba
8:36. Star Fire pinned Maravilla with help from Tirantes and challenged her to a title match.
3) Hijo Del Vikingo, Laredo Kid, Myzteziz Jr. b Australian Suicide, Jack Evans, Taurus
12:07. Laredo beat Jack Evans.
4) Aerostar b Monsther Clown [bull terrier]
11:02. Aerostar touched all four corners. Monsther Clown attacked and unmasked after bloodied him during the match.
5) Carta Brava Jr., Mocho Cota Jr., Tito Santana b Averno, Chessman, Súper Fly
14:52. Carta Brava Jr. beat Super Fly with the Air Raid Crash. OGT offered respect, then attacked Poder del Norte after the match.
6) Dr. Wagner Jr., Pagano, Psycho Clown b Blue Demon Jr., Moose, Rey Escorpión
20:30. Pagano pinned Moose (replacement for Kross)
Matches 3/5 are worth the Twitch subscription this month. 4 was good too. I’ve never felt more lied to than AAA promising a Mini Gronda and not delivering a Mini Gronda. There are some matches being built up and I believe AAA is running the usual January show in Gimnasio Juan de la Barrera, but it is never a sure thing any of those matches will happen as they’re being teased.
The Laredo/Myzetziz/Vikingo team is going with “Los Jinetes del Aire”.
Next Twitch show is Christmas; this was said to be the penultimate Twitch show of the year so I don’t think they’re sneaking in another taping. There’s the final two Lucha Capital shows in between.
Mexa Wrestling (SAT) 12/08/2018 Arena San Juan Pantitlan, Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, Estado de México [Black Terry Jr. (Flickr)]
1) Xtabay b Reina Dorada
2) Diablo Jr., El Hijo del Diablo, Lady Flammer b Diosa Quetzal, Torito Negro, Toro Negro
3) Dragón Bane b Alan Extreme
very good match
4) Metaleón & Mr. Leo b Brian Villa & Willy Banderas and Fresero Jr. & Mr. Iguana
Mr. Igauna wasn’t caught on a double spin dive and dislocated his collarbone.
5) Fly Star b Demus [hardcore]
Demus played Fly Star after the match.
6) Diva Salvaje b Zumbido
Zumbido wanted a super libre match
7) Rey Horuz b Arez, Aramis, Toxin
Divino & Maldito ended up in AAA, with Aramis in as a replacement. Horuz won, but everyone was attacked by Sanson appearing as a surprise. Sanson explained backstage that he was unable to wrestle on the show due to “labor issues” (CMLL blocking him), but set up a match with Rey Horuz.
Sounds like this show was pretty good but turnout was down. Going four months in between shows probably hurt their momentum. Match 3 and 7 have the strongest reviews. Mr. Iguana’s fall looked frightening. He says he suffered a dislocated clavicle and will be out three weeks. Aramis had a scary moment as well. He was back wrestling Sunday.
The Mexa Wrestling versus Lucha Memes/Lucha Libre Boom feud turned into an angle at some point. The other promoters were here to set up a combined show on New Year’s Day.
CMLL (SAT) 12/08/2018 Arena Coliseo [CMLL]
1) Mercurio & Pequeño Olímpico b Acero & Aéreo
Rudos took 1/3.
2) Bengala, Oro Jr., Robin b Apocalipsis, Cholo, Grako
Robin & Bengala replaced Magnus & Starman. Grako replaced Principe Odin Jr. Tencicos took 1/3.
3) Misterioso Jr., Sagrado, Tiger b Astral, Blue Panther Jr., Drone
Rudos took 2/3.
4) Sangre Azteca b Star Jr. [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Kráneo, Volcano b Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
tecnicos took 1/3.
6) Ángel de Oro, Diamante Azul, Niebla Roja b Cuatrero, Forastero, Sansón
Diamante Azul replaced Caristico on Tuesday. Tecnicos took 2/3.
Sangre Azteca talks about his win. This is the third lightning match he’s won in Coliseo three months, which is more about CMLL’s routines rather than any story they’re telling.
CMLL (SUN) 12/09/2018 Arena México [CMLL]
1) Fantasy & Último Dragóncito b Pequeño Nitro & Pierrothito
Pierrothito’s first match after a couple months (US). Tecnicos took 2/3.
2) Akuma, Espanto Jr., Espíritu Negro b Leono, Príncipe Diamante, Robin
Robin replaced Magnus, who missed both shows this weekend. Rudos took 1/3.
3) Audaz, Rey Cometa, Star Jr. b Cancerbero, Raziel, Virus
Raziel’s first match since June (undisclosed surgery). Tecnicos took 2/3
4) Guerrero Maya Jr. b Misterioso Jr. [lightning]
5) Hechicero, Templario, Vangellys b Soberano Jr., Stuka Jr., Titán
rudos took 1/3.
6) Ángel de Oro, Niebla Roja, Volador Jr. DQ Euforia, Mephisto, Rey Bucanero
tecnicos took 2/3, the last when Rey Bucanero fouled Niebla Roja.
GALLI’s show tonight was canceled. It was announced as canceled only about 10 minutes after it was supposed to start, which didn’t really help people going to it. That was by the venue, who said it was a technical issue. The promotion hasn’t said anything.
This article on the WWE tryouts mentions one of the unidentified people in the Mexico contingent was American football player Edgar Ceballos.
Looks like AAA isn’t going to even list who’s on Lucha Capital this week. It’s a good idea if you haven’t worked out how the tournament is supposed to work.
Pirata Morgan says he’ll no longer let Pirata Morgan Jr. use that name, following the Junior being found out for stealing from his fellow wrestlers a couple months ago.
Herodes & Yoruba wrote on Facebook about a person being shot five times and dying in the crowd of a street show they were wrestling on Saturday night. R de Rudo has the posts., El Grafico mentions the death. It doesn’t seem like it had anything to do with the show.
01/01 Arena Neza looks like OGTS vs Poder del Norte vs Lider/Pagano/Aguila in a cage, Escorpion/Texano defending tag titles against Psycho and a partner, and another Mascara & Maximo tag match.
I was thinking about Heroes of Lucha Libre for who knows what reason this weekend, and I noticed there’s now a Lil’ Heroes of Lucha Libre Facebook page. They’re still updating their normal Facebook, though there’s no idea of when a show will happen. I wonder if they or Arolucha will actually announce something first.
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