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Viva La Raza! Lucha Weekly
March 5, 2010
By: Josh Boutwell of WrestleView.com


CMLL

CMLL 02/26 Arena Mexico Results
1) Astro Boy, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Molotov def. Artillero, Semental, & Super Comando via DQ
2) Fuego, Pegasso, & Rey Cometa def. Arkangel de la Muerte, Loco Max, & Skandalo
3) Lightning Match: Mephisto def. Hijo del Fantasma
4) La Mascara, Shocker, & Toscano def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Maximo, & Mr. Niebla
5) Ultimo Guerrero, El Terrible, & Texano Jr. def. Ray Mendoza Jr., Tetsuya Naito, & Taichi
6) Volador Jr., La Sombra, & Mascara Dorada def. Mistico, Negro Casas, & Felino

CMLL 02/28 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Templario def. Guerrero Romano
2) Virgo def. Meteoro
3) Idolo & Samurai def. Magnum & Metatron
4) Asesino Negro & Malefico def. Hierro & Metal Blanco
5) Lady Apache & Marcela def. Amapola & Mima Shimoda via DQ
6) Mistico, Mascara Dorada, & Brazo de Plata def. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto

CMLL 02/28 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Apolo Estrada Jr. & Disturbio def. Rayo Tapatio I & Rayo Taptaio II
2) Cancerbero, Nosferatu, & Raxziel def. Angel Azteca Jr., Angel de Oro, & Angel de Plata
3) Sagrado, Hijo del Fantasma, & Stuka Jr. def. Sangre Azteca, Vangelis, & Virus
4) Blue Panther, La Mascara, & Strong Man def. Rey Bucanero, Atlantis, & Taichi
5) CMLL Heavyweight Title: Ultimo Guerrero (c) def. Shocker to retain the title!
* NOTES *
- Ultimo Guerrero moves one step closer towards becoming the all-time successful CMLL Heavyweight title defenses leader, this being his 9th (and 2nd over Shocker). However he is still 7 successful defenses behind Universo 2000.

CMLL 03/02 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Acertijo def. Thunder Boy
2) Rafaga & Titanio def. Astaroth & Nube Roja
3) Astral & Saturno def. Pequeno Damian666 & Pierrothito via DQ
4) Angel del Mal & Asesino Negro def. Gallo & Neutron
5) Felino, Mr. Niebla, & Maximo def. La Sombra, Sagrado, & Hijo del Fantasma
* NOTES *
- Pierrothito got caught trying to take Saturno's mask off so he will now have to defend the Lightweight Title against him next week.

CMLL 03/01 Arena Puebla Results
1) Black Tiger, Blue Center, & Milenium def. Akron, Karisma, & Siki Ozama Jr.
2) Dalis la Caribena, Estrella Magica, & Lady Apache def. Princesa Blanca, Sexuis, & Yeska
3) Pequeno Universo 2000, Pequeno Violencia, & Pierrothito def. Asturiano, Bam Bam, & Mr. Rafaga
4) Blue Panther, Volador Jr., & Toscano def. Shigeo Okumura, Tetsuya Naito, & Taichi
5) Strong Man def. Ultimo Guerrero via DQ
* NOTES *
- In the Main Event Strong Man won the first fall clean with a Gorilla Press Slam but then Guerrero came back in the second and won clean with an Armbar. In the 3rd Guerrero fouled Strong Man and then faked a foul so the referee asked the fans who did it. He then awarded the match to Strong Man via DQ and afterward Guerrero offered a Title Match to Strong Man.

CMLL 03/02 Arena Mexico Results
1) Artillero & Super Comando def. Principe & Trueno
2) Estrella Magica, Marcela, & Star Fire def. Amapola, La Comandante, & La Seductora
3) Hooligan, Nitro, & Skandalo def. Astro Boy, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Starman
4) Blue Panther, Fuego, & Rush def. Euforia, Shigeo Okumura, & Virus
5) Hector Garza, Toscano, & Brazo de Plata def. Ray Mendoza Jr., Tetsuya Naito, & Taichi

CMLL 03/05 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Metalico & Sensei vs. Disturbio & Durango Kid
2) Dark Angel, Lady Apache, & Lluvia vs. Hiroka, Mima Shimoda, & Princesa Sujei
3) Lightning Match: Diamante vs. Raziel
4) Metro, Stuka Jr., & Valiente vs. Mephisto, Ephesto, & Vangelis
5) Shocker, Strong Man, & La Mascara vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Atlantis
6) Volador Jr., La Sombra, & Mascara Dorada vs. Mistico, Negro Casas, & Felino

CMLL/INDY 03/06 Jalisco Lineup
1) Estrellita & Octagoncito II vs. Bracito de Oro & La Diabolica
2) Pegasso, Rey Cometa, & Valiente vs. Histeria Xtreme, Misterioso II, & Sangre Azteca
3) Mistico, Charly Manson, & La Mascara vs .Averno, Psicosis Xtreme, & Maniaco

CMLL 03/07 Arena Coliseo Lineup
1) Bengala & Camaleon vs. Apocalipsis & Cholo
2) Fabian el Gitano & Leono vs. Puma King & Tiger Kid
3) 2010 Pequeno Rey del Aires Cibernetico: Electrico vs. Shockercito vs. Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Pequeno Olimpico vs. Bam Bam vs. Pequeno Damian666 vs. Pequeno Warrior vs. Pequeno Nitro vs. Pequeno Universo 2000 vs. Pequeno Violencia
4) Mascara Dorada, Rush, & Toscano vs. El Terrible, Texano Jr., & Vangelis
5) Blue Panther, Volador Jr., & Brazo de Plata vs. Negro Casas, Taichi, & Mr. Niebla
* NOTES *
- This will be the 4th annual Pequeno Rey del Aires (Mini King of the Air) and like always it will be contested under Cibernetico (elimination) rules. Two things to note is this will be the first ever Pequeno Reyes del Aire without Pequeno Halloween (he will probably be missed here) and also this is the first time since 2007 it didn't take place in January (it happened in July in 2007). Also, no Mascarita Dorada or Pierrothito (for whatever reason) this year. Regardless of anything else this should be an outstanding match. Now someone in CMLL needs to realize we didn't get a Reyes del Aire (for the regular sized luchadores) in 2009 so we definitely need one in 2010 (maybe TWO!).

CMLL 03/07 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Angelo & El Divino vs. In Memoria & Titanio
2) Astaroth & Magnum vs. Drago & Infierno
3) Hierro vs. Asesino Negro
4) Dalis la Caribena & Lady Apache vs. Princesa Blanca & Princesa Sujei
5) Hijo del Fantasma, La Sombra, & La Mascara vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Atlantis

CMLL 03/19 "Dos Leyendas" Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Angel de Oro, Fuego, & Stuka Jr. vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Misterioso II, & Sangre Azteca
2) Hijo del Fantasma, Mascara Dorada, & Valiente vs. Mephisto, Texano Jr., & El Terrible
3) Blue Panther, La Mascara, & Brazo de Plata vs. Negro Casas, Ray Mendoza Jr., & Taichi
4) Hector Garza, Maximo, & Mr. Niebla vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Atlantis
5) Relevos Suicidas: Mistico & Felino vs. Volador Jr. & La Sombra
6) Mask vs. Mask: TBA vs. TBA
* NOTES *
- The two legends to be honored this year are CMLL founder Salvador Lutteroth and the legendary Ray Mendoza Sr. (father of the Villano brothers).
- In the Semi-Main the first two men who are pinned/eliminated will then move to the Main Event for the Mask vs. Mask Match will have NO time limit! This doesn't mean the losing team, it just means the two men that are pinned first so, for example, if Felino is pinned and then Volador is pinned it will be Volador Jr. vs. Felino in the Mask vs. Mask Match. Then again it could end up being a partners match with Volador Jr. having to face his partner La Sombra. It could go many ways.


AAA

Pro Wrestling NOAH Stars Coming to AAA

This week AAA announced that Takeshi Morishima will be returning to AAA in March this time along with currently 1/2 of the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, Taiji Ishimori. They will be competing on the 03/19 show in Mexico City that will be going head-to-head with CMLL's huge Dos Leyendas event. Wouldn't it make more sense to bring Ishimori's partner Ricky Marvin (a Mexico native) with him? There I go trying to bring logic into a AAA discussion again.

AAA 02/27 TV Taping Results
1) Aerostar, Fabi Apache, May Flowers, & Octagoncito def. Mini Abismo Negro, Polvo de Estrellas, Sexy Star, & Ultimo Gladiador
2) Billy Boy, Decnnis, & El Brazo def. Atomic Boy, Crazy Boy, & Lasser Boy
3) Jack Evans, Laredo Kid, & Super Fly def. Cuervo, Escoria, & Ozz via COUNTOUT
4) Extreme Tiger, Latin Lover, & Marco Corleone def. Alex Koslov, Nicho el Millionario, & Joe Lider
5) Cibernetico & El Mesias def. Chessman & El Zorro

AAA 02/28 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Rio Bravo II, Tito Santana II, & Tigre Cota def. Angel Dorado, Babe Rap, & Sky
2) Hija del Karonte, La Hechicera, & Tiffany def. Esther Moreno, Mari Apache, & Poly Star
3) Ultimo Gladiador def. Rey Infernal
4) May Flowers, Yuriko, & Pimpinela Escarlata def. Caifan Rockero I, Karonte, & Rey Sagitario
5) Monster Clown, Psycho Clown, & Murder Clown def. El Elegido, Hombre Sin Miedo, & Mascara Purpura
6) Silver King, Dr. Wagner III, & Electroshock def. Black Warrior, El Mesias, & La Parka Jr.

AAA/INDY 03/01 Colima Results
1) Los Payasos Jr. I and Los Payasos Jr. II def. General de la Muerte & Terremoto
2) Turbo & Vaquero def. Aliado de la Muerte & Black Crazy
3) Mini Charly Manson & Octagoncito def. Mini Abismo Negro & Mini Psicosis
4) Alan Stone & Octagon def. Escoria & Ozz
5) Ciberentico & Electroshock def. Chessman & Konnan

AAA 03/05 TV Taping Lineup
1) Mascarita Sagrada, Mini Charly Manson, & Octagoncito vs. Mini Abismo Negro, Mini Histeria, & Mini Psicosis
2) Fabi Apache & Mari Apache vs. TBA
3) Nicho el Millionario & Joe Lider vs. Jack Evans & Rocky Romero
4) Cibernetico & Extreme Tiger vs. El Zorro & Alex Koslov
5) La Parka Jr. vs. Silver King
6) El Mesias, Marco Corleone, & Octagon vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Electroshock, & Ultimo Gladiador

AAA 03/07 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Lineup
1) Goddess & Mari Apache vs. Hija de Karonte & Sexy Star
2) AAA Northern Tag Titles: Angel Dorado Jr. & Sky (c) vs. Tigre Cota & Tito Santana II
3) Babe Rap, Mascara Purpura, & Pimpinela Escarlata vs. Androide, Rey Sagitario, & Rio Bravo II
4) Aerostar, El Elegido, & Laredo Kid vs. Cuervo, Escoria, & Ozz
5) Black Warrior, El Mesias, & La Parka Jr. vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King, & Dr. Wagner III

AAA 03/12 "Rey de Reyes" TV Taping Lineup
1) Cinthia Moreno, Fabi Apache, & Mari Apache vs. Sexy Star, Rain, & Christina Von Erie
2) Rey de Reyes Semifinals: La Parka Jr. vs. El Zorro vs. Chessman vs. Octagon
3) Rey de Reyes Semifinals: El Elegido vs. Crazy Boy vs. Kenzo Suzuki vs. TBA
4) Rey de Reyes Semifinals: Marco Corleone vs. Jack Evans vs. Ozz vs. Decnnis
5) AAA Cruiserweight Title: Extreme Tiger (c) vs. Alex Koslov
6) Pimpinela Escarlata, TBA, & TBA vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King, & Ultimo Gladiador
7) Cibernetico vs. Konnan
8) Rey de Reyes Finals: TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA
9) AAA Mega-Heavyweight Title Fatal 4-Way: El Mesias (c) vs. Latin Lover vs. Electroshock vs. Mr. Anderson
* NOTES *
- So the rumors of Hernandez coming in and jumping into the Title Match were untrue and it will actually be TNA star Mr. Anderson.
- AAA is going with a similar concept for this years Rey de Reyes as last years but instead of 4 Fatal-4 Ways in the 1st round and then another Fatal 4-Way in the Finals, there will be three Fatal 4-Ways in the 1st round and then the final Triple Threat.
- There's still alot of mystery spots to be filled on the show.


DRAGON GATE

Title vs. Title Set in DGUSA, Plus New Show Dates

This week Dragon Gate USA announced the signing of a HUGE Match for their 03/26 "Open the Untouchable Gate" show in Phoenix WrestleMania Weekend. It will be Open the Freedom Gate Champion: BxB Hulk going one-on-one with the Open the Dream Gate Champion: Naruki Doi in a Title-for-Title Match! One of the two men will leave Phoenix as a double champion! Also, DGUSA announced this week that they will be heading to Canada in May (7th and 8th) for the first DGUSA events up there as well as their return to Philadelphia on July 24th.

Dragon Gate 02/26 Hyogo Results
1) Takuya Sugawara & Yasushi Kanda def. BxB Hulk & Naoki Tanisaki
2) Genki Horiguchi fought Mark Haskins to a NO CONTEST
3) Super Shisa & Shisa Boy def. Tigers Mask & Black Buffalo via DQ
4) Masaaki Mochizuki def. KAGETORA
5) CIMA & Don Fujii def. Gamma & Dragon Kid
6) YAMATO, Shingo Takagi, & Akira Tozawa def. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, & PAC

Dragon Gate 02/27 Kyoto Results
1) Mark Haskins def. Super Shenlong
2) Yasushi Kanda & Kzy def. BxB Hulk & Masato Yoshino
3) 3-Way: KAGETORA def. Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa & Genki Horiguchi
4) Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii def. Naruki Doi & PAC
5) Susumu Yokosuka fought Takuya Sugawara to a NO CONTEST
6) Open the Brave Gate Title: Super Shisa def. K-Ness (c) to win the title!
7) YAMATO, Shingo Takagi, & Akira Tozawa def. CIMA, Gamma, & Dragon Kid
* NOTES *
- K-Ness drops the Brave Gate Title in his 2nd defense and Shisa wins it for the first time in his career.
- In the Susumu-Takuya match Black Hulk (BxB Hulk's 'violent' persona) came in and jumped Takuya to cause the No Contest.
- The Main Event had stipulations stating that the winning team would win the right to have KAGETORA in their group. In the end KAMIKAZE (Shingo's group) took out Warriors-5 (CIMA's group) and KAGETORA joined their group. Afterward Dragon Kid suggested that Genki join the Warriors now and Genki accepted.
- Also, Dragon Gate announced that the 2010 King of Gate Tournament would take place in April.

Dragon Gate 02/28 Mie Results
1) Gamma & Genki Horiguchi def. Yasushi Kanda & Kzy
2) Don Fujii def. Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
3) Susumu Yokosuka def. Akira Tozawa
4) CIMA & Dragon Kid def. BxB Hulk & Mark Haskins
5) Shingo Takagi, YAMATO, & KAGETORA def. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, & PAC

Dragon Gate 03/05 Osaka Lineup
1) Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi, & Juventud Guerrera vs. Naoki Tanisaki, PAC, & Mark Haskins
2) Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Akira Tozawa
3) K-Ness & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Anthony W. Mori & Don Fujii
4) BxB Hulk vs. Yasushi Kanda
5) Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Shingo Takagi & YAMATO
6) Dragon Gate vs. Osaka Pro: CIMA, Gamma, & Super Shisa vs. Black Buffalo, Tigers Mask, & Tadasuke

Dragon Gate 03/03 Tokyo Results
1) Takuya Sugawara def. Genki Horiguchi
2) MAZADA & NOSAWA def. Don Fujii & Gamma
3) Super Shisa def. KAGETORA
4) Masaaki Mochizuki def. Makoto Hashi
5) CIMA, Dragon Kid, & Juventud Guerrera def. Naoki Tanisaki, PAC, & Mark Haskins
6) Yasushi Kanda & Kenichiro Arai def. K-Ness & Susumu Yokosuka
7) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, & BxB Hulk def. YAMATO, Shingo Takagi, & Akira Tozawa

Dragon Gate 03/05 Osaka Lineup
1) Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi, & Juventud Guerrera vs. Naoki Tanisaki, PAC, & Mark Haskins
2) Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Akira Tozawa
3) K-Ness & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Anthony W. Mori & Don Fujii
4) BxB Hulk vs. Yasushi Kanda
5) Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Shingo Takagi & YAMATO
6) Dragon Gate vs. Osaka Pro: CIMA, Gamma, & Super Shisa vs. Black Buffalo, Tigers Mask, & Tadsuke

Dragon Gate 03/06 Mie Lineup
1) Cyber Kong vs. Mark Haskins
2) Susumu Yokosuka & K-Ness vs. Genki Horiguchi & Gamma
3) Don Fujii vs. Yasushi Kanda
4) Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Akira Tozawa
5) YAMATO & Shingo Takagi vs. Naruki Doi & PAC
6) CIMA, Dragon Kid, & Juventud Guerrera vs. Masato Yoshino, BxB Hulk, & Naoki Tanisaki

Dragon Gate 03/07 Tokushima Lineup
1) Cyber Kong vs. Takuya Onodera
2) K-Ness & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Shingo Takagi & Mark Haskins
3) Masasaki Mochizuki vs. Genki Horiguchi
4) Don Fujii & Gamma vs. Yasushi Kanda & Kzy
5) Naruki Doi & Naoki Tanisaki vs. YAMATO & Akira Tozawa
6) CIMA, Dragon Kid, & Juventud Guerrera vs. Masato Yoshino, BxB Hulk, & PAC

Dragon Gate 03/09 Fukushima Lineup
1) Cyber Kong vs. Mark Haskins
2) K-Ness & Susumy Yokosuka vs. Genki Horiguchi & Gamma
3) Jackson Florida vs. Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
4) CIMA & Juventud Guerrera vs. Kenichiro Arai & Kzy
5) Masaaki Mochizuki & Dragon Kid vs. BxB Hulk & PAC
6) Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, & Naoki Tanisaki vs. Shingo Takagi, YAMATO, & Akira Tozawa

Dragon Gate 03/22 "Compilation Gate 2010" Tokyo Lineup
1) Anthony W. Mori & Kotoka vs. Super Shenlong & Hollywood Stalker Ichikawa
2) Akira Tozawa, KAGETORA, & Mark Haskins vs. PAC, Naoki Tanisaki, & Makoto Hashi
3) Handicap Match: K-Ness & Susumu Yokosuka vs. Takuya Sugawara, Kenichiro Arai, Yasushi Kanda, & Kzy
4) Open the Brave Gate Triple Threat: Super Shisa (c) vs. Genki Horiguchi vs. Munenori Sawa
5) Dragon Kid & Juventud Guerrera vs. BxB Hulk & Masato Yoshino
6) Open the Triangle Gate Titles: Masaaki Mochizuki, Don Fujii, & Akebono (c) vs. NOSAWA, MAZADA, & Abdullah The Butcher
7) Open the Twin Gate Titles: CIMA & Gamma (c) vs. Shingo Takagi & Cyber Kong
8) Open the Dream Gate Title: Naruki Doi (c) vs. YAMATO

DGUSA 03/26 "Open The Ultimate Gate" Phoenix, AZ Lineup
1) Paul London & Jimmy Jacobs vs. Brian Kendrick & Jon Moxley
2) Masato Yoshino vs. Shingo Takagi
3) Jack Evans & Generation Me (aka Young Bucks) vs. CIMA, Dragon Kid, & Gamma
4) Title vs. Title - Open the Freedom Gate Champ: BxB Hulk vs. Open the Dream Gate Champ: Naruki Doi
* NOTES *
- Plus YAMATO, Susumu Yokosuka, Genki Horiguchi, Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, L.A. Park, Hijo de Rey Misterio, TJP (TJ Perkins), Brad Allen, Elite Extreme (Derrick Neikirk & G.Q. Gall), and more in action!

DGUSA 03/27 "Mercury Rising" PPV Phoenix, AZ Lineup
1) Extreme 3-Way Dance: Tommy Dreamer vs. Jimmy Jacobs vs. Jon Moxley
2) YAMATO vs. Susumu Yokosuka
3) CIMA, Dragon Kid, & Gamma vs. Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, & BxB Hulk
* NOTES *
- Plus Shingo Takagi, Genki Horiguchi, Generation Me, Jack Evans, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, TJP, Brad Allen, Elite Extreme, & more in action!


INDY & OTHER NEWS

Ricky Marvin Wins 2nd GHC Championship

I'm WAY late on this (I'm not able to keep up with Pro Wrestling NOAH as much as I'd like) but on 02/18, former CMLL star and easily the biggest Mexican-born wrestler in Japan at the moment, won his 2nd official GHC Championship with NOAH (he did hold the NWA Welterweight Title which was once recognized by NOAH). He and his tag team partner Taiji Ishimori won the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championships when they defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Genba Hirayanagi in the finals of the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championships Tournament. This is the second time Marvin has held this belt, winning it in 2007 with Kotari Suzuki. Tajii-Marvin are only the 3rd Japanese-foreigner (and Japanese-Mexican) tandem to win the belt. The first to do it was Kendo Kashin & Dr. Wagner Jr. back in 1999 and then of course Kotaro Suzuki & Marvin in 2007.

PWR Announces Jr. Title Tournament
This week Pro Wrestling Revolution finally announced the date for their tournament to crown the very first PWR Jr. Heavyweight Champion! The tournament will be held on March 27th from Santa Maria, California. The entrants in this tournament will be Bryan Cage, Brandon Bonham, El Chupacabras, Mr. Wrestling IV, Rik Luxury, Orion, Billy Blade, & Derek Sanders (pretty surprising no surprise luchadores here). It will be a one-night tournament. Also on the card KAFU will team up with CMLL's Strong Man to do battle with Oliver John and the original Misterioso! Also, Vaquero Fantasma goes one-on-one with the NWA World Heavyweight Champion Blue Demon Jr. in a Non Title Match!

Blue Demon Jr. & NWA Reclaim Titles
This week Blue Demon Jr. and the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) held a press conference where they stated that the NWA would no longer recognize CMLL's NWA Champions. This is the 3rd or 4th time the NWA has made a statement like this but this time Demon actually debuted new NWA Light Heavyweight and Middleweight Championship belts. Demon claimed that letters had been sent to CMLL and the Lucha Commission and they wanted this enforced (the title belts returned?) but as of now CMLL still has the belts in their possession. Demon also announced that these new belts would be a part of the new NWA-sanctioned Perros del Mal promotion (slap in CMLL's face?). Currently Texano Jr. is the NWA Light Heavyweight Champion and Averno is the NWA Middleweight Champion. Also, Mephisto is the NWA Welterweight Champion but that belt was not mentioned by Demon and I would imagine that is for good reason. That belt was actually created before the original NWA was created and only had the NWA name attached to it after CMLL become aligned with the NWA (back in the territory days). Also, in those days the NWA actually gave CMLL those title belts that they are now (and have in the past attempted to) taking back. Demon then went on to 'welcome' CMLL and AAA to both send wrestlers over to compete in the title belts tournaments when they are announced.

Charly Manson Involved in Championship Controversy
This past weekend Charly Manson lot the Mexican National Heavyweight Title to a local luchadore called Maniaco. That's fine except for one little problem. A few weeks ago Manson los that same title to X-Fly at a Perros del Mal show! It seems as though Manson is actually selling title changes to local shows (he does the title change but keeps the physical belt) and the Lucha Commission is not happy whatsoever over this. I've honestly never heard of something like this going down before and in my opinion it's pretty sleazy. Since all of this has started Perros del Mal has claimed that X-Fly was always in possession of the belt and the belt that Manson actually dropped was a Mexican Universal Championship belt (never heard of it? Don't worry noone else has either).

IWRG 02/25 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Comando Negro def. Imperial
2) Dinamic Black & Heros def. Alan Extreme & Keshin Black
3) Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo, & Gringo Loco def. Eragon, Freelance, & Suicida
4) Flor Metalica & Tiger Fuka def. La Diabolica & Lady Metal
5) Captains Hair vs. Hair Match: Dr. Cerebro, Hijo del Signo, & Trauma I (Captain) def. El Pantera (Captain), Hijo del Pantera, & Zatura
* NOTES *
- Trauma I and El Pantera were randomly drawn as captains. In the third fall it looked as if Pantera was going to get the pin on Trauma but Cerebro threw white powder into his face and Trauma got the pin. Pantera was then shaved after the match.

PWR 02/27 King City, CA Results
1) Captain Calico def. Billy Blade
2) Polyester Express & Mr. Wrestling IV def. Border Patrol & Rik Luxury
3) Latin Explosion def. El Chupacabra & Rey Tigre
4) Vaquero Fantasma fought KAFU to a DOUBLE DQ
5) Ultimo Dragoncito def. Pierrothito
6) Steel Cage Match: Oliver John def. Blue Demon Jr.

Toryumon Mexico 02/27 Sala de Armas Results
1) Cosmotron def. Iron Black
2) La Nazi & Mima Shimoda def. Estrella Magica & Luna Magica
3) Mini Boricua, Pequeno Damian666, & Pequeno Nitro def. Iguanita, Pequeno Tigre, & Yogura
4) Yamaha Cup Semifinals: Angelico & Hijo del Fantasma def. Brazo de Plata & Brazo de Platina
5) Yamaha Cup Semifinals: Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Bucanero def. Trauma I & Trauma II
6) Yamaha Cup Finals: Angelico & Hijo del Fantasma def. Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Bucanero
* NOTES *
- The most interesting thing about this is the fact that IWRG & CMLL guys are not only on the same card with each other but are actually teaming with each other and facing each other in matches (CMLL and IWRG haven't worked together in quite some time minus a few cards here in there mostly for Benefit Shows).
- This is the 7th Yamaha Cup put on by Toryumon and the first since 2008.
- The most fun looking match on the card is easily Los Guerreros vs. Los Traumas. And that match is actually up on youtube!
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfdLXZNHCyI
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rkRyphmeDo

Todos x Todos 02/27 Brussels, Belgium Results
1) Octagoncito def. Mascarita Dorada
2) Solar I def. Negro Navarro
3) Cassandro def. Magno
4) 2/3 Falls: El Hijo del Santo & Hurracan Ramirez Jr. def. Angel Blanco & El Hijo del Solitario

CHIKARA 02/27 "The Mint Condition" Reading, PA Results
1) Fire Ant, Soldier Ant, & Green Ant def. Lince Dorado, Pink Ant, & Daziee Haze via DQ
2) Delirious def. Player Dos
3) Hallowicked, Frightmare, Ophidian, & Amasis def. Gran Akuma, Icarus, Chad Badd, & Brad Badd
4) Claudio Castagnoli & Ares def. Dasher Hatfield & Sugar Dunkerton
5) Young Lions Cup: Tim Donst (c) def. Player Uno to retain the title!
6) Tursas def. Eddie Kingston
7) Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, Equinox, & Helios def. Vin Gerard, Colin Delaney, STIGMA, & Brodie Lee

CHIKARA 02/28 "A World of Comforting Illusions" Pottsville, PA Results
1) Dasher Hatfield & Sugar Dunkerton def. Vin Gerard & STIGMA
2) Brodie Lee def. Green Ant
3) Hallowicked & Frightmare def. Daizee Haze & Sara Del Ray
4) Fatal 4-Way Tag Elimimination: Claudio Castagnoli & Ares def. Ophidian & Amasis, Chad & Brad Badd, and Player Uno & Player Dos
5) Eddie Kingston def. Gran Akuma
6) Tim Donst, Tursas, Lince Dorado, & Pink Ant def. Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, Equinox, & Helios
7) CHIKARA Tag Titles: Fire Ant & Soldier Ant (c) def. UltraMantis Black & Delirious to retain the titles!

Todos x Todos 02/28 Brussels, Belgium Results
1) Octagoncito def. Santocito (Mascarita Dorada dressed as Santo)
2) Negro Navarro def. Solar I
3) Angel Blanco def. Hurracan Ramirez Jr.
4) 2/3 Falls: El Hijo del Santo & Cassandro def. Magno & El Hijo del Solitario
* NOTES *
- All the matches were 1 fall matches except for the Main Event which was traditional lucha rules. Black Terry was actually the referee on the show.
- Thanks to the Spin Fly Kick blog for the results and also go check out the wonderful review that he did for this show. http://spinflykick.blogspot.com/2010/03/lucha-libre-mexicana-in-brussels-day.html

PROLLM 02/28 Coliseo Coacalco Results
1) Depredador & Golden Cat def. Drack & Maverick
2) Wotam & Ztizan def. Nino de Fuego & Vengador
3) Angel Infernal & Chavo Lomeli def. Canibal Punk & Epidemia
4) Angelico, El Magnifico, & Judas el Traidor def. Dr. Cerebro, Fuerza Guerrera, & Sangre Chicana via DQ
5) Mask vs. Mask: Black Jaguar def. Latin Brother

IWRG 02/28 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Eragon & Pegasso Kid def. Alan Extreme & Avisman
2) Dr. Cerebro, Hijo del Pantera, & La Roca def. Bombero Infernal, Maldito Jr., & Samoth
3) Loser Advances Cage Match: El Hijo del Diablo lost to Oficial 911, Angelico, Arlequin Amarillo, El Angel, Pirata Morgan, Jack, & Mascara Ano 2000 Jr.
4) Loser Advances Cage Match: Chico Che lost to Gringo Loco, Tinieblas Jr., Zatura, Scorpio Jr., Hijo del Signo, Veneno, & Hijo de Pirata Morgan
5) Hair vs. Hair Cage Match: El Hijo del Diablo def. Chico Che

IWRG 03/04 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Dinamic Black vs. Comando Negro
2) Brazo Metalico & Heros vs. Alan Extreme & Samoth
3) Eragon, Freelance, & Zatura vs. El Hijo del Diablo, Hijo del Signo, & Maldito Jr.
4) IWRG Intercontinental Lightweight Title: Dr. Cerebro (c) vs. Hijo del Pantera
5) Angelico, El Angel, & El Pantera vs. Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Trauma I, & Trauma II

IWRG 03/07 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Heros vs. Alan Extreme
2) Daga, Hijo del Pantera, & Jack vs. Hijo del Signo, Maldito Jr., & Samoth
3) Chico Che, Freelance, & Ultraman Jr. vs. Oficial 911, Oficial Fierro, & Trauma II
4) Salvador Americas Title: Angelico (c) vs. Veneno
5) El Angel, El Pantera, & Tinieblas Jr. vs. Mascara Ano 2000, Scorpio Jr., & Trauma I

Promociones Martha Villalobos 03/08 Mexico City Lineup
1) Mini Alebrije & Mini Oriental vs. Mini Espiritu & Mini Scorpio
2) Brazo Metalcio & Super Angel vs. Demoledor & Sky Black
3) Linda Star & Martha Villalobos vs. Lady Warrior & Muneca de Plata
4) Brazo de Plata Jr., Fabian el Gitano, & Maximo vs. Pirata Morgan Jr., X-Fly, & Diva Salvaje
5) Volador Jr., Hijo del Rey Misterio, & Intocable vs. Averno, Charly Manson, & Zumbido

PdM 03/14 TV Taping Lineup
1) 3-Way Dance: Mr. Aguilita vs. Drastick vs. Dinastia
2) Skayde Sr. & Estrellita vs. Veneno & Medusa
3) Konami & Turbo vs. Black Fire & Black Thunder
4) El Angel, Celestial, & Super Nova vs. Histeria Xtreme, Pesadilla, & Ragde
5) Bull Terrier Match: Charly Manson vs. X-Fly
6) Groon XXX, Black Spirit, Lizmark Jr., & El Oriental vs. Perro Aguayo Jr., Mr. Aguila, Damian666, & Halloween

X-LAW 03/20 "9th Anniversary" Plaza de Toros Lineup
1) Arsenal & Mensajero de la Muerte vs. Black Silver & Sadico
2) X-LAW Welterweight Title: Dinastia vs. Drastik Boy vs. Konami vs. Serval vs. Black Fire vs. Sadico
3) Genesis vs. Bunker
4) Leon Rojo & Ovett vs. Epidemia & Heavy Boy
5) Heimdall & Grendell vs. Suicida & Fantasma de la Opera
6) Damian666 & Halloween vs. Angel o Demonio & TBA
7) X-LAW Heavyweight Title: L.A. Park (c) vs. Sabu
* NOTES *
- They finally released the full card for this show and also the announcement of the new X-LAW Heavyweight Championship which will join L.A. Park's Heavyweight Title and Super Crazy's Light Heavyweight Title.

INDY 03/22 Arena Fut-Rap Lineup
1) Medico I, Medico II, & Medico Jr. vs. Comando I, Comando II, & Comando III
2) Mini Laredo Kid, Mini Oriental, & Mini Parkita vs. Mascarita Ano 2000, Mini Black Mamba, & Mini Hator
3) Estrellita & Sexy Flor vs. Flor Metalica & Rossy Moreno
4) Charly Manson, Groon XXX, Intocable, & Super Nova vs. Lizmark Jr., Mr. Aguila, El Oriental, & X-Fly
5) Blue Demon Jr., L.A. Park, & Black Spirit vs. El Hijo del Santo, Dr. Wagner III, & Rayo de Jalisco Jr.

ROLL CALL OF CHAMPIONS 2010 VOL. 1
This is the first edition of ?Roll Call of Champions? for this year which I will be doing four parts this year instead of just doing it every few months. These are the champions in the world of Lucha Libre as of today. Did I miss anything? Let me know!

CMLL
World Minis Champion: Bam Bam (since July 27, 2008)
World Super Lightweight Champion: Mascara Dorada (since April 7, 2009)
World Welterweight Champion: Negro Casas (March 20, 2009)
World Middleweight Champion: Negro Casas (February 14, 2010)
World Light Heavyweight Champion: Ephesto (since May 26, 2009)
World Heavyweight Champion: Ultimo Guerrero (since December 22, 2008)
World Tag Team Champions: Volador Jr. & La Sombra (since January 16, 2009)
World Trios Champions: Hector Garza, La Mascara, & Hijo del Fantasma (since January 19, 2009)
World Women's Champion: La Amapola (since November 16, 2007)
NWA Welterweight Champion: Mephisto (since May 27, 2009)
NWA Middleweight Champion: Averno (since November 30, 2007) [possibly vacated]
NWA Light Heavyweight Champion: Texano Jr. (since April 05, 2009) [possibly vacated]
Mexican National Lightweight Champion: Pierrothito (since September 23, 2008)
Mexican National Welterweight Champion: Valiente (since August 16, 2009)
Mexican National Light Heavyweight Champion: Volador Jr. (since February 12, 2010)
Mexican National Women's Champion: Princesa Blanca (since January 30, 2009)
Mexican National Trios Champions: Mascara Dorada, Metro, & Stuka Jr. (since January 6, 2010)
Arena Coliseo Tag Team Champions: Fuego & Stuka Jr. (since June 29, 2008)
Occidente Welterweight Champion: Angel del Mal (since October 4, 2009)
Occidente Middleweight Champion: Mr. Trueno (since December 30, 2008)
Occidente Light Heavyweight Champion: Mictlan (since August 18, 2009)
Occidente Tag Team Champions: Texano Jr. & El Terrible (since August 26, 2008)

AAA
World Minis Champion: Mini Abismo Negro (since December 11, 2009)
World Cruiserweight Champion: Extreme Tiger (since September 26, 2009)
World Mega-Heavyweight Champion: El Mesias (since December 11, 2009)
World Tag Team Champions: Nicho el Millionario & Joe Lider (since September 14, 2009)
World Mixed Tag Team Champions: Aerostar & Fabi Apache (since September 6, 2009)
Reina de Reinas Champion: Sexy Star (since September 26, 2009)
Northern Tag Team Champions: Angel Dorado & Sky (since November 22, 2009)

DRAGON GATE
Open the Dream Gate Champion: Naruki Doi (since December 28, 2008)
Open the Triangle Gate Champions: Don Fujii, Masaaki Mochizuki, & Akebono (since October 14, 2009)
Open the Brave Gate Champion: Super Shisa (since February 27, 2010)
Open the Twin Gate Champions: CIMA & Gamma (since February 10, 2010)
Open the Owarai Gate Champion: Kikutaro (since May 15, 2009)
Open the Freedom Gate Champion: BxB Hulk (since November 28, 2009)

IWRG
Intercontinental Lightweight Champion: Dr. Cerebro (since January 10, 2009)
Intercontinental Welterweight Champion: Fuerza Guerrera (since November 16, 2008)
Intercontinental Tag Team Champions: Pirata Morgan & Hijo de Pirata Morgan (since January 31, 2010)
Intercontinental Trios Champions: Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, & Oficial Fierro (since September 28, 2008)
Distrito Federal Trios Champions: Black Terry, Dr. Cerebro, & Cerebro Negro (since 12/07/08)
Salvador Americas Champion: Angelico (since January 21, 2010)

INDY & OTHER TITLES
NWA World Heavyweight Champion: Blue Demon Jr. (since October 25, 2008)
NWA Mexican Lightweight Champion: Turbo (since 2009)
NWA International (Toryumon) Jr. Heavyweight Champion: Mineo Fujita (since October 1, 2009)
FILL Light Heavyweight Champion: Furor (since February 2, 2010)
WWA World Welterweight Champion: El Hijo del Santo (since July 5, 2008)
X-LAW Heavyweight Champion: L.A. Park
X-LAW Light Heavyweight Champion: Super Crazy (since September 8, 2009)
X-LAW Welterweight Champion: VACANT (1st Champion to be crowned March 20th)
OLX Hardcore Champion: Rayman (since January 23, 2010)
DTU Extreme Champion: Paranoiko (since May 4, 2008)
AULL Trios Champions: Robin Maravilla, Sadico, & Yakuza (since July 1, 2009)
AULL Heavyweight Champion: Sepulturero I (since October 18, 2009)
AULL Tag Team Champions: Silver Cat I & Silver Cat II (since November 2, 2008)
PWR Heavyweight Champion: Oliver John (since November 8, 2008)
PWR Tag Team Champions: Ulysses & El Amante (since October 25, 2009)
PWR Minis Champion: Octagonctio (since September 20, 2009)
PWR Women's Champion: Lady Apache (since January 30, 2010)
PWR Lightweight Champion: VACANT (TBA)
Mexican National Heavyweight Champion: X-Fly (since February 20, 2010) *
* = Despite the controversy over the belt, I will recognize X-Fly as the champion until a decision is made over what will be done with the belt.