09/07 AAA TV Results (Hidalgo)

AAA (SUN) 09/07 Palenque de la Feria, Pachuca, Hidalgo [AAA]
1) Argenis, Billy Boy, Gato Eveready vs Ángel Mortal, Gallego, Mr. Cóndor
2) Fabi Apache, Gran Apache, Mari Apache vs Cinthia Moreno, La Hechicera, Oriental
3) Mascarita Sagrada 2007, Mini Charly Manson, Octagoncito vs Mini Abismo Negro, Mini Histeria, Mini Kenzo Suzuki
4) Jack Evans & Teddy Hart vs Extreme Tiger & Halloween
5) Alan Stone, El Elegido, Vampiro vs Cuervo, Mesias, Ozz
6) ?, Electro Shock, Kenzo Suzuki vs Cibernetico, La Parka Jr., Súper Fly

2008 AAA TV Chart
Projected Air Date (#853)
Mexico: 09/14
US: 10/04

This is the usual “taped before the major card but airing at the same time so they can’t do much” lineup.

Mystery guy is either the Legion convincing Chessman to team with them to fight Cibernetico or Zorro. Or Konnan, I guess. Chessman has to be involved somewhere here.

I think I would enjoy an Alan Stone/Elegido vs Cuervo/Ozz tag match, depending on Alan’s pose/work ratio. Hopefully Mesias and Vamp can brawl

Including triangle matches, this is the fourth time Extreme Tiger and Halloween have teamed on AAA TV since winning the tag titles in April, including doing the same exact match at the same exact point in the PPV cycle (right before TripleMania), which Jack and Teddy won. Halloween and Extreme Tiger has defended the titles ZERO times on TV. I had to deal with that nonsensical tag team tournament for months for what now?

Can’t Apache or Pirata Morgan or Histeria or Alebrije find another women and train her? Also, what happened to Ayako?

No way AAA posts results of the opener.

You know, it’s 11 days from Verano de Escandalo, shouldn’t we have a full card by now?

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top ’08 lucha libre rookies

or, reposting emails while waiting to for your pizza to get done:

I got asked in email about ’08 Lucha Libre rookies, because apparently Rookie of The Year is a discussion on the F4 board at the moment.  This year is going too fast if we’re already takling OfTheYear stuff (though I believe the cut off here is September to September – I probably should’ve known for sure at some point.) This is what I wrote back…

It’s very difficult to define rookies in Mexico, because a lot of guys
are regional names before they come to CMLL or AAA and a lot of guys
work early matches for a few years before they get much of a push.
They’re never really rookies, but they’re a new star when they’re
pushed that way.

Out of CMLL, the closest to ROTYC are
– Hijo del Fantasma (who’d been wrestling occasionally in IWRG and
other small/mid Mexico City metro area groups AND had a few matches
for AAA’s TV back in 2005 as part of a middleweight title tournament
but only started full time with CMLL this year after graduating from
college – see what I mean about it being difficult?)
– Dragon Rojo Jr./Diamante Negro

Fantasma is clearly the better worker, Dragon Rojo Jr. is slightly
pushed better (won a mask this Friday in Arena Mexico, to a
disappointing turnout.)

AAA doesn’t really have any rookie standouts – most of their guys
people think of young were 2006 or 07 startups. Guys that might
qualify include

– Argenis (Mistico’s brother, bad and in a minor role)
– Jesse (had a minor role before, had a slightly less minor role this
year and is good)
– Black Abyss (midlevel role, but had short runs with the company in
’04 and ’05 under different names, probably not really a rookie)
– Killer Clown (pushed more than the rest of these, but no one’s quite
sure who’s under the mask – it stands a good chance it’s someone from
Puerto Rico or elsewhere and not a new person.)

I’d stick with Hijo del Fantasma and Dragon Rojo Jr.

So who was obvious that I missed? CMLL’s brought in lots of novatos and near novatos (Metalik! Hijo del Faraon!) this year, but I don’t that they really qualify or do much enough to matter.

ROTY comes up every year in the Tapatias, and I don’t go with it because there’s no criteria that completely works for me. I think either you have to go really strict (only promotions X, Y, and Z count, and you’re DQed if you’ve appeared on TV X many times) or something really simple (you’re a rookie only if you’ve never recieved a vote for any award before) – most rookie awards end up in some nebelous middle ground. And I generally don’t think these awards are that useful – a most improved/biggest riser award does a better job of telling what happened that year in wrestling than something that’s going to include/exclude based on arbitararly divisions.

BTW, when Paco Alonso gets in the WON HOF in the next week or so (which I assume is happening), I think I’m going to lose my mind. Even if you believed he should belong, it’s going to be the greatest bad timing award ever.

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08/31 AAA TV Results (Monterrey)

AAA TV (SUN) 08/31 Arena Solidaridad [luchalibreAAA: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; RFC]
0) La Momia & Monje Negro Jr. b Aguila Extrema & Babe Fox
1) Mini Abismo Negro b Atomic Boy [AAA MINI, torneo]
2) Fabi Apache & Sexy Star b Cinthia Moreno & La Diabólica
3) Billy Boy, el Ángel, Súper Fly b Rio Bravo, Tiger Cota, Tito Santana II
4) Aerostar DQ Jack Evans
5) Escoria, Mesias, Ozz b El Elegido, Mascara Divina, Vampiro
6) Chessman, Cibernetico, Silver King b Electro Shock, Teddy Hart, Zorro

2008 AAA TV Taping
Projected Air Date (#852)
Mexico: 09/07
US: 09/27

Mesias ran out for no other reason but to cause Chessman to accidentally spear Cibernetico, and so those two fought again. Silver King can’t win; something tells me if he was actually Dr. Wagner, he’d be doing a little bit better. The Hell Brothers are no more (for the second or third time this PPV cycle), but I guess the idea they’re going with now is Chessman and Cibernetico are being manipulated by the Legion and Mesias and don’t know it.

Ozz pinned Elegido for the win. I guess Mascara Divina’s big push is not taking the fall? Vampiro and Mesias fought off into the crowd and had to be separated by security. It sounds like the stip for the VdE match will be “no draws”.

Aero beat Jack again, but this time it was by DQ after excessive violence and Teddy and Eletroshock interfering. Both Aero Star and Super Fly were beat up by the Legion duo after the match, including Jack going after Aerostar’s mask. That sounds like the setup to a six man tag for VdE, but they rarely actually set up trios matches. (In my mind, the third tecnico would be either be Laredo Kid or Gronda. You know, they’re a lot alike.)

Luchalibreaaa.com is anti-Billy Boy, not posting the results again. I believe Gran Apache is the webmaster. He’s a talented man.

Mini Abismo Negro moves on, as expected.

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09/01 (2): GDL, Tijuana, 10 man cage match, CMLL Lineups

CMLL (TUE) 08/26 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Thunder Boy b Milenio
2) Metatron b Güero Loco
3) Pequeño Damian 666 b Bam Bam
4) Atenea & Lady Apache DQ Amapola & Hiroka
5) Damián 666 b Leon Blanco
6) Terrible & Texano Jr. b Rayman & Sagrado [OCCIDENTE TAG]
7) Atlantis & Último Guerrero b Marco Corelone & Sombra

Sombra replaced Mistico, and the rudos snuck in fouls for the win. Perros won clean, tripping up Sagrado on a springboard attempt to get to the finish. Mini Damian not only beat Bam Bam with a Black Hammer, but snuck in the fifth match to foul Leon Blanco and help the larger version win. Amapola got DQed for excessive violence on Lady Apache, which surely hurt their teamwork on Friday.

indy (FRI) 08/29 Auditorio de Tijuana [superluchas]
3) Blue Demon Jr. & El Hijo Del Santo b LA Park & Super Parka

Parkas were out of control in this match, getting DQ for ripping up the tecnicso masks and excessive violence, to the point where the comission warned them they’d stop the match if they didn’t settle down. (Park said something along the lines of not coming to Tijuana to play with dolls.) Tecnicos took in straight falls when Super Parka attacked the ref, allowing Santo to sneak in a foul and take the win. There’s tease of a Santo/Super Parka hair/mask match. Santo took Parka’s mask, back in 2003.

CANCION (SUN) 08/31 Centro de Espectaculos La Cancion de Tutltitlan [superluchas]
1) Anticristo, Excalibur, Toxico b Cerebro Negro, Fantasma de la Ópera, Men
2) Hermano Black Shadow I & Hermano Black Shadow II b Guerrero Siam & Tailandes
3) Super Calo L Intocable and El Fantasma and el Hijo Del Anibal and Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. and Solar I and Dr. Wagner Jr. and Zumbido and Lizmark Jr. and Toscano [cage, hair]

As everyone suspected, Super Calo lost his hair. Intocable winning it is no shocker either. They ran an angle where Zumbido hit both guys with a chair being the second to last guy out, so I guess there’s a feud here somewhere.

Sololuchas has full results of the AULL show.

CMLL (FRI) 09/05 Arena Mexico
1) Angel de Oro, Flash, Stuka Jr. vs Arkangel de la Muerte, Dr. X, Skandalo
2) Máximo, Metalik, Valiente vs Misterioso II, Sangre Azteca, Virus
3) La Máscara, Mictlán, Sagrado vs Damián 666, Dragon Rojo Jr., Mr. Águila
4) Blue Panther, La Sombra, Marco Corelone vs Atlantis, Lizmark Jr., Último Guerrero
5) Dos Caras Jr., Dr. Wagner Jr., Volador Jr. vs Heavy Metal, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas

don’t they need to announce Wagner/Niebla for the masks ASAP if they’re going to do it? They keep hinting in that direction.

Even more Mictlan/Dragon Rojo. Even more UG/Blue Panther. Panther/UG would obviously mean more in a mask match, but I don’t think UG/V5/Panther would mean significantly more since no one’s going to believe Ultimo Guerero is losing his mask to one of those two.

CMLL (SUN) 09/07 Arena Coliseo
1) Astro Boy & Sombra de Plata vs Cholo & Soberano
2) Fabián el Gitano, Máscara Púrpura, Tony Rivera vs Halcon Negro, Loco Max, Nitro
3) Amapola vs Lady Apache [CMLL WOMEN]
4) Grey Shadow, La Máscara, Sagrado vs Dragon Rojo Jr., Rey Bucanero, Sangre Azteca
5) Blue Panther, La Sombra, Volador Jr. vs Atlantis, Black Warrior, Último Guerrero

Lot ‘o Guerreros.

For some reason, I thought Lady Apache already won this title. That certainly makes the finish on Friday make more sense to me. The question now is, is Apache getting the hair and the belt or was this a 50/50 split?

Maybe someone thought “you know what, we really need another guy for this Tuareg group to really put them over the top (in the segundas). Anyone have Halcon Negro’s number?” Let’s go with that.

Of course, this real news is Cholo appearing. I don’t like his shot at getting his first win. Soberano appears to have shortening his name.

Juvi was interviews on the uh, an audio show who’s name isn’t specifically mentioned on the F4 recap nor is a link given, oops and says he’d like to get in CMLL. I’d like to be President. (No, I wouldn’t.)

They’re writing as many stories in Spain after the CMLL Spain tour as they were during it.

Odd convergence: an Incredibly Strange Wrestling memoir on a Wired.com blog. Everything with ISW is an odd convergence.

Luchaworld has Robert on ’05 IWRG, ACM and AAA TV

3 hours of AAA TV is like watching a weekly house show… it’s so fantastic. I can’t even begin to imagine how amazing CMLL would be with a weekly 3 hour time slot covering a match from Arena Coliseo and the entire Arena Mexico show.

Things change!

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09/01: Coliseo, AULL

CMLL (SUN) 08/31 Arena Coliseo [Ovaciones]
3) Lady Apache, Luna Mágica, Marcela b Amapola, Medussa, Princesa Sujei
4) Blue Panther, Dos Caras Jr., Volador Jr. DQ Ephesto, Villano IV, Villano V
5) Heavy Metal, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas b Averno, Mephisto, Terrible

Villano V is back and fouling Blue Panther like he never left. In an another article about Mictlan, Ovaciones jokes that his new gimmick should be teaming with Alex Koslov.

AULL (THU) 08/28 Arena Lopez Mateos [chuy558 @ box y lucha]
3) Rey Krimen, Sadico, Sepulturero I b Cerebro Maligno, Epitano, Herejia [AULL TRIOS]
4) el Signo, Negro Navarro, Rocky Santana b Black Terry, Rambo, Rambo Jr.
5) Fuerza Guerrera, Intocable, Juventud Guerrera b Monsther, Solar I, Último Dragón

Poor turnout.

ESTO’s article on the NWA Mexico says 1,500 fans for the show.

another Banda Acha article talking about the match Mistico and Perro Aguayo Jr. had, though it again reads like something written in advance based off the press release. Meanwhile, from someone actually there, things did not go well in the actual main event.

Al Filo del Ring has an interview with IWRG’s El Centauro. Noroeste.com talks to el Tahur.

Back this evening if there’s more news.

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08/31: NWA Mexico, Sin Piedad notes, lineups (though not the big ones)

NWA MEXICO (SAT) 08/30 Gimnasio Juan de la Barrera [Black Terry Jr., SoloLuchas: 6, 7, 8]
1) Skayde & Turbo ?? Black Thunder & Dr. Cerebro
2) Piratita Morgan b Octagoncito
3) Black Terry b Coco Rojo
4) Incógnito b Magno
5) Veneno b Máscara Sagrada
6) Negro Navarro b Solar I [SALVADOR AMERICA]
7) Brent Albright b Adam Pearce [NWA HEAVY]
8) Blue Demon Jr., El Hijo Del Santo, Rayo de Jalisco Jr. b El Dandy, El Hijo del Solitario, Fuerza Guerrera

Rayo pinned Solitario for the win and the aimless mask challenges.

Sololuchas calls the NWA Champion “Brental Bright”. But no Shirt. The match had Pearce doing the faked injury bit, and Albright may have pulled the tights for the win. After the match, Blue Demon came out and arguing with Adam Pearce a bit, surely to set up something later.

Negro Navarro won the title here, in case you’re keeping track. Don’t keep track of that title, I’m warning you.

Ovaciones writes the “there’s a lot of injuries in CMLL!” article. Also, Arturo Rivera has his first column in weeks (due to Olympics). You’d think he’d have a backlog of axes to grind, but it’s actually just AAA notes: mentioning Pirata and Octagon to Spain for appearances (from the 11th to the 15th) and AAA back to the US in October and November.

Friday Roundup

– La Wagnermania has video of
* Lady Apache vs Amapola
* Dragon Rojo Jr. vs Mictlan
and pictures of Dr. Wagner in the main event

Dragon Rojo Jr. hopes to next join one of the rudo factions – any of them, he’s not particular – or even go tecnico if the fans want him to and it moves him up the cards.

– Mictlan says sometimes you win, something you lose. He hopes this is just the beginning and not the end, though he doesn’t know what CMLL’s plans are for him now. If he had his choice, Mictlan told Univision that he’d like to go to change his name back to “Randy” (which he used in Guadalajara), or back to “Vaquero” and team up with his cousin Texano Jr. You’d think he’d know they have a Vaquero already.

RFC says Headhunter I has left AAA. Surely a departure that will rock AAA to it’s core. It’s more a problem if people believe AAA won’t pay what they promised, but it’s an easy spot to fill. Elsewhere on LMdLL, Caifan is said to be returning in 3 to 4 weeks.

Accion is back on.
CMLL: Dragon Rojo Jr. vs Mictlan: just the setups to the dives, the dives (which didn’t look too hot) and the finish (which was good).
AAA: Hidalgo main event, including Super Fly getting killed by Electro with a chair shot, thrown into the crowd and then reversing a powerbomb into a ‘rana for the win.

LuchaWorld has Robert on ’05 AAA TV (and another) and IWRG and KrisZ’s news update.

This article says CMLL wrestlers did work the Guadalajara music festival after all. But it also implies Garza, Shocker, Perro Jr. and Mistico all worked the show, so it seems a bit iffy.

A box y lucha commission was formed in Oaxaca. There are four training centers in the area, and they wanted one formed to support the sport.

SuperLuchas #279 has an interview with Scorpio’s doctor and a long obit for El Monarca. Box Y Lucha #2868 has Mistico’s injury on the cover – note they’re saying 8 weeks out, which seems to be the new estimate. The contents mentions an article about Toxico leaving AAA, surely a departure that will rock AAA to it’s core.

I’m going to guess a Friday Arena Mexico lineup is up tomorrow.

Lineups, from a variety of sources

CMLL (MON) 09/01 Arena Puebla
1) King Jaguar, Lestat, the Tiger vs Furia Chicana, Sauron, Toro Bill
2) Centella de Oro, Leono, Tony Rivera vs Hooligan, Loco Max, Siki Osama Jr.
3) La Sombra, Mictlán, Valiente vs Dragon Rojo Jr., Ephesto, Sangre Azteca
4) Marco Corelone vs Lizmark Jr.
5) Heavy Metal, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas vs Mr. Águila, Terrible, Texano Jr.

CMLL (TUE) 09/02 Arena Queretaro
1) Estrella Dorado Jr. & Sindrom vs Luminoso & Stigma
2) Eragon & Sama vs Bull Terry & Rey Aztlan
3) Fuego Latino, Silver Dragon, Ursus vs Principe Valiente, Rey, Star Tron
4) Hijo del Fantasma & Último Dragón vs Ephesto & Zumbido
5) Intocable & Marco Corelone vs a replacement for Scorpio Jr. & Terrible [hair]

This is part of the building’s 26th Anniversary, so they’re bringing in some indy guys to mix with the CMLL ones. No idea who’s replacing Scorpio Jr., though Zumbido seems as good a guess as any (presuming he didn’t lose it on Sunday.) I can’t believe Terrible is going to lose his hair for the first time off TV, so I wonder if this might turn into an elimination match.

IWRG (THU) 09/04 Arena Naucalpan
1) Epidemia & Heavy Boy vs Jack & Miss Gaviota
2) Fenix, Freelance, Turbo vs Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Fantasma de la Ópera
3) Aeroman, el Hijo Del Anibal, Ultramán Jr. vs Emilio Charles Jr., Septiembre el Terrorista, Veneno
4) Intocable, Mano Negra, Multifacético vs El Dandy, Fuerza Guerrera, Hijo del Cien Caras

IWRG (SUN) 09/07 Arena Naucalpan
1) Capitán Muerte, Cyborg, Xibalva vs Emilio Charles Jr., Septiembre el Terrorista, Veneno
2) Multifacético, Rayo de Jalisco Jr., Ultramán Jr. vs Fuerza Guerrera, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Zumbido

ENESMA (FRI) 09/05 Arena Neza
1) Galactico, Skoolman, Super Insectoa vs Luis Cirio, Sobredosis, Tony Cirio
2) Mascarita Sagrada & Voladorcito vs Bracito de Plata & Coquito Negro
3) Fantastik, Principe Azteca, Turbo vs Black Thunder, King Haku, Suicida
4) Lady Apache & Marclea vs Hiroka & Mima Shimoda
5) Canek Jr., Huracan Ramirez, Ultraman vs Cazador, Lasserman, Toxico
6) Blue Demon Jr., Intocable, Rayo de Jalisco Jr. vs Enfermo Jr., Gran Markus, Hijo de Gran Markus

I’m not going to retype it to use in the database, but the most inexplicable inclusion in Box Y Lucha’s lineups this week:

TEL. (909) 576 7444
Jueves 11/septiembre de 2008/a las 8:00 PM

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08/30: Shocker, notes from last night, IWRG, lineup

Has Shocker left CMLL again? Well, yea, that seemed pretty likely when CMLL couldn’t come up with a specific injury to explain his ‘injury’ absence for this week of shows. Cesar comparing Shocker and CMLL to Nicho and AAA is pretty dead on.

Articles on last night’s show
SuperLuchas has match times. I’d think it’d be harder to work a singles match that was two short falls and one really long fall. Obviously they disagree, because the mask match is sure not the first time CMLL’s done that.

La Aficion writes dramatically about the mask match.

ESTO states the CMLL crew will put up it’s Trios titles vs the TNA crew in a month, which I’m not sure is that guaranteed. The latest Wrestling Observer says there’s been negotiations for the UG/Shelley mask vs hair match instead but the two sides haven’t decided on the cost. (The same Observer says Mistico’s injury might not be as feared, and he might be back in 9 weeks (early November?)

Meanwhile, Amapola is blaming her loss on a hip injury, and Mictlan saying he’s might be better off without a mask. Way to sell the defeat.

Here, as everywhere else, Micltan’s listed as a 9 year vet. CMLL.com says 10. Rounding error?

Medio Tiempo says AJ Styles missed the show after having an infection in the mouth after being operated on. What?

Steve Sims says Arena Mexico was half full. Notimex notes the show did not have “the expected attendance.” No party.

– Kcids has a visual reenactment of Dragon Rojo Jr., Triumphant. Even if it’s just a head swap, you’ve got to give him credit for having the Micltan version ready too.

Tickers are on sale for 09/16’s Anniversary Show (“Blue Panther vs Villano V”). They go from 200 ($19.5) to 1400 ($136.5). Panther vs Villano alone isn’t filling that building at the price, for sure.

IWRG (THU) 08/28 Arena Naucalpan [Alvin @ el Martinete
1) Halcon 2000 b Dinamita Kid
2) Cyborg & Miss Gavitoa b Epidemia & Heavy Boy
3) Black Terry, Capitán Muerte, Xibalva b Aeroman, Fenix, Freelance
4) Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro b Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Fantasma de la Ópera [EdM TRIOS]
5) El Dandy, Hijo del Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Monsther DQ Mano Negra, Mano Negra Jr., Pantera, Ultramán Jr.

Mano Negra got caught fouling in the main event.

Black Terry replaces Hijo de Anibal on today’s NWA Mexico card. ESTO does spell Albright and Pearce’s name correct, yay for them. The Reforma story, not so much. I have no doubt there will be results around tomorrow for the show because the magazines are covering it at the same level as one of Dragon’s Toryumon show.

Jazzo posted a bunch of other Reforma stories, including
the most detailed description of Scorpio Jr.’s health problems I’ve seen so far. Everyone’s still saying he’s not out of danger yet but things are getting better.
Zumbido is aiming for a January 2009 return to CMLL. He says he’s talking to people in the booking office but not yet to Paco Alonso, and he’s all “I never should’ve left CMLL.” I think he was totally better of leaving to go to AAA when he did but that’s not the thing you want to say right now
Solar sure hopes he doesn’t lose his mask this Sunday in the big 10 man mask/hair match. I am so glad for this interview, if only for reminding me to go lock Super Calo’s wiki profile.

Wrestling elsewhere: Argentina’s 100% Lucha has a big show today, following up on it’s movie release. UK’s Guardian writes about the Cholitas in Boliva.

Luchaworld has 2006 52MX, ’06 GDL, Lucha Libre Azteca, and ’05 AAA (1) (2) recaps from Rob as well as KrisZ’s news from Friday.

Random indy wrestler “Horus” gets a Notimex article. There’s something I’m missing there.

A show in Nuevo Laredo may be canceled tomorrow because someone stole the ring.

CMLL (TUE) 09/02 Arena Mexico
1) Molotov & Trueno vs Apocalipsis & Inquisidor
2) Ángel Azteca Jr., Angel de Oro, Hijo del Faraon vs Halcon Negro, Loco Max, Nitro
3) Axel, Felino, Máscara Púrpura vs Euforia, Nosferatu, Satánico
4) Lizmark Jr., Olímpico, Rey Bucanero vs Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Texano Jr. and Heavy Metal, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas and Blue Panther, La Sombra, Marco Corelone [torneo]

Yes, Felino is just randomly back on the tecnico side after randomly being on the rudo side. Best guess is they wanted to get him an extra payday on Friday. This is the monthly fan appreciation show and I guess the tournament is part of that.

No Friday lineup when I checked, which sure is odd.

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Sin Piedad PPV Thread

I’ll check back in later and update this with results, but if you want some place to talk about the show in progress (or share PPV feeds), use the comments. I don’t think you can crash the site this time, but feel free to hammer on it to see.


CMLL (FRI) 08/29 Arena Mexico
1) Pequeño Damian 666, Pequeño Warrior, Pierrothito b Fantasy, Mascarita Dorada, Pequeño Olímpico
2) Hijo del Fantasma, La Máscara, La Sombra DQ Felino, Heavy Metal, Misterioso II
3) Marcela & Princesa Sujei b Amapola & Lady Apache [Relevos Increíbles, losers advance]
4) Lady Apache b Amapola [hair]
5) Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Sonjay Dutt b Atlantis, Negro Casas, Último Guerrero
6) Dragon Rojo Jr. b Mictlán [mask]
7) Blue Panther, Dos Caras Jr., Dr. Wagner Jr. b Black Warrior, Mr. Niebla, Rey Bucanero

SoloLuchas, which bounces from match to match in a fashion where I’m not sure if I have order right, confirms Mictlan is Jonathan de Jesús Navarro Jiménez. He’s 26, 9 years a wrestler (think about that for a sec) and from Guadalajara.

Quick details for those joining late, with more tomorrow

– Main event was just A Match. No angle, no feud, nothing different than what you might get on a Tuesday or Sunday.

– Similarly, Felino was just A Rudo. And lost in two falls due to DQ. It worked for Santo! I’m thinking not so much here.

– No explanation of Dutt for Styles. Doesn’t really make a difference, they’re all TNA Invader I, II, III to the public. MCMG won clean on Negro and Atlantis and want a title shot. Ultimo still wants the hair/mask match, but I suspect we’ll see some sort of rematch in September for the belts.

– People really really care about the luchawiki. I appreciate that.

As president of the Amapola Fan Club, either I go twelve pargraphs on that booking choice or I step away from the computer a few hours. I’ll see you tommorow.

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