09/14: Mexico, Neza, lineups


CMLL (FRI) 09/14 Arena Mexico [ovaciones, ESTO]
1) Polvora & Vaquero b Angel Azteca Jr. & Tiger Kid
2) Euforia, Loco Max, Nosferatu b Leono, Stuka Jr., Super Nova
3) Mascara Purpura, Sagrado, Sombra DQ Damian 666, Mr. Aguila, Texano Jr.
4) Averno, Black Warrior, Hijo de Lizmark b Heavy Metal, La Mascara, Volador Jr.
5) Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Terrible, Villano V b Blue Panther, Dos Caras Jr., Negro Casas

In the third fall of the main event, Blue Panther got Terrible with an armbar, but Perro and Villano rallied to beat Dos and Negro for the win.

Ovaciones says Black Warrior has new look with no skirt. Maybe he just forgot it, because that’s all that looks different. No recap mentions that he’s added to the Anniversary main event, but next week’s lineup seems like we’re still headed that way.

Texano fouled Purpura in the tercera. CMLL.com notes that Texano is pretty much a Perro at this point, only needing Perro Jr. to make it official. That’d be 1 of the 2 new members promised.

CMLL (THU) 09/13 Arena Neza [Heri 99 @ box y lucha]
1) Romano & Super Tri b Dr. Karonte Jr. & Monkey
2) Molotov & Tiger Kid b Vaquero & Zayco
3) Bam Bam, Electrico, Pequeno Olimpico b Pequeno Damian 666, Pequeno Halloween, Pequeno Mr. Aguila
4) Leono, Meteorix, Valiente b Colmillo Blanco, Ephesto, Ramstein
5) Mistico, Negro Casas, Sombra b Averno, Dr. Wagner Jr., Sangre Azteca

CMLL (TUE) 09/18 Arena Coliseo
1) Rayo Tapatio I & Rayo Tapatio II vs Artillero & Zayco
2) Metalico, Sombra de Plata, Tiger Kid vs Apocalipsis, Ramstein, Super Comando
3) Euforia, Mr. Mexico, Nosferatu vs Leono, Starman, Valiente
4) Maximo, Ogun, Sagrado vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
5) Alex Koslov, Dos Caras Jr., Marco Corelone vs Damian 666, Mr. Aguila, Terrible

CMLL (FRI) 09/21 Arena Mexico
1) Angel Azteca Jr. & Neutron vs Hooligan & Loco Max
2) Dark Angel, Luna Magica, Marcela vs Hiroka, Medusa, Rosa Negra
3) Heavy Metal, Maximo, Shocker vs Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
4) Sagrado, Sombra, Volador Jr. vs Damian 666, Mr. Aguila, Texano Jr.
5) Blue Panther & Mistico vs Hijo del Perro Aguayo & Villano V and Atlantis & Ultimo Guerrero and Black Warrior & Lizmark Jr.

I can’t think of the last time we’ve had a main event four team mini-tournament, but here it is. Warrior’s basically taking Wagner’s place (though a tecnico wouldn’t work exactly there.) Nice to see Shocker exists once more. Gotta figure the Perros are getting the win in the semimain to set up that title match in two weeks or so.

If this was the title match week for that feud, and you swapped in the cage match for the 4 way tag, it may be a more interesting show than the Anniversary.

CMLL CAN52 Guerreros del Ring #95 has
09/07 Mexico: Euforia, Nosferatu, Virus b Mictlan, Super Nova, Valiente
09/09 Coliseo: Blue Panther, Dr. Wagner Jr., Rey Bucanero DQ Atlantis, Olimpico, Ultimo Guerrero
more interviews about Dr. Wagner Sr. – Lizmark and whomever else is left.

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CMLL CAN52 GdR #94


CMLL CAN52 Guerreros del Ring #94, taped 08/31 and 09/02, aired 09/08

AVOID. Heavy Metal was worse than usual in the opener, and the most interesting part of the main event was Perro getting into arguments with older women in the crowd. Volador going thru the motions is sad.

Villano V’s punches look faker than the Canadian Destroyer, and it’s hard to believe such things are possible.

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CMLL FSE Guerreros del Ring #54, taped 08/12, aired in the US on 09/16

Disappointing show. Women’s trios has been better, Valiente was barely in the main event and bailed on his big move. They set up the main event for next week okay, but really nothing else in-ring of note.

Someone’s gotta explain this clip to me:

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09/14: Mexico preview, Warrior added to cage match?

Tonight’s Arena Mexico lineup, two weeks out from the Anniversary show.

CMLL (FRI) 09/14 Arena Mexico
1) Angel Azteca Jr. & Tiger Kid vs Polvora & Vaquero
2) Leono, Stuka Jr., Super Nova vs Euforia, Loco Max, Nosferatu
3) Mascara Purpura, Sagrado, Sombra vs Damian 666, Mr. Aguila, Texano Jr.
4) Heavy Metal, La Mascara, Volador Jr. vs Averno, Black Warrior, Hijo de Lizmark
5) Blue Panther, Dos Caras Jr., Negro Casas vs Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Terrible, Villano V

NotiMex preview – Ovaciones has the usual. ESTO focuses on the return of Black Warrior. His team really should win the semimain, seeing as the other team is a collection of guys doing not much. The Perros and the Mexican Trios champs (and friends) are squaring off in far too many matches for that title match not to turn up at some point – maybe the week after the Anniversary show?

Speaking of Black Warrior, Sky Mexico has posted a blurb for the CMLL Anniversary Show PPV on their site. Black Warrior is part of the cage match on their lineup – perhaps he’ll be added tonight? (If Warrior got a vacation, his old spot back, and an anniversary main event pay day, he’s my hero.) Looks like Mascara Purpura is replacing Ultimo Dragon as well. The PPV costs between $18 and $22.50 depending on how you’re getting the show. (Thanks to Nute @ Satanico’s Mansion

El Siglo de Torreon and ESTO talk about the Wagner show tonight.

While seeing yesterday’s IWRG poster today (via SPOK619 @ Satanico’s Mansion) isn’t usually helpful, note that BOGE just happens to be a sponsor on the show with Bogeman debuting. This certainly explains why they debuted a new character in the main event.

Atlantis talks to ESTO about being put in their, uh, Hall of Fame? List of Important Sports People Of Our Times? Something like that. He and Ultimo are going to team up and win the cage match, Atlantis explains.

El Sol de Zacatecas talks to Mascarita Sagrada (original) about his career. Mascarita Sagrada AAA is mentioned as working an AAA show tonight (lineup altered from what was announced before) – I wonder if they mean Divina?

Costa Rica is another place where kids are being taught lucha libre as a Stay Of The Streets tactic. This kind of story always amazes me, but I didn’t know they had lucha libre in Costa Rica. It may just mean amateur style here, I guess.

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09/13 AAA TV Results (Guanajuato)

Previous: 08/19 (Salamanca), 08/31 (Moroleon), 09/09 (Chihuahua)

AAA TV (THU) 09/13 Teatro Mariano Abasolo de Dolores, Hidalgo, Guanajuato [NotiAAA blogger on El Martinete]
1) Explosivo & Super AAA b Krimen & Toxico AAA
2) Alfa, Fabi Apache, Mini Chessman, Polvo de Estrella b Cinthia Moreno, Octagoncito, Oriental, Pimpinela
3) Decnnis, Scorpio Jr., Zumbido b Aero Star, Rey Cometa, Super Fly
4) Charly Manson L El Mesias and Chessman [AAA HEAVY, torneo]
5) Cuervo, Espiritu, Ozz, Scoria b Elegido, La Parka Jr., Laredo Kid, Zorro

Air Date
Mexico: 09/23
US: 10/13

Not sure what’s up with the 09/09 Chihuahua results. Someday!

Main event got switched to Atomicos because that’s the actual match they’re supposed t be here. Even though the Dark Family is theoretically headlining the major show next week, Kenzo and Mesias still interfered to help them win. So we’re promising run-ins in the cage match, which shouldn’t be surprised but what’s the exact point of a cage if not to stop interference? (Maybe they won’t be able to get in and everyone will say “so great they had a cage!”, but I think not.)

Mesias beat Charly, so the final will be Mesias vs Chessman. Chessman could be HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD. (Not a chance.) The recap mentions that Charly’s in the cage match, but is Chessman? I’m still figuring La Parka Jr. replaces him, but you’d think they’d want to advertise that.

Guapos snuck in a foul to win the tercera. Alfa replaced Apache in the segunda and Fabi pinned Cinthia Moreno with a Tiger suplex as that feud keeps trading wins with no end in sight.

Future Announced Tapings
09/16 (Gudalajara, VdE)

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AAA #640


AAA #640, taped 07/27, aired 09/01

Cage matches on AAA TV (by tape date)
02/05: Cuervo, Escoria, Ozz b Charly Manson, Chessman, Cibernetico [cage]
04/27: Cibernetico b Zorro, El Elegido, Chessman, Mesias, Abismo Negro [cage]
07/15: Kenzo Suzuki L Cibernetico, Chessman, Charly Manson, Mesias, X-Pac [dome cage, hair]
07/27: Kenzo Suzuki, Mesias, Ozz b Charly Manson, Chessman, Cibernetico [cage]

still to air
09/09: Chessman & Zorro vs Cuervo & Ozz [cage]
09/16: Charly Manson, Chessman, Cibernetico, Zorro vs Cuervo, Escoria, Espiritu, Ozz [dome cage, hair]

Feel like I’m missing one more. I don’t know if Mesias got hurt on the dive or what, but this one seemed like they had to fix things on the fly with the finish. Why else did Ozz leave ringside when Scoria and Cuervo ran back out to help?

In a show where they did a great job of making all the big Alas de Oro moves look important, the way AAA completely ignored the aftermath of the Shiryu Dragon off the top rope DVD to the floor thru a table bump was stunning even for AAA. I guess I really shouldn’t be worried about one of the Mexican Powers suffering a horrific injury as a result of a bonehead move, because they’ll probably just show the move and then never followup.

(On the other hand, they had the perfect camera angle for Aero Star’s blind Asai reverse tope. That was great.)

The only think I didn’t like about Alas de Oro was Extreme Tiger recovring from the Devil’s Wings in a split second so he could move out of the way of the next top rope move. They really needed someone to trip Laredo up, it didn’t work the way it did it.

Aero Star looked really good, but he should ditch the SSP if he can’t hit it better. Both Aero and Laredo looked better than Super Fly here.

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09/13: Monterrey

AAA (MON) 09/10 Cancha de Futbol Rap, Nuevo Laredo [RFC]
3) Elegido, Laredo Kid, Sangre Chicana b Charly Manson, Chessman, Viper 007
4) Alan Stone, Alebrije, Zorro DQ Hator, Scorpio Jr., Zumbido

AAA (SUN) 09/16 Arena Coliseo Monterrey [RFC]
1) Aguila Extrema & Iron Extreme vs Criminal & Mercurio
2) May Flowers, Picudo, Virtual X vs Dr. Cianuro, Tigre Cota, Viper 007 [lumberjack]
3) Guerrero Blanco & Iron vs Monje Negro Jr. & Rey Infernal
4) Mascarita Divina & Pequeno Genio vs Mini Abismo Negro & Mini Histeria
5) Hombre Sin Miedo, Pimpinela Escarlata, Super Fly vs Jesse, Nygma, Polvo de Estrella

Ovaciones has an interview with Villano V about the cage match. He vows to both take Atlantis or Ultimo Guerrero’s mask and be the first man to leave the cage. That doesn’t seem to work.

(El Milenio) Mistico is appearing in another music video.

Luchas 2000 #385 has Black Warrior’s return.

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09/14-16 Lucha Times

AAAUS: the AAA Heavyweight Titles Tournament begins. You figure it out.

FSEUS: Speaking of Heavyweight Titles: DOS JR. VS LIZ JR.

CAN52: New Infernales and cage match feuding in the main event.

AAAMEX: the taping from this past weekend we still haven’t heard results from. Did Ricky Marvin wrestle? Did they really have another cage match? (I’ve got to count those things up for this year at some point.) TV listings have this as a two hour show, so something are going to get cut out. I would start with the Mexican Powers vs Sect/Legion, but I’m cruel that way.

CMLLMEX: For some reason, this show has 2:45 listed. This would be great if they had undercard feuds to build up. You know, if I was in charge, I’d air the last Purpura/Emilio match here as well as part of a hard sell for the bonus Arena Mexico show the next day.

FSEMEX: Emilio/Purpura will air here, that’s for sure.

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luchawiki feature addition

If you check out any of the category pages, like


You’ll see a box on the top right side, with “Create an article to this category”. It does what it says – you just type the name of the wrestler, and it’ll create a page for it with the bioFields template, a gallery template for pictures, and the category you started with. (It does all of this regardless of the page you’re trying to create, so it’s not especially helpful if you’re creating a move page or other things.)

Hopefully this helps new people starting pages, being a more obvious place to start. I figure it’ll also save some time tracking down the templates for people who make new pages often.

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09/12: Coliseo, Puebla, Guadalajara, Juvi

CMLL (TUE) 09/04 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Thunder Boy b Virgo
2) Evola b Azazel
3) Nube Roja b Exerminador
4) Lider b Asesino Negro
5) Lobo b Oro II
6) Gallo & Rayman b Danger (Guadalajara) & Mascara Ano 2000
7) Olimpico, Toscano, Ultimo Guerrero b Alex Koslov, Marco Corelone, Rey Bucanero

Ultimo fouled Rey for the win.

CMLL (MON) 09/10 Arena Puebla
1) Super Star & Zigma b Ares & Espiritu Maligno
2) Cerebro Negro, Karissma, Toro Bill b Batman, Centella de Oro, Tigre Rojo
3) Stuka Jr., Super Nova, Valiente b Nitro, Skandalo, Virus
4) Alex Koslov, La Mascara, Volador Jr. b Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
5) Atlantis, Hijo de Lizmark, Ultimo Guerrero DQ Blue Panther, Dr. Wagner Jr., Negro Casas

Rudos faked a foul for the win.

CMLL (TUE) 09/11 Arena Coliseo
1) Caligula & Messala b Tiger Kid & Trueno
2) Bam Bam, Fantasy, Shockercito b Pequeno Damian 666, Pequeno Halloween, Pequeno Violencia
3) Mr. Mexico, Ohara, Okumura b Fabian el Gitano, Metalico, Neutron
4) Maximo, Ogun, Sagrado b Averno, Ephesto, Mephisto
5) Alex Koslov, Heavy Metal, Marco Corelone b Atlantis, Olimpico, Sangre Azteca

Nothing much of note here.

Ovaciones has an interview with Juvi about Verano de Escandalo. Juvi also mentions he’ll be promoting a show on 11/17 (which explains why that card is up on AAA’s website already. The goal is to promote monthly shows in that building. In other things I have trouble believing, Juvi says he’s working on a CD of heavy metal and reggae music.

This interview coincides with the debut of Juvi’s new website, http://juventudgx.com. As it is a wrestler’s site, you’ll notice the enter link on the left side doesn’t work and other links inside let to pages saying “Coming Soon!”

El Siglo de Torreon writes about Indio Chirikawa, who training 8 to 15 year olds in the basics of wrestling at Auditorio Municipal.

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