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CMLL on Televisa: 2013-05-18

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taped 2013-05-10 @ Arena Mexico
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AAA TripleMania iPPV Q&A

What are the important things to know?

AAA TripleMania will air on uStream on June 16th. The show starts at 6:30 pm CT and will around 4 hours. It will cost $14.95 (USD). You can order the show here, and the complete lineup is available here. The show will be broadcast in Spanish only.

Who can order this iPPV?

As far as we can tell, everyone. There will be no region restriction.

AAA has said TripleMania would also be on conventional PPV broadcast via Sky Mexico PPV for those who have access, and are expecting some sort of announcement from Sky about it today. AAA also mentioned the show being available in movie theatres, but there are no details about that.

Will the show be available on demand?

YES. AAA announced on Tuesday that the show would be available to rewatch until July 5th.
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Fuego & Stuka En Busca de un Idolo, Mercurio vs Bam Bam, SuperLuchas returning?

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CMLL (TUE) 06/11/2013 Arena Mexico [CMLL]
1) Höruz & Oro Jr. b Guerrero Negro Jr. & Ramstein
2) Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Olímpico, Pierrothito b Astral, Eléctrico, Fantasy
3) Delta, Diamante, Hijo del Fantasma b Cancerbero, Nosferatu, Raziel
4) Fuego b Misterioso Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
Fuego submitted Misterioso with an armbar. Fuego scored a 9/8/8/8 for a 33. Misterioso scored 5/1/2/7 for a 15, and made a show of reading CMLL Magazine instead of listening to the judges.
5) Stuka Jr. b Sangre Azteca [En Busca de un Idolo]
Stuka was hurt coming in – Brazo de Plata later said it was a knee, a shoulder and a foot – and seemed to get more hurt after a dive and was badly limping by he end of the match. Still, he won and the judges gave him credit for his professionalism. Stuka scored a 10/10/9/10 for a 39. Sangre scored a 32.
6) La Máscara, Super Porky, Thunder DQ Gran Guerrero, Mr. Niebla, Terrible
Straight falls, Niebla unmasked La Mascara.
7) Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto b Máscara Dorada, Mistico, Valiente
Averno beat Mascara Dorada.

Main event seemed to start an Averno & Mascara Dorada feud, which will be fun, but it’s the team in the final of the trios tournament losing to a team that’s not in the tournament. It looks like Ephesto is right, and his trio is the best trio, but that makes having championship belts really dumb. Maybe this means the Guerreros are winning on Sunday, but there’s no connection from here to there.

Fuego is 12 behind Hijo del Fantasma for 4th place according to CMLL’s standings. He’s 23 points ahead in the poll. That will narrow, but probably not.  Finals four should be announced Friday.

CMLL’s site called this the first 10 Tirantes has given out in the two seasons of this show. Tirantes gave out 2 10s to Euforia last year, 1 to Titan.

Average judges score
Brazo de Plata: 7.4
Ultimo Guerrero (& Shocker & Felino): 6.3
Tony Salazar: 5.5
Tirantes: 4.4

CMLL (TUE) 06/11/2013 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [@acogdl]
1) Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno b Leo & Virgo
Trueno took 2/3.
2) Black Metal & Smaker b Artillero & Súper Comando
Tecnicos took 1/3.
3) Mercurio, Pequeño Violencia, Pequeño Warrior b Acero, Bam Bam, Último Dragoncito
Mercurio replaced Demus 3:16. Rudos took the first, tecnicso the second, and Mercurio snuck in a foul on Bam Bam. This sets up a hair match for next week.
4) Rush b Euforia
Rush took 2/3, the last with the Rush Driver.
5) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, La Sombra b Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
Tecnicos took 2/3.

Really disappointed there’s no GDL TV now; Mercurio versus Bam Bam looked like a very fun idea in their limited Mexico City interactions the last two weeks. Mercurio being a fill-in suggests Bam Bam is going to lose his hair, but Mercurio winning week 1 suggests Bam Bam is going to keep his hair. Result hazy, ask again later.

AAA Fusion airs tonight at 8pm, with the last couple of matches from Tultitlan. Tercera Caida follows.

A teaser for SuperLuchas 504 was posted a few times this morning. SuperLuchas magazine hasn’t published since March 21st and the suggestion then was it would take new ownership for them to continue.

The three luchadors in the megachampionship match continue to argue among themselves.

Titan says his favorite match in the BOSJ was against Jushin LIger and he hopes to get his title back from Averno.

Blue Panther will be honored by Durango Congress for his achievements in sports on June 28th.

Frequent traveler LA Park does not like security checks.

Terra will have a video interview with Hijo del Santo tomorrow.

An article about Tigre del Ring winning the CELL championship mentions Chicano suffered a fractured skull.

DJ Spectro looks back at Guerreros del Ring magazine and El Rostro.

Masada is trying to raise money for knee surgery.

Lineups

Toryumon Mexico (SAT) 06/15/2013 Arena Mexico
***DragonMania XIII***
1) ? vs ??
2) ? vs ??
3) ? vs ??
4) ? vs ??
5) ? vs ??
6) Brazo de Plata, Brazo de Platino, Máximo vs ??, Loco Max, Otokozakari
7) Atlantis, Rayo de Jalisco Jr., Último Dragón vs ?, Ohara, Último Guerrero

Partial lineup here. There’s a woman’s match and minis match (and 3 other matches.)  An Ultimo Dragon comic book project is coming to Kickstarter soon.

IWRG (SUN) 06/16/2013 Arena Naucalpan
1) Galaxy & Sky Ángel vs Fulgor I & Power Bull
2) Acero, Ángel Del Amor, Seiya vs Cerebro Negro, Imposible, Zafiro (DF)
3) Centvrión, Chico Che, Golden Magic vs Factor, Rayan, Spartan
4) Dinamic Black, Trauma I, Trauma II vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
5) Hijo de Máscara Año 2000 & Hijo de Pirata Morgan vs Dr. Cerebro & X-Fly [Relevos Increíbles]

This is not taped for TV – until plans change again. There’s a Zafiro in Xalapa and the one in long ago AAA, but I think this is a new IWRG guy.

CMLL (MON) 06/17/2013 Arena Puebla
1) Génesis & Milenium vs Saurón & Zayco
2) Leono, Robin, Tigre Rojo vs Cholo, Espíritu Maligno, Inquisidor
3) Fuego, Sagrado, Stigma vs Cancerbero, Raziel, Virus
4) Blue Panther, Delta, Hijo del Fantasma vs Kráneo, Morphosis, Psicosis
5) Máscara Dorada, Mistico, Valiente vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto

Genesis is back – but working the opener while the Puebla guys get moved up.

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2013-05-18

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