En Busca de un Idolo begins, FULL taping, lots of indy matches announced

FULL (THU) 06/04/2015 Carpa Astros, Tlalpan, Distrito Federal [Estrellas del Ring]
1) Ángel Del Amor, Charly Madrid, Marabunta Jr. b Alfa, Omega, Sarú and Luzbel Jr.,Maiden, Pequeño Black Warrior [Copa Novato]
2) Alan Stone & Golden Magic DQ Hijo de Pirata Morgan & Sucesor
Pirata fouled Stone for dancing too much.
3) Lady Apache DRAW Rossy Moreno [FULL WOMEN]
Lady Apache took fall one. Rossy Moreno was hurt in fall two and apparently pinned Lady Apache, though Apache thought she had kicked out and Rossy was pinned. Apache celebrated the ‘win’ for a while, then was informed she had lost the fall, then Rossy Moreno walked out because she was hurt. Title remained vacant.
4) Cien Caras Jr., El Hijo del Solitario, Toscanob Hijo De Dos Caras, LA Park, Tinieblas Jr.
Rudos took 1/3. Solitario pinned Tinieblas after pulling his mask. Cien & Solitario beat up Tinieblas after the match (Dos & Park having disappeard?) and Hijo del Anibal appeared to make the save. Tinieblas challenged Solitario to a singles match.

Attendance looks as poor as last time. That women’s title finish is an all timer.

Tonight starts the En Busca de un Idolo tournament. It’s the first of eighteen nights with tournaments matches (plus maybe the trios match.) There’s no obvious favorite to winner overall going into day 1, but this opening round does feature three luchadors who appear to have the best chance of moving into round two: Guerrero Maya, Boby Zavala & Delta. Maya & Zavala seem like locks to move on. Delta’s lacking a little bit, but has more experience than a lot of hopefuls.

Flyer, Esfinge, Blue Panther Jr., Disturbio and Canelo Casas start off battling for the fourth and last spot. Canelo’s got his best chance for a good match tonight against Guerrero Maya. It’s a long competition but, if Canelo does not do well tonight, it’s going to be a very long competition.

The actual main is Dragon Lee getting a Friday night main event, teaming with Valiente & Volador Jr. to face Shocker, Terrible, and Rey Bucanero. It’s not the most ideal matchup for Dragon Lee, but it’s still interesting to see him get the opportunity. The semimain is Guerreros/Thunder vs Revolucionarios (or maybe Chico Malos), where Ultimo Guerrero is feuding with just about everyone.

Black Terry Jr. has highlights of the latest FILL Torneo and the brawl after.

ChilangaMask added Kamiatachi versus Flamita to their 06/21 show. That should be great. ChilangaMask also announced a 06/28 show in Arena Coliseo Monterrey with local group ERLL.

CaraLucha added Rush versus Pagano to their 07/11 show.

Hechicero liked his match against Rush, is looking forward to showing what he can do again Pagano.

+LuchaTV has highlights of Fulgor I vs Psycho Kid vs Astro Rey Jr., plus the Traumas threatening to come to the US (again).

Segunda Caida reviews the most recent Titan vs Barbaro Cavernario match and Matt D does his own review of the match.

SuperLuchas looks back at Enfermero vs Audaz in 1970.

AAA put this week’s show up on YouTube.

There’s a Ramstein/Ramstein Jr. show in Arena Neza this weekend; it’s said they were involved in an accident.

An Ecuador television network was fined $1,770 dollars (USD) for airing WWE during the afternoon. A law passed in 2013 against airing violence on TV in the middle of the day.

Lucha Libre in Japan

06/05 NJPW:
Mascara Dorada [10] beat Rocky Romero [8]
Jushin Liger [8] b Barbaro Cavernario [6]

Cavernario finishes 3-4, 6th place, the usual CMLL spot. Outside of the record, he had one of the best runs of the tournament and probably will be back at some point. Mascara Dorada finished third, his best ever finish in this tournament. He’ll be in the mix as a potential winner if he’s around next year (and I think he will be.)

Lineups

DTU (SUN) 06/21/2015 Deportivo Benito Juárez, Gustavo A. Madero, Distrito Federal
1) Ryan Kidd vs Lanzeloth, Artikus, Lokillo
2) Cíclope & Miedo Extremo vs Mike Segura & Tupac Amaru
3) Super Mega vs Paranoiko
4) Black Fire & Slayer Pack vs Crazy Boy & Pesadilla and Ángel del Misterio & Drastik Boy
5) Masamune vs Jinzo, Septimo Dragon
6) Rich Swann vs Flamita

The tour ending show continues the pattern of Flamita being in every big match the last couple of months. He’s the Young Bucks of Mexico.

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probable lucha TV lineups for the weekend of 06/04

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This is the Negro Casas weekend. CMLL taping schedule works out so his Leyenda de Plata match with Dragon Lee and his Welterweight title match with Voaldor Jr. should both air – though Mexico and US each only get one of those.

  • with Terra back on the schedule, I’ve moved around the CMLL shows so they’re in chronological order. Not that anyone can actually see all of them in one location.
  • this might be the weekend CMLL changes everything around. Or they might not do it ever.
  • first time IWRG has had a weekend show they might air. Or they might just rerun the last one. Feed is back to being horrible.
  • really nice of Lucha Underground to name an episode after a guy who’s gone forever and surely won’t be appearing again. That’s Bengala’s debut.
  • The Naito match is one which hasn’t been put on njpwworld

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06/27 AAA TV Lineup (Orizaba)

AAA TV (SAT) 06/27/2015 Plaza de Toros La Concordia, Orizaba, Veracruz
1) ? & Australian Suicide vs Machine Rocker & Taya Valkyrie
2) Argenis & Niño Hamburguesa vs Carta Brava Jr. & Súper Fly
3) Dinastía © vs Mini Psycho Clown [AAA MINI]
sixth defense
4) Angélico, Fénix, Jack Evans vs Dark Cuervo, Dark Scoria, Pentagón Jr.
5) Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, Psycho Clown vs ?, Electroshock, Hijo de Pirata Morgan
6) ? & Myzteziz vs Averno & El Mesías

Air Date: 07/4 & 07/11

It’s the missing taping! Everything makes a little more sense now. It does confirm Verano is airing quickly after it takes place.

What’s not confirmed is half these matches. The semifinal is the easiest to decipher: AAA keeps listing luchador surprise in what should be Kronos’ spot. It’s hard to believe that’s an miscommunication if it’s happening for weeks. Maybe it’s just a name change (can they just use “Bane”?) but whatever is up should be clear by Verano de Escandalo.

The mystery spot in the opener is for a luchadora. The only two tecnica luchadoras who’ve been used this year are Keira. who’s seems unlikely to brought to Veracruz, and Faby Apache, who would be listed here if she was here. Expect something random, with the returns of Jennifer Blake or Ivelisse (if she’s healthy by this point) even possible.

The mystery spot in the main event is by far the most interesting. It’s a spot that requires a big name at a point in time that requires a big name. (Still no idea what the TripleMania match will be.) It’s someone to work across Mesias, since Myzteziz and Averno should be locked back up. I dunno.

The matches we do know look generally pretty good. Mini Psycho Clown and Dinastia have been really good in their lead up matches; if they get 8-10 minutes without a ton of interference, they’re going to have a great match. And the fourth match looks like it could be one of the best AAA trios matches of the year. This should be an interesting taping, both from matches and from storyline progression.

Next taping will be 07/03 in Tampico.

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Eterno attempts IWRG coup, TRT/Atlantida, Lucha World Cup

CMLL (TUE) 06/02/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [CMLL]
1) Furia Roja & Thunder Boy b El Tapatío & Metatrón
2) Magnum, Robin, Sensei b Camorra, Cholo, Ráfaga
3) Astral, Eléctrico, Shockercito b Demus 3:16, Pequeño Nitro, Pequeño Olímpico
Tecnicos took 2/3. Shockercito submitted Demus.
4) Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys b Atlantis, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr.
Rey Bucanero cheated to help Terrible beat Atlantis.
5) Mistico, Valiente, Volador Jr. b Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja, Último Guerrero
Tecnicos took 2/3. Mistica on Ultimo Guerrero for the win.

TRT versus the Atlantida repeats into next week. Not sure if they were following up on the Shockercito/Demus feud or it if it was simply usual noise.

team Eterno/photo by Black Terry Jr.

IWRG FILL (WED) 06/03/2015 Arena Naucalpan [Black Terry Jr. (Flickr), Estrellas del Ring]
1) Soldado De La Muerte b Vardeus, Canario, Magic Dragón, Demonio Imperial
2) Cheyene, Guerrero 2000, Magnum 44 b Chicanito, Estrella Oriental, Voltar
3) Acero, Adrenalina, Hijo del Alebrije b Blue Monsther, Super Jack, Vampiro Metálico
4) Espada de Plata, Kaiser Dragon, Toxin Boy b Aztlán, Engima, Vortize
Kesier Dragon’s team is from Gym Zeuz (Oficial 911) vs Gym Skayde
5) Alas De Angel, Aramis, Black Angel, Black Drago, Desgarrador, Kanon, Shadow Boy, Sniper b Aeroman, Araña de Plata, Atomic Star, Dragón Celestial, Electro Boy, Imposible, Matrix Jr.,Power Bull [Torneo FILL XLII, Copa High Power]
Black Terry trainees vs Eterno trainees. Atomic Boy betrayed the Black Terry team and Aeroman in particular, helping Aramis win. Eterno declared he wanted to now be the main trainer for IWRG and challenged Terry to a singles match next week.

An Eterno coup! Atomic Boy wore an Eterno t-shirt for years, so Black Terry probably should’ve seen that one coming. He’s lucky Electro Boy didn’t turn too.

Verano de Escandalo is officially an iPPV. This price this time is $15USD. I think this is end up doing worse the Lucha World Cup, because it falls on the same day as WWE’s Money in the Back and so the casual outside of Mexico viewers who sampled that probably won’t be back for this one. Still should be a good show, just happening on a tough date.

This week’s Observer talks about some of the politics of the Lucha World Cup teams. When ROH announced Moose & ACH as their reps, it seemed strange AAA couldn’t get bigger stars for the promotion (though both ended up doing well.) The WON explains there was an issue with ROH even sending people at all, because NJPW wants ROH to only work with CMLL in Mexico. That’s also why ROH never promoted their participation on the show. AAA actually asked for AJ Styles (for the World Cup and other shows), but were turned down because of AJ’s deal with NJPW. It’s not said if AAA asked for anyone else, but it seems likely anyone else in ROH who’s worked for NJPW (like ReDragon) or expects to (like the Briscoes) would’ve also have similar issues. That’s how you end up with ACH and Moose, though it’s also a reason it might be tough for AAA to bring those guys back. It seems kind of an unfair imposition on ROH, because CMLL hasn’t booked American outsiders from a different promotion in about a decade and there’s no sign of that changing. Still, of all these interpromotional talent sharing, it’s likely the most money is made on those CMLL-NJPW FantasticaMania tours and NJPW’s not going to jeopardize those.

The newsletter also mentioned Victoria was “thrilled” with how the reaction to Lucha World Cup. The plan is still for it to be a yearly event. My thinking is Victoria would have to stay on board to make it happen, so them being thrilled sounds like it may.

ChilangaMask added Belial, Arez, and Impulso vs Alas de Acero, Aramis and Iron Kid to their 06/21 Coaclaco show, which follows up with those trios fighting on the previous one. They also announced some sort of deal with Chikara wrestlings coming to Mexico, but no details yet.

Apolo Valdes has a great column about the struggles for young wrestlers: the difficult start into the lucha libre, the injuries, and dealing with veterans who are more interested in protecting their own spots rather than helping young people. He cites Atlantis, Shocker, Negro Casas, Blue Panther, Black Terry, Solar and Negro Navarro among those veterans who are the expectation and try to raise up the young wrestlers.

LuchaWorld has KrisZ’s news update.

Disturbio says he was surprised to be considered to for En Busca de un Idolo. +LuchaTV has quick interviews with Esfinge, Boby Zavala, and Negro Casas about the tournament, and Fuego en el Ring does the same with Guerrero Maya Jr.

El Pancracio interviews Migala, who says she took her name from the first paratrooper aircraft (and was a paratropper before becoming a luchadora.)

Voices of Wrestling reviews this week’s Lucha Underground episode.

Angel de Oro is open to facing Ripper again, but only if it’s the Arena Puebla anniversary event and Ripper puts his mask on the line.

DJ Spectro looks back at El Solitario vs Perro Aguayo.

Fuego en el Ring has a bio of Villano III, reprinted from Quien es Quien

Lucha Libre in Japan

06/02 NJPW: Kyle O’Reilly [8] b Barbaro Cavernario [4]
06/03 NJPW: Barbaro Cavernario [6] b Yohei Komatsu, Mascara Dorada [8] b Nick Jackson

Both are eliminated from advancing, though they’re both going to finish with decent point totals.

NJPW also has put up last Friday’s main event, with no commentary and much longer post match than we’ll likely see on Azteca. (The match is only about half the running time.) The Ingobernables lose, but it’s really Thunder who’s totally humiliated in the end.

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great match roundup, week of 2015-05-02

Good/Great/Excellent matches

Lucha Underground: 2015-05-06
taped 2015-02-21 @ Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California
Alberto el Patrón vs Johnny Mundo in a #1 contenders match – great

Shows Watched But Nothing Worthwhile
AAA on Televisa: 2015-05-02
CMLL Guerreros del Ring on 52MX: 2015-05-02
CMLL on CadenaTres: 2015-05-02

(no Fox, so 0-3 on Mexico based shows.)

Matches To Watch Later

AULL TV: 2015-05-03
taped 2015-04-19 @ Arena Lopez Mateos
Gallego, Rocky Santana, Romano Garcia © vs Dante, Euro, Filder for the AULL Trios Championship: – the local guys were interesting enough on IWRG last year.

FULL TV: 2015-05-03
taped 2015-04-09 @ Gimnasio Agustín Millán, Toluca, Estado de México
Charly Madrid & Iron Kid vs Fulgor I & Sucesor:

I didn’t realize until I put this together that I had record CMLL Titanes del Ring: 2015-05-02 but didn’t recap it. Oops.

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Lucha Underground 1×30: Submit to the Master

Jack Evans will not high five you.

matches

Jack Evans beat Argenis for the 2nd Azteca Medallion match (6:07, backslide bridge)
Angelico, Ivelisse, Son of Havoc [O] beat Big Ryck, Cage, Delavar Daivari [X] to retain the Lucha Underground trios championships (7:38, shooting star press]
Pentagon Jr. defeated Sexy Star in a Lucha Underground championship match (9:34, modified tapatia)

all the gifs from the show

developments

not quite last rites for Jack

A busy show for Chavo, who remains only out for his own best interest. He sold Black Lotus out to Dario Cueto at the first chance, in exchange for protection (the remaining members of the Crew) and some other unsaid reward. Chavo and the Crew were eventually able to subdue Lotus in the locker room and take her to Dario, with Dario threatening to put her in a cage across from Matanza. We never found out her ultimate fate on the show. We did find out that Dario Cueto not only knows Dragon Azteca, but knows Dragon Azteca would not ‘dare’ to set foot in the Temple. (He actually did, kidnapping Lotus to kickstart this plot.)

Black Lotus wasn’t alone in having lockeroom fights. Daivari told Big Ryck that he was able to talk Dario into giving a team of his choice a trios title shot tonight. Ryck suggested his cousin the Mack as the third man, but Cage interrupted to nominate himself. Cage & Mack had issues at the end of the 7 way match and fought again here, with Cage getting the better of it and leaving both Mack and a row of lockers laid out. Daivari stopped Ryck from getting involved, but it didn’t look like he really needed to – Ryck seemed willing to let harm come to his family before it came to his money. It was the champions who had drama during the match, with Havoc and Angelico not wanting to tag out and neither wanting to tag the still hobbled Ivelisse. Ivelisse spent a portion of the match sitting in the crowd, angry she wasn’t allowed in or heard. As Daivari ordered Ryck around late (demanding a tag by saying “I pay you, give him to me”), Ivelisse jumped up on the apron to provide a distraction and Texano hit the ring to lasso punch Big Ryck. Angelico & Havoc got their acts together just enough to quickly beat Daivari and keep the titles.

The show was scheduled to lead off with an Argenis versus Jack Evans match, only Dario found a man returning from a broken am and a man who lost in his debut too boring of a matchup for his show. He decided to make it interesting by putting the second of his seven Aztec Medallions on the line. Jack won in a competitive match.

this is how I”m going to imagine all locker room fights going from now on

The main event was a submission match between Pentagon Jr. & Sexy Star. Star seemed to take most of it, despite the announcers pointing out her relative lack of viable submission moves and Vampiro being more uncomfortable with women fighting men (or at least Sexy Star fighting Pentagon Jr.) than in previous match ups. Sexy Star seemed on the cusp of an earned but still surprising victory when Super Fly returned. Super Fly at first signaled he was going to help Sexy against the man who broke his arm, but instead betrayed the woman who took her mask. Super Fly dropped Sexy with a powerbomb, then set her up for Pentagon’s 3 Up 3 Down Driver and a modified tapatia for the win. Pentagon went to break Sexy’s arm, only for Vampiro to rush the ring and break the save. (He’d teased doing it before, when Melissa’s arm was almost broken.) Sexy escaped. Pentagon and Vampiro faced off, with Pentagon seemingly asking Vampiro to take a shot. Vampiro was cheered heavily by the crowd, but refused to fight and walked out. In the lockerroom, Vampiro’s negative thoughts raced thru his head, and caused him to break the mirror with multiple headbutts.

thoughts

Angelico takes care of everything

Last comes first: there’s a pretty obvious schism between many fans of the show, who would like to see Pentagon Jr. destroy everyone and everything, and the people putting the show together, who believe Sexy Star is an emerging empowerment icon for women (with Striker explicitily making the Rousey comparison during the match.) The people making the shows are the ones who get to make those decisions, but this was just strange to see in action. Sexy Star was a decided underdog in the first Pentagon Jr. match, getting a pinfall victory that seemed to surprise everyone involved. The odds were even more stacked against Sexy Star this time around, and yet she seemed to take most of the match. Pentagon got in spots, including some vicious superkicks, and it was no squash. Just, there was a clear winning side and it wasn’t the armbreaking ax murder. It didn’t work for me and it didn’t seem to work for the people I usually follow when watching these things, but maybe there’s a (more female?) audience out there which bought into it. Even then, even if it gets Sexy Star over, it feels like a waste of Pentagon Jr.’s potential. The show very quickly transitioned Pentagon Jr. out of the Sexy Star feud to Vampiro, but the vignette to close made it clear that’ll be a lot about the non-Pentagon Jr. person as well.

double bicep splash

On the flip side, Lucha Underground has gotten more out of Argenis than any promotion before. Maybe after. He looked good against Jack. This wasn’t quite as good as the match with Aerostar, but neither man had to kill each other. Jack as over the top heel is working out well.

Trios title match was a bit disappointing for fans of the champions. The storylines just prevented the match from really getting going until it was just about over, and it ended up as a chapter in the (less interesting) Texano/Daivari feud, with some subtle hints of Big Ryck problems down the line. I kind of liked the Mack/Cage fight more than I liked the match.

Dragon Azteca was more explicitly set up as the polar opposite to Dario. And also a fool for trusting a Guerrero.

bending in half for the win

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CMLL Tuesday, Lucha Underground, lots of lineups

photo by CMLL

CMLL (TUE) 06/02/2015 Arena México [CMLL, Yahoo! Deportes]
1) Bengala & Leono b Apocalipsis & Espanto Jr.
2) Mercurio b Stukita [lightning] Match Relámpago del 2 de Junio de 2015 (posted by VideosOficialesCMLL)
Moved down to the segunda. Mercurio won with a package piledriver.
3) Amapola, Dalys, La Seductora b La Vaquerita, Lluvia, Skadi
Rudas won clean.
4) Cancerbero, Canelo Casas, Raziel b Súper Halcón Jr., The Panther, Tritón
The Panther replaced Hombre Bala (who’s missed back to back shows.)
5) Fuego, La Máscara, Stuka Jr. b Boby Zavala, Puma, Tiger
Mascara beat Tiger with the casita.
6) Ephesto, Negro Casas, Thunder DQ La Sombra, Naito, Rush
straight falls, Rush fouling Thunder.

The women aren’t on the next week’s show, so the Vaquerita stuff seems to have gone nowhere at all.

Today’s Lucha Underground is episode 30, “Submit to the Master”. Matches scheduled include

  • Argenis vs Jack Evans for an Aztec Medallion
  • a trios title defense
  • Pentagon Jr. vs Sexy Star in a submission match

As with a couple weeks ago, there’s been no video previews sent out this week (at least as far as I can find.) Advisory: next week’s show title is a spoiler, and a Lord of the Rings joke.

Tonight’s the first night Lucha Underground will run against Ring of Honor on Destination America, and both continue to air against NXT on the WWE Network. This will probably hurt Lucha Underground a bit. Ring of Honor is signed on Destination America thru December, so this situation appears to be the status quo. However, Destination America seems to shuffle around it’s wrestling programming a lot and more changes between now and the end of the Lucha Underground season seem possible.

This week’s “Lucha Underground is really close to getting season 2!” story was supplied by Court Bauer over on MLW Radio. You can listen, but you may need not to – the entirety of what was said was along the lines of “I’m hearing they’re real close but I can’t say anything.” This is the enough news for every to run on.

As best I can figure, this is what is going on: Lucha Underground needs more money to come back for season 2. A Univision deal would be enough as well as set them up well for the future, but it doesn’t appear to be close. It also doesn’t seem to be ruled out, but I don’t think that’s news at the moment. AAA is also negotiating with Televisa in Mexico. Getting that deal would also provide enough money to guarantee a second season, and it sounds like that’s the one closer to getting done. This attempt at a Mexico deal isn’t really new information – the Observer & Dr. Lucha have been mentioning the possibility for months – but AAA apparently feels like it’s getting closer to complete. No one wants to say anything until it’s done, so it’s all “I can’t say anything” mode right now.

I’d be interested in knowing what the Lucha World Cup did in the rating this past Sunday, since it aired on channel 5 and that’s more likely to be the channel Lucha Underground would air on (not the station AAA is currently on.)  There’s obviously continuity issues with Lucha Underground and AAA are airing at the same time , but those are good problems to have.

Leyendas Inmortales, who’ve been quiet of late, announced they’d be have a run of shows to celebrate the promotion’s first year. They’re running 06/19 in Neza, 06/21 in Valle de Chaclo, 06/30 in Arena Aficion, and 07/05 in DF. Dos Caras will wrestle on this shows, and they’ll have a women’s tournament.

The Toluca luchadors beat up the Indystrongibles so badly on the ChilangaMask show that the ring collapsed. That’s a beating. +LuchaTV also has highlights of the match that set that beating up and an undcard match.

Black Terry Jr. has video of Blue Demon Jr. & Villano IV from the open training session prior to the Lucha World Cup.

Sexy Team won the main event on Sunday’s all women’s show in Arena Neza.

Segunda Caida reviews Lucha Underground episode 29 and both a 2015 Super Porky match and a Santo & Casas vs Juvi & Nicho.

Cuervo notes he’s won many hair matches in his career and lost none. Same thing with Scoria, so La Secta feels they should be considered the favorite at Verano de Escandalo.

Boby Zavala says he’ll give 100% in En Busca de un Idolo. Canelo Casas says he’s a little nervous.

SuperLuchas looks back at Ruben Juarez and Chavo Guerrero in the Olympic Auditorium.

DJ Spectro looks back to the night Fishman lost his mask.

A billion titles were handed out at the Arena Xalapa show. LA Park won one. So did Super Nova. None will ever mean anything.

Karmatrón, León Rojo and Meteoro were honored in Arena Aficion.

As Deliciense was honored in Chihuahua for 35 years of wrestling.

Rico Cisneros was honored in Oaxaca for 46 years of wrestling.

Picnic.co writes about Dona Vicky.

Lineup

IWRG (SUN) 06/07/2015 Arena Naucalpan
1) Aeroman & Alas de Acero vs Araña de Plata & Atomic Star
2) Metaleón, Skayde, Vaquero Jr. vs Black Sttugar, Dowki, Imposible
3) Black Terry, Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro vs Apolo Estrada, El Hijo del Diablo, Hip Hop Man
4) Súper Nova, Veneno, X-Fly vs Canis Lupus, Eterno, Heddi Karaoui
5) Diva Salvaje vs Dios Atenea, Estrella Divina, Demasiado, Chica Ye-Ye, Vanely, Miss Gaviota, Cristal, Bello Kaligula, Sexy Girls [cage, mask]

This is a interesting show from a baseline standpoint: how much does an IWRG cage match draw with nothing else going for it? It’s women and exoticos, who haven’t been focused here much and it’s not even well known women and exoticos. It’s just a cage match to do a cage match. Show isn’t interesting much from actual good matches standpoint (though 2 & 3 have chances.)

CMLL (TUE) 06/09/2015 Arena México
1) Bengala & Molotov vs Artillero & Súper Comando
2) Magnus, Starman, Stigma vs Metálico, Nitro, Sangre Azteca
3) Flyer vs Esfinge [En Busca de un Idolo]
4) Blue Panther Jr. vs Disturbio [En Busca de un Idolo]
5) Blue Panther, The Panther, Valiente vs Kráneo, Puma, Tiger
6) Dragon Lee, Mistico, Titán vs Kamaitachi, Pólvora, Ripper

Flyer/Esfinge is just going to be weird. Top two matches could be quite good.

CMLL (TUE) 06/09/2015 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Explosivo & Meteoro vs El Chakal & El Yaqui
2) La Vaquerita, Lluvia, Skadi vs Kendra, La Seductora, Tiffany
3) Ángel de Oro, Pegasso, Stuka Jr. vs Boby Zavala, Hechicero, Virus
4) Atlantis, Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr. vs Rey Bucanero, Terrible, Vangellys
5) Máximo, Naito, Rush vs Bárbaro Cavernario, Felino, Negro Casas

Barbaro Cavernario returns from Japan, faces a Japanese man to ease him back in.

Semimain is a rematch. A title program would mean Maya & Delta continue wrestling their En Busca de un Idolo matches on Fridays for the time being.

Kendra is a new name. Ripper’s snake? Probably not Ripper’s snake. Probably going to Japan in five minutes.

DTU (TUE) 06/16/2015 Arena Aficion
1) Lokillo vs Artikus, ?
2) Jorge El Intruso Jr. & Titan vs Lanzeloth & Rocky Lobo
3) Jimmy, Kevin, Tony vs Chica Ye-Ye, El Exótico, Yuriko
4) Super Mega vs Paranoiko [street]
5) Crazy Boy & Pesadilla vs Masamune & Ryan Kidd and Black Fire & Slayer Pack
6) Rick Swann vs Flamita, Drastik Boy, Septimo Dragon
7) Aero Boy & Violento Jack © vs Cíclope & Miedo Extremo [X-LAW TAG]

Swann’s the additional foreigner working this shows (and maybe explains AULL randomly mentioning him last month.) The Titan in the segunda is a local guy who’s been using that name in a while.

DTU (THU) 06/18/2015 Arena Xalapa, Xalapa, Veracruz
1) El Junior & El Nene vs Kid Lobo & Kronos
2) Jimmy, Kevin, Tony vs Aero Flash, Aero Power, Ángel Azul
3) Ángel del Misterio & Ryan Kidd vs Artikus & Lanzeloth
4) Masamune & Septimo Dragon vs Jinzo & Rocky Lobo and Black Fire & Slayer Pack
5) Rich Swann vs Flamita, Drastik Boy
6) Ángel o Demonio & Ovett vs El Recio & Perro Mocho Jr.
7) Aero Boy & Violento Jack vs Cíclope & Miedo Extremo and Crazy Boy & Pesadilla

Pretty similar to the other card. 3 more to announce.

CMLL LLB (SAT) 06/27/2015 Arena Lopez Mateos
1) ? vs ??
2) Chica Ye-Ye, Demasiado, Diva Salvaje, Estrella Divina vs Kilvan, Rey Lobo Jr., Shadow, Yoruba
3) Jinzo vs Flamita, Drastik Boy, Dinamic Black, Cíclope, Freelance
4) Brazo de Oro, Brazo de Plata, Mr. Niebla vs Carta Brava Jr. (IWL), Cerebro Negro, Fantasma de la Ópera
5) Crazy Boy, Pesadilla, Super Crazy vs Felino, Negro Casas, Puma King
6) Rush vs LA Park

That’s the first Rush vs LA Park singles match. Semimain is Dinastia Crazy versus the Casas family.

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