10/04 AAA TV Results (Heroes Inmortales)

AAA TV (SUN) 10/04/2015 Domo de San Luis, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí [The Gladiatores]
Heroes Inmortales IX
1) Taya © b Goya Kong, La Hiedra, Lady Shani, Maravilla [Reina del Reinas]
The two mystery people were Lady Shani (debuted on last taping) and Lady Maravilla. A good match, with Taya retaining by defeating (Lady) Maravilla. First defense.
2) Angélico & Jack Evans b Joe Lider & Pentagón Jr. © and Daga & Steve Pain [AAA TAG]
The two Perros del Mal teams fought like they were never allies. Myzteziz strangely came to the ring during the match, attacking everyone and costing Pentagon Jr. the win after a package piledriver. Most of the match chased Pentagon to the stage, leaving Steve Pain to be beat by Jack for the title change. Jack & Angelico are tag champions. Lider & Pentagon end their reign with zero defenses, but signaled they wanted a rematch.
3) Drago & Fénix b Brian Cage & El Mesías
Drago & Fenix fought well, but lost to Cage & Mesias. Mesias took Fenix’s mask after the match.
4) Taurus b Cibernético, La Parka, Blue Demon Jr., Averno, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Electroshock, Aerostar, Chessman, Niño Hamburguesa [Copa Antonio Pena]
The debuting Taurus got the win, eliminating La Parka last in the usual royal rumble fashion. Antonio Pena was honored with a moment of appluase before the match.
5) Garza Jr., Psycho Clown, Rey Mysterio Jr. b Hijo del Fantasma, Myzteziz, Texano Jr.
The debuting Garza Jr. is Hijo del Ninja, doing Hector Garza spots. He looked fine, but took the loss to Myzteziz. Myzteziz had problems with his partners but seemed on the same page after the win.
6) El Patrón Alberto © DQ Johnny Mundo [AAA HEAVY]
second defense. Johnny was caught using a guitar as a weapon by Hijo del Tirantes. Mundo had earlier slapped Tirantes for not counting fast enough, so Tirantes called the DQ. Cage (Mundo’s second) and Mundo attacked Alberto and Psycho Clown (Alberto’s second.) Rey made the save. Myzteziz attacked him. La Sociedad ran out to attack the tecnicos and Myzteziz, smashing a guitar over his head for betraying them earlier. Alberto and Rey eventually ran the rudos off the end the show, but did not save Myzteziz.

Air Date: 10/17 & 10/24

All the details are the recap post below.

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AAA Heroes Inmortales: 2015-10-04 

Recapped: 10/04/2015

What happened: A show long storyline had Myzteziz annoy La Sociedad enough that they ended up laying him out with a guitar by the end of the show. He wanted to be on his own and appears to be – Alberto & Rey made no attempt to save him.

Alberto retained the heavyweight title over Johnny Mundo when Mundo was spotted using that same guitar by Hijo del Tirantes. Mundo had slapped Tirantes moments earlier, and Tirantes played it fair after that as he usually does, disqualifying Mundo. The rudos beat up Mundo and second Psycho Clown, Rey made the save, Myzteziz attacked him, La Sociedad attacked Myzteziz and eventually Alberto and Rey ran everyone out. Alberto thanked his hometown fans after the match.


Pentagon Jr. & Joe Lider’s ten month zero defense tag team title reign came to an end earlier in the night. Angelico & Jack Evans won the championships for the second time when Jack pinned Steve Pain (the only rudo not wearing Perros del Mal gear.) Pentagon Jr. might have won the match and kept the title earlier except for Myzteziz running into break up a pin. Myzteziz seemed to attack all three teams and there was no rhyme or reason to his attack.

Myzteziz also did not get along with Hijo del Fantasma and Texano Jr. in their trios match against Rey Mysterio Jr., Psycho Clown and the debuting Garza Jr. (Hijo del Ninja doing Hector Garza spots.) The rudos kept it together enough to get the win – Myzteziz beating Garza – but it apparently was a fakeout to set up the attack later.

a bit familiar

One Perros del Mal member did win on the night: Taya kept the Reina de Reinas championship by making her first defense. She pinned the debuting Lady Maravilla with her northern lights suplex/double stomp combination. Lady Shani was the other surprise wrestler in a surprisingly strong match.

Not all the debuting luchadors lost. Taurus, a new Minotaur-iish creature, shockingly won this year’s Copa Pena. He threw out half the field, eliminating La Parka last to win. Not much is known about Taurus but he appears to be – like Garza Jr., Shani and Maravilla – a Mexican luchador give a new/bigger role rather than any of the rumors foreigners or outside big names.


What was good? Most of the show. The three way tag was the best match on the show, with the women’s match also being a standout. Most everything was good, though the main event had the combination of the usual AAA main event tropes and a clear desire not to beat either man. The LU Alberto/Mundo matches were better than this one, but you got the impression this wasn’t the last one in AAA.

There were no real problems with the iPPV once you got it running. (I think it went out for 2 seconds for me, it was fine when I refreshed.) Getting it running was the tough part. An issue with Paypal slowly processing payments was preventing people from being authorized to watch the show. Some people had to wait for a half hour before they were able to get in, some people never seemed to be able to get in.

Where can I watch it? If you can get them to take your money, the VOD is already up on http://internetvluchalibreaaa.com/. The show should start to air on AAA’s TV show starting on 10/17 (one week later than expected, as Monterrey was cut into two shows.)

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09/20 AAA TV Results (Monterrey)

AAA TV (SUN) 09/20/2015 Arena Jose Sulaiman, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon [AAA]
1) Dinastía, Goya Kong, Pimpinela Escarlata b Lady Shani, Mamba, Mini Charly Manson
The debuting Lady Shani was the mystery woman on the rudo side. She starts 0-1.
2) Aerostar, Argenis, Drago b Dark Cuervo, Dark Scoria, Machine Rocker
Drago pinned Machine. Brian Cage attacked the tecnicos post match, going after Drago to build towards their match at Heroes Inmortales
3) Daga & Steve Pain b Angélico & Jack Evans and Joe Lider & Pentagón Jr.
Prior to this match, Konnan appeared to make three announcements. La Sociedad were bringing in Johnny Mundo to win the Mega title back for the group from Alberto. They were going to help Taya keep the women’s title. And, third, Konnan was stepping down from leading the group and handing it over to Fantasma. This match saw Daga & Pain beat Lider & Pentagon as setup for a rematch at Heroes Inmortales
4) Cibernético, Hijo del Fantasma, Texano Jr. b Monsther Clown, Murder Clown, La Parka
La Parka switched with Psycho Clwon. Cibernetico top rope splashed Monsther. Texano attacked Monsther with the lasso after the match.
5) Psycho Clown & Rey Mysterio Jr. b Brian Cage & Myzteziz
Psycho Clown switched with La Parka. Drago blinded Cage with mist, setting up a Rey victory. Cage & Myzteziz beat up the tecnicos after the match, taking their masks.

Air Date: 10/03

It’s the return of the One Taping Where Everything Happens. AAA’s hand was forced by having by either choosing or being unable to do anything during the vacation taping, but pretty much all the matches for Heroes Inmortales are being strongly pushed for the first time on the show airing a day before the show. We still haven’t heard if the show is airing on iPPV, so that may be a moot point. Alberto appearing in his home town in a title match is what’s selling this show locally anyway.

AAA gave a reason for the Drago/Fenix versus Cage/Mesias match to happen after they announced it. It’s not the best order but it was better than the nothing they had before.

Daga & Steve Pain getting the pin here suggests they’re not getting it when they redo the match at Heroes Inmortales. That team, Pentagon & Lider and even Cuervo & Scoria have all gotten wins in these three way tag matches, but Jack and Angelico have not. (No wonder Jack hates them!)

Fantasma taking over La Sociedad is something to watch, if they go through with it. They’ve lacked an in-ring leader since Perro died, and Fantasma has lacked much to do since about the same time.

“Shani” is a Hindu god. Shani means ‘slow moving one’, which hopefully isn’t the case here. She’s probably one of the mystery women on the Heroes Inmortales card, though nothing was said. She could be someone new, she could be Sexy Lady or La Jarochita or someone else only working the spots shows being given a new character.

Next taping is Heroes Inmortales, on 10/04.

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10/04 AAA TV Lineup (Heroes Inmortales)

AAA TV (SUN) 10/04/2015 Domo de San Luis, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí
Heroes Inmortales IX
1) Goya Kong vs La Hiedra, Taya ©, ?, ?? [Reina del Reinas]
first defense
2) Angélico & Jack Evans vs Joe Lider & Pentagón Jr. © and Daga & Steve Pain [AAA TAG]
first defense
3) Drago & Fénix vs Brian Cage & El Mesías
4) Cibernético vs La Parka, Blue Demon Jr., Averno, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Electroshock, Aerostar, Chessman, ?, Niño Hamburguesa [Copa Antonio Pena]
5) ?, Psycho Clown, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Hijo del Fantasma, Myzteziz, Texano Jr.
6) El Patrón Alberto © vs Johnny Mundo [AAA HEAVY]
second defense

Air Date: 10/10 & 10/17

Hey, it’s the big lineup were missing, with the heavyweight champion who’s also been missing. Alberto makes his first TV appearance since TripleMania in a title defense against Johnny Mundo. The two don’t have any special history in AAA (Mundo’s feuding with Rey before this and after this, judgin from the lineups), but feuded heavily in Lucha Underground. They had good matches there and this should be no different. It’s hard to imagine Alberto losing again in his hometown.

As with those upcoming tapings, there’s quite a few mystery people in this card. The one in the Copa Antonio Pena match could be about anyone. (We know Speedball is coming at some point, but that’d be a strange place to debut anyone since it’ll probably be on of those bigger names getting the win.) The one in the semimain – another Myzteziz/Mysterio trios – seems like opposition for Hijo del Fantasma. No idea on the women in the openers, though it’s slightly interested La Hiedra made the cut and no Apache did.

One more three way tag match, this time actually for the titles. I think this is just the start of continued drama between the teams. There was a tease of an issue between Daga and his Perros del Mal partners in Tehuacan, so they’re not necessarily going to be working together.

Not sure the reason of Drago & Fenix versus Cage & Mesias, except they’ve been seen together in combinations in other places and maybe it’ll work here too.

2, 3, 5 and 6 should all be very good, and it’s not impossible the other two could have some value. This is a good looking lineup.

No word if this’ll be an iPPV. It definitely won’t be a regular PPV, and it’s possible they might just not bother with anything after how last time turns out. It’ll be worth watching when it turns up on TV, at any rate.

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09/13 AAA TV Results (Ring & Rockstars 4)

AAA TV (SUN) 09/13/2015 Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo [Deporte Por Dentro, La Aficion, The Gladiatores]
1) Chikitín & Thunder Boy b Fígaro Del Caribe & Invencible Jr.
locals dark match
2) La Hiedra & Taya b Faby Apache & Goya Kong
3) Argenis & Drago b El Apache & Hijo de Pirata Morgan
4) Joe Lider & Pentagón Jr. b Angélico & Jack Evans and Hijo del Fantasma & Texano Jr.
Perros del Mal team defeated Jack & Angelico
5) Fénix, Psycho Clown, Rey Mysterio Jr. b Brian Cage, El Mesías, Myzteziz
Psycho Clown beat Mesias as Misterio and Myzteziz continue to feud.

Air Date: 09/26

As expected, similar to the Cancun taping. Perros del Mal get their wins back. It sounds like La Hiedra might have gotten the direct win in the women’s match, which would be the only surprise. The AAA pictures of the luchadors partying before the show at the resort (some seen on the Gladiador results) are more interesting than the results. They seemed to announce they’ll be back here next year as usual.

AAA TV announced a 10/09 taping in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo; that’s the missing taping I thought was prior to Heroes Inmortales is actually after it. The only air date that change is Heroes Inmortales starts airing on 10/10, six days after the event takes places. It’s a really quick turn around for a major show (so I’m still a little suspicious there’s some Teleton pre-emption or other skip week coming.)

Also, Heroes Inmortales is three weeks away and zero matches have been announced on TV tapings; they’ve pushed Alberto will be there and not a lot more. This specific taping airs eight days before the show, so any significant build up angle probably needed to be done by now, and all they’ve done is maybe set up a tag team title match. If one of the problems with TripleMania was not building up the matches on TV, that doesn’t appear to have been fixed at all this time around. It may still mean the TV is good – the Tehuacan shows were the best taping of the year and roughly one million times better than TripleMania – but it’s a positive thing they’re (apparently) not trying to sell Heroes Inmortales on PPV.

Next taping is next Sunday in Monterrey.

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09/10 AAA TV Results (Cancún)

AAA TV (THU) 09/10/2015 Plaza de Toros, Cancún, Quintana Roo[@luchalibreaaa, Deporte Por Dentro, Quequi]
Attendance: 5500
1) Ángelus Fly, Hombre Águila, Invencible Jr. b Black Star, Kid Cometa, Silver Star
2) Argenis, Faby Apache, Goya Kong b Apache, La Hiedra, Taya
3) Hijo del Fantasma & Texano Jr. b Murder Clown & Psycho Clown
Rudos beat Murder.
4) Brian Cage, El Mesías, Hijo de Pirata Morgan b Drago, Fénix, La Parka
Mesias snuck in a foul on Parka. Brian Cage appeared to be bald.
5) Angélico, Jack Evans, Rey Mysterio Jr. b Joe Lider, Myzteziz, Pentagón Jr.
Jack beat Lider with a 630, and Angelico & Jack demanded a tag title match.

AAA’s recap is not up yet, but there might not be more notes on this short of show. Quequi said it was a sell out and pictures indicate the same. (Capacity is listed as 5,000 or 5,500 depending on where you look, going with the higher number because there are seats on the floor.) Maybe the bullring will be a usual stop before the Hard Rock Hotel, because that’s a pretty good turnout and it means more days on vacation for everyone.

Cage’s hair was growing back at BOLA, so he would’ve had to reshave his head to be bald at this point. That’s super professional. (Picture was fuzzy, so I may just be missing the hair.)

Earlier in the day, Faby Apache, Drago, Argenis visited a children’s hospital, Pentagon Jr., Taya and Fenix had an autograph signing and Rey Mysterio visited a mural of Rey Mysterio.

Local media outlet Queuqi has been writing short pieces about AAA luchadors, seemingly writing about their gimmicks. Pentagon’s learned banned martial arts moves from Indonesia, Malaysia, and China, Fenix is a scholar of ancient civilizations and got the name from a trip to Egypt and Psycho Clown got his idea for character from when he was five and saw a family member was gunned down by assailants wearing clown masks who were never captured, so he decided to use the same sort of mask to defend the innocent when the law is unable. WHAT.

(This is probably not canon or true, but someone a bit bored.)

Next show is Sunday at the Hard Rock Hotel with the same basic group of guys.

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10/19 AAA TV Lineup (Nuevo Laredo)

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AAA TV (MON) 10/19/2015 Polyforum la Fe, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
1) Faby Apache, Mr. 450, Pimpinela Escarlata vs Hombre Sin Miedo, Mocho Cota Jr., Taya
2) Aerostar, Australian Suicide, Laredo Kid vs Daga, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Steve Pain
3) ?, Angélico, Jack Evans vs Hijo del Fantasma, Joe Lider, Pentagón Jr.
4) Drago, La Parka, Speedball vs Averno, Chessman, Cibernético
5) Fénix, Psycho Clown, Rey Misterio Jr. vs Johnny Mundo, Myzteziz, Texano Jr.

Air Date: 10/31 or 11/07. Thinking more the first.

Remains weird the tapings for after Heroes Inmortales have leaked out and not for the show itself. Maybe they’ll holding it until after tonight’s Cancun taping.

Same roster as Reynosa, same basic matches with a few people moved around and a different set of locals. Laredo Kid will be in a fantastic match, that’s pretty cool. Speedball is getting brought all the way to Mexico for a match with La Parka and the Hell Brothers, that seems a waste. (Even though it’d be a demotion for the new guy, I’d rather see Pimpi in that spot and Speedball int he opener.) Weird the Reynosa show has two mystery person and this one only has one – whoever is coming in as the rudo isn’t sticking around for both shows.

(I guessed Chris Hero might be one of the surprises on the last taping, so something where he could only work one show before flying to NOAH or something would make sense. Except, the closest NOAH tour starts on October 16th, prior to Reynosa tour. It’s their singles match league tournament, which Hero was in last year and could be in this year. It’d be impossible for him to be in AAA if he’s on that tour. So maybe we need another guess.)

I understand the travel limitations mean these these cards can’t have a variety of people but, if these double tapings are going to keep on happening, it’d be nice if there were something besides slightly different meaningless trios matches on back to back weeks of TV. The television product would be better if it felt like there were meaningful matches going on. Taya’s on both these shows, Taya’s had zero televised defenses in her year plus as champion, why not just have a Taya title defense against Faby on one of these shows? (There might be a problem getting a good finish, but AAA never has a probably doing a bad finish.) I’d assume the tag team title match is being saved for a reason, but they could do Psycho Clown versus any one on the rudo side in the same way. Good TV needs some special hook to happen one every show, and this is more the CMLL-like way of making boring TV then the Lucha Underground way of making something people have to check out each week.

This may be uneventful TV, but every match – except that semimain – has a chance of being very good and I’m interested in seeing it. Weirdly, the cycle of TV leading up to TripleMania appears to be the most boring section of TV this year. The TV prior was better, the TV leading to Heroes Inmortales looks good, and these shows leading to Guerra de Titanes will at least have some good matches.

No idea of when the next taping is, because this is far into the future. There should be 2 or 3 more tapings after this until Guerra de Titanes. The end of the year is already on the horizon.

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10/17 AAA TV Lineup (Reynosa) – debut of Speedball?

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AAA TV (SAT) 10/17/2015 Gimnasio de la Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Reynosa, Tamaulipas
1) Faby Apache, Karateka Jr., Pimpinela Escarlata vs Gigga, Perfil, Unico Jr., Taya
1) Faby Apache, Magnifico, Mr. 450, Pimpinela Escarlata vs Gigga,Imagen De Oro, Imagen Ii, Taya
2) Aerostar, Australian Suicide, Speedball vs Daga, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Steve Pain
3) La Parka, Monsther Clown, Murder Clown vs Averno, Chessman, Cibernético
4) ?, Angélico, Jack Evans vs ??, Hijo del Fantasma, Texano
5) Psycho Clown & Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Johnny Mundo & Myzteziz

Air Date: this is well in the future, so I’ll put down “10/31” but it could shift a week either direction. Likely a one week taping.

Someone messed up; this is a post Heroes Inmortales lineup no one was supposed to see for three weeks more, at least. (@JtSol13so was the first person I saw who had it on Twitter.) There are no storyline giveaways – because there are very few storylines to give away right now – there’s are new names coming out.

The Speedball in the segunda is surely “Speedball” Mike Bailey, rising Canadian indy star of the moment. He’s a high flyer/kicker with a background in taekwondo who’s gotten over in PWG as an undersized fighter. He’s working a lot of well known indies, but it’s in PWG where he had a great match agaisnt Chris Hero which might be the reason he made it here. Konnan raved about that particular match on his own podcast and on the Wrestling Observer one. He’s teaming with Aerostar & Suicide against the maybeAnarakia trio in what should be a great match.

(Note AAA now has a Speedball and a Fireball. One short of a ball trio. Speedball has a masked alterego which might work better here, but not sure AAA would’ve seen that or if he’d just prefer to be unmasked.)

We don’t know who’s in the semifinals. That spot on the card suggest these are people of significance. AAA usually debuts new people and then lists them as surprises for the next couple of tapings, so we may know who these people are by the time Heroes Inmortales takes place (or even by the time the card is announced.) It stands to reason that if the Bailey/Hero match got one guy a spot, it might have gotten the other one a spot as well.

The blue names in the opener are local Reynosa guys to fill out the card. Karateka is from Matamoros, the other three show up in Reynosa. Perfil and Unico Jr. are two different people, so they’re missing a name on the tecnico side. It’s the dark match/maybe interent only match if they’re still doing those.

Edit 3:40pm: There’s a new poster floating around with different names for the opener

  • Mr. 450 is an ex Chicago indy guy who’s been in Puerto Rico (and is currently WWC’s world champ heading into a match with Carlito.) He’s also recently appeared on NXT as a jobber recently. It’s odd AAA would fly him in just to work openers – they have luchadors in Reynosa who could do that – but maybe he’s coming to Mexico on his own or for other reasons and he just picked up more work: he’s also listed on as working in Hidalgo the night prior
  • there’s a Magnifico in Reynosa, not to be confused with the 300 other Magnificos
  • Imagen II has been around Reynosa since at least the turn of the century, appeared on TV tapings back around then. Imagen de Oro often teams with him.

Myzteziz & Rey are still going to be rivals, which means Johnny Mundo may mostly fight Psycho Clown. That’ll be an amazing thing. It’s kind of strange Johnny Mundo ends up working TV tapngs and not TripleMania. I fully support the idea of La Parka replacing Psycho Clown in the circus, those three guys belong together.

AAA uses the just about the same roster when they run two tapings in a short period of time, so this group of people will probably be in slightly different matches in Nuevo Laredo two days later.

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09/10 AAA TV Lineup (Cancún)

AAA (THU) 09/10/2015 Plaza de Toros, Cancún, Quintana Roo
1) Argenis, Faby Apache, Goya Kong vs Apache, La Hiedra, Taya
2) Murder Clown & Psycho Clown vs Hijo del Fantasma & Texano Jr.
3) Drago, Fénix, La Parka vs Brian Cage, El Mesías, Hijo de Pirata Morgan
4) Angélico, Jack Evans, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Joe Lider, Myzteziz, Pentagón Jr.

Air Date: 09/19 (everything else moves back a a week)

This didn’t appear to be a TV taping when they explained it at the press conference, but the poster says TV taping. It’s better than the Hard Rock show not being split into two tapings, but it’s also a couple of shows where not a lot will be happening. The Hard Rock lineup seems like the better one of the two; every match has at least one person who needs to be worked around.

The good news is, after a period where nothing much was going on with AAA, we’re in a period where there’s 3 tapings in 10 days and new matches airing on TV this weekend. Much more interesting.


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09/13 AAA TV Lineup (Ring & Rock Stars 4)

AAA TV (SUN) 09/13/2015 Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo
1) Faby Apache & Goya Kong vs La Hiedra & Taya
2) Argenis & Drago vs El Apache & Hijo de Pirata Morgan
3) Angélico & Jack Evans vs Hijo del Fantasma & Texano Jr. and Joe Lider & Pentagón Jr.
4) Fénix, Psycho Clown, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Brian Cage, El Mesías, Myzteziz

Air Date: 09/19 (and hopefully only that)

Hurrying this up before the Anniversary post, but I’m not sure I’m missing anything by writing fast. It’s the usual Hard Rock show, with some matches and no obvious storyline development. All the matches actually look good, but the environment means more of a vacation atmosphere. These matches are nice surprises if they’re great.

Angelico & Jack and Pentagon & Lider continue to be in nothing by three way tag matches with a rudo third team. (Texano & Fantasma should work with Lider & Pentagon, probably won’t.)

Next show is 09/20 in Monterrey.

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