Infierno en el Ring set for 07/19, Santo surgery

The CMLL press event had the expected amount of news. CMLL Gaceta has the only wrap up I’ve seen, though a lot was mentioned back on Twitter

  • Infierno en el Ring was officially announced for 07/19. That’s a week later than earlier speculation. The ten men in the cage match are the ten men you’d expect: Shocker, Rush, Máximo, Blue Panther, Super Porky, Negro Casas, Averno, Mr. Águila, Rey Escorpión, Rey Bucanero. Averno and Blue Panther were the last to sign (among the people who actually showed up, no Brazo de Plata), both challenging each to another apuesta match should they survive this one. That match would be a one fall submission match with no ropes no ropes break, and is unlikely to actually happen no matter what goes on here. Mr.
  • A 35th Blue Panther Anniversary show will be held on 08/16. The main event is Blue Panther, Atlantis and Negro Casas vs Solar, Negro Navarro and Black Terry. That should be outstanding.
  • Marco Corleone announced his knee injury was not as severe as previously reported, and he’ll be back in August. That’s way ahead of the initial schedule. He also said that any enemy of Rush is an enemy of himself and Maximo.
  • More En Busca de un Idolo shuffling. Shocker and Rush argued about who was running the tecnico team. Mr. Niebla takes over for Terrible with the rudos (just Vangelis.) Like last year, all the participants will come back for a cibernetico after the tournament, on 07/26. There was no mention of any prize for the winner.
  • Taichi starts on 07/26, and the CMLL travels to Japan (REINA, NJPW) were mentioned.

Ray Mendoza Jr. also held a press conference for his show on the 20th. Not much news on that one. There’s CMLL luchadors all over the lineup, but they none appeared at the press conference. Hijo de Pirata Morgan challenged V5 to a hair vs hair match, and V5 said no.

In his weekly Record column, El Hijo del Santo explains he was hurt so much by LA Park’s martinete, he had surgery – to his intestines, because of the pressure the move put on his abdominal region. Riiiiight. This sounds like Santo  previously had surgery scheduled and decided to weave into this match. He’ll be out for 45 days.

AAA sent out an interview with Nino Hamburguesa talking about Sunday’s match in Ecatepec as his TV debut match. It’s not his TV debut match; he wrestled in the opener of the March 3rd San Luis Potosi Sin Limite taping, which eventually aired on Fusion. This Sunday’s match in Ecatepec is also an opener and may also end up on Fusion or not aired at all.

NJPW’s Kizuna Road iPPV is tomorrow morning. It’s starting at 4:30 am Central Time, with the CMLL Tag Team Title match taking place around 6am. I think I’m watching this live.

This week’s Tercera Caida was filmed before a live audience in Arena Queretaro, with the American Wolves and promotes Carlos Maynes. DTU’s 4 show weekend tour starts tonight in that building and will eventually air on TVC Deportes.

Mascara Dorada & Sagrado beat Mr. Aguila & Mephisto in Cuautlancingo, Puebla on a show sponsored by local political candidates.

Bill has highlights of 07/19/12 IWRG.

A different kind of unmasking.

02/27: Misterio, Puebla, Guadalajara, Naucalpan, AULL

La Presna confirms parts of the Rey de Reyes lineup. Rey Misterio will be there (only because it’s supposed to be a benefit for Konnan), and the main event is Cibernetico, Charly Manson, and Chessman vs Scott Steiner, “another one of TNA”, and “another surprise” – the last is surely Kenzo, since that’s what has been mentioned elsewhere.

CMLL (MON) 02/26 Arena Puebla
1) SWAT, the Tigre, Zigma b Fuerza Chicana, Murcielago, Siki Ozama
2) Mini Damian, Mini Halloween, Mini Mr. Aguila b Asturiano, Blue Center, Ultimo Dragoncito
3) Emilio Charles Jr., Ohara, Okumura b Maximo, Metro II, Sagrado
4) Alex Koslov, Ultimo Dragon, Volador Jr. b Efesto, Mephisto, Terrible
5) Averno b Mistico [CMLL MIDDLE]

Averno fouled Mistico and got the pin.


CMLL (TUE) 02/27 Arena Aficion [box y lucha]
1) Blue Prince I, Blue Prince II vs Plaga, Despiadado
2) Titan, Mensajero de la Muerte vs Exotico, Blade
3) Negro Navarro, Trauma I, Trauma II vs Enfermero Jr., Okada, Mazausaki
4) Rey Bucanero, Arenita vs Ultimo Guerrero, Olimpico

Hey, look, no Mistico.

CMLL (SUN) 03/04 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Estrella de Jalisco vs Fraile de la Muerte
2) Nube Roja, Idolo vs Infierno, Guero Loco
3) Antrax vs Danger (Guadalajara)
4) Dr. Wagner Jr. vs Sagrado vs Rayman vs Virus vs Gallo vs Maximo vs Atlantis vs Malefico vs Nitro vs Magnum vs Sangre Azteca vs Ultimo Guerrero [ciber]

CMLL (TUE) 03/06 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Neon vs Imposter
2) Azazel vs Mr. Trueno
3) Metatron vs Infierno
4) Virus, Metal Blanco, Metalik vs Nitro, Sangre Azteca, Mascara Magica
5) Maximo vs Mr. Power
6) Rey Bucanero, Oro II vs Olimpico, Tarzan Boy

Hey, Oro II still wrestles. Think he was injuried all this time?

IWRG (SUN) 02/25 Arena Naucalpan
1) Puma King b Volcan Negro
2) Antaris, Kai, Yamato b Black Jaguar, Black Stone, Vampiro Metalico
3) Coco Blanco, Coco Rojo, Coco Verde b Dr. Cerebro, Kid Tiger, Suicida
4) El Dandy, Felino, Negro Navarro, Villano III b Bestia Salvaje, Black Pentagon, Nosawa, Veneno
5) Avisman & Black Terry b Cerebro Negro & Freelance [losers advance]
6) Cerebro Negro b Freelance [IWRG WELTER]

No explaination why Cerebro Negro and Suicida switched spots. Dandy and Villano III busted each other open, with a beer bottle coming into play at the finish. Coco Blanco got eliminated in the final fall of the tercera, but snuck back in and fouled Kid Tiger to help his team win.

IWRG (THU) 03/01 Arena Naucalpan
1) Celestial vs Volcan Negro
2) Ave Fenix & Kid Tiger vs Bestial & Dr. Maldad
3) Fantasma de la Opera, Trauma I, Trauma II vs Aki, Fabian el Gitano, Yamato
4) Cerebro Negro, Dr. Cerebro, Suicida vs Black Terry, Kraneo, Zandokan
5) El Dandy, Electroshock, Heavy Metal vs Bestia Salvaje, Pierroth, Veneno

IWRG (SUN) 03/04 Arena Naucalpan
1) Aguila Oriental, Celestial vs Mr. Randal, Extrano
2) Antaris, Sadico vs Vampiro Metalico, Airon Boy
3) Fantasma de la Opers, Peligro, Kraneo vs Yamato, Kai, King Boy
4) Suicida, Dr. Cerebro, Cerebro Negro vs Bestia Salvaje, Veneno, Black Terry
5) El Dandy vs Villano III

AULL (FRI) 03/02 Arena Lopez Mateos Lineup
1) Puma King, Sombra Escarlata vs Kid Tiger, Sol de Oriente
2) Dr. Psiquiatra, Psicopata vs Epidermia, Heavy Boy [AULL TAG, 2nd, torneo]
3) Cerebro Negro, Fantasma de la Opera vs Supremo Jr., Rambo Jr. [AULL TAG, 2nd, torneo]
4) Astro Boy, Robin Maravilla vs Sepulturero I, Sepulturero II
5) Villano III, Super Muneco, Rocky Santana vs Satanico, Coco Rojo, Negro Navarro
6) Dos Caras Jr., Volador Jr., Ultimo Gladiador vs Terrible, Rey Krymen, Sadico

There’s a new Halcon up! #86
– Interview with Blue Demon Jr.
– Q&A with Espiritu Guerrero, who has a cool mask
– Bio of El Hlacon
– Interview with Princesa Blanca – she says she’s back in AAA. She is? I read this wrong, never mind.
– Fact sheet on Explosivo.
– The history of the original el Halcon

I like the new design.

El Siglo de Torreon has an article on the 03/01 Wagner show.

El Occidental has a bio of Rayo de Jalisco Sr.

El Sol de Tampico hypes up Guerrera Negra.

Guerreros del Ring #76 has Solar.

Full lineups are below

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