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FEATURE: Viva la Raza! Lucha Weekly 3/15/13

Viva la Raza!: Lucha Weekly
March 15, 2013
By: Josh Boutwell

CMLL

CMLL 03/08 Arena Mexico Results
1) Demus 3:16 & Pierrothito def. Astral & Mini Fantasy
2) Shigeo Okumura, Namajague, & Virus def. Fuego, Rey Cometa, & Stuka Jr. via DQ
3) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Dragon Rojo Jr. & Niebla Roja def. Rush & El Terrible
4) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Blue Panther & Rey Escorpion def. Delta & Tiger Kid
5) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Ultimo Guerrero & Atlantis def. Polvora & Valiente
6) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Diamante Azul & Euforia def. Angel de Oro & Ephesto
7) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Quarterfinals: Dragon Rojo Jr. & Niebla Roja def. Blue Panther & Rey Escorpion
8) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Quarterfinals: Ultimo Guerrero & Atlantis def. Diamante Azul & Euforia
9) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Semifinals: Ultimo Guerrero & Atlantis def. Dragon Rojo Jr. & Niebla Roja
10) La Sombra, Mascara Dorada, & Mistico II def. Averno, Negro Casas, & Mephisto via DQ

CMLL 03/10 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Bengala & Metatron def. Camorra & Cholo
2) Bobby Zavala, Hijo del Signo, & Nosferatu def. Leono, Metalico, & Pegasso
3) La Amapola, Princesa Blanca, & Princesa Sujei def. Goya Kong, Luna Magica, & Marcela
4) Lightning Match: Vangelis def. Delta
5) Angel de Oro, La Mascara, & Shocker def. Puma King, Sangre Azteca, & Tiger Kid
6) La Sombra, Rush, & Maximo def. Averno, Volador Jr., & Dragon Rojo Jr. via DQ

CMLL 03/10 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Azteca de Oro & El Divino def. Demonio Rojo & El Pirana via DQ
2) Mr. Trueno, Rey Trueno, & Sadico def. El Hippie, Halcon de Plata, & Sky Kid
3) Barbaro Cavernario, Espectrum, & Malefico def. Gallo, Leon Blanco, & Smaker
4) Mask vs. Mask Match: Infierno def. El Alteno
5) Misterioso II, Rey Escorpion, & El Terrible def. Diamante Azul, Sagrado, & Valiente

CMLL 03/11 Arena Puebla Results
1) Ares, Fuerza Chicana, & King Jaguar def. Asturiano, Black Tiger, & Dinamikoo
2) Metatron, Pegasso, & Sensei def. Canelo Casas, Guerrero Negro Jr., & Nosferatu
3) Misterioso II, Namajague, & Shigeo Okumura def. Blue Panther, Hijo del Fantasma, & Sagrado
4) Rush, Thunder, & Maximo def. Ultimo Guerrero, Niebla Roja, & Euforia via DQ
5) La Sombra def. Volador Jr.

* NOTES *
- In the main event, Sombra waited near the entrance ramp so he could attack Volador as he came out, but Volador snuck around the side of the stage and dove off with a Moonsault onto Sombra! After trading the first and second fall, Volador then ripped his mask off and tossed it to Sombra behind the referee's back. The referee turned around and Sombra quickly rolled Volador up for the win causing the trick to backfire on Volador.

CMLL 03/12 Arena Mexico Results
1) Akuma & Inquisidor def. Metatron & Robin
2) Mini Fantasy, Shockercito, & Ultimo Dragoncito def. Pequeno Violencia, Pequeno Warrior, & Pierrothito via DQ
3) Cancerbero, Raziel, & Virus def. Fuego, Pegasso, & Starman
4) Sangre Nueva Torneo Finals: Soberano Jr. def. Taurus
5) Psicosis II, Mr. Aguila, & Morphosis def. Angel de Oro, Blue Panther, & Valiente
6) Marco Corleone, Rush, & Shocker def. Ultimo Guerrero, Niebla Roja, & Euforia

CMLL 03/12 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Evola & Magnum def. Leo & Virgo
2) Black Metal, Molotov, & Stigma def. Hooligan, Rafaga, & Skandalo
3) Goya Kong, Luna Magica, & Silueta def. Princesa Sujei, Tiffany, & Zeuxis
4) Diamante, Diamante Azul, & Brazo de Plata def. Olimpico, Sangre Azteca, & Vangelis
5) Mistico II, Thunder, & Maximo def. Rey Escorpion, Polvora, & Dragon Rojo Jr.

CMLL 03/15 "Dos Leyendas '13" Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Triton vs. Felino, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
2) La Mascara, Mascara Dorada, & Valiente vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto
3) Hair vs. Hair Match: Estrellita vs. La Amapola
4) Rayo de Jalisco Jr., Shocker, & Rush vs. Mr. Niebla, El Terrible, & Universo 2000
5) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Finals: La Sombra & Volador Jr. vs. Ultimo Guerrero & Atlantis
6) Mask vs. Hair Match: Rey Cometa & Stuka Jr. vs. Shigeo Okumura & Namajague

CMLL 03/17 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Camaleon & Leono vs. Espanto Jr. & Herodes Jr.
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Magnus, & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Bobby Zavala, Disturbio, & Hooligan
3) Diamante, Metalico, & Triton vs. Hijo del Signo, Nitro, & Skandalo
4) Lightning Match: Fuego vs. Sangre Azteca
5) Angel de Oro, Diamante Azul, & La Mascara vs. Averno, Misterioso II, & Tiger Kid
6) La Sombra, Marco Corleone, & Mistico II vs. Volador Jr., Ultimo Guerrero, & Euforia

CMLL 03/17 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) El Divino & Javier Cruz Jr. vs. Relampago Azul & Thunder Boy
2) Azteca de Oro, Black Metal, & El Hippie vs. Acertijo, Demonio Rojo, & Sadico
3) El Alteno, Esfinge, & Leo vs. Infierno, Malefico, & Rafaga
4) Estrellita & Silueta vs. La Vaquerita & Zeuxis
5) Gallo, Hijo del Fantasma, & Rey Cometa vs. Shigeo Okumura, Namajague, & Barbaro Cavernario

CMLL 03/18 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Meyer & Tigre Rojo Jr. vs. Centauro de Fuego & Siki Ozama Jr.
2) Magnus, Metalico, & Soberano Jr. vs. Apocalipsis, Artillero, & Inquisidor
3) Diamante, Sagrado, & Starman vs. Cancerbero, Nitro, & Raziel
4) Relevos Increibles Torneo: Atlantis & Volador Jr. vs. La Sombra & Mr. Aguila vs. El Terrible & Thunder vs. Niebla Roja & Valiente vs. Rey Cometa & Shigeo Okumura vs. Averno & Blue Panther vs. Angel de Oro & Rey Escorpion vs. Mascara Dorada & Puma King

CMLL 03/19 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) El Idolo & Metatron vs. Exterminador & Rey Trueno
2) Camaleon, Robin, & Sky Kid vs. Bobby Zavala, Disturbio, & In Memoriam
3) Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Hijo del Signo, Hooligan, & Skandalo
4) Angel de Oro, Rey Cometa, & Valiente vs. Morphosis, Namajague, & Shigeo Okumura
5) Diamante Azul, Rayo de Jalisco Jr., & Brazo de Plata vs. El Terrible, Ultimo Guerrero, & Universo 2000

CMLL 03/19 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Freesbe & Genesis vs. Camorra & Cholo
2) Aereo, Shockercito, & Stukita vs. Demus 3:16, Mercurio, & Pequeno Violencia
3) Diamante, Sagrado, & Triton vs. Puma King, Sangre Azteca, & Vangelis
4) Lightning Match: Stuka Jr. vs. Polvora
5) Guerrero Maya Jr., Hijo del Fantasma, & Shocker vs. Psicosis II, Mr. Aguila, & Kraneo
6) Atlantis, Marco Corleone, & Maximo vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto

AAA

AAA Stars Heading to TNA
This past weekend Konnan confirmed that AAA would be sending a heavyweight, a tag team, & a woman to Orlando, FL for a set of PPV tapings for TNA next weekend. That confirms Team AAA for the "World Cup of Wrestling" Tournament that TNA will be doing that weekend, but then Konnan confirmed to me (via Twitter) that AAA will only be sending ONE wrestler at all to TNA for the show "due to Visa issues." This sounds like a complete and utter disaster for TNA, it's going to be a bit hard for them to have a "Team Mexico" with only one Mexican luchador (as long as the one that AAA is sending doesn't end up being Jack Evans which would be even more disastrous). It may be time for AAA and TNA just to end this relationship as it doesn't seem to be accomplishing much for TNA in any shape.

AAA Signs Joint Venture For U.S. Expansion
This week AAA announced that they have signed a joint venture with American company FactoryMade Ventures. The primary goal for this venture will be expansion into the United States with live events, new television programming (live events and reality), PPVs, and merchandising. We can only pray that this means AAA will FINALLY release DVDs on their catalog of video in America. FactoryMade is behind the creation of Hasbro Films that released Transformers, GI Joe, Battleship, and other films. Interestingly enough Robert Rodriguez co-owns FactoryMade Ventures, and AAA programming is expected to be a part of Rodriguez's new "El Rey Network" which will be an English language cable network which is going to try to appeal to Latino-Americans with its programming. Comcast is working with Rodriguez on this network and it will likely (unfortunately) be carried on Comcast systems which means me and many others won't get a chance to see it.

AAA 03/17 "Rey de Reyes '13" Monterrey Lineup
1) Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown,& Psycho Clown) vs. Los Inferno Rocks (Soul Rocker, Devil Rocker, & Machine Rocker)
2) Rey de Reyes Semifinals Elimination: Perro Aguayo Jr. vs. Cibernetico vs. Electroshock vs. Silver Kain vs. Toscano vs. TBA
3) Rey de Reyes Semifinals Elimination: El Mesias vs. Heavy Metal vs. La Parka Jr. vs. Parka Negra vs. Octagon vs. Pentagon Jr.
4) Rey de Reyes Semifinals Elimination: L.A. Park vs. Jack Evans vs. Psicosis vs. Drago vs. Chessman vs. Villano IV
5) AAA Fusion Title Tournament Finals Elimination: Juventud Guerrera vs. Daga vs. Fenix vs. Crazy Boy
6) Reina de Reinas Tournament Finals Elimination: Fabi Apache vs. Mari Apache vs. Taya Valkyrie vs. LuFisto
7) AAA World Heavyweight Title: Texano Jr. (c) vs. Blue Demon Jr.
8) Rey de Reyes Finals: TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA

INDY & OTHER NEWS

Crazy & Marvin Back in Japan

This week Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin returned to Pro Wrestling NOAH this weekend in Japan.
- Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin def. Yoshinara Ogawa & Hitoshi Kumano (03/09)
- GHC Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach Tanguchi Jr. def. Ricky Marvin & Super Crazy (c) to win the titles! (03/10)
- Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin def. Taiji Ishimori & Yoshinari Ogawa (03/13)

Rivals Finally Set to Compete in CHIKARA
Off the heels of this weekend's CHIKARA events and the return of Ophidian's former partner Amasis, CHIKARA has announced that the two former best friends will finally face off against each other at the CHIKARA event at WrestleCon on 04/06 in the Main Event!

Lucha Libre USA Announces Tour Dates
This week the off-on American lucha promotion Lucha Libre USA announced the dates for their first tour of 2013 which starts in April and ends in May. Several luchadors have been confirmed for their tour including CMLL's Marco Corleone, La Amapola, Dragon Rojo Jr., Psicosis II, Hijo del Fantasma, & Marcela. Solar I, Blue Demon Jr., RJ Brewer, Lizmark Jr., Jon Rekon, Stevie Richards, Super Crazy, Super Nova, Pequeno Halloween, Mascara Purpura, and former WWE stars Melina & Hurricane Helms. The full schedule is below:

- 04/12: San Jose, CA
- 04/14: Los Angeles, CA
- 04/19: Houston, TX
- 04/21: Phoenix, AZ
- 04/26: Austin, TX
- 04/27: Laredo, TX
- 04/28: San Antonio, TX
- 05/03: Chicago, IL
- 05/05: Dallas, TX

Hijo del Pantera in Japan
El Pantera's son Hijo del Pantera was back in Japan this month for WNC. Pantera spent the majority of the Fall last year in WNC last year and after a brief stint in IWRG this year he's back in Japan.
- Hijo del Pantera & Lin Byron def. Jiro Kuroshio & Yung Gang Chul (02/28)
- AKIRA, Shinya Ishikawa, & Syuri def. Hijo del Pantera, Lin Byron, & Yoshihiro Tajiri (03/02)
- Hijo del Pantera & Lin Byron def. Makoto & Yun Gang Chul (03/11)

CHIKARA 03/08 "Just Shadows In The Fog" Tampa, FL Results
1) 4-Corners Elimination Match: F.I.S.T. (Icarus & Sugar Dunkerton) def. The Batiri (Kodama & Kobald), Jigsaw & The Shard, and Green Ant & Mike Quackenbush
2) Gran Akuma def. Johnny Gargano
3) Archibald Peck def. Obariyon
4) Hallowicked def. X-Pac
5) Soldier Ant & The Colony XTREME Force (Artic Rescue Ant, Missile Assault Ant, & Orbit Adventure Ant) def. Dasher Hatfield, Saturyne, Fire Ant, & assailANT
6) CHIKARA Young Lions Cup: Mr. Touchdown (c) def. Jakob Hammermeier to retain the title!
7) CHIKARA Tag Team Titles 2/3 Falls Match: 3.0 (Scott Parker & Shane Matthews) (c) def. The Devestation Corporation (Blaster McMassive & Max Smashmaster) to retain the titles!
8) Eddie Kingston def. Amazing Kong

* NOTES *
- Ophidian's old partner Amasis returned again and jumped the Batiri.
- The Colony XTREME Force is a new group of "ants" which makes that 3 different groups of ants in CHIKARA.

CHIKARA 03/09 "The Watchmaker" Orlando, FL Results
1) Oliver Grimsly def. Eddie Graves
2) The Batiri (Kodama, Obariyon, & Kobald) & Ophidian def. Soldier Ant & The Colony XTREME Force
3) Hallowicked def. Jakob Hammermeier
4) assailANT def. Mr. Touchdown
5) Jigsaw & The Shard def. Mike Quackenbush & Fire Ant
6) Archibald Peck def. Tim Donst via DQ
7) Green Ant, Dasher Hatfield, Gran Akuma, & 3.0 def. Johnny Gargano, Icarus, Sugar Dunkerton, & The Devastation Corporation

* NOTES *
- No reason was given for why Green Ant didn't get his shot at the Grand Championship.
- Amasis ran out and chased Ophidian to the back after the 2nd match.

INDY 03/10 Arena Solidaridad Results
1) Iron & Solovino def. Angel Espacial & Infinito
2) Orquidea Negra, Principe de Oro, & Slayer Boy def. Ciber Payaso, Desafio, & Mortifero
3) Angel Dorado, Angel Dorado Jr., & Silver Star def. Coco Viper, El Hijo del Espanto II, & Galactar
4) Sergio Romo Jr. def. Diluvio Negro Jr.
5) Negro Navarro & Rey Hechicero def. Los Traumas (Trauma I & Trauma II)

IWRG 03/10 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Mr. Leo & Seiya def. Arana de Plata & Dragon Celestial
2) Fulgore & Imposible def. Galaxy & Serpiente de Oro
3) Apolo Estrada Jr., Avisman, & Cerebro Negro def. Centvrion, Chico Che, & Freelance
4) Canis Lupus, Carta Brava Jr., & Oficial 911 def. Dinamic Black, Dr. Cerebro, & El Angel
5) Cien Caras Jr., Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000, & Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. def. Electroshock, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, & Pirata Morgan

UWE 03/10 Arena Lopez Mateos Results
1) Los Bastardos (Epitafio, Leviathan, Samael, & Tormento) def. Los Payasos Tricolor (Coco Azul Jr., Coco Rojo Jr., Coco Verde, & El Hijo del Coco Azul)
2) El Hijo de Fishman, Fuerza Guerrera, & Torero def. Black Abyss II, El Alebrije, & Histeria
3) Lola Gonzalez, Rocky Santana, & Septiembre Negro II def. Black Shadow Jr., Chispita, & Gato Salvaje via DQ
4) Copa Joyas de la Lucha Libre Semifinals: Mascara Ano 2000 & Villano IV def. Ricky Boy & Septiembre Negro II
5) Copa Joyas de la Lucha Libre Semifinals: Coco Amarillo & Coco Azul def. Cachorro Mendoza & Super Pinocho
6) Copa Joyas de la Lucha Libre Finals: Coco Amarillo & Coco Azul def. Mascara Ano 2000 & Villano IV

Luchas 2000 03/30 Arena Lopez Mateos Results
1) Alan Extreme & Imposible vs. Centvrion & Chico Che
2) Dinamic Black, Freelance, & Golden Magic vs. Carta Brava Jr., Comando Negro, & Suicida
3) Dr. Wagner III & El Oriental vs. Decnnis & Hijo de Pirata Morgan
4) Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000, & Universo 2000 vs. Jaque Mate, Sangre Chicana, & Satanico
5) Copa Luchas 2000 Torneo Cibernetico: Atlantis, Blue Panther, Brazo de Oro, Brazo de Plata, Felino, Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, & Shocker vs. Black Terry, El Fantasma, Negro Navarro, Scorpio Jr., Shu el Guerrero, Solar I, Villano III, & Villano IV

CHIKARA 04/06 "The Shoulder Of Pallas" Secaucus, NJ Lineup
1) UltraMantis Black vs. TBA
2) Saturyne vs. Kobald
3) Amasis vs. Ophidian
4) Mike Quackenbush & TBA vs. Jigsaw & The Shard

DG-USA 04/06 "Open The Ultimate Gate '13" iPPV Secaucus, NJ Lineup
1) Six Way Freestyle: Chuck Taylor vs. Arik Cannon vs. Jigsaw vs. Tony Nese vs. Fire Ant vs. Shane Strickland
2) Jon Davis vs. Samuray del Sol
3) Brian Kendrick vs. Rich Swann
4) Sami Callihan vs. Uhaa Nation
5) Akira Tozawa vs. Ricochet
6) Open The United Gate Titles: CIMA & AR Fox (c) vs. The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
7) Open The Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) vs. Shingo Takagi

DG-USA 04/07 "Mercury Rising '13" iPPV Secaucus, NJ Lineup
1) Super Smash Bros. (Player Uno & Player Dos) vs. D.U.F. (Sami Callihan & Arik Cannon)
2) Brian Kendrick vs. Chuck Taylor
3) Ladders Legal in The Fray: Matt Jackson vs. Nick Jackson vs. Samuray del Sol vs. Facade vs. TBA
4) Shingo Takagi vs. Akira Tozawa
5) Team CIMA (CIMA & TBA) vs. Team Gargano (Johnny Gargano & TBA)

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