Estrellita keeps her title, Stuka loses his, lots of injuries, Revolucionarios

photo by Alexis Salazar/CMLL

CMLL (TUE) 07/01/2014 Arena México [CMLL]
1) Flyer & Sensei b El Rebelde & Espanto Jr.
Tecnicos took 1/3, after Espanto suffered a knee injury in the second and was beat in the third.
2) Angelito, Bam Bam, Eléctrico b Mercurio, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Violencia
Tecnicos took 2/3, with Pequeno Violencia suffering a knee injury in the second fall. He went to the hospital. Mercurio rallied in the third but was beat.
3) Cachorro, Dragon Lee, Tritón b Misterioso Jr., Sangre Azteca, Skándalo
Tecnicos took 1/3, Sangre Azteca also suffering a knee injury.
4) Estrellita © b Zeuxis [MEX WOMEN]
Zeuxis took fall one with La Roca, Estrellita tied it up with a tapatia, and Estrellita submitted Zeuxis in the third to keep her title. Estrellita’s fifth defense.
5) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Marco Corleone b Dragón Rojo Jr., Felino, Rey Escorpión
Felino replaced Boby Zavala on Friday. Rey Escorpion and Dragon Rojo did not get along again. Tecnicos took 1/3.
6) Ángel de Oro, Valiente, Volador Jr. DQ Ephesto, Euforia, Hechicero
Tecnicos took 2/3, Euforia fouling Valiente in the third.

An all tecnico victory show, though it likely wasn’t planned to be that way. Three injuries in the first three matches is unfortunate. Violencia’s injury was treated as the most serious one, and it may be a while before we know what’s going on there since he’s not on any upcoming card. Sangre is currently listed as working Tuesday in Guadalajara,

Valiente/Euforia seems like the start of a feud – and would make sense as a decision match for Mephisto’s Light Heavyweight championship if he’s not going to be back soon, but that’s not how CMLL usually does things.

Dragon Rojo’s problems with his partners have gotten their own CMLL press release. On Twitter, Dragon has no idea why this is happening. Me too.

CMLL (TUE) 07/01/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [@acogdl]
1) Metatrón & Omar Brunetti b Acertijo & Évola
Tecnicos took 1/3.
2) Magnus, Starman, Stigma b Demonio Maya, El Yaqui, Ráfaga
Tecnicos took 1/3
3) Goya Kong, Marcela, Silueta b Amapola, Princesa Blanca, Tiffany
Tecnicas took 2/3.
4) Maléfico b Stuka Jr. © [OCCIDENTE LH]
Malefico took falls 1/3 to win the championship, the last with an unseen foul. Stuka falls in first defense, the third straight champion to do so.
5) Blue Panther, La Máscara, Solar I DQ Gran Guerrero, Negro Navarro, Shocker
Team Solar took falls 1/3, the last when Shocker pulled off Mascara’s mask.
6) Último Guerrero b Atlantis
UG took 2/3, the last when Gran Guerrero distracted the ref and Ultimo pulled Atlantis’ mask.

A UG/Atlantis match! Semimain does indeed seem a waste of Negro Navarro & Solar (or something right out of IWRG.)

Pequeno Black Warrior told people he was leaving CMLL after losing his hair match on Monday, according to Porra Fresa. I can’t see him being back in AAA but he’ll probably be around. (He also may be persuaded to stick around if the rudos need someone to fill in for Pequeno Violencia.)

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

The El Sol de Puebla recap of Monday’s show confirms Stigma challenged Virus to a title match. Maybe Virus has another defense coming?

Rob has highlights of 04/11/14 CMLL.

CMLL Informa will have Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sugehit, Seductora, Marcela, Dragon Rojo and a Dark Angel fitness section.

Segunda Caida has reviews of CMLL LATV 05/18/14 and Dr. Wagner Jr., Heavy Metal, Místico vs Olímpico, Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero.

Chessman talks about his match in Nayarit.

La Comandante is #1 on CMLL’s top 10 list.

Lineup

CMLL (TUE) 07/08/2014 Arena México
1) Bengala & Molotov vs Akuma & Cholo
2) Astral, Fantasy, Stukita vs Mercurio, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Olímpico
3) Esfinge, Oro Jr., Star Jr. vs Cancerbero, Metálico, Raziel
4) Black Panther vs Puma [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Cachorro, Titán vs Cavernario, Felino, Mr. Niebla
6) Atlantis, Rey Cometa, Valiente vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Euforia, Rey Escorpión

Fun tecnico team in the main event is going to get an easy win over a dissolving rudo side. Semimian should be good too; maybe Cavernario is getting his title shot at Titan and that’s the start of it? Esfinge is back to take part in the Oro/Metalico feud.

CMLL (TUE) 07/08/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Metatrón & Virgo vs Ráfaga & Sádico
2) Esfinge & Leo vs Artillero & Súper Comando
3) Omar Brunetti, Sky Kid, Smaker vs Boby Zavala, Olímpico, Sangre Azteca
4) Diamante Azul, Máximo, Volador Jr. vs Gran Guerrero, Pierroth, Pólvora
5) La Máscara, La Sombra, Rush vs Rey Bucanero, Shocker, Terrible

Rush fighting TRT is a bit more normal. Semimain is going to be of a challenge – and possibly a changed match. Diamante Azul was pulled from Friday (for Blue Panther) and Sunday (for Maximo) shows, and hasn’t been around in over a month.

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-05-31

recap

taped 2014-05-23 @ Arena México
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CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-05-31

recap

taped 2014-05-27 @ Arena México
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Asutriano takes Warrior’s hair, Zeuxis/Estrellita, Fenix

CMLL (MON) 06/30/2014 Arena Puebla [Periodico Enfoque]
1) Black Tiger, Milenium, Paris b Centauro de Fuego, Rey Apocalipsis, Toro Bill Jr.
2) Arkángel de la Muerte, Nitro, Siki Ozama Jr. b Pegasso, Starman, Tigre Rojo Jr.
Said to be a bad match.
3) Ángel de Oro, Blue Panther, Stigma b Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Virus
Dragon Rojo & Polvora had problems. Stigma beat Virus.
4) Asturiano b Pequeño Warrior [mask, hair]
Tiger Rojo Jr. seconded Asturiano. Blue Center seconded Warrior and interfered in the match. Warrior took first. Tirantes DQed Warrior in the second for Center’s interference. Astruiano beat Warrior in the third to keep his mask and take Warrior’s hair.
5) Euforia, Pierroth, Último Guerrero b La Máscara, Máximo, Super Porky
Rudos took 2/3.
6) Rush b Shocker
Rush took falls 2/3, the last with a foul after Tirantes was distracted. Match went about 10 minutes.

Hooray for Asturiano winning. I’m pretty sure Dragon Rojo’s partners wouldn’t be mad at him if he just stopped losing.

Today’s Arena Mexico show has Angel de Oro, Valiente, Volador vs Ephesto, Euforia, and Hechicero, in Hechicero’s first ever Arena Mexico main event. He’s being promoted under the Nuevo Valores concept, but he belongs there anyway. The biggest match on the show is Estrellita defending her national championship against Zeuxis. Estrellita figures to win, but Zeuxis will make it interesting. Silueta says she hoping Zeuxis wins today, pointing out (correctly) she’s not going to get a title shot unless a ruda wins a belt or she changes sides herself.

Arena Coliseo Guadalajara has (another) Atlantis vs Ultimo Guerrero match, while Stuka and Malefico meet in a title match after feuding for the last few weeks.

An AAA interview with Fenix talks up the his challenge for the cruiserweight championship and clarifies some plot points. Fenix talks about two other challengers to the Cruiserweight championship, so Aerostar is still meant to be part of the match (and might have simply missed that challenge segment because he was hurting from the previous match.) Fenix also says Steve Pain and Eterno will be in the match, so it’ll be a six way match.

Terra posted a preview for Sunday’s CMLL show, but none for Friday. Terra’s previews are not definite – whoever does these has less info on what will air than we do – but combine that with no explanation of why there was no show last Friday and it’s enough make plans to do something other than watch CMLL on Terra this Friday. (If you’re American, I assume you already have other plans for Friday night anyway.)

LuchaWorld has Poster-Mania.

Highlights of the Mil Mascaras, Dos Caras and Sicodelico panel discussion include Mil Mascaras saying Canek was just a copy of Mil and Mil & Dos talking about how much harder to get licensed as a luchador back in the day.

The Traumas vs Mohicano Sr. & Piel Roja has been added to the 07/20 Chilanga Mask show.

Lucha Libre in Japan

06/29 REINA: Yumiko Hotta & La Comandante b Ariya & Aki Shizuku (c) [REINA TAG] (via Purolove.com)

Comandante wins a title. Hotta previously took Comandante’s hair (and then tried to shut down this promotion, about three versions of REINA ago), so it’s good they got over all of that.

Lineup

IWRG (SUN) 07/06/2014 Arena Naucalpan
1) Alfa & Omega vs Anubis Black & Kalim Black
2) Emperador Azteca, Imposible, Metaleon vs Apolo Estrada, Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo
3) Dr. Cerebro, Relámpago, Veneno vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
4) Máscara Sagrada & Villano IV vs Canis Lupus & Demon Clown
5) Hijo de Máscara Año 2000 © vs Hijo De Dos Caras [IWRG JUNIORS]
Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000′s first defense

That semimain looks challenging. Team Black in the opener. Azteca & Imposible hate each other, can’t stop being booked together.

CMLL (MON) 07/07/2014 Arena Puebla
1) Paris & Robin vs Ares & Guerrero Espacial
2) Dragon Lee, Milenium, Tigre Rojo Jr. vs Blue Center, Fuerza Chicana, Hijo del Signo
3) Rey Cometa, Stigma, Stuka Jr. vs Puma, Tiger, Virus
4) Máximo, Titán, Tritón vs Cavernario, Ephesto, Mr. Niebla
5) Atlantis, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero

Dragon Lee is back in the early matches after En Busca de un Idolo. Cavernario is not, though that may be more about his Peste Negra membership and less about actually winning. Tercera could be very good; it’s possible they’re setting up something with Virus & Stigma here.

06/26-29 lucha videos

Puebla aired three times over the weekend, but none of them were new episodes.

YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYyNnOBGWP7TOm-y0YsSMtggbr_McrGqm

06/28 WWC: https://www.sendspace.com/file/j3t27x
06/29 WWC: https://www.sendspace.com/file/zgv9zc

06/29 La Lucha se le Hace: https://www.sendspace.com/file/xojz31
06/29 El Rayo, Vida de Lucha: https://www.sendspace.com/file/cwcbpc

IWRG Zona XXI: 2014-06-26
taped 2014-06-22 @ Arena Naucalpan
1) Alfa & Omega vs Anubis Black & Zurdog
https://www.sendspace.com/file/dru0tu
2) Hijo De Dos Caras, Máscara Sagrada, Veneno vs Canis Lupus, Fuerza Guerrera, Hijo de Máscara Año 2000
https://www.sendspace.com/file/tx2gcv

AAA on Televisa: 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-20 @ Gimnasio Miguel Hidalgo, Puebla, Puebla
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/vw17ca
1) Australian Suicide, Drago, Joe Lider vs Daga, Eterno, Steve Pain
https://www.sendspace.com/file/6p3zbh
2) Angélico, Electroshock, Fénix vs Hijo del Fantasma, Máscara Año 2000 Jr., Pentagón Jr.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/rxujke
3) Cibernético, Myzteziz, Psycho Clown vs Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Zorro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/whu45x

CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-17 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
Full Show
http://ul.to/hilreiga
1) Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr., Tritón vs Maléfico, Sangre Azteca, Virus
https://www.sendspace.com/file/qgcqeg
2) La Máscara, Máximo, Super Porky vs Kráneo, Mr. Águila, Olímpico
https://www.sendspace.com/file/rqwwdp
3) Atlantis, Marco Corleone, Titán vs Euforia, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero
https://www.sendspace.com/file/y2iqdp

CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-24 @ Arena México
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/uwv89e
1) Hombre Bala Jr., Soberano Jr., Súper Halcón Jr. vs Canelo Casas, Disturbio, Hijo del Signo
https://www.sendspace.com/file/fw24pe
2) Gallo © vs Arkángel de la Muerte [FULL HEAVY]
https://www.sendspace.com/file/lg5c4y
Stellar Moments
https://www.sendspace.com/file/2h74q8
3) Stuka Jr., Super Porky, Tritón vs Hechicero, Rey Bucanero, Terrible
https://www.sendspace.com/file/grsnck
4) Fuego, Máximo, Valiente vs Kráneo, Mr. Águila, Ripper
https://www.sendspace.com/file/zj64aw
Ending
https://www.sendspace.com/file/br3uvc

CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-20 @ Arena México
Intro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ry1puq
1) Atlantis vs La Sombra, Rush, Mr. Niebla, Super Porky, La Máscara, Máximo, Valiente, Shocker, Terrible, Último Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, Dragón Rojo Jr., Euforia, Rey Escorpión, Vangellys in a CMLL Leyenda de Azul Tournament match
Seeding Battle Royal: https://www.sendspace.com/file/2hmzcd
Part 1: https://www.sendspace.com/file/7a78bj
Final: https://www.sendspace.com/file/6dx203

CMLL Titanes del Ring: 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-22 @ Arena Coliseo
Juicio Final promo
https://www.sendspace.com/file/gkeld1
1) Blue Panther vs Ephesto in a lightning match
https://www.sendspace.com/file/mag6qb

2) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Stuka Jr. vs Kamaitachi, Puma, Shigeo Okumura
https://www.sendspace.com/file/kszh76
3) Máximo, Super Porky, Volador Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
https://www.sendspace.com/file/b7wip5

IWRG Zona XXI: 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-25 @ Arena Naucalpan
1) Alfa & Omega vs Hijo De La Bestia & Kaling Black
https://www.sendspace.com/file/ibq1zk
2) Ciclon Black & Dragón Celestial vs Anubis Black & Zurdog
https://www.sendspace.com/file/rz12at
3) Alan Extreme, Emperador Azteca, Metaleon vs Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro
https://www.sendspace.com/file/tqv936
4) Black Terry, Dr. Cerebro, Relámpago vs Apolo Estrada Jr., Guerrero Mixtico, Tony Rivera
https://www.sendspace.com/file/4i013d

Lucha Azteca (CMLL): 2014-06-28
taped 2014-06-13 @ Arena México
https://www.sendspace.com/file/mad1ha
1) Atlantis, Máximo, Super Porky vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero
2) La Máscara & Rush © vs Negro Casas & Shocker for the CMLL World Tag Team Championship

CMLL on Terra: 2014-06-29
taped 2014-06-29 @ Arena Coliseo
2) Flyer & Sensei vs Artillero & Hooligan
http://ul.to/b5ybnssq – sound is off
3) Black Panther, Oro Jr., Tritón vs Boby Zavala, Metálico, Skándalo
http://ul.to/qe9cbvmi
4) Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr. vs Felino, Puma, Tiger
http://ul.to/z6po5bf3
5) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Titán vs Kamaitachi, Misterioso Jr., Okumura
http://ul.to/uwyzs8bp
6) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Volador Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
http://ul.to/k8vfpvho

Noches de Coliseo: 2014-06-29
taped 2014-06-22 @ Arena Coliseo Monterrey
1) Desafio, Orquídea Negra, Panthro vs Espanto Jr., Gato Fantasma, Memo Valles
https://www.sendspace.com/file/sfm2n8
2) Silver Star vs Charles Lucero for the UWA World Middleweight Championship
https://www.sendspace.com/file/5rijnf

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CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-05-31

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taped 2014-05-20 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
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Cerebro defeats Estrada, Warrior vs Asturiano

Dr. Cerbero, new (old) champ/photo by Black Terry Jr.

IWRG (SUN) 06/29/2014 Arena Naucalpan [Estrellas del Ring, The Gladiatores]
1) Metaleon b Anubis Black
Straight falls.
2) Rayan & Spartan b Emperador Azteca & Imposible
Azteca & Imposible did not get along, challenged each other to a mask match.
3) Dr. Cerebro b Apolo Estrada Jr. © [WWS WELTER]
Dr. Cerebro beat Apolo to win the title back. Apolo falls on a second defense. Hair match challenges followed.
4) Hijo De Dos Caras b Hijo de Máscara Año 2000
Straight fall win. Dos asked and will receive a Junior title shot.
5) Canis Lupus, Demon Clown, Fuerza Guerrera DQ Relámpago, Veneno, Villano IV
Rudos took 1/3. Demon Clown (mentioned as Canadian in the Gladiatores recap) and Villano IV feuded, with Demon Clown faking a foul in the third.

As the recaps note, lots and lots of challenges. Demon Clown is bizarre.

Tonight in Puebla is the Asturiano vs Pequeno Warrior mask versus hair. Asturiano is a talented if a undersized tecnico (though being grouped in as a Puebla luchador seems to be his more immediate problem) – I’d be disappointed if he lost to one of the more individualistic luchadors around. The actual main event is another Shocker versus Rush singles match.

Segunda Caida reviews La Mascara & Rush vs Negro Casas & Shocker, is ahead of me with their look back recaps.

CMLL’s posted their upload of Informa.

A show in Durango had a strange main event: Scoria, Fulgor (Durango), Mascara Sagrada Jr. vs Joe Lider, Rey Templario and Satanico. Satanico, who subbed for Pirata Morgan, faked a foul to win.

AAA on Televisa: 2014-05-31

recap

taped 2014-05-24 @ Explanada del Parque Bicentenario, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas
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Dragon Rojo tecnico?, Maya/Delta vs Fiebre Amarilla

 

photo by Alexis Salazar

CMLL (SUN) 06/29/2014 Arena Coliseo [CMLL]
1) Akuma & Espanto Jr. b Bengala & Leono
Rudos took 1/3.
2) Artillero & Hooligan b Flyer & Sensei
Star Jr. & Guerrero Negro Jr. were pulled from the match on Monday. Rudos took 1/3.
3) Black Panther, Oro Jr., Tritón b Boby Zavala, Metálico, Skándalo
Black Panther replaced Rey Cometa. Oro submitted Metalico for the win with an arm scissors on the right arm. (That’s the shoulder Metalico hurt previously.) Metalico was hurting, but took Oro’s mask after the match. Tecnicos took 1/3.
4) Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr. b Felino, Puma, Tiger
Originally a lightning match with Maximo vs Felino. Tiger and Puma added to the card, Cometa, and Oro pulled from different matches. Longest and best match on the show. Tecnicos took 2/3, with Stuka and Puma feuding during the match.
5) Kamaitachi, Misterioso Jr., Okumura b Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Titán
Titan replaced Angel de Oro on Monday. Rudos took 2/3 in a somewhat disappointing match. Okumura issued a Coliseo tag team challenge in the post match promo.
6) Marco Corleone, Máximo, Volador Jr. b Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Rey Escorpión
Marco Corleone and Maximo replaced Stuka & Titan. Tecnicos took 2/3. Escorpion and Polvora had problems with Dragon Rojo thru the match, and Rojo almost cost his team the match a few times before finally losing.

Terra returned for this show – sort of. There were major buffering problems until a couple minutes into the first fall, and then it worked okay from there. I’m under the assumption the problems on Sunday are different than the issue this past Friday – that was never even acknowledged during the show.

It was a very skippable show. Dragon Rojo as a tecnico still makes no sense but that’s obviously where they were going.

(My HD recording may be wrecked, but I did get the show in Alta.)

CMLL (SUN) 06/29/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [@acogdl]
1) Relampago Azul b Marvel
2) Índigo & William Rock b Furia Nazi & Satara
Tecnicos take 1/3.
3) El Brillante b Demonio Rojo
4) Espectrum, Infierno, Sádico bExterminador, Leo, León Blanco
Rudos took 1/3, Espectrum sneaking in a foul on Leon Blanco.
5) Negro Casas & Negro Navarro b Solar I & Valiente
Rudos took 2/3, Navarro defeating Solar to decide it.
6) Cavernario & Mr. Niebla b Cachorro & La Máscara
Rudos took 2/3, with a foul on Cachorro and a cavernaria on Mascara

Back to just having shows.

Black Terry Jr. has photos of tonight’s IWRG event.

Ludark made it to the final of Queen of the Deathmatch tournament.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Rob has highlights of mid September 2001 CMLL.

Super Libre’s 6th Anniversary show had Atena and Toxico as guests.

CMLL promo for next Friday and for Juicio Final. CMLL also has updated it’s roster page, with a lot less people (but no longer certain people who are now in AAA.)

Lucha t-shirt creators Talavision opened their own store on Saturday.

Aeroboy talks about his deathmatch tournament experience.

Lucha Libre In Japan

06/28 NJPW: Jushin Liger, Mascara Dorada [O] b Tiger Mask [X] & Fuego

06/29 NJPW: Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV, Mascara Dorada [O] b Fuego, BUSHI, Yohei Komatsu [X]

Mascara Dorada getting actual wins! Over rookies and guys from CMLL they brought over just to get Dorada some wins, but still…

Lineups

CMLL (SUN) 07/06/2014 Arena Coliseo
1) Molotov & Star Jr. vs Akuma & Cholo
2) Astral, Fantasy, Stukita vs Demus 3:16, Pequeño Olímpico, Pierrothito
3) Oro Jr., Rey Cometa, Sagrado vs Boby Zavala, Metálico, Misterioso Jr.
4) Tritón vs Skándalo [lightning]
5) Atlantis, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Euforia, Kamaitachi, Okumura
6) Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone, Volador Jr. vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Ephesto, Mr. Niebla

Dragon Rojo not with Polvora and Rey Escorpion, so maybe things will go better? Seems like next week should be the Coliseo Tag Team title match, but also seems like next week should be a visit to Arena Mexico.

CMLL (SUN) 07/06/2014 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Reycko vs El Piraña
2) El Tapatío & Meteoro vs Ángel del Mal & Relampago Azul
3) El Brillante & El Divino vs Jocker & Thunder Boy
4) León Blanco vs Espectrum
5) Titán vs CachorroBlack PantherStuka Jr.GalloTerribleRey BucaneroCavernarioHechiceroMaléfico [cibernetico]

First Thunder Boy match in about a year. That could be a fun cibernetico.

06/27 AAA TV Results (Queretaro)

AAA TV (FRI) 06/27/2014 Auditorio General José María Arteaga, Querétaro, Querétaro [@manayk, AAA]
0) Angel Rebelde, Gremlin, Optimus b Castigador, Dark Crazy, Drabek
locals dark match
1) Dinastía, Mascarita Sagrada, Mini Drago b Mini Abismo Negro, Mini Charly Manson, Mini Psycho Clown
Dinastia beat Mini Psycho Clown
2) Argos, Carta Brava, El Apache, Súper Fly b Aerostar, Argenis, Ludxor, Venum
Super Fly actually beat Aerostar with a super powerbomb when Aerostar tried his top rope huracanrana.
3) Bengala, Drago, Fénix b Daga, Eterno, Steve Pain
Fenix beat Daga with multiple head drops. Fenix felt he should get a title shot for beating Daga. Bengala pointed out he was the one who won a title shot, so Fenix has got to wait. Fenix suggested he put up his Fusion title on the line in the cruiserweight title match (unifying it with the Cruiserweight one) to make it fair. Bengala accepted that, but Daga demanded Eterno & Steve Pain be allowed to be in his corner in the match, and the match take place at TripleMania. Aerostar did not appear to get a vote in this.
4) Angélico, Australian Suicide, Jack Evans b Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Hijo del Fantasma, Pentagón Jr.
Crowd chanted for Pentagon and Pentagon ripped up Suicide’s mask, but the tecnicos came back to win with Jack’s 630 senton on Pentagon.
5) Electroshock, Myzteziz, Psycho Clown b Averno, Jeff Jarrett, Texano
Electroshock hit Jarrett with a guitar for the win, then challenged him to a hair match.

Air Date: 07/05

I doubt Jeff Jarrett and Electroshock are actually having a hair match – though Jarrett could do worse if he wants publicity video for his vanity project – but teasing that direction suggests Mesias isn’t going to be back in time for TripleMania. That’s been one really rough arm injury, I feel bad for him.

AAA hasn’t teased any big apuesta match for Myteziz. Don’t expect we’re going to see one. All star tag it is.

The end product of the unexplained tournament matches is the same multiman match AAA always does for the cruiserweight championship, just with a little random story setting it up and the irrelevant Fusion championship going away. It’s billed as a unification match, but it seems likely we won’t see the belt for the TV show that no longer exists much after TripleMania. Pain and Eterno appear to be in the match, which kind of defeats the point of needing reasons to be in the match, but at least it’s a good match. It’s also almost exactly the match that was originally supposed to happen back in Tuxtla – Daga, Eterno, Steve Pain, Aerostar, Bengala, Axel – when Daga didn’t wrestle. Fenix is a significant upgrade on Axel.

If Daga gets his guys in, Aerostar should ask for his guys to be in.

If that’s the midcard multiman match, maybe Pentagon Jr. versus Australian Suicide will not be? They’re still heading to that mask match and don’t have any other obvious role (though they could be thrown into a match a lot like tonight.)

AAA continues their Friday night taping stretch on Thursday in Xalapa next week.

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