Match 1: Ángel de Oro vs Virus, Delta, Pólvora, Diamante, Cancerbero, Ángel de Plata, Arkángel de la Muerte, Fuego, Raziel, Rey Cometa, Puma King, Molotov, Escorpion, Sensei, Tiger Kid in a CMLL's Reyes del Aire Tournament match
Arena Mexico, 01/01/2011
Molotov inverted surfboard cradle Tiger Kid (8:45)
Winner: Angel de Oro
Match Time: 29:56
Notes: There's a brief shot of everyone in the ring, a brief graphic of everyone in the match, and then on to Tiger Kid and Plata in the ring. Teams are
rudos: Tiger Kid, Escorpion, Puma King, Raziel, Arkangel, Cancerbero, Pólvora, Virus
técnicos: Sensei, Molotov, Rey Cometa, Fuego, Angel de Plata, Diamante, Delta, Angel de Oro
Rodolfo Ruiz is the ring in-ring referee, with Pompin and Tiger Hispano on the outside.
Plata gets Tiger with a couple of armdrags, send him out to the técnico side. Técnicos shove him around a bit, rudos rush over to help, and and it's a big shoving brawl outside one corner the ring. Rudos finally get in the middle of it and back everyone else off. Puma and Sensei in to get this restarted. Sensei gets this cat with an armdrag and headscissors off the mat. Zero trip pins and a standoff. Delta & Virus in, but a break first.
CMLL Informa: Rey Bucanero won the NWA LH title. This segment was so short, I skipped past it this first time.
CMLL Cartela: Averno and his new sunglasses hypes Sunday's card. And that's the whole segment.
CMLL Guadalajara hype.
Something like 14 minutes after they broke away from the match, they return to the match. Clipped too, because Escorpion is on the outside reacting unhappily. Diamante and Raziel in, evasion, Diamante up on Raziel's shoulders, down to a casadora, and out to an armdrag. Walk up the ropes double bounce armdrag sends Raziel out and spinning. Plata and Sensei kick at him, Raziel kicks back, and the rudos rush over to have their man's back. Lots more kicking and swinging than last time – two guys hare pulling at each other's masks in front of the ring – Raziel and Sensei, maybe? - but they don't focus on it. Rudos are ushered back to their corners, but step on the ramp to pose and annoy the fans first. Cancerbero and Molotov pick it up in the ring, the rudos with chops, a whip, and a split legged flapjack. Whip, Cancerbero tries it again and get armdrags. Cancerbero off the ropes, into an armdrag. Big man got tossed. Molotov charges Cancerbero tosses him to the apron and yells, Molotov waits, Cancerbero swings, Molotov blocks and punches him away. Springboard headscissors in, Cancerbero out. Molotov off the rope – superman plancha connects! Poor Molotov landed in the wrong side of town, and Puma King leads the stomping. Técnicos rush over, but the Pompin does a good job of getting in between this time. Fuego seems to be the only guy concerned about checking on Molotov, who appears to be in one piece. Cometa flips into the ring as they go to a replay of Molotov's dive. Cometa is walking around the outside of the ring and Fuego and Arkangel are exchanging slaps as they resume. Arkangel knocks over Fuego with a jumping shoulderblock, but misses the next and is dropkicked out. Fuego fired up, running fosbery flip plancha onto Arkangel nicely. Into a neutral corner, so everyone's calm. Tiger Kid and Diamante in, Tiger flipping Diamante with a shoulderblock and getting the dropkick to the butt to send him out. Tiger Kid runs, but towards Fuego instead – slingshot tornillo lands. Angel de Oro and Escorpion in. Foreshadowing! Not really. Both off the ropes, Angel over, Escorpion under, Angel de Oro back off the ropes, arm grab headscissors. Escorpion stays in and kicks Oro down, but then charges into a monkey flip to the floor. Escorpion takes the big bump himself, and then none of his friends help him when Oro lands the handspring moonsault the floor, Angel de Oro swats Escorpion on the head as the técnico runs back towards his corner. Plata & Tiger Kid in, but the broadcast replays some of the recent dives first. Back live, Plata lands a springboard tope, but runs right into a superb superkick. Tiger stops in the corner to pose. Chop, corner whip, reversed, Angel de Plata rushes in, Tiger Kid helps him out, kick between the ropes is caught and Plata kicks Tiger away. Springboard dropkick sends Tiger Kid rolling to out the ramp, and Plata backflips off the middle rope for fun. Magadan sets up the CMLL Informa bit about Dorada, but we've got a break first.
CMLL Informa: Mascara Dorada won his title back. And break.
CMLL Cartela: Sombra talks about Puebla. And break.
Sensei and Puma are now in and avoiding each other. Tiger has misses a kick, but brings the leg back to knock down Puma. Puma charges, Tiger stops him with a knee kick, Puma clothesline misses, Sensei lands the pump kick. Charge, Puma flips him to the apron and slaps him, Puma off the ropes, charges, and Sensei pulls down the top rope to send Puma stumble over. Asai tope con giro, safe on the técnico side. Virus and Delta in, evasion, Delta doing a backflip over a clip, and Running up the ropes to come down with an armdrag. Raziel cuts him off from a dive with a back elbow, and his big plan Cancerbero comes in to help him. Referee allowing this, oddly. Whip, Delta flipped over on his feet, double clothesline misses, Delta off the ropes and back, right into a double faceslam. Rudos pose and set up the double tapatía, but Angle de Oro and Cometa get them with missile dropkicks. High ten, running – tope con giro and tornillo! Cometa is free to pose, but Escorpion goes after Angle de Oro until the refs get in. técnicos rush over there, while Tiger and Molotov keep it going. Molotov lands a springboard armdrag. Tiger Kid kick is caught, Molotov with a tope over leg trip, and his usual inverted surfboard cradle. Tiger is trapped for three, first out.
Replays of that as Molotov is dropkicked out. Pólvora and Diamante going at it, Diamante breezes Pólvora with a dropkick, sending him out. Diamante teases kicking Pólvora thru the ropes, teases a dive, and stops in the middle of the ring to taunt Rey Escorpion on the apron before getting out. Replays of more of the recent dives. Back live, Angel de Oro is on the apron and knocking Escorpion away. Virus, on the apron for the tag, attacks but is kicked back to his corner. Virus tries a hiptoss, but Angel de Oro hiptosses Virus off, horrifying the rudos. Escorpion takes advantage to dropkick Angel de Oro off the apron, and follows with his own tope con giro. Rudos clap, but are held back from attacking Oro. Pólvora, who was recovering in the ring before, now catches a Sensei kick and holds the leg. Sensei tries to swing, can't get him, is spun, abut comes back with a heel kick. Pólvora out, Puma kind of in with a dropkick. Puma proud of his not great looking kick. Whip, quick reverse into a Sensei trip, casita one two NO. Puma ain't going down like that. Puma clothesline misses, Sense reverse roll up, one two no. Puma finger waves 'no' on that one. Sensei slaps him in the side of the head and lights him up with side kicks. Corner whip, Sensei charges in, but Puma flips to the apron. Springboard back in, dropping Sensei with a frontcracker one two three. Replay of Sensei flying high up in the air on that one.
Diamante in, but superkicked straight out by Puma. Puma off the ropes, slingshot tornillo into the técnico zone. Comet and Escorpion in, Cometa missing a dropkick and clotheslined in the corner. Another replay of Puma's finish. Back live, Cometa has Escorpion in the center of the ring and heads up – tornillo plancha connects. Escorpion throws Cometa off, up quick, and flipping Cometa with a clothesline. Machete chop. Corner whip, Escorpion charges in, Cometa sneaks out thru the ropes, Escorpion hits the corner with a missed dropkick and falls just about in place, Cometa up top, 450 splash connects one two three. Sudden break.
Replay of Cometa's 450 and Escorpion's elimination. Molotov is lighting up Arkangel with a dropkick in the meantime. 'rana, Arkangel rolls thru one two three. That's a hard way to go.
Delta and Cancerbero in. Cancerbero misses a clothesline. Delta off the ropes, headscissors looks no good. Delta runs up the corner, balances, steps to the attaching cord, and lands his moonsault onto the big man. Replays. Diamante and Raziel in, Raziel landing a big spinning elbow drop. Whip, reversed, Raziel slid out, Diamante slides thru the ropes and tells him to come on, Raziel charges, right into a quebradora con giro. Back in the ring, Virus misses a clothesline, Fuego back flips off the top rope, back bends under a clothesline, and does his dance. Crowd really into it this week, maybe because Virus is so angry about it. Fuego waved by, springboard armdrag sends Virus out, Fuego handspring fakes a dive and dances a bit. Tag to Plata, who comes in to face Puma. Reversed corner whip leaves Puma in the corner, flipping Plata to the apron. Plata knocks him away, and comes in with a springboard 'rana, but Puma lets him drop for a powerbomb, one two Plata kicks him away. The overhead camera seems to be in not HD – I'm not watching any of this in HD, but that one seems far fuzzier every time they switch to it (usually too late.) Puma with a drop toe hold, casita, one two – Plata has a hand, then both feet around the ropes. Puma misses a clothesline, Toyota roll blocked into a powerbomb, inverted campana, Puma gives immediately.
Replay over action, back in time to see Arkangel throwing himself out charging Angel de Oro, and Oro standing on the ropes so Plata can dive thru with a tope. Pólvora rushes Oro, Oro knocks him away and springboard dropkicks him out. Oro tells everyone to back away, and lands his inside out moonsault. Raziel and Cometa in, Cometa escapes the rope bounce hiptoss, Toyota rolls I blocked into a powerbomb one two NO. Maybe everyone should stop doing that move, just a thought. It's not working. Replay of the Angel dives. Back life, Raziel has Cometa on his shoulders, and tosses him in front of a corner. Going up – for a moonsault?? - but Cometa trips him up. Raziel falls all the way outside. Cancerbero in, headscissors reversed in to a faceslam, and Cancerbero covers – for three. That's not usually a finish. Magadan did not think it was going to be a finish from the way he called it
Fuego springboard armdrags Cancerbero out. Raziel in, and Fuego gets him with a walk up the ropes sunset flip, but Raziel rolls thru and dropkick him in the face. Replay of the last finish. Corner whip, corner clothesline. Raziel sets Fuego on the top rope, and climbs up to join him. What's this? Super pumphandle face slam! One two NO! Raziel kicks Fuego, hooks both arms, and drops him with a double underhook backbreaker. Raziel sets up a leg lock, Fuego small package one two there! Fuego dances right to the sudden break.
Replay of the finish, with the técnicos all counting along. Back live, Arkangel has Fuego pinned, but just for two. Armbar, whip into a quick trip, tapatía sets up, but Angle de Plata cuts it off with a flying sunset flip, one two no. Plata waves for support. Crowd not that loud. Plata off the apron, 'rana, looks very slow and not good, and Rodolfo refuses to count for a bit because Arkangel isn't all the way down. One two Arkangel kicks out,w hat a surprise. Angel de Oro reverses the roll up, both guys pinned, one two three. Eh.
Plata thinks he's good, and can't believe it when he's told different. Pólvora and Fuego come in to argue for their men, but this goes nowhere before another sudden break.
CMLL Informa: Copa Bobby Bonales. And another break.
CMLL Cartela: Delta presents Tuesday's Arena Mexico
Vacions de Verano ticket offer, with Zacarias, Cuije and Monito.
Teams left: Delta, Angel de Oro, Fuego, Diamante vs Cancerbero (!), Virus, Pólvora
Plata and Arkangel are just now leaving, though Arkangel sits on the ramp instead of just going. Pólvora and Fuego chop fight. Fuego ducks, Pólvora, small package one two No. Guys didn't look on the same page here, and there's a weird hesitation before they both accidentally hit each other at the same time. Try two, Fuego ducks under a clothesline, and springboard into the counter dropkick. One two three.
Cancerbero and Delta in, Delta evading the big man and eventually lifting him up on his shoulders. Cancerbero dropped in the corner, Delta hops up top, poses, and lands the moonsault (to the legs) one two three.) Delta yells a lot.
Diamante and Virus in, Virus dropkicking Diamante in the head after they come from break. Cover, one two no. Knife edge chop. Whip, reversed, Virus slides under a leapfrog, clothesline is caught, and Diamante rolls him into a Dos Caras clutch, but Virus isn't actually pinned and won't give up. Diamante complains there about the lack of count. Diamante kick, corner whip, Virus charges in, Diamante moves, scoops Virus up on the rebound, and lays him in front of the corner, quick moonsault, Virus moves and pouts to this head, Diamante inside cradle one two NO, Virus kicks out into a armscissors and an armbar for a submission. Nicely done.
Pólvora in, Delta in but on the mat as we pick up from the replay. Slap knocks Delta down again. Whip, Pólvora faceslam. Pólvora throws Delta down by the beck, pins him with one knee, one two and he pulls him up! Don't do that! Pólvora just holds Delta in front of him for a second, and Delta small packages him one two NO. That didn't look good. Pólvora please for slower counts. He needs a general slow down for a second. Crowd weak chant for Delta, Delta throws a very staged clothesline, that misses. Clip? Pólvora side slam, and up to yell at the técnico fans. Pólvora walks back over to Delta, then covers with one knee again, one two pulling the guy up. C'mon. Chokeslam, slowly set up so Delta can get in a 'rana one two three. Crowd is happy that guy won.
Delta strips off his gloves to fight Virus, but Virus doesn’t wait to start slapping him. Slap fight is even, Virus shoves Delta in the ropes, Delta back with a clothesline, Virus ducks, front clips him on the next pass. Off the ropes, dropkick to the head misses, Delta 'rana, Virus doing a lot of the work one two NO. Delta has not looked good at all here. Virus kicks Delta, armbar, into the inverted Gori, though he can't get Delta up for it. Delta gets up, immediately switches over to the inverted version. Virus gets free, going over the top rope to the apron. Thing he use the rope to force a break, but it was really quick. Virus back in the ring, and Delta slaps him. Delta ask the crowd if they want more – they should need to be asked right now. Whip, reversed, Delta back, layout faceslam is just okay, Virus puts him in the motocicleta, barely, for the submission.
Down to Angel de Oro and Virus. Standoff, Virus ending that with a clothesline. Whip, shoulderblock, and Virus wins that. Sit down powerbomb one two NO. Virus with a double armbar cradle, one two NO. Both up, Virus kick, pumphandle powerbomb, and an elbow drop on top. One two NO. Virus swats Oro down. Fireman's carry, Oro dropped in the corner, Virus climbs up to the top rope! Moonsault comes up empty! Oro crawls on top, one two th-NO. Oro small package, one two NO. Oro with a dropkick that just knocks Virus out, Oro follows with an Asai moonsault. Replays. Both back in. Oro off the ropes, into a Virus powerslam, one two NO. This has turned into a singles match. Oro chop blocked, Virus tries to lock him into the inverted Gori, Angel de Oro shoves him off, casadora, Virus shoves him off, Virus clothesline misses, Angle de Oro headscissors cradle into the mecedora, and that's it. Crowd recognize the hold and gives the win a mixed reaction.
Angel de Oro celebrates bit while Pompin and Tiger Hispano can not wait to sprint out of there. Virus and Angel de Oro shake hands and hug, and Angel de Oro is given an actual cup, which is three times the size of the Forjando un Idolo trophy. Angel de Oro celebrates for a while, because somehow there's time left. No interview.
Hype for the 07/01 show, though no matches specifically named.
Replays of the finish to end the show.