02/27 AAA TV Lineup (Queretaro)

AAA TV (FRI) 02/27/2015 Auditorio General José María Arteaga, Querétaro, Querétaro
1) Gotita de Plata, Ludxor, Venum vs Carta Brava Jr., Mamba, Pegasus
2) Argenis & Australian Suicide vs Daga & Súper Fly
3) Texano Jr. vs Murder Clown, Machine Rocker, Bengala [Rey de Reyes, semifinal]
winner joins Aerostar, Mesias and the winner from Ecatepec in the final
4) ? & Drago vs Hijo de Pirata Morgan & Joe Lider
5) Angélico, Jack Evans, La Parka vs Averno, Chessman, Cibernético
6) El Patrón Alberto, Fénix, Myzteziz vs Brian Cage, Hijo del Fantasma, Pentagón Jr.

Air Date: 03/07 & 03/14

El Patron makes his first appearance of the year on AAA TV and he’s not alone. It seemed inevitable a US wrestler from Lucha Underground would end up showing here, but I would’ve guessed Prince Puma. I guess Cage needs less of an explanation. This is actually not Brian Cage’s first appearance in Mexico; he worked for Todo x el Todo in 2013 as a La Migra member. AAA’s slightly different. Alberto & Cage seem matched up here, since Fenix/Fantasma and Myzteziz/Pentagon are the other rivalries.

The Rey de Reyes bracket now looks like this

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Let’s discount Murder Clown because he’s Murder Clown (and he may have Electroshock/Pirata issues and even Hell Brothers issues.) Bengala seems to be headed to a tag title match so he’s probably not making the final. That leaves Texano and Machine Rocker and that sure looks like a Texano win – except maybe Texano’s in this big tag match main event which hasn’t even been hinted on TV but looks implied by the way things have been booked? Machine Rocker in the final as a rudo to work with Aerostar makes some level of sense. At the same time, there’s probably reasons why Machine Rocker hasn’t been on TV since September (!) and those reasons probably weren’t “we’re going to have him make a surprise run in Rey de Reyes next year!” Plus, this is kind of assuming Zorro’s winning the next block – if Psycho Clown does, than Texano seems almost certain to face his old rival. All I’m saying is there’s a chance, Machine Rocker fans. And at least he is back on TV.

Parka versus Cibernetico continues in the semimain. Angelico & Jack Evans were attacked by the rudos in Toluca so get a chance for revenge here.

Rest of the card is random. Pirata & Lider are both rudos but on different tracks and neither of them seem to involve Drago, who hasn’t been involved in much here. There’s a mystery partner thrown into as well, which probably means something is up but it’s not clear what. Maybe Drago gets a new partner to go after Lider and the tag titles (and Electroshock & Pirata gets thrown in too to make it a four way? I dunno.)

The other 2v2 match is even more random, with four guys who haven’t had much meaningful interaction with each other. It should be good and maybe something will start up with Daga since he’s been pretty frequently on TV this month.

There’s an AULL undercarder named Pegasus (well, sometimes – his name has been spelled 4 different ways.) The Arena Lopez Mateos trainees are anonymous for a big arena that’s so close to Mexico City, usually getting bumped off the card when there’s a major show that’s actually taped. They’ve got a better shot of turning up on IWRG TV for a school vs school cibernetico than anyone taking a handheld of their shows. That Pegasus has been wrestling around the DF area since 2012 and I have no links to videos with him it. The name and position fits with him, though I can’t be sure. There must’ve been one very exciting tryout session recently for all these random names to start filtering in the opening matches.

The last week of this taping will air one day before Rey de Reyes. AAA could go right into that show if they’d like. This weekend’s AAA TV will probably make that clear – if there’s no more tapings announced, that’s the plan. Still, this tournament is also far enough away from the show that AAA might be able to hold off announcing the full Rey de Reyes card until after it takes place.

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Dragon Rojo keeps his title, Luciferno debuts, Lucha Underground

Luciferono/photo by Alexis Salazar (CMLL)

CMLL (TUE) 02/03/2015 Arena México [CMLL, Yahoo! Deportes]
1) Acero & Aéreo b Mercurio & Pequeño Universo 2000
2) Arkángel de la Muerte, Canelo Casas, Disturbio b Flyer, Hombre Bala Jr., Súper Halcón Jr.
Arkangel replaced Nitro on Thursday. Rudos took 2/3.
3) Dark Angel, Estrellita, Princesa Sugehit b Dalys, Tiffany, Zeuxis
4) Fuego, Pegasso, Tritón DQ Luciferno, Morphosis, Pólvora
Pegasso replaced Rey Cometa on Thursday. Hombre sin Nombre is now known as Luciferno and pulled Triton’s mask for the DQ. Tecnicos took 2/3.
5) Bárbaro Cavernario, Gran Guerrero, Terrible b Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., La Máscara
La Mascara & Gran Guerrero replace Atlantis & Felino on Thursday
6) Dragón Rojo Jr. © b Niebla Roja [CMLL MIDDLE]
Dragon Rojo took the first fall, but lost his head and unmasked Niebla Roja to lose the second. Dragon Rojo won the match with a super powerbomb. Dragon Rojo’s 10th defense.

Main event looks good.

CMLL posted a months ago that Hombre Sin Nombre (Hooligan) was going to be known as Lucifer, than deleted it and pretended it for months before giving him a slightly different name. My uninformed guess is there were issues with rights to the names – trademarking is obviously important to them of late, but maybe more a commission thing – and maybe they tried to resolve it for a few months before giving up and trying to the slightly different name. It probably makes no difference in the long term, but the boring outfit was not helping Hombre Sin Nombre’s boring stint under that name. The mask and costuming is an improvement.

Also, if he’s going to use the Hooligan/Luciferno Clash as a finish, then everyone should stop pretending he’s not actually Hooligan and just let him do all of his Hooligan spots. Anyone who would recognize the wacky handspring as something Hooligan did have already figured this out.

Tonight’s the first Lucha Underground taped in 2015. Lucha Underground’s episodes no longer have descriptions or show titles, which is less fun for me but does ensure they won’t be accidentally spoiling things. They have announced a few of the matches already on social media

Cage has been saying “I’m a machine” so often that he might have just changed his name to make it easier for everyone to get the idea. This taping also included a Drago vs Aerostar match as well.

Also, Lucha Underground is teasing a special guest surprise on this show. El Patron Alberto’s first appearance was at this taping. His in-ring was in the hour that’s airing next week, but it’s likely a vignette was taped for him which will air tonight.

Chavo Guerrero Jr. called Lucha Underground the best wrestling show in the US.

CMLL surprisingly posted the Stuka Jr. vs Hechicero lightning match from Sunday (which replaces the usual Tuesday lightning match.) There’s also the stellar moments from a couple weeks ago and highlights from Friday’s show. Maximo is appropriately #1 on CMLL’s top 10 of the week. Titan is #10.

AAA posted this week’s TV show in full, including the opener from Naucalpan which didn’t air on Televisa.

One of the vignettes airing on the show was Cibernetico confronting Konnan over what happened at Guerra de Titanes. There’s also a text interview with Cibernetico which covers the same ground: Cibernetico says he was attacked by a mystery man which prevented him from making it to the trios title match at Guerra de Titanes. Cibernetico initially blamed Konnan for the attack until Konnan assured him he had nothing to do it. Cibernetico says the Hell Brothers have not joined La Sociedad because he doesn’t trust Konnan but they share common opponents (AAA tecnicos) at the moment. The text interview notes Cibernetico doesn’t is confusing here.

Note that live Cibernetico showed up late for the trios title match. When they aired it on TV, Cibernetico just never showed up. This feels like there was one plan, there’s now a different plan, and this just an awkward transition between the two. I’m not holding my breath on a reveal of the mystery attacker (though it’d make the most sense to be a Sociedad member after all in the end.)

Dorian Roldan said the location for Rey de Reyes will be announced on Saturday. That sounds like something was recorded for AAA TV this weekend. The show has been rumored to be in Monterrey, as in previous years.

Former AAA luchador Decnnis had emergency surgery for clot in his head (brain?) and a torn lung. The article does not mention what happened, but he’s had complications from surgery and a lot of expenses related to them. A benefit show is being held this weekend.

Black Terry Jr. has highlights of Aeroboy, Violento Jack, Mike Segura vs Black Terry, Flamita and Neza Kid from Sunday’s Arena Neza show.

+LuchaTV has a ton of new videos, including Jason Gory hyping his Chilanga Mask match and highlights of The Panther & Dragon Lee vs Aero Boy & Flamita with Aero Boy, Flamita and the CMLL guys all talking about the match. Also, Leyendas Inmoratales appears to be setting up a Mr. Jack vs Shu el Guerrero match.

Sin Cara Gym will be having a free show on Saturday at noon. It’s their second anniversary show. Last year’s show was the return to Mexico for Myzteziz, which had CMLL’s Sombra making a surprise appearance in a match with AAA wrestlers. There’s no card announced this year.

SuperLuchas looks back at Dr. Wagner vs Canek for the UWA Heavyweight title from ten years ago, a match Canek is still planning to avenge.

Zumbi introduced his new tall Brazilian tag team partner, Xandao, at a press conference. No matches were announced.

Segunda Caida watches the first Invasors match in CMLL, is quickly disappointed.

Preview of the four way on ChilangaMask anniversary show.

Lineups

CMLL (TUE) 02/10/2015 Arena México
1) Acero & Aéreo vs Pequeño Olímpico & Pequeño Universo 2000
2) Magnus, Molotov, Oro Jr. vs Hijo del Signo, Metálico, Nitro
3) Soberano Jr., Starman, Stigma vs Canelo Casas, Okumura, Sangre Azteca
4) Tritón vs Luciferno [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Blue Panther Jr., The Panther vs Misterioso Jr., Pierroth, Sagrado
6) Ángel de Oro, Dragón Rojo Jr., Volador Jr. vs Hechicero, Pólvora, Último Guerrero

Luciferno pulling Triton’s mask actually goes somewhere.

Main event is a random assortment of people. Dragon Rojo and Polvora may remember they have issues.

CMLL (TUE) 02/10/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) El Divino, Metatrón, Robin vs Infierno, Ráfaga, Súper Comando
2) Dark Angel, Marcela, Silueta vs La Seductora, Tiffany, Zeuxis
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., Stuka Jr. vs Puma, Tiger, Virus
4) Valiente vs Felino
5) La Máscara, Marco Corleone, Máximo vs Rey Bucanero, Shocker, Terrible

First ever Valiente/Felino singles match. Tercera could be very good. Virus has been lightweight champion for so long that Stuka was actually eligible for a title match at one point.

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great match roundup, week of 2014-12-20

Good/Great/Excellent matches
CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2014-12-20
taped 2014-12-09 @ Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
Ángel de Oro, Rey Cometa, Stuka Jr. vs Boby Zavala, Okumura, Vangellys: [good]

CMLL on CadenaTres: 2014-12-20
taped 2014-12-16 @ Arena México
Bengala & Sensei vs Apocalipsis & El Rebelde: [good]
Aéreo, Fantasy, Shockercito vs Mercurio, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Universo 2000: [good]
Soberano Jr., Star Jr., Starman vs Cholo, Metálico, Ramstein: [good]
Delta & Guerrero Maya Jr. © vs Bárbaro Cavernario & Hechicero for the Arena Coliseo (DF) Tag Team Championship: [EXCELLENT]

Shows Watched But Nothing Worthwhile
CMLL on Fox Sports (Mexico): 2014-12-20
Leyendas Inmortales: 2014-12-21
CMLL on Terra: 2014-12-21 – the Maya/Zavala trio was around good.

This was also the first part of AAA’s year in review. I actually did write a recap but it doesn’t need a post.

Matches To Watch Later
IWRG Zona XXI: 2014-12-20
taped 2014-12-17 @ Arena Naucalpan
Imposible © vs Metaleón for the IWRG Intercontinental Lightweight Championship:
Canis Lupus © vs Eterno for the IWRG Intercontinental Welterweight Championship:
Apolo Estrada Jr., Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo © vs Chicano, Danny Casas, Hip Hop Man for the Mexico State Tag Team Championship:

IWRG Zona XXI: 2014-12-22
taped 2014-12-21 @ Arena Naucalpan
Black Terry & Negro Navarro vs Trauma I & Trauma II:

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Polvora/Mistico in Puebla, Dragon Rojo/Niebla Roja in Arena Mexico

CMLL (FRI) 01/30/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [CMLL]
1) El Divino & Reycko b Relampago Azul & Thunder Boy
Reycko replaced Idolo Jr., Relampago Azul replaced Satara.
2) Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno b Magnum & Virgo [OCCIDENTE TAG,tournament]
3) Flash I & Flash II b El Cuatrero & Sansón [OCCIDENTE TAG,tournament]
4) Leo & Omar Brunetti b Demonio Maya & Infierno [OCCIDENTE TAG,tournament]
5) Ephesto, Puma, Tiger b Hombre Bala Jr., Magnus, Súper Halcón Jr.
6) Gran Guerrero & Mephisto b Atlantis & Stuka Jr.
Stuka replaced Angel de Oro on Monday. Gran Guerrero stole Atlantis mask and rolled him up for the win.

CMLL (MON) 02/02/2015 Arena Puebla [CMLL, El Popular, Perodico Enfoque, Perodico Enfoque (fotos)]
1) Akuma, Guerrero Espacial, Inquisidor b Black Tiger, Meyer, Paris
2) Pegasso, Star Jr., Starman b Espíritu Maligno, Policeman, Toro Bill Jr.
3) Bárbaro Cavernario, Hechicero, Kráneo b Stigma, Super Porky, Tritón
Triton replaced Rey Cometa (though Perodico had it as Delta.)
4) Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. DQ Ephesto, Mephisto, Pólvora
Tenicos took 2/3. Polvora pulled Mistico’s mask for the DQ.
5) Último Guerrero b La Sombra
UG took 2/3 to win, sneaking in a foul on Sombra .

At least UG didn’t win clean? I don’t understand why he won at all but whatever.

Today’s CMLL show in Arena Mexico has Dragon Rojo Jr. vs Niebla Roja for Rojo’s CMLL middleweight champion. Terrible’s long heavyweight reign just concluded, but Dragon Rojo’s title reign is even longer. He beat Jushin Lyger six weeks earlier, and has made just one more title defense (nine.) Dragon figures to make it to nine; CMLL seems likely to change one or two other titles and it doesn’t make a lot of sense to change this one at the same time. Then again, no one really saw the Maximo win coming either. Dragon Rojo Jr. has a superb title match against La Sombra early last year, one that got forgotten because it was early and so disconnected from everything else and Niebla Roja is underrated, so there’s decent hope this might be good. This is Niebla Roja’s second ever title match – he lost to Titan last year – and he’s never won a three falls singles match in CMLL.

The rest of CMLL’s Arena Mexico card was changed around quite a bit late last week. There’s no lightning match because of the title match, and the semimain is Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., La Mascara vs Barbaro Cavernario, Gran Guerrero and Terrible.

The Mistico, Volador, Valiente trio makes it’s way to Guadalajara to take on Euforia, Negro Casas, and Ultimo Guerrero, in what looks like a preview to a CMLL Trios match soon.

LuchaWorld has this week’s Poster-Mania and a review of 01/21 Lucha Underground.

+LuchaTV has interviews with Arez & Belial about Pagano & Dragon Lee (slightly different styles) and their appearances on AAA TV tapings.

R de Rudo interviews Makabre about his mask match with Rayman.

Cronicas y Leyendas looks at Rikidozan in Mexico…sort of.

An interview with the man who runs a lucha libre hall of fame in Ciudad Juarez.

Lineups

CMLL (MON) 02/09/2015 Arena Puebla
1) Asturiano, Black Tiger, Meyer vs Ares, Fuerza Chicana, Guerrero Espacial
2) Goya Kong, Lluvia, Marcela vs Dalys, La Seductora, Tiffany
3) Blue Panther Jr., Dragon Lee, Tritón vs Misterioso Jr., Olímpico, Sagrado
4) La Máscara, La Sombra, Marco Corleone vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Thunder
5) Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. vs Ephesto, Mephisto, Pólvora

Rematch in the main event. They seem to be setting up the same Mistico/Polvora match from the FantasticaMania shows.

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Eterno takes Chicano’s hair, top sixty dives of 2014, Comandante Pierroth on his struggles

Dr. Wagner Jr. & LA Park in Arena Neza/photo by Black Terry Jr.

IWRG (SUN) 02/01/2015 Arena Naucalpan [Semiotica Del Deporte (Facebook), Tercera Caida]
1) Dowki & Power Bull b Alfa & Galaxy
2) Emperador Azteca, Metaleón, Pantera I b Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo, Hip Hop Man
3) Danny Casas, Golden Magic, Relámpago b Canis Lupus, Hijo del Dr. Wagner Jr., X-Fly
Wagner’s first match here since May (probably due to him being around after working Saturday’s UWE show.) Danny caught Canis with a cradle and wants a title shot, but Canis said Danny’s got to prove himself in a non-title match first.
4) Hijo de Máscara Año 2000 & Universo 2000 Jr. DQ Hijo De Dos Caras & Súper Nova [super libre]
DQ in a super libre match after a ref was accidentally stabbed with a fork.
5) Eterno b Chicano [hair]
Seconds were Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. (Eterno) and Danny Casas (Chicano). Not sure why Canis wasn’t the Eterno’s second except they had a feud to set up. Chicano took fall 1, with Eterno bleeding already. Eterno rallied back to take 2/3, the last with a Spanish Fly. Mascara 2000 got involved in the post match (Chicano blaming him for the loss?), and he and Universo are now involved in the tag feud with Eterno/Canis & Chicano/Danny

Eterno avenges a hair loss four years later. Match should air tonight on AYM, sometime between 7pm and 2AM.

Elsewhere, Black Terry Jr. has photos of the Arena Neza show and also has a phantom cam video of Park smacking Wagner with a board.

Mistico returns to Arena Puebla for the first time in eight months tonight, teaming with new partners Volador & Valiente to take on Ephesto, Mephisto and Polvora. A singles match between Ultimo Guerrero and Sombra is the actual main event. No announcement of Rey Cometa’s replacement, but then CMLL’s hasn’t actually announced he’s out of action.

The current Comandante Pierroth says the previous Pierroth specifically picked him to get the gimmick. That’s a good story anyway. (And one they probably should’ve told a year ago if it was meant to be believed.) In that interview, Comandante Pierroth acknowledges the bad reaction to the character, saying the fans rejected him when he was originally put on top and now he’s got to earn his place. Comandante Pierroth noting how hard it is to follow Norberto Salgado makes one wonder why CMLL didn’t just give the new guy a different/new character, but the repeated mentions of how Salgado was just one of many people to use the name since the 60s is a clue. CMLL really likes it’s own IP.

RobViper has his top 60 dives of 2014 countdown: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Segunda Caida has a quick review of Black Terry/Trauma II and longer piece on Rey Hechicero vs Caifan from 2010.

Ohtani’s Jacket reviews Ultimo Dragon vs Negro Casas from 1992.

Super Luchas looks back at a middleweight #1 contenders match from 1939 among other February 2nd notes.

Stukita says he debuted at 12, that he started making gear because it was cheaper than buying it, and his toughest opponent are the people who don’t pay him after he’s made something for them. He can make two masks a day when he’s not off wrestling someplace.

Lineups

CMLL (FRI) 02/06/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Leo & Omar Brunetti vs Jocker & Sádico [OCCIDENTE TAG, tournament]
2) Flash I & Flash II vs Exterminador & Maléfico [OCCIDENTE TAG, tournament]
3) Esfinge & Gallo vs Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno [OCCIDENTE TAG, tournament]
4) Dragón Rojo Jr., Marco Corleone, Super Porky vs Felino, Mr. Águila, Terrible
5) Atlantis vs Gran Guerrero

That main event is just weird. Atlantis can have a good 8 minute match with anyone (and it’d probably be a better one if it was just one fall.)

No results from this past Friday have been posted but those tournament matches give about half the winners. Kind surprised the Cien Caras sons didn’t advance, but they were matched against the Flashs so they were probably  doomed. I might have spent way too much time coming up with a 12 team tournament bracket for the wiki.

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CMLL vs Indys in CaraLuchas, Atlantis beats UG again

https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackterry/16414890281/in/set-72157650167364607
photo by Black Terry Jr./flickr

CaraLuchas (SAT) 01/31/2015 Arena San Juan Pantitlan, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal [Black Terry Jr. (flickr), Tercera Caida]
2) Arez, Belial, Impulso b Andy Boy, Danger, Guerrero Mixtico
Recap notes the Neza Kings did not look as good as usual and the Indystrongtibles won easily.
3) Freelance & Mike Segura b Demus 3:16 & Pierrothito
4) Hechicero (CMLL), Magnifico, Último Guerrero b Negro Navarro, Trauma I, Trauma II Black Terry Jr. (highlights) (posted by tvluchadelpasado)
Magnifico replaced Maximo. Hard hitting match by the third fall. Trauma II vs UG were the focus, with UG submitted Trauma II in the third fall.
5) Estrellita & Zeuxis b Diosa Atenea & Star Fire
Zeuxis refused to help Estrellita and they stole each other’s pins, but they still won. They fought after the match.
6) Aeroboy & Flamita b Dragon Lee (CMLL) & The Panther (CMLL) Black Terry Jr. (highlights) (posted by tvluchadelpasado)
Very good match. Flamita beat Dragon Lee with a Flamita Fly.

Both the main and CMLL/Navarros match sounds like they were very good. It’s not really emphasized in the result and may have not meant to be a story, but it did end up with two CMLL wins and two indy wins. The audience for the indy guys and the CMLL guys are more separate than you’d think; this might be the first time indy fans have seen The Panther and it sounds like he did well. Everyone in that match did well, though.

photo by Alexis Salazar/CMLL

CMLL (SUN) 02/01/2015 Arena México [CMLL]
1) Leono & Molotov b Cholo & El Rebelde
Molotov actually returned!
2) Goya Kong, La Vaquerita, Marcela b Amapola, Dalys, Zeuxis
Tecnicas took 1/3. Goya Kong replaced Skadi on Monday.
3) Fuego, Starman, Tritón DQ Kamaitachi, Okumura, Sangre Azteca
Starman subbed for Rey Cometa (knee surgery) Tecnicos took 2/3, the last with Kamaitachi taking Triton’s mask and fouling him.
4) Stuka Jr. b Hechicero [lightning]
5) Blue Panther, Dragón Rojo Jr., Titán b Ephesto, Kráneo, Olímpico
Blue Panther replaced Angel de Oro on Monday. Rudos took 2/3, even though Terror Chino missed Olimpico submitting Blue Panther the first time.
6) Atlantis, La Sombra, Máximo b Gran Guerrero, Shocker, Último Guerrero
Atlantis submitted UG.

Reads like just a show, with no feuds set up. Which makes sense if CMLL’s not running their own show next Sunday.

The show didn’t air on Terra.  Terra definitely advertised the show as airing early in the weekend, then quietly unannounced it. Terra aired a CMLL show during the Super Bowl last year, so it was not unthinkable they’d do it again this year. It’s reasonable not to want to do it again – Terra was all in on the Super Bowl – but it’s one of those countless times where it would’ve taken five seconds for someone involved to let the fans know what was going on, and no one cared enough to bother. CMLL!

I still have absolutely no idea if next week’s All Elite show will air on Terra. CMLL did not announce a Coliseo show and the All Elite show is listed as if it’s a normal CMLL show (except no poster), which would suggest it would air like normal, but this one didn’t. It’s very unlikely I’ll be able to record that one either way.

There was no CMLL event on Saturday – that was preempted for a boxing event.

An out of breath Rey Bucanero challenged Maximo & Volador to a hair match after Friday night’s show. My idea was a straight double apuesta tag match, but people in the comments had much more creative ideas.

The UWE/Arena Lopez Mateos show Atlantis & Ultimo Guerrero (and more queerly, Rey Bucanero) were pulled from went on with a Parkas (LA, Super) vs Wagners (Dr., Silver King) main events. Parkas won by DQ when Wagner Jr. & Silver Jr. ran in. Hijo de LA Park ran in for the save – as did Volador Jr.. The Parka’s posed together at the end. It’s so odd for a CMLL guy to show up after CMLL very publicly pulled their guys from the show, but I’d guess Volador just showed up without asking since he wasn’t actually to work.

This week’s AAA TV announced a 02/28 taping in Queretaro. That would be the last TV taping AAA needs for the cycle if every show from now on is a two show taping (which is what it looks like right now.) That also means that whatever was announced with Alberto coming to Naucalpan this month isn’t for AAA TV, but might be for IWRG or a sponsored show.

Eterno beat Chicano in their Arena Naucalpan hair match. It’s revenge for Eterno, who lost his hair to the then Bugambilia del Norte in December of 2011 and had never before beat Chicano in a singles match.

Star Fire became the first WWS champion in a tournament today. Vanely defeated Guerrera Cephei in a hair match between masked luchadoras.

RobViper has a music video of 10/07/2014 CMLL

DoradaFan has a music video for 12/09/2014 CMLL.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

SuperLuchas looks back at past shows on February 1st.

Super Libre had a bunch of guests to talk about a show on February 15th.

Segunda Caida reviews August and November 2014 CMLL matches.

Ohtani’s Jacket reviews a Negro Casas from 1992.

Dragon Lee talks about his feud with Kamaitachi.

An interview with Puebla’s Toro Loco.

There’s a lucha libre art exhibit opening up in Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca

Lineups

CMLL (SAT) 02/07/2015 Arena Coliseo
1) Bengala vs Apocalipsis
2) Robin vs Inquisidor
3) Soberano Jr. vs Nitro
4) Oro Jr. vs Okumura
5) The Panther vs Boby Zavala
6) Dragón Rojo Jr. & Titán vs Pierroth & Sagrado
7) Atlantis, Stuka Jr., Valiente vs Felino, Mephisto, Rey Bucanero

Cool retro poster for retro show, complete with yellowing paper. Panther/Zavala sounds interesting.

Sunday’s lineup is the All Elite show.

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