05/06-11 lucha videos

Last Friday’s CMLL’s main event did air – with editing. AAA’s main event did not air; there’s a few seconds of Bengala after the main event but not more than that. AAA’s opener will air on UTDN and is included in the YouTube version of the show, but did not air on Televisa.

YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYyNnOBGWP7Q58Cy86fQGicExswJ_VCOR

05/10 WWC: http://www.sendspace.com/file/xx22zi
05/11  WWC: http://www.sendspace.com/file/8qth89

05/11 La Lucha se La Hace: http://www.sendspace.com/file/k2g7ma
05/11 El Rayo: http://www.sendspace.com/file/4e4yro

CMLL on Terra: 2014-05-06 
taped 2014-05-06 @ Arena México 
first two matches had massive feed issues; third is joined in progress
3) Astral, Eléctrico, Último Dragoncito vs Demus 3:16, Mercurio, Pequeño Olímpico 
http://ul.to/y9g2y7al
4) Star Jr. vs Cavernario in a En Busca de un Idolo match 
http://ul.to/yf9g1nux
5) Súper Halcón Jr. vs Hechicero in a En Busca de un Idolo match
http://ul.to/jx5ydodf

CMLL on Terra: 2014-05-09 
taped 2014-05-09 @ Arena México 
1) Bengala & Flyer vs El Rebelde & Hijo del Signo 
http://ul.to/4mrr66bb
2) Acero, Aéreo, Fantasy vs Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Violencia, Pequeño Warrior 
http://ul.to/sarellp8
3) Lluvia, Marcela, Princesa Sugheit vs Dalys, La Seductora, Tiffany 
http://ul.to/601yjqaa
4) Cachorro vs Hechicero in a En Busca de un Idolo match 
http://ul.to/vrynzsm7
5) Star Jr. vs Soberano Jr. in a En Busca de un Idolo match
http://ul.to/6ov49rfk

AAA on Televisa: 2014-05-10 
taped 2014-05-02 @ Centro de Convenciones, Minatitlán, Veracruz 
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/nkttfy
1) Crazy Boy, Joe Lider, Niño Hamburguesa vs Dark Ozz, Dark Scoria, Dark Spíritu 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/64j7cn
2) Angélico & Jack Evans vs Daga & Steve Pain for the AAA World Tag Team Championship 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/umkawu
3) Australian Suicide vs Pentagón Jr. 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/q83gqo
4) Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown vs Hijo del Fantasma, Silver King, Texano Jr.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/jjh0tc

CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-05-10 
Full Show: http://ul.to/nndm05kq
taped 2014-04-29 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara 
1) La Vaquerita, Lluvia, Marcela vs Amapola, Princesa Blanca, Zeuxis 
http://ul.to/rtlijo3h
2) Diamante Azul, La Máscara, Stuka Jr. vs Ráfaga, Rey Bucanero, Vangellys 
http://ul.to/5as4wda7
3) Mephisto vs Valiente for the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship
http://ul.to/na71ptya

CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-05-10 
taped 2014-05-06 @ Arena México
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/a57gl4
1) Molotov & Robin vs Akuma & Espiritu Negro 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/79iuwl
2) Metálico, Oro Jr., Sensei vs Arkángel de la Muerte, Hooligan, Inquisidor 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/sz4zwe
3) Astral, Eléctrico, Último Dragoncito vs Demus 3:16, Mercurio, Pequeño Olímpico 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/5fhhpw
Stellar Moments
https://www.sendspace.com/file/0twc36
4) Sagrado, Stuka Jr., Super Porky vs Herodes Jr., Terrible, Vangellys 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/po3i9d
5) Atlantis, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Euforia, Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero
https://www.sendspace.com/file/23wg2t
Ending
https://www.sendspace.com/file/yat221

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-05-10 
taped 2014-05-02 @ Arena México 
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/n8du08
1) Estrellita, La Vaquerita, Marcela vs La Seductora, Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sugheit 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/n8du08
Midshow Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/yzvg7t
2) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/wwepii
3) La Máscara, La Sombra, Rush vs Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, Ripper
https://www.sendspace.com/file/vf3286

Lucha Azteca (CMLL): 2014-05-10 
Full Show: http://www.sendspace.com/file/ihfgkc
taped 2014-05-02 @ Arena México 

1) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero 
2) La Máscara, La Sombra, Rush vs Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, Ripper

CMLL on Terra: 2014-05-11 
taped 2014-05-11 @ Arena Coliseo 
1) Leono & Magnus vs Akuma & Zayco 
http://ul.to/njy28376
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, Starman vs Canelo Casas, Disturbio, Ramstein 
http://ul.to/j1y0bn8x
3) Fuego, Rey Cometa, Tritón vs Kamaitachi, Misterioso Jr., Shigeo Okumura 
http://ul.to/ta97yupn
4) Valiente vs Vangellys in a lightning match 
http://ul.to/re5evqzg
5) Atlantis, Máscara Dorada, Titán vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Terrible 
http://ul.to/ej4ixlcd
6) La Sombra vs Rey Escorpión for the NWA World Middleweight Championship
http://ul.to/kb2yic47

CMLL Puebla: 2014-05-11 
taped 2014-04-28 @ Arena Puebla 
1) Águila Egipcia, Black Tiger, Paris vs Artillero, El Rebelde, Súper Comando 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/k97xto
2) Asturiano, Metálico, Sensei vs Ares, Espíritu Maligno, Siki Ozama Jr. 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/cd2sau
3) Delta, Fuego, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Boby Zavala, Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/jtd49i
4) La Máscara vs Rey Escorpión in a lightning match 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/boerva
5) Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone, Rush vs Negro Casas, Ripper, Shocker
http://www.sendspace.com/file/vct98o

IWRG Zona XXI: 2014-05-11 
taped 2014-05-07 @ Arena Naucalpan 
1) Látigo & Metaleon vs Rayan & Spartan 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/bgtplq – joined in progress
2) Ángel Del Amor & Astro Rey Jr. vs Hijo De La Bestia & Imposible 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ynyo0k
3) Golden Magic & Relámpago vs Canis Lupus & Eterno 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ae3u8a
4) Danny Casas, Hijo de Máscara Año 2000, X-Fly vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
http://www.sendspace.com/file/mpp3uy

Noches de Coliseo: 2014-05-11 
taped 2014-05-04 @ Arena Coliseo Monterrey 
1) Ultimo Ninja vs Memo Valles, Caifan Guerrero, Caifan, Chuco Mar Jr., Panthro Jr., Black Soul, Chica de Arabia, El Pulpo [Copa Hector Garza]
http://www.sendspace.com/file/uug3io
2) Argenis, Argos, Cibernético, Sin Cara vs Averno, Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown 
http://www.sendspace.com/file/6a9xa5
3) El Ninja, Magico, Ninja Jr. vs Centurión Negro, Mongol Chino, Orlando Santa Cruz
http://www.sendspace.com/file/8295px

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CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-04-19

recap

taped 2014-04-15 @ Arena México

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Toryumon, Wagner in IWRG

photo by Black Terry Jr.

Toryumon Mexico (SUN) 05/11/2014 Arena México [Black Terry Jr. (Flickr), Estrellas del Ring]
***DragonMania***
1) Castor Negro, Coyote, Kilvan b Golden Xplotion, Goshart, Leopardo
2) Demus 3:16, Krator, Pequeño Nitro, Silvie Silver b Astral, Eléctrico, Shockercito
Silvie accompanied Demus and wrestled in the 4 on 3 match.
3) Dark Angel, Io Shirai, Kairi Hojo, Mayu Iwayani b Baby Star, Diosa Atenea, Mystique, Princesa Ahy Lyn
4) Patan b Magnus, Infierno, Loco Max, Akuma, Grako, Robin Hood, Chavo Lomeli, Piel Roja, Hijo del Signo, El Arquero, Douki, Brazo de Platino [dragon rumble]
Infierno, Robin Hood, el Arquero replaced Latino, Coco Verde. Patan beat Brazo de Platino
5) Veneno b Prince of Aestehtic [Copa Mundial, quarterfinal]
6) Último Dragón b Rob Rage [Copa Mundial, quarterfinal]
7) Atlantis, Brazo de Plata, Zeus b Arkángel de la Muerte, Gran Guerrero, Rey Bucanero
Atlantis and Zeus replaced Akebono
8) Último Guerrero b Veneno [Copa Mundial, semifinal]
9) Tigre Ali b Último Dragón [Copa Mundial, semifinal]
10) Super Ciudadano b Yoruba [mask, hair]
Yoruba lost his dreadlocks.
11) Último Guerrero b Tigre Ali [Copa Mundial, final]
Patan helped Tigre Ali, but Ultimo Dragon evened the odds and Guerrero won. Guerrero and Dragon tentatively shook hands after the match.

The usual load of randomness on a DragonMania, plus the required Dragon/Guerrero tease.

photo by Black Terry Jr.

IWRG (SUN) 05/11/2014 Arena Naucalpan [Black Terry Jr. (Flickr), IWRG]
1) Alfa & Omega b ? & Hip Hop Man
Results only list Hip Hop Man on the rudo side; was scheduled to be both Fulgors. Arana de Plata may have worked the match, but there are no pictures.
2) Ángel Del Amor & Metaleon b Astro Rey Jr. & Imposible
Arana de Plata and Hip Hop Man removed from the match, and Astro Rey moved over to the rudo side.
3) Apolo Estrada Jr., El Hijo del Diablo, Eterno b Dr. Cerebro, Toscano, Veneno
4) Hijo de Pirata Morgan & Hijo del Dr. Wagner Jr. b Danny Casas & Hijo de Máscara Año 2000
Team Pirata/Wagner took 2/3.
5) Dr. Wagner Jr., Hijo De Dos Caras, Súper Nova b Demon Clown, Pirata Morgan, X-Fly
Wagner’s first match here since October. Demon Clown’s debut. Tecnicos took 1/3, Pirata and Wagner exchanging falls.

No idea who Demon Clown is. I think they’re still setting up an Imposible title match at some point.

Diamante Azul defends his NWA Light Heavyweight championship against Ripper in Puebla tonight. There’s almost no chance Azul is going to lose.

The government panel who refused to let Hijo del Santo speak is now apologizing to Hijo del Santo.

Doradafan has highlights of 04/08/14 CMLL.

Me gusta Box Y Lucha has a round up of Sin Cara on the indies videos.

Segunda Caida recaps La Sombra, Mistico, Valiente vs Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja and Ultimo Guerrero.

Lineup

source: http://www.cmll.com/01_cartelera/img_arenamex/domingo.JPG

CMLL (SUN) 05/18/2014 Arena México
1) Magnus & Molotov vs Camorra & Zayco
2) Dragon Lee, Metatrón, Star Jr. vs Espanto Jr., Hooligan, Nitro
3) Black Panther, Stigma, Tritón vs Pólvora, Tiger, Virus
4) Fuego vs Felino [lightning]
5) Marco Corleone, Rey Cometa, Titán vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja
6) Máscara Dorada, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs La Máscara, La Sombra, Rush

That’s about as big a tecnico versus “tecnico?” match as CMLL can run, with no build, for not much reason on a Sunday. Mascara Dorada is going to Japan in a week so I guess they might as well do it now is the theory? It should be good. Top four matches will all be good. Zayco/Magnus must continue!

 

 

 

source: http://www.cmll.com/01_cartelera/img_gdl/guadalajara.JPG

CMLL (SUN) 05/18/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Dr. Frezzer & Índigo vs El Piraña & Jocker
2) El Brillante vs Acertijo
3) Exterminador & Javier Cruz Jr. vs Espectrum & Évola
4) Sky Kid & Smaker vs Infierno & Magnum
5) Delta vs Rey Bucanero, Gallo, Pierroth, Stuka Jr., Cavernario, Guerrero Maya Jr., Boby Zavala, León Blanco, Ráfaga [cibernetico]

A random cibernetico, setting up – something.

CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-04-19

recap

taped 2014-04-08 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara

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Sombra keeps the NWA Middleweight championship, Niebla Roja versus Titan

 

Mascara Dorada

CMLL (SUN) 05/11/2014 Arena Coliseo [CMLL, LuchaWorld]
1) Akuma & Zayco b Leono & Magnus Leono & Magnus vs Akuma & Zayco, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Rudos took 2/3. Zayco cheated, pulling Magnus’ mask off for the deciding pin.
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, Starman b Canelo Casas, Disturbio, Ramstein Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, Starman vs Canelo Casas, Disturbio, Ramstein, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 1/3.
3) Fuego, Rey Cometa, Tritón b Kamaitachi, Misterioso Jr., Shigeo Okumura Fuego, Rey Cometa, Triton vs Kamaitachi, Misterioso Jr., Shigeo Okumura, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 2/3, the last when Misterioso was once again rolled up (by Rey Cometa) while celebrating.
4) Valiente b Vangellys [lightningValiente vs Vangellys in a lightning match, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
6:50. Valiente avenged the En Busca de un Idolo result won with a dropkick to the knee and a running splash.
5) Atlantis, Máscara Dorada, Titán DQ Euforia, Niebla Roja, Terrible Atlantis, Mascara Dorada, Titan vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Terrible, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 2/3, the last by DQ when Roja pulled Titan’s mask. They had been feuding all match.
6) La Sombra b Rey Escorpión [NWA MIDDLELa Sombra vs Rey Escorpion for the NWA World Middleweight Championship, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
La Sombra is champion. Rey Escorpion won the first with a sit down powerbomb, Sombra took the second with his running double knee smash, and Sombra won the long third fall by escaping Aguijón Mortal and finishing Escorpion with the Shadow Driver. Fourth defense.

Sombra versus Rey Escorpion was good, though not at the level of Sombra versus Dragon Rojo in the same building. It never got to that level of intensity in part because of the flipped characters they’re playing. Sombra’s adapted to the new super confident persona easily, but it only really works in a match when that confidence is pierced. They only got a little bit of that here. I don’t watch a lot of non-CMLL NJPW, but it feels like Sombra is borrowing from Shinsuke Nakamura’s personality, who has gotten this bit to work for him (and maybe in a completely different way than I’ve figured.) Match just seemed like it had three-five more minutes into it when it ended

We’re more than due for another big Titan single match, but the big interest in that feud is to see what Niebla Roja’s got in a long form singles match. He’s gotten a half dozen lightning matches the last year, but the only three fall singles match he’s had was a Sunday Guadalajara non-televised one versus Valiente last October. You’d have to go all the way back to 2008 and a Guerrero Inca versus Semental (!) match in Arena Olimpico Laguna for a three fall match. He’s surely snuck one in on a show we just don’t have a record of, but nothing high profile until now. Niebla Roja seems like he’s pretty good in trios and he and Titan had an insane lightning match last year. He just needs a chance to put it together in a tercera caida.

Magnus versus Zayco might be a real feud. Zayco was hurt in their last match in February, and the CMLL.com recap emphasized a rivalry back then.

CMLL (SUN) 05/11/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Relampago Azul b Marvel
2) Dr. Frezzer & El Ídolo vs Ángel del Mal & El Yaqui
Tecnicos took 1/3. Yaqui went out on a stretcher.
3) William Rock b Furia Nazi
4) Demonio Maya, Espectrum, Évola b Explosivo, Exterminador, León Blanco
Rudos took 1/3. Exterminador was hurt in the second fall.
5) Maléfico & Mr. Águila b Esfinge & Stuka Jr.
Rudos took 2/3.
6) Ephesto & Mephisto b La Máscara & Máximo
Rudos took 1/3 when Mascara and Maximo didn’t get along.

Toryumon’s DragonMania show was today in Arena Mexico. Ultimo Guerrero won the six way main event and Yoruba lost his hair in the undercard.

IWRG set up a Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000 versus Hijo del Pirata Morgan match for the IWRG Juniors championship next week. Looks like the white radio sponsored mat is only a Sunday deal.

Amapola will defend her CMLL-REINA International championship in Tokyo on 05/25 versus Syuri. La Comandante is also on the card.

Rob has highlights of 02/14/14 CMLL.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Super Libre had Silueta, Hijo del Solitario and Hechicero among many guests this week.

Estrella Explosiva versus Skadi has been added to the 05/25 Chilanga Mask show. That’s the third women’s match on the show, joining Marcela/Silueta and Zeuxis/Chik Tormenta.

The Gladiatores talks to el Dandy about his retirement tour. Which continues to grow: he’s working May 30th in Arena Queretaro, which is after when that hair match was supposed to take place (and I haven’t heard much about them lately.)

R de Rudo writes about Lady Apache for Mother’s Day – she actually became a grandmother last year.

DJ Spectro looks back at Atlantis’ color change of 1984 and the many Skeletors. The multiple Skeletor thing is vastly confusing when going thru old results with little context.

Column goes with the “people complain about seeing the same matches every week; it’s good we’re bringing back a lot of old timers for their own promotion” ending. Not sure that holds up.

Luchadoras cool off after Friday’s all women’s show.

SuperLuchas writes about the red mats. Someone besides me did care!

Atlantis defeats Guerrero, En Busca de un Idolo

CMLL/Terra

CMLL (FRI) 05/09/2014 Arena México [CMLL, Terra]
1) El Rebelde & Hijo del Signo b Bengala & Flyer Bengala & Flyer vs El Rebelde & Hijo del Signo, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Tecnicos took 1/3.
2) Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Violencia, Pequeño Warrior b Acero, Aéreo, Fantasy Acero, Aereo, Fantasy vs Pequeno Nitro, Pequeno Violencia, Pequeno Warrior, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Rudos took 2/3.
3) Lluvia, Marcela, Princesa Sugheit b Dalys, La Seductora, Tiffany Lluvia, Marcela, Princesa Sugheit vs La Seductora, Princesa Blanca, Tiffany, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Dalys replaced Seductora. Straight falls. Rudas were DQed for excessive violence in the first. Sugheit submitted Blanca in the third.
4) Cachorro b Hechicero [En Busca de un IdoloCachorro vs Hechicero in a En Busca de un Idolo match, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
Mascara Dorada was a guest judge. Cachorro countered one of Hechicero’s swinging moves into an elbowlock for the win in 7:35. Cachorro scored a 7, 9, 9, 8 for 33. Hechicero scored a 9, 7, 8, 9 for a 33.
5) Star Jr. b Soberano Jr. [En Busca de un IdoloMother's Day Male Dance, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan) Star Jr. vs Soberano Jr. in a En Busca de un Idolo match, on DailyMotion (posted by thecubsfan)
6:28 with a sharpshooter. Star Jr. scored 8, 8, 9, 10 to a 35, Soberano Jr. scored a 8, 8, 7, 5 for 28. A male dance show in honors of Mother’s Day followed the match.
6) Marco Corleone, Titán, Valiente b Dragón Rojo Jr., Ephesto, Mephisto
Tecnicos took 2/3.
7) Atlantis, Máscara Dorada, Volador Jr. b Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero
Tecnicos took 1/3.

Hechicero is in. Cavernario is only in fourth because he hasn’t had his Week 6 match yet. He’ll be between thirty five and fifty five points past four place by time he has Tuesday’s match. The caveman hasn’t officially clinched but it’s unlikely three people will pass him. Guerrero Negro & Super Halcon are unlikely to get enough support be a threat, leaving four people for two top spots:

+00 Star Jr. 
-02 Cavernario
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-11 Soberano Jr.
-54 Dragon Lee (but with one more match left)

(Again, this is assuming top four advance to something. No one in CMLL has stated this as fact.)

Dragon Lee really needs a win against Super Halcon Jr. to stay in this, especially since it’s tough to pick up judge’s points in matches against Super Halcon Jr. He, and anyone else, could pick up some ground in the internet polling but the points handed out for those results have become more similar as the contest has gone on. That’s the same trend as previous years; it’s easier to pick up 30 points early on than it is to pick up 15 later. (And, don’t forget, the poll will close very early on the last week.)

None of those four face each other the rest of the way. The margins are tight enough that it’ll probably turn on a match outcome, and we might not sure who advances until those final poll numbers are calculated.

CMLL definitely reset the voting totals going into this week; you can go to enbuscadeunidolo.com to register your vote.

Peste Negra defeated Atlantis, Valietne and Mascara Dorada to keep the Mexican Trios Championship in Puebla on Thursday

Last Sunday’s main event in Arena Lopez Mateos set up a Gallego versus Rocky Santana versus Bombero Infernal triangle apuesta match at some future date.

Rossy Moreno defeated Lady Apache in the main event of the outdoor all women’s show.

Today’s AAA show is already up on YouTube.

Tonight is the annual DragonMania show. All tickets are given away by the promotion or the sponsors; you can’t actually buy them, as this Facebook posts warns. I haven’t seen any update on Akebono’s health; I’d assume he’s not coming and they’re just not going to say anything.

El Hijo del Santo was in San Jose Del Cabo, helping the Wildcoast environmental organization campaign against a development project which would endanger a large reef in the area. The president of the group was supposed to speak before a panel deciding on the matter (and who may have already actually decided on the matter), but the president ceded his time to Santo to give the presentation instead. The panel refused to let Hij odel Santo speak, because he was wearing a mask and not using his real name. Hijo del Santo furiously stormed the dias (accidentally knocking over a bystander in the process) and went face to face with the people in charge before being thrown out of the meeting.

Black Terry Jr. has photos of the Averno/Sin Cara show in Arena San Juan Pantitlan last night.

There’s a benefit show in Arena Coliseo Chihuahua on 05/17 for a local soccer referee.

Shocker, Dragon Rojo and Cachorro spoke at one of the periodic lucha libre panels at UNAM.

Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. says this is the last few days of the Psycho Circus trios title reign.

Lineup

source: http://www.iwrg.mx/uploads/1399666185DOMINGO%20ABRIL%20copia.jpg

IWRG (WED) 05/14/2014 Arena Naucalpan
1) Black Niko vs Zurdog
2) Alfa & Omega vs Electro Boy & Fulgor II
3) Ángel Del Amor, Golden Magic, Látigo vs Fulgor, Hijo De La Bestia, Imposible
4) Oficial AK47 vs Hijo de Máscara Año 2000
no referee match
5) Apolo Estrada Jr., Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo vs Alan Extreme, Relámpago, Veneno [EdM Trios]
Gringos VIP are champions, third defense.

Go USA!

Not sure how the semimain actually ends.

source: http://www.cmll.com/01_cartelera/img_arenamex/viernes.JPG

CMLL (FRI) 05/16/2014 Arena México
1) Hombre Bala Jr. & Starman vs Akuma & Apocalipsis
2) Dark Angel, Princesa Sugheit, Silueta vs La Seductora, Princesa Blanca, Tiffany
3) Cavernario vs Soberano Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
4) Cachorro vs Súper Halcón Jr. [En Busca de un Idolo]
5) Diamante Azul, La Máscara, Stuka Jr. vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys
6) Máscara Dorada, Titán, Valiente vs Kráneo, Mephisto, Ripper
7) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Volador Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Rey Escorpión, Shocker

99% chance Terra will be a 4 match show unless the lineup is changed. Still no Rush, La Mascara, Negro Casas or Mr. Niebla – perhaps they’ll be back on 05/23. Princesa feud keeps on in the segunda. Mascara Dorada is on the 05/25 NJPW show. This is his last Friday night Arena Mexico match for a while.

DTU (TUE) 05/20/2014 Arena Aficion
1) Jimmy, Kevin, Tony vs Artikus, Jhonky, Pequeno Cobra
2) Epidemia & Heavy Boy vs Concord & Gotita de Plata and Inferno (Saltillo) & Tempestad
3) Chapulin Colorado (Morelia), Chica Ye-Ye, Kalibus vs Arez, Jorge El Intruso, Radge
4) Lady Apache & Rey Celestial vs La Magnifica & Slayer Pack and Black Fire & Keira
5) Ángel del Misterio & Ricky Marvin vs Jinzo & Rocky Lobo and Lanzeloth & Pesadilla and Impulso & Poison
6) Crazy Boy & Super Crazy vs Aero Boy & Violento Jack
7) Flamita vs Shane Strickland, Drastik Boy, Kaleth
8) Cíclope, Miedo Extremo, Paranoiko vs Ángel o Demonio, Demente Extreme, Ovett and Carta Brava Jr. (IWL), Cerebro Negro, Fantasma de la Ópera

Drastick Boy was wrong, the semimain (and everything else) is a non-title match. Wonder if DTU was just told they couldn’t do a title match?

Fourth is Lady Apache’s DTU debut.

AAA on Televisa: 2014-04-19

recap

taped 2014-04-16 @ Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí

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IWRG, Arena Mexico preview, Brave Gate

IWRG (WED) 05/07/2014 Arena Naucalpan [The Gladiatores]
1) Fulgor II b Sky Ángel
2) Látigo & Metaleon b Rayan & Spartan
3) Hijo De La Bestia & Imposible b Ángel Del Amor & Astro Rey Jr.
4) Canis Lupus & Eterno b Golden Magic & Relámpago
Rudos took 1/3.
5) Cien Caras Jr., Danny Casas, Hijo de Máscara Año 2000, X-Fly DQ Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
Team Caras Casas took 2/3, the last when 911 pulled Mascara Ano’s mask.

No mention of Angel del Amor still wanting a title shot. Imposible has a lot of feuds which don’t get resolved.

Tonight’s CMLL show is is far less episodic without the tag team title match. The main event now is another Atlantis/Ultimo Guerrero, building to a match that’s four and half months away under the best case scenario. Princesa Blanca and Princesa Sughiet face off in the women’s match and that’s about it for follow up to last week. The En Busca de un Idolo matches are interesting: both Star Jr./Soberano and Cachorro/Hechicero have a chance to be good, and are certain to create interesting GIFs.

Criterio Hidalgo reports Drastick Boy will get a shot at Flamtia for the Dragon Gate Brave Gate championship on 05/20 in Arena Aficion.  They’ve been setting up that match in promos, and DTU’s teased the full lineup in the next day or so.

AAA article starts of saying the wins have come consistently for Anarquia since Daga took over. They’ve had two matches since Daga announced he was taking over. They’re 1-1. I dunno. Anyway, Eterno says the Psycho Circus are overrated and is unconcerned about facing his teammates in the cruiserweight six way.

Tercera Caida posted a 27 minute after the show interview with Averno. LuchaWorld has a recap of the whole show. Find out who hasn’t paid up on their bet!

AULL trainees beat IWRG trainees in Arena Naucalpan.

Axel won the “IC Middleweight championship” in Arena Pinkusky.

Segunda Caida reviews Valiente versus Virus.

Sabor del Ring interviews SLP luchador Gigante Warrior, who says he was briefly in AAA as el Monsturo and lost his mask to Dos Caras Jr. as El Darketo.

Nino Hamburugesa and Kevin of Los Nerds reading a book.

great match roundup, week of 2014-04-19

Great/Excellent matches

got nothing.

Shows Watched But Nothing Made The List

AAA on Televisa: 2014-04-19
CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-04-19
CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-04-19
CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-04-20

Matches To Watch Later
CMLL Puebla: 2014-04-20

taped 2014-03-24 @ Arena Puebla
Stuka Jr. vs Virus in a lightning match
Volador Jr. vs Mephisto

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05/09-13 lucha times

box.

New Hotness: not airing your main event.

== AAA ==

AAA-Televisa: Preview’s not officially up, but it’s already been revealed on Twitter that the first five matches from Minatitlán will air, which means possibly very good Pentagon/Suicide and Daga/Pain vs Angelico/Jack. That leaves out the main event – Bengala’s debut. Ricky Marvin will never make AAA TV?!?

I had that show penned down as a two week taping. It’s only a one week one after all, so everything else airs a week sooner. The Tapachula taping will tape on 05/17 and looks to air on 05/24 barring any other change. AAA would get Sin Cara & Averno on TV for two weeks before Verano de Escandalo. That makes it a little bit easier to promote them as being on that show.

== CMLL ==

FOX: Expecting the main event to be kept off TV here, so the Atlantis feud, the Princesa breakup and the Rey Cometa trios should all make air. There’s going to be some creative editing on the mid-show introduction (or maybe it’ll just be dropped.)

52MX: first week of it being all Guadalajara, and I have no real idea of what that means. This network seems to have decent strength in Guadalajara itself and they’ve gone out of their way to include matches with locals under the previous format. I’d expect that to continue, even if that means some of the midcard gets skipped. The real bonus here is the Valiente/Mephisto title match may make air, which it definitely would not have under the old format.

ClaroSports: top 3 from last Sunday. Not sure how much I’m going to do previews when I’m never going to be able to see this show (the LATV problem.)

C3: Atlantida vs Guerreros, almost. Undercard matches in full moving video!

TVC Deportes (Puebla): start of the Ripper/Azul feud, Mascara/Escorpion in a lightning match. Listed as airing at 5pm and 11pm on Sundays right now. Maybe one of those is right.

Lucha Azteca: Odiosos vs Niebla/Shocker/Casas

Terra Friday: Cachorro vs Hechicero ad Star Jr. vs Soberano, both which could be a lot of fun. Sugheit makes her debut as a tecnico. Maybe don’t worry about the first couple matches unless you want to see Rebelde and Bengala.

Terra Sunday: La Sombra vs Rey Escorpion, which should be interesting even in medio format. This is another one where you may be able to get away with missing the first couple of matches, but the top four matches all have a chance.

Terra Tuesday: Metalico and Oro Jr. continue not get along. Zeuxis probably destroys Skadi again. Cavernario/Guerrero Negro and Dragon Lee/Super Halcon Jr. to wrap week 6.

== Other ==

Noches de Coliseo: SIN CARA’S TV REDEBUT. You knew it would happen in Monterrey.

IWRG-AYM Sports: Hoping Rey del Ring, probably getting let down.

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