CMLL Martes de Nuevo Valores: 2018-04-10 

Magia Blanca tornillo

Recapped: 04/22/2018

Matches: 

Magnus & Robin beat Akuma & Metálico
(9:45 [3:55, 2:38, 3:12], 2/3, ok, via 
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Eléctrico, Fuego, Pegasso beat Disturbio, Hijo del Signo, Nitro
(14:19 [3:19, 3:49, 7:11], 2/3, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

the dumb battle royal went 4:36

Magia Blanca beat Reyko in a torneo Nuevos Valores eighthfinal
(3:47, top rope michinoku driver, ok, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

El Coyote beat Fugaz in a torneo Nuevos Valores eighthfinal (3:43, cristo, ok, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

Príncipe Diamante beat Maquiavelo in a torneo Nuevos Valores eighthfinal
(4:54, cavernaria, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Principe Daniel beat Príncipe Odín Jr. in a torneo Nuevos Valores eighthfinal
(6:23, crucifix cradle, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Magia Blanca beat El Coyote in a torneo Nuevos Valores eighthfinal
(4:02, super michinoku driver, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Príncipe Diamante beat Principe Daniel in a torneo Nuevos Valores quarterfinal
(3:17, fisherman’s suplex, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Magia Blanca beat Príncipe Diamante in a torneo Nuevos Valores semifinal
(5:22, super Michinoku Driver, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Diamante Azul, Mistico, Niebla Roja beat Felino, Mr. Niebla, Rey Bucanero
(10:57 [2:35, 2:12, 6:10], 2/3, n/r, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Dragón Lee vs Mephisto
(17:03, 2/3, good, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

  1. Mephisto Devil’s Wings (3:12)
  2. Dragon Lee standing Spanish Fly (2:27)
  3. Dragon Lee casita (11:24)

What happened: 

Magia Blanca advanced to the final of the Nuevo Valores tournament.

Thoughts: 

unclear how this man ever gets hurt

Dragon Lee/Mephsito was the usual big Mephisto match, built around near finishes and long pauses. The big moves didn’t look quite as sharp as usual. Dragon Lee couldn’t do his Spanish Fly modification well with the bigger man, Mephisto’s attempt at doing Flamita’s Retardor move didn’t go great, the finish seemed messed up almost to the point that they should’ve gone for another move. (I thought that’s what happened with the double stomp, but it turned out not to be the end of the match.) This is good and got the crowd by the end, but doesn’t give you anything special from these guys. I watched this after Dragon Lee got hurt, and watched it wondering if there was an obvious sign. Outside of the tape wrap on his right knee, there’s no sign of what’s coming.

Nuevo Valores thoughts

  • Reyko seemed just OK. The Spanish Fly spot looked nice, and needed because he didn’t stand out in other ways.
  • Fugaz looked fast and flew a long way on his tope. Coyote messed up one of his early spots, which didn’t derail the match but must be disappointing when you’re only getting a few moments to make an impression. He still won over the crowd and everything he did looked sharp.
  • This is the best Maquiavelo has looked in his few CMLL appearances so far. He had more offense than before – this might be the only time we get to see him do dives on a stream any time soon – and he showed more of a rudo edge.
  • I’m sure last minute deciding to take Templario & Audaz out of this led to some scrambling for a replacement. I’m also sure there are dozens of luchadors training inside CMLL who would been thrilled to have a 3 minute match as a pay off for years of training. Many of them would’ve done just as well as Principe Odin, who looked slow and awkward at times. His opening round match was more a showcase for Daniel, instead of the usual loser getting in all his spots.
  • Coyote wants to do a lot, and he’s just not as smooth enough to pull it off. The chained suplex in his opening match needed a couple tries, his second match dive was amazing but also out of control. He’s trying though, and should be good if he can just get regular work. He was right where he needed to be on Magia Blanca’s dive.
  • Principe Daniel showed more fire and energy in these matched than he did in Puebla. He was the better luchador in the second round match with Principe Diamante and should’ve advanced to the block final. He seems like he has decent skills and can get the crowd to care about him, but he needs a character more memorable than being the third different Principe in this tournament.
  • Principe Diamante showed the same problems here he has since debuting. He can do some stuff well but nothing especially great. He has no particular personality or character; even his Diamante name is downplayed with the white on white mask he wore for this tournament. He’s always changing his look too. Even the ramp moonsault is something we see a lot of people do. Principe Diamante just feels assembled from ideas for other luchadors but nothing that makes him unique.
  • Magia Blanca felt like the right winner in this block, though it’s weird because he looked right because he came off as more experienced than everyone else in the nuevo valores tournament. You can tell he’s an Último Guerrero trainee because he gets over his big moves by using them over and over again. He also might be a little bit better as a rudo than the tecnico role he has here. The bump he took for Diamante’s flipping DDT was nice.
Coyote

I couldn’t think of much to write about the segunda match. It was alright. Disturbio winning with a technical move seemed to amaze everyone, including Disturbio. Pegasso fits in better in these matches than Friday ones.

The opener was nothing special. Magnus & Robin got to be a team, but didn’t do any team stuff outside the stereo senton finish. It was mostly their standard match with a less time, and with Metálico doing less comedy than usual. Crowd really didn’t care about it.

Disurbio wins via cradle

Verano de Escandalo lineup, Brazo de Oro tribute show

AAA announced the Verano de Escandalo card yesterday. Well, they announced some of the Verano de Escandalo card yesterday:

AAA TV (SUN) 06/03/2018 Plaza de Toros La Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo León
1) ? & ?? vs ??? & ????
2) ? & ?? vs ??? & ????
3) Drago vs Sammy GuevaraAerostarAustralian Suicide? [AAA HEAVY, #1 Contenders]
4) La Máscara, Máximo, Pagano vs ?, Juventud Guerrera, Texano Jr.
5) Averno, Chessman, Súper Fly vs Carta Brava Jr., Mocho Cota Jr., Tito Santana [hair]
6) Hijo del Fantasma & Psycho Clown vs ? & ??
7) Dr. Wagner Jr. vs Rey Mysterio Jr.? [AAA HEAVY]

There’s less mystery people spots than in Tehuacan, though less complete matches. The only match fully announced for the show is a hair match between the two teams who were supposed to have had their last match at Rey de Reyes and then have just continued fighting sense. There’s no explanation of why they’d be having a hair match. The poster text indicates it’s multiple people, likely the entire team, who has their hair on the line.

It is possible for Rey Mysterio Jr. to be both AAA & The Crash heavyweight champion by the end of this show. Mysterio isn’t listed by the The Crash as defending his title there before this point. Rey Wagner’s big feud was with his son, but that’s seems to not be present on these upcoming cards and wasn’t really getting over. Mysterio’s likely working TripleMania if he’s working Verano de Escandalo, and it’s probably more dependent on if he wants to work a singles match or something else.

Sammy Guevera debuts on this show – maybe. I mean, he’ll be on this show, but he may be in AAA before this: he could be on the Tehuacan show, and there’s two taping in between that one and this one for him to show up. Guevera being here suggests Aro Lucha’s talked about TV tapings won’t be happening the first week of June. I know other people who’ve worked for Aro Lucha are expected on this show and in the mystery spots on previous tapings.

Teddy Hart is notably not listed on either of these cards. Given his nature – he’s pulled shenanigans on shows near be a couple times over the last two months – it’s probably good to list him as a mystery person even if he is booked. It’s actually maybe best not to book Teddy Hart at all in 2018 and use the money/opportunity on a guy you can actually trust.

This week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter confirms Konnan is back as AAA booker. Vampiro is still with the company as an agent. That doesn’t seem like a long turn sustainable situation but is anything with AAA is ever that long term? Konnan hasn’t appear in front of the crowd in Impact on the tapings either, so maybe him only showing up in a video in Tijuana was simply he doesn’t feel he’s ready to be in front of a crowd yet.

Aerostar suffered an injury last night on the Impact tapings. It sounded serious at the time. He was on Twitter this morning treating it like nothing happened, just noting he was going home. I hope that means he’s fine.

The WON also says Vince Russo is not involved with Aro Lucha. There’s no other details. Vince Russo’s past negative comments about minorities in wrestling came up when he started with Aro Lucha and more so after their funding campaign started. I wonder how Aro Lucha feels about Konnan going back to work for AAA – I suspect they don’t have a problem with it, or they would’ve done something to block Guevera or others.

CMLL (WED) 04/25/2018 Deportivo Penoles, Gustavo A. Madero, Distrito Federal [+LuchaTV, Estrellas del Ring]
1) Arceus, Magnético, Tiburón b Crazy Man, Demasiado, Maquiavelo Magnético, Arceus y el Tiburón vs Maquiavelo, Crazy Man y el Demasiado. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
2) Yago b MagnusUlises Jr.Pequeño OlímpicoStar Jr.Magia BlancaLuzbelTanque InfernalMercurioEléctricoPríncipe Odín Jr.CholoGrako Copa Brazo de Oro 2018. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
Yago, who wasn’t originally listed in the match, beat Magnus to win. Bam Bam was among those advertised for the match who didn’t actually appear.
3) Dalys & Tifany b Demasiado & Muñeca De Plata Dalys y Tiffany vs Muñeka de Plata y el Demasiado. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
4) Brazo Cibernetico Jr., Brazo De Oro Jr., Brazo de Platino, Robin b Cancerbero, Flyer, Raziel, Tyson La Bestia Brazos de Platino, Oro Jr y Cibernético y Robin vs Raziel, Cancerbero, Tysón y Flyer. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
5) Diamante, Diamante Azul, Drone, Stuka Jr. b Kawato, Metálico, Okumura, Templario Drone, Diamante Azul, Stuka y el Diamante vs Templario, Kawato, Okumura y el Metálico. (posted by Estrellas del Ring)
Metalico replaced Tiger

This was a show honoring Brazo de Oro that might have been put on by the family. Lot of a no-shows for a Wednesday show that wasn’t announced long ago; Tiger gets singled out in the main event only because I generally gave up tracking the changes after the main event. No Guerreros were booked. Super Porky was there, using a walker. Kraneo has been talking about Brazo de Plata returning to the ring, but that seems like the nice public face they’re keeping on the situation.

Chico Temindo has changed his name to Atomo, probably because Chico Temido is a double entendre.

Also on the show, Kraneo & Mije revealed the reason for Mije’s disappearance a couple years ago was injuries from getting hit by a motorcyle. I had always guess it was an in-ring injury and that’s why they were lighter with him when he returned, but it was probably because he was still recovering. Kraneo said they didn’t mention it because social media isn’t helpful in those situations. I think he’s probably right, though there would also maybe be a well supported GoFundMe or the like if it happened to someone equivalent in the US. Alfredo has more notes from the interviews in the Lucha Report.

RO Wrestling in 05/05 in (Ex) Salon Citlali

RIOT has Riotmania on 05/26 in Arena LLF

Lucha Central posted the Laredo Kid vs Hijo del Vikingo vs Ultimo Ninja vs Hijo de Dos Caras match from the most recent Revolucha show.

A reported made a rude comment about Juventud Guerrera returning to AAA under a video on his channel, and got a death threat from Guerrera’s girlfriend Setsuko back. The big mistake is reading or writing comments on YouTube videos.

All the matches from this past Lucha Memes show are on Estrellas del Ring’s channel (in the usual randomly edited form), which makes the bit about not being allowed to see Lucha Memes shows in full harder to understand.

Lucha Talk has a new episode of their episode.

Princesa Sugehit hypes her match with La Seductora.

Electrico talks about being in the Gran Alternativa. We still don’t know who will be in Block B of the tournament.

Psycho Clown spent time with a child who is recovering from burn injuries.

A fashion designer created El Santo inspired clothes.

An interview with Ciudad Juarez’s Junior.

El Siglo de Torreon writes about Blue Demon.

CMLL Puebla: 2018-04-09

swordplay

Recapped: 04/16/2018

Matches: 

Arkalis, Millenium, Rey Samuray beat El Perverso, Fuerza Chicana, Rey Apocalipsis
(12:34 [5:24, 3:52, 3:18], 1/3, n/r, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

El Malayo, Grako, Templario beat Fugaz, Principe Daniel, Reyko  
(13:55 [5:56, 3:17, 4:42], 1/3, ok, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

Kaho Kobayashi & Princesa Sugehit beat Dalys & Zeuxis
(13:08 [7:04, 3:09, 2:55], 1/3, below average, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

Cuatrero, Forastero, Sansón beat Ángel de Oro, Dragón Lee, Niebla Roja 
(12:53 [3:03, 2:27, 7:23], 1/3, ok, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

La Bestia Del Ring, Rush, Terrible beat El Malayo, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas
(12:05 [3:50, 4:07, 4:08], 1/3, ok, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

Carístico beat Mistico
(14:54, 2/3, good, via VideosOficialesCMLL)

  1. Mistico La Mistica (1:50)

  2. DQ Mistico mask removal (2:23)

  3. La Carística (10:41)

What happened: 

this was a finish

Malayo worked twice because Shocker didn’t make it to the show. He hasn’t been back on a CMLL show as of two and half weeks later, though he is workig.

Dalys & Kaho are feuding the match, heading to a title match.

Sansón got away with a mask pull on Draogn Lee to set up the win.

Thoughts:

physics are broken

The main event was swung by the emotions brought into the match and expressed by the fans during it. The action itself was neither especially fast or numerous but, because it was between these two people, normal action felt a lot important. Carístico looked the better of the two, showing more on offense and capturing the fan’s attention during the match. Mistico has the personality to pull of being a rudo but not really the style. He had to be the rudo because that’s the way the fans were turning the match, but he didn’t really take over the match strongly like you might want a rudo, and the third fall your turn/my turn stuff was actually an improvement over the last two falls. Even considering they might be able to do more with a second try in Arena Mexico, this doesn’t seem like it’ll be a sure fire great match if they ran it back again. It also doesn’t seem like it needs to be to work. They just need to do something that’s not a disappointment, and this was not a disappointment.

The semimain was competent but not really interesting, and with a worthless DQ finish. Rush actually sort of tried, in that he actually tried to take Malayo’s face off with his dropkick. Rush didn’t think to pin him because no on was really paying attention, and so this fall when longer that it was supposed to. Of course Malayo took the super bomb too. La Bestia’s outfit is silly on it’s own. It’s sillier still paired with Rush & Terrible dressed in Ingobernable t-shirts. Does Bestia understand the look of the group he’s in? It’s unclear. I’d like to imagine this as the start of Bestia being split off from the group but we couldn’t be that lucky.

Fugaz

The four match wasn’t far off being good, but the timing just felt off in a couple places (and really obviously in one spot.) They had the pace of a good match, just missed a little bit. I really like the Dinamtias stomping. It’s very energetic.

The women’s match was sloppy. This is the start of Kaho’s big title shot, and she wins falls with a slow huracanarana and a standing moonsault that doesn’t land right. She’s generally OK otherwise in the match and Zeuxis’ antics are amusing in this match, but this wasn’t overall strong.

The second match featured the Jalisco guys in the next day’s Nuevo Valores tournament. Everyone had a fine técnico showcase run in the third fall and didn’t stand out one way or the other the rest of the match. Fugaz was the sharpest of the three, his huracanrana to win the second fall was nicely snapped off, but it wasn’t an overwhelming margin. Templario was less showy here than normal, so maybe one match isn’t a good way to judge anyone.

a long way to go for an armdrag

CMLL’s lineups normally don’t have enough logic enough to go as far as sending messages. This trios match, with five guys who uprooted their lives to train in Mexico City and made it at least far as a tournament, sure felt like it should be a sign to Malayo. The Puebla rudo sometimes does things I do not like but whoever put together this match thought he was exactly on the level of the people CMLL considers prospects at the moment. I have no idea what Malayo wants out of his lucha libre career, but the universe is telling him to go to CDMX.

scouting the mystery people on Verano de Escandalo’s poster

AAA’s released the lineup for Verano de Escandalo. I’ll maybe write about it tomorrow. For now, let’s drill down on the notable inclusions, the three mystery people on the poster:

Those seem like really shoulder blade muscles (scientific term.) Cage like, but apparently with a more normal haircut. He’s clearly the power guy of the team, who Psycho Clown & Hijo del Fantasma will have to work together to take down. A real challenge.

Seems like the smaller half of the team, kind of like the Robin to the muscle guy’s Batman. Probably a normal power/speed combination going on. The completely white eyes with no pupils will surely be intimidating for our heroes.

shout out to soon to be bald Carta Brava Jr., your glasses look cool

Look at that skull! Look at those eyes! This man, this being is clearly not of the planet Earth. He’s an alien, maybe not Alliens, but definite not from here. Konnan is known for working with every group in humanity, is it possible he’s now transcended the cosmos and made deals with creaturs from other worlds to strength MAD? And what terrible price will we all pay when this deal, like so many others involving Konnan, falls apart? The stakes have never been higher.

Verano de Escandalo is June 3rd and will air on Twitch.

CMLL Sabado Retro: 2018-04-08 

they get it done, eventually

Recapped: 04/15/2018

Matches:

Magnus & Robin beat Akuma & Príncipe Odín Jr.
(9:39 [3:47, 2:53, 2:59], 2/3, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Amapola, La Seductora, Zeuxis beat Dalys, Estrellita, Marcela 
(10:02 [4:53, 2:26, 2:43], 2/3, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Audaz, Guerrero Maya Jr., Rey Cometa beat Puma, Tiger, Virus
(16:14 [7:06, 2:57, 6:11], 2/3, great, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Ángel de Oro, Diamante Azul, Niebla Roja beat Rey Bucanero, Shocker, Terrible
(11:16 [5:58, 5:18], 1/2 DQ, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Máscara Año 2000 & Negro Casas beat Solar I & Súper Astro  
(12:26 [5:32, 2:54, 4:00], 1/3, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

Atlantis & Blue Panther beat Fuerza Guerrera & Satánico
(18:42 [6:46, 4:29, 7:27], 2/3, ok, via
VideosOficialesCMLL)

What happened:

I feel like I saw this spot every week when they aired from Coliseo, and now not in years

This is the 75th Anniversary celebration for Arena Coliseo. CMLL brought back some legends and uploaded it on one day delay to YouTube. At least for this show, they brought back the old “CMLL” letter sign boards from the 00s Arena Mexico set up and put them above the Coliseo entrance. The building seems like it’s darker in the past, when they usually had a lot less people.

Prior to semimain, El Fantasma appeared to the ring as part of the celebration, and to approve of Super Astro, Mascara Año 2000 and Blue Panther to use their masks on this show. They did make them unmask after the match. Blue Panther does not understand this before his match, and unmasks before it starts. Everyone is baffled. Satacnio does not wear his mask.

Rey Bucanero fouled Angel de Oro for no real reason in the second fall.

The women’s match Estrellita’s return after being off for school for a lot of months. Dalys, filling in, wears a ruda shirt and hugs the rudas before the match. I had planned on watching the entire show but there didn’t seem to be a point in watching this match at that point. Neither Dalys nor the rudas are interesting in fighting each other, and she turns on them in the third fall to get the DQ.

Thoughts:

Cometa reactions are well known enough that the cameraman realizes to zoom

The main event was the more cohrenet of the two legends matches. Everyone still looked very old. Blue Panther & Satanico messed up a sequence right before the end that left them both baffled. Atlantis had trouble getting Fuerza Guerrera up for La Atlantida, and Fuerza is not a big man. They would’ve been better cutting down the time, and coming to an end after the técnicos got in the third fall offense instead of going for more. Satanico and Fuerza still have the presence of stars, and Fuerza was all in on trying to create a mask feud with Atlantis to perhaps get him that mythical payday yet. Blue Panther looked more active here than in the singles match with Hechicero (that I happened to watch this same day) and maybe the best of all four wrestlers. Still, when even the Good legends aren’t having Good matches any more, I’m really dreading these legends shows.

I didn’t grasp what a weird combination of people were in the semimain. They really needed a big guy to brawl with Mascara 2000 or a technical guy to feud with Solar. The problem is everyone is getting old and there’s not enough people left to make sensible matches Negro Navarro would probably be in this match, but may not be back at this point. We were somehow spared a Rayo de Jalisco Jr. appearance, and mayeb that means he’s never going to be back, at least in a match. The effect is this was a different match than usual, not the Navarro/Solar match work draw we’ve seen before, which didn’t really bring out the best of anyone. Super Astro looked fine but really din’t get to do much. Solar & Mascara brawled a lot for lack fo anything else to do, and Mascara really needs to stop trying the step over submission he can’t lock on any more. This wasn’t terrible but it was awkward and the money being thrown in was generous.

Principe Odin has a finish

The story of the fourth match, as I was best able to determine is Shocker is still doing the Guapo gimmick and Angel de Oro & Niebla Roja think this is hilarious. Also, there were slaps to the face. Action was good when mostly revolving around the slaps to the face but never got much better than OK. I wasn’t sure what Shocker was oding half the match, and especially when he got in the way of the monkey flips. Rey Bucanero has become one of the worst guys at catching dives this year and I’m not sure why. I keep seeing him move backwards when he shouldn’t be. I’m not sure why two matches on this Anniversary show had to be total wastes but it is CMLL.

The tercera match stood as among the best that pool of guys will have. The stuff down regularly, like Tiger’s new headscissors counter into a powerbomb or Maya’s armdrags, came off sharp. Audaz looked the best he has on the mat with Virus, coming off as competitive against a guy who usually looks dominant against rookies. Cometa brings more reactions and selling than we usually get when they’re speeding thru these matches. It all added up nicely into something that felt like the best of a this microstyle. I kind of find myself wanting one real near fall to consider these matches great, which is a weird arbitrary rule to separate exhibitions from fights people are trying to win. This really didn’t have one of those, but that’s not what they were going for. They did what they were going for.

The opener was a basic match, only slightly more action than the usual opener. Doing the rudo dives right after the técnicos dives was a ‘surprise’ which didn’t feel like it worked. Robin was wearing the full Brazo outfit for the occasion and was looking in very Brazo shape.

Blue Panther

CMLL Tuesday results, AAA mystery show in Tehuacan

CMLL (TUE) 04/24/2018 Arena México [CMLL, Lucha Central]
1) Pequeño Nitro & Pequeño Olímpico b Acero & Angelito LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Acero replaced Ultimo Dragoncito
2) Cancerbero, Nitro, Raziel b Magnus, Oro Jr., Príncipe Diamante LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudos took 1/3.
3) The Panther TLDRAW Fuego [lightningLUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
another draw, with no one especially close to winning when time ran out. Both were trying pinfalls use the ropes though.
4) Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Templario b El Audaz, Guerrero Maya Jr., Rey Cometa LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudos took 1/3.
5) Hechicero, La Bestia Del Ring, Terrible b Ephesto, Luciferno, Máscara Año 2000 LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Hechicero/Ingobernables took 1/3.
6) Carístico, Valiente, Volador Jr. b Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Mephisto LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES EN LA ARENA MEXICO 24 DE ABRIL DEL 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
straight falls

Fourth match was worth watching.

CMLL has post match promos from Fuego, Templario, Polvora & Dragon Rojo, Hechicero, Terrible & BestiaVolador & Valiente, and Caristico. Can CMLL get a boom mic so everyone doesn’t have to hold up a tiny microphone when cutting a promo? The idea of Templario joining Polvora & Dragon Rojo in Los Revolucionarios came up thee times in relation with the show. I can’t tell if it a one day obsession or a direction; they are all teamed up in Puebla again next week.

CMLL (TUE) 04/24/2018 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [CMLL]
1) Carlo Roggi, Joker, Mr. Apolo b Black Sugar, Capitán Cobra, El Alteño
2) Espanto Jr., Metálico, Sangre Azteca b Magia Blanca, Pegasso, Stigma
rudos took 1/3.
3) Shockercito © b Mercurio [CMLL MINI]
Shockercito took 1/3. 3rd defense. Money thrown in.
4) Ángel de Oro, Blue Panther, Niebla Roja b Felino, Misterioso Jr., Okumura
tecnicos took 2/3.
5) Atlantis, Mistico, Rush b Cavernario, Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero
Atlantis replaced Dragon Lee on Monday. Tecnicos took 2/3.

The minis match to set this up aired last week, so ti’s a good chance of the same this week.

Los Villanos have their own craft beer.

LuchaWorld has a good interview with Garza Jr., who mentions he’s officially no longer with Impact.

+LuchaTV has a new edition of their podcast.

Puma King & Barby’s latest video has them bowling very badly. This was a fun one.

Lineup

CMLL (SUN) 04/29/2018 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Eclipse Jr. vs Frenético
2) Avispón Negro Jr. & Johnny Dinamo vs Destructor & Relámpago Azul
3) Guerrero Samuray Jr., Neutrón, Rielero vs León Blanco, Puma Negro, Ráfaga
4) Mágico vs Mr. ApoloEl YaquiCarlo RoggiCapitán CobraDemonio RojoBlack SugarGran KenutEl AlteñoBobby Black [mask, hair, cage]

They’ve been setting up a cage match here for a while, though the Truenos and Star Black were part of it at one point and are not now.

CMLL (MON) 04/30/2018 Arena Puebla
1) Asturiano & Millenium vs Ares & Sombra Diabólika
2) Flyer & Pegasso vs El Perverso & Fuerza Chicana
3) Ángel & El Gallito vs Átomo & Guapito
4) Fuego, Guerrero Maya Jr., Stigma vs Dragón Rojo Jr., Pólvora, Templario
5) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Rush vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Rey Bucanero
6) Terrible, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Carístico, Kráneo, Último Guerrero [Relevos Increíbles]

A B-level micros match? I couldn’t imagine such a thing a year ago. I wonder if they send a micro referee for this one.

Maybe they’ll get around to making a match out of the main event this week.

AAA TV (FRI) 05/18/2018 Polideportivo La Huizachera, Tehuacán, Puebla
1) ? & ?? vs ??? & ????
2) ? & ?? vs ??? & ????
3) Aerostar & Drago vs ? & ??
4) Averno, Chessman, Súper Fly vs Carta Brava Jr., Mocho Cota Jr., Tito Santana
5) Dr. Wagner Jr. vs Rey Escorpión
6) Hijo Del Vikingo, La Máscara, Máximo vs ?, ??, ???
7) Hijo del Fantasma, Pagano, Psycho Clown vs Juventud Guerrera, Kevin Kross, Texano Jr.

Remember when AAA was changing their lineups constantly last year, and Vampiro explained it as local promoters demanding to have a lineup way before they were ready. I guess the local promoter in Tehuacan didn’t have that problem. There’s 3 complete matches of seven announced, including two matches with no one at all. I’m kind of intrigued to see what Rey Escorpion can get out of 2018 Dr. Wagner, and it’s inherently hilarious that OGT and Poder del Norte keep having matches after their last match ever at Rey de Reyes. That’s the sort of thing that happens when a new person is in charge who wasn’t paying super close attention to what was being done before, if that’s what’s going on here.

As far as the mystery people? No hints given out by AAA. The end of the Tijuana show suggests MAD is coming, and maybe all the other people are people coming in with MAD, or people otherwise coming in with Konnan. That’s a lot of people to be coming in.

CMLL will start about a half hour before this show. This is the date of Gran Alternativa final. Maybe put this Friday on your calendar for some more chaos.

1997 Coahuila/Durango lineups added to the luchadb

I added 1997 lucha libre lineups, mostly from the cities Torreon and Gomez Palacio (and an increasing amount from elsewhere), to the luchadb database a few weeks ago. They’re integrated the different pages of this site, and they’re also just available here. This is a slow continuing project to mine the El Siglo de Torreon archive for lucha lineups and results. This time, I wrote this post before diving into the next year. It looks like I went fast, but it was actually a lot slower.

Events per year:

year events
1990 169
1991 175
1992 181
1993 151
1994 113
1995 144
1996 114
1997 199
1998   9
1999 235

That’s an explosion. I don’t think the lucha scene rebounded. It seems like the paper is just covering more of the smaller shows it might not have before as the page count increases. The visual posters that were the only way the shows were covered are virtually gone, the one up there is the only one I found all year. The non-show writing about lucha libre dries up as well. The last Super Dioses de Lucha Libre national article appears in August, and there’s only handful of local stories in the last few months.

It might also be because I had to do these differently. I usually just use a text search for “lucha”, sort thru the vast majority of articles which don’t have anything to do with lucha libre, and then maybe double check on certain arenas. The text search was broke from July to the end of the year this year. Instead had to find the sports section in each days paper, look for any lucha articles, and go from there. It was slow but it seemed to work, so I’m doing it that way for 1998. It does mean anything lucha libre not in the sports section was missed – like if they covered another area elsewhere in the paper.

Not much news means not much to write about here. There are a few big bios and history pieces. A Polo Torres thinks lucha libre is bad nowadays article leads into a nice bio of a famous wrestler who’s not well known today. A bio of Joe Marin improves on one from a few years prior, revealing the former Mexican lightweight champion was actually born in Arizona. His parents moved to Coahuila months later and registered him as being born there. There’s also a story of him almost dying in a match with Manuel Robles. One with Espanto II talks about him and his brother working their way of a Tuesday shows with a 20 match win streak. Maybe that’s what Magnus needs to do. Gran Markus reveals he was originally Dr. Markus because they thought his body looked a lot the then recently deceased Medico Asesino. They switched it to Gran when he started wrestling in Mexico City. King I talks about wrestling in the US for years, including winning the Tennessee Tag Titles (??) and going to one less and one draw with Lou Thesz. He trained a lot of luchadors, including Blue Panther, Pimpinela Escarlata, and Babe Face.

There’s a big article on the AAA versus Promo Azteca TV war, noting they claim to be promoting different styles of products but look about the same to casual fans even though Promo Azteca says they’re more serious. CMLL is treated as if they don’t exist, but really all the promotions are treated that way – it doesn’t read like they were interviewed for this article. The idea that lucha libre is scripted is off handily confirmed by Mexico City lucha libre commission official Rafael Barradas, but in way to prove not everything is scripted – Gori Guerrero walking out of EMLL rather than drop the NWA LH title to Ray Mendoza is the example.

Pentagon talks about his injury about one year after it happens. The spine injury meant he didn’t get oxygen to the brain for six minutes, which caused a serious brain injury. He remembers nothing about the following two months, it took six months for him to even be able to move his hand, with his condition improving from there. Last year, articles said AAA didn’t support Pentagon. This year, Pentagon says they helped pay for his hospital bills and will be running 2-3 charity shows for him. One of those shows in Torreon gets canceled, though that’s because they’re running one in Monterrey the same day. It seems to get made up late in the year. Late in the year, Pentagon II wrestles locally, and no one treats it as a big deal after fretting about the possibility in 1997.

Local luchador Gran Kalifa (Luis Alberto Salazar Rosales, suddenly passes away at 24 years of age. There’s no details, though it doesn’t appear to be in-ring related.

The lucha libre commission in Torreon, Gomez Palacio and Lerdo have a meeting where they unify on regulations and licensing, trying to get onto the same standard as Mexico City. There’s talk of doing the same with Ciudad Juarez. The 4 promoters given licenses at the time are Rudy Palma (Arena La Ribera), Santiago Valdes (Palacio de la Deportes), Ministro (de la Muerte?) I (Arena Calderon Rocha) and Alberto Dipp of Arena Olimpico Laguna.

Tony Rodriguez and Diamante get profiles before their July apuesta match. There’s one two articles about the 64th anniversary of lucha libre, mentioning plans to bring in Haku & Barbarian from WCW. It doesn’t actually happen.

Mil Mascaras says it’s better to honor luchadors while they’re still alive. Espanto III is remembered one year after his passing.

Super Dioses quick bios

 

great match roundup, week of 2018-03-31

this felt very Trauma

shows watched this week

Back on the horse. I met my goal of catching up by WrestleMania weekend, though not exactly at putting them on here. I’m now back to being way behind on both posting and watching.

The best match I saw in this batch was that double mask match. I guess I should’ve put The Crash on here too? Not great planning.

Recommended matches

rating matches TV Show taped
good Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. © vs Carístico, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero for the CMLL World Trios Championship LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 2 DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-02 2018-04-02
good Yago vs Flyer [Copa Nueva Valores] and in a tournament semifinal match LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
good Astral & Eléctrico vs Cancerbero & Raziel LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06
good Valiente vs Stuka Jr. in a lightning match LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06
good Dragón Lee, Mistico, Titán vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06

Other things noted

rating matches TV Show taped
ok Ángel de Oro, Esfinge, Stigma vs Máscara Año 2000, Pólvora, Universo 2000 Jr. LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 2 DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-02 2018-04-02
ok Dragón Lee, Niebla Roja, Soberano Jr. vs Cuatrero, Forastero, Sansón LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 2 DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-02 2018-04-02
ok Kaho Kobayashi, La Vaquerita, Marcela vs Amapola, Dalys, Tiffany LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
ok Súper Astro Jr. vs Astral [Copa Nueva Valores] and [8f] LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
ok Flyer vs Grako [Copa Nueva Valores] and [8f] LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
ok Súper Astro Jr. vs Yago [Copa Nueva Valores] and in a tournament quarterfinal match LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
ok Diamante Azul, Dragón Lee, Soberano Jr. vs Ephesto, Mephisto, Mr. Niebla LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
ok Drone, Fuego, Tritón vs Disturbio, Misterioso Jr., SagradoDisturbio Cmll, Misterioso Jr y Sagrado vs Fuego, Drone y Tritón. 1a caída (posted by Princesa Dorada) Disturbio Cmll, Misterioso Jr y Sagrado vs Fuego, Drone y Tritón. 2a y 3a caídas (posted by Princesa Dorada) LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06
ok Cavernario, Felino, Negro Casas vs Kawato San, Okumura, Sam Adonis LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06
below average Atlantis, Carístico, Volador Jr. vs Kráneo, La Bestia Del Ring, Rush in a relevos increíbles match LUCHA LIBRE VIERNES ESPECTACULAR DE ARENA MEXICO 6 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL on ClaroSports.com: 2018-04-06 2018-04-06
bad George Kebrada & Sangre Imperial vs FlyerGrakoRetroYagoAstralSúper Astro Jr. [Copa Nuevos Valores] and in a seeding battle royal match LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
not rated Black Tiger, Lestat, Tigre Rojo Jr. vs El Malayo, King Jaguar, Policeman LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 2 DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-02 2018-04-02
not rated Kaho Kobayashi, Princesa Sugehit, Sanely vs La Comandante, Tiffany, Zeuxis LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 2 DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-02 2018-04-02
not rated Bengala & Oro Jr. vs Apocalipsis & Inquisidor LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
not rated Angelito, Stukita, Último Dragóncito vs Pequeño Olímpico, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
not rated Retro vs Yago [Copa Nueva Valores] and [8f] LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
not rated Sangre Imperial vs George Kebrada [Copa Nueva Valores] and [8f] LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03
not rated Flyer vs Sangre Imperial [Copa Nueva Valores] and in a tournament quarterfinal match LUCHA LIBRE MARTES DE NUEVOS VALORES DE ARENA MEXICO 3 DE ABRIL DE 2018 FUNCION COMPLETA (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL) CMLL YouTube: 2018-04-03 2018-04-03

Dragon Lee out 3 weeks, Dalys remains champ, CMLL Tuesday

Audaz did not win.

CMLL (MON) 04/23/2018 Arena Puebla [CMLL, Lucha Central]
1) Espíritu Maligno & Rey Apocalipsis b Astro & Meyer LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudos took 2/3.
2) Príncipe Diamante & Robin b El Malayo & King Jaguar LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Tecnicos took 1/3.
3) Disturbio, Kawato San, Virus b El Audaz, Lestat, Tigre Rojo Jr. LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Rudos took 2/3. Audaz was strechered out after taking Virus’ Gori bomb.
4) Dalys © b Kaho Kobayashi [CMLL WOMENLA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Dalys took 1alls 1/3 for her 15th defense
5) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Soberano Jr. b Cavernario, Felino, Negro Casas LA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
tecnicos took 2/3.
6) Terrible, Valiente, Volador Jr. DQ Carístico, Kráneo, Último Guerrero [Relevos IncreíblesLA MEJOR LUCHA LIBRE EN VIVO DESDE LA ARENA PUEBLA 23  DE ABRIL DE 2018 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Team Volador took 1/3, the last when UG fouled Volador. Terrible challenged for a rematch next week.

The title match was better than the lightning match last week. It’s about the upper limit of what a Dalys title match is going to look like in the current status quo.

The Torneo Nueva Valores, so CMLL Tuesday shows are just back to being a collection of matches oddly labeled as Nuevo Valores. The main event has Caristico, Valiente and Volador, fresh off fighting each other last night, face Euforia, Gran Guerrero and Mephisto. The semimain is an odd semimain with Hechicero, Bestia and Terrible taking on Ephesto, Luciferno and Mascara 2000. There’s no reason for Mephisto to be split from his partners unless they’re setting up the Bestia/Mascara thing again. There could also just be no reason.

The match of the night will likely by the fourth match, with Audaz and Templario on opposite sides of a trios. Templario teams with the Revolucionarios, who probably should be pitching the new rudo star on joining their group. Audaz teams with Guerrero Maya & Rey Cometa. The lightning match should be good, with a first time ever The Panther versus Fuego.

The second match has Magnus, Oro and Principe Diamante against grump rudo trio Cancerbero, Nitro and Raziel. The show, as Tuesdays seem to do all the time, opens with a minis match. This time one has Pequeno Nitro & Olimpico against Angelito and Ultimo Dragonicto

CultIcon previews the show. This feels like a same-ish show as usual, but the middle matches seem worth the time.

CMLL announced Dragon Lee will be out three weeks following his injury on Friday night. CMLL didn’t specific the injury; Dragon Lee says it’s a quadriceps strain. Three weeks would mean maybe Dragon Lee wrestles a match or two in Mexico before heading to Japan for the Best of Super Juniors, but would definitely still be in that competition. The length of recovery from that injury depends on the severity, and no one’s going into detail with that. Three weeks is the time that makes most sense either way. If it’s bad, that’s all the time he can take off while still being ready for Japan. If it’s minor, there’s no sense in him risking a reinjury by wrestling a lot before going on tour.

Atlantis will replace Dragon Lee tonight in Guadalajara. Titan will move up to Lee’s spot on Friday, with Drone taking the empty spot in the opener. CMLL mentioned Diamante Azul will replace Dragon Lee on Sunday, seemingly forgetting they hadn’t actually announced a lineup for Sunday yet.

Mephisto defended the CMLL Welterweight Championship against Chetmual local Hades on Saturday. That match wasn’t advertised on the poster I saw, but they did set it up last month. The main event was switched from Mistico/Volador vs Virus/Caristico to Mistico/Caristico beating Volador/Virus, and the show drew 1,500.

CMLL’s Jose Luis Feliciano went to Costa Rica for a seminar.

Arena Coliseo Guadalajara has a photo of the new Guerrero Samuray Jr., says he’s a godson of the most recent Guerrero Samuray (which sounds like not related.

AAA posted the first part of the Cuernavaca taping. It looks like they’re sticking with the Space shows on YoTube going forward. Just to be clear, there are now three versions of AAA, airing the same matches

  • AAA on Twitch, where the matches air weeks/months before either TV show
  • AAA on Space, which includes vignettes that don’t appear to be shown elsewhere
  • AAA on Televisa, which includes upcoming lineup and NotiAAA segments which aren’t on the other two.

Maybe this is some sort of A/B testing to see what works? Maybe the should run the vignettes as a second show on the Twitch stream if they’re not able to air live? To be fair, there wasn’t important information in the vignettes this week, though it does help build up the characters.

Lucha Memes on 05/13 in Coliseo Coacalco

RIOT has Riotmania on 05/26 in Arena LLF

 

Alberto el Patron appears in a voting campaign.

LuchaWorld has the latest news update and this week’s Poster-Mania.

+LuchaTV has a sitdown interview with Lady Shani.

Lineups

CMLL (SUN) 04/29/2018 Arena México
1) Fantasy & Último Dragóncito vs Pequeño Olímpico & Pequeño Violencia
2) Flyer, Magnus, Star Jr. vs Cancerbero, Disturbio, Raziel
3) La Vaquerita, Marcela, Princesa Sugehit vs Dalys, La Seductora, Zeuxis
4) Microman vs ChamuelGallitoMijeÁngelZacarias el PericoÁtomoGuapito [cibernetico]
5) Niebla Roja, Stuka Jr., Titán vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
6) Diamante Azul, Mistico, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Gran Guerrero, Último Guerrero

Micros on Saturday, Micro on Sunday. They’re hyping it as a busy weekend for the Micros, so I suspect they’ll also be in Puebla on Monday. That’s a first ever micros cibernetico with a debuting Atomo. Or a returning Atomo. There was an Atomo between 2007 to 2009, who we thought might have become Mini Maximo or Zacarias. It’s definitely not Zacarias this time.

new lucha videos for the weekend of April 20, 2018

Just when I was giving up on the Wednesday/Saturday IWRG airing, it’s back in super iffy form.

Nuestro Lucha Libre: episode 2, playlist so far

CMLL Guadalajara: 2018-04-21
taped 2018-04-17 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara – YouTube/Mega
1) Micro, Shockercito, Stukita vs Mercurio, Pierrothito, Relámpago Azul
2) Ángel de Oro, Diamante Azul, Niebla Roja vs Ephesto, Luciferno, Mephisto
3) Valiente & Volador Jr. © vs Cavernario & Negro Casas for the CMLL World Tag Team Championship

IWRG Zona XXI: 2018-04-21
taped 2018-04-18 @ Arena Naucalpan – YouTube/Mega
1) Dragón Orus, Fireman, Fly Tiger vs Biosfera, Carnicero, Dinámico
2) Ángel Oriental, Dranzer, Hijo Del Bombero vs Black Puma, Chicanito, Voltar
3) Arquero, Kanon, Mexica vs Adrenalina, Picudo Jr., Power Boy
4) Leo, Mike, Teelo vs Demonio Infernal, Lunatic Xtreme, Ovett
5) Atomic Star, Black Dragón, Chef Benito, Guerrero 2000, Keiser Drago, Lunatic Xtreme, Shadow Boy, Toto vs Aeroespecial, Divino, Dragón Bane, Fandango, Hausser, Hijo Del Brazo De Platino, Ninja de Fuego, Tekno and Ángel Estrella Jr., Cremosito, Death Metal, Guero Palma, Hijo De La Bestia, Klivan, Marduk, Taurino in a cage match and for the hair and for the mask

CMLL Lucha Azteca: 2018-04-22
taped 2018-04-13 @ Arena México – Mega
1) Negro Casas vs Soberano Jr. in a lightning match
2) Carístico, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Euforia, Mephisto, Último Guerrero
3) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, Kráneo vs La Bestia Del Ring, Rush, Terrible in a relevos increíbles match

IWRG Zona XXI: 2018-04-23
taped 2018-04-22 @ Arena Naucalpan – YouTube/Mega
1) Dinamic Black, Diosa Atenea, Diva Salvaje vs Dragón Bane, Lady Cat, Lili Dark
2) Leo, Mike, Rafy, Teelo vs Factor, Liderk, Spartan, Spector
3) Aramis, Emperador Azteca, Hijo de Canis Lupus vs Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Ovett
4) Imposible © vs El Hijo del Medico Asesino for the IWRG Rey del Ring
5) Mr. Electro, Rey Wagner, Veneno vs Capo del Norte, Dark Magic, Máscara Año 2000 Jr.