Viva la Raza!: Lucha Weekly
June 15, 2013
By: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
En Busca de un Idolo Standings
The final scores for the tournament are done and the top 4 are Valiente, Vangelis, Stuka Jr., & Fuego advancing to the Semifinals.
1) Valiente (333) *
2) Vangelis (280) *
3) Stuka Jr. (278) *
4) Fuego (208) *
5) Hijo del Fantasma (202)
6) Tiger Kid (164)
7) Sangre Azteca (140)
8) Misterioso II (113)
Titan in Japan
CMLL’s Titan finished up his tour of Japan this past weekend with one final match. He teamed up with Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask, KUSHIDA, & Bushi in a massive 10-Man Tag Team Match with Titan’s team getting the win. Prince Devitt ended up winning the Best of Super Juniors Tournament beating former TNA X-Division Champion Alex Shelley in the Finals.
– Titan & Trent Barreta def. Tetsuya Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi (05/22)
– Block A: Trent Barreta def. Titan (05/26)
– Block A: Titan def. Hiromu Takahashi (05/28)
– Block A: Jushin Thunder Liger def. Titan (05/30)
– Block A: Titan def. Taichi (06/01)
– Block A: Ricochet def. Titan (06/02)
– Block A: Alex Shelley def. Titan (06/03)
– Block A: Prince Devitt def. Titan (06/04)
– Block A: Titan def. Rocky Romero (06/06)
– Titan, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA, & Tetsuya Bushi def. Riccohet, Trent Baretta, Brian Kendrick, Alex Koslov, & Rocky Romero (06/09)
Bushi Coming to CMLL
New Japan announced this week that Tetsuya Bushi will be coming back to Mexico for CMLL soon. Bushi spent a lot of time (almost 3 years) in Mexico a few years ago primarily working for IWRG and training under the legendary Skayde. They are saying he will work under the “Bushiroad” name but I’m not so sure about that one. He’s still wearing his mask in Japan that he lost back in 2009 to Oficial 911 in IWRG. Bushi is a former IWRG IC Lightweight Champion (twice) and he won the 2010 All Japan Junior Tag League Tournament with Super Crazy.
CMLL 06/07 Arena Mexico Results
1) Astral & Electrico def. Pequeno Olimpico & Pequeno Violencia
2) Diamante, Pegasso, & Triton def. Cancerbero, Raziel, & Shigeo Okumura
3) Maximo, Rush, & Thunder def. Mr. Aguila, Negro Casas, & Polvora
4) En Busca de un Idolo Tournament: Vangelis def. Valiente
5) En Busca de un Idolo Tournament: Tiger Kid def. Hijo del Fantasma
6) Atlantis, La Mascara, & Diamante Azul def. Ultimo Guerrero, Felino, & Mr. Niebla
7) La Sombra, Mascara Dorada, & Mistico II def. Volador Jr., El Terrible, & Euforia via DQ
CMLL 06/09 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Artillero & Super Comando def. Magnus & Soberano Jr.
2) Arkangel de la Muerte & Skandalo def. Hombre Bala Jr. & Super Halcon Jr.
3) Seeding Battle Royal: Delta & Niebla Roja def. Polvora, Stuka Jr., Rey Cometa, Tiger Kid, Valiente, & Mr. Aguila
4) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Quarterfinals: Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente def. Mr. Aguila, Psicosis II, & Volador Jr.
5) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Quarterfinals: Rey Bucanero, El Terrible, & Tiger Kid def. La Sombra, Rey Cometa, & La Mascara
6) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Semifinals: Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente def. Rey Bucanero, El Terrible, & Tiger Kid
7) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Quarterfinals: Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion def. Blue Panther, Diamante Azul, & Stuka Jr.
8) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Quarterfinals: Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia, & Niebla Roja def. Atlantis, Delta, & Guerrero Maya Jr.
9) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Semifinals: Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia, & Niebla Roja def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
10) Rush def. Shinsuke Nakamura
* NOTES *
– Mistico took a wicked bump in the Semifinals on the floor and was said to have trouble standing after the match.
CMLL 06/09 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Indigo & Metalik def. El Pirana & Relampago
2) Azteca de Oro, El Divino, & Sky Kid def. Acertijo, Demonio Rojo, & Sadico
3) Malefico & Shigeo Okumura def. Black Metal & Esfinge
4) Hair vs. Hair Match: El Hippie def. Exterminador
5) Barbaro Cavernario, Mephisto, & Mr. Niebla def. Gallo, Hijo del Fantasma, & Triton
CMLL 06/10 Arena Puebla Results
1) Ares, Espiritu Maligno, & Sauron def. Aguila Egipcia, Meyer, & Tigre Rojo Jr.
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Stigma, & Super Halcon def. Arkangel de la Muerte, Disturbio, & Nitro
3) Blue Panther, Sagrado, & Fuego def. Morphosis, Olimpico, & Vangelis via DQ
4) La Sombra, Mascara Dorada, & Diamante Azul def. Mr. Niebla, Pierroth, & El Terrible
5) Atlantis def. Ultimo Guerrero
CMLL 06/11 Arena Mexico Results
1) Horuz & Oro Jr. def. Guerrero Negro Jr. & Ramstein
2) Pequeno Nitro, Pequeno Olimpico, & Pierrothito def. Astral, Electrico, & Fantasy
3) Delta, Diamante, & Hijo del Fantasma def. Cancerbero, Nosferatu, & Raziel
4) En Busca de un Idolo Tournament: Fuego def. Misterioso II
5) En Busca de un Idolo Tournament: Stuka Jr. def. Sangre Azteca
6) La Mascara, Brazo de Plata, & Thunder def. Gran Guerrero, Mr. Niebla, & El Terrible
7) Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto def. Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente
CMLL 06/11 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno def. Leo & Virgo
2) Black Metal & Smaker def. Artillero & Super Comando
3) Mercurio, Pequeno Violencia, & Pequeno Warrior def. Acero, Bam Bam, & Ultimo Dragoncito
4) Rush def. Euforia
5) La Sombra, Atlantis, & Diamante Azul def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
CMLL 06/14 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Leono & Robin vs. Camorra & Herodes Jr.
2) Metalico, Pegasso, & Starman vs. Hijo del Signo, Hooligan, & Skandalo
3) Bushiroad, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Triton vs. Bobby Zavala, Namajague, & Puma King
4) Lightning Match: Rey Cometa vs. Dragon Rojo Jr.
5) Negro Casas & En Busca de un Idolol Finalists #1 & #2 vs. Virus & En Busca de un Idolo Finalists #3 & #4
6) Maximo, Rush, & Shocker vs. Mr. Aguila, Rey Bucaneor, & Rey Escorpion
7) Atlantis, La Sombra, & Titan vs. Volador Jr., Ultimo Guerrero, & Pierroth
CMLL 06/16 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Metatron & Sensei vs. Akuma & Zayco
2) Molotov, Soberano Jr., & Stigma vs. Apocalipsis, Espanto Jr., & Inquisidor
3) Cibernetico: Dark Angel vs. Lluvia vs. Estrellita vs. Goya Kong vs. Dalis la Caribena vs. Tiffany vs. Princesa Sujei vs. La Comandante vs. Zeuxis vs. La Seductora
4) La Mascara, Rush, & Titan vs. Kraneo, Mr. Aguila, & Psicosis
5) CMLL Trios Titles Tournament Finals: Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia, & Niebla Roja
CMLL 06/16 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Indolo & Javier Cruz vs. Satara & Thunder Boy
2) Esfinge, Leon Blanco, & Virgo vs. Espectrum, Infierno, & Rafaga
3) Fatal 4-Way: Azteca de Oro & Sky Kid vs. Demonio Rojo & Sadico vs. El Hippie & Leo vs. Evola & Exterminador
4) Lightning Match: Luna Magica vs. Princesa Blanca
5) Negro Casas, Mr. Niebla, & Barbaro Cavernario vs. Rey Cometa, Triton, & Hijo del Fantasma
CMLL 06/17 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Genesis & Milenium vs. Sauron & Zayco
2) Leono, Robin, & Tigre Rojo vs. Cholo, Espiritu Maligno, & Inquisidor
3) Fuego, Sagardo, & Stigma vs. Cancerbero, Raziel, & Virus
4) Blue Panther, Delta, & Hijo del Fantasma vs. Psicosis II, Morphosis, & Kraneo
5) Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto
CMLL 06/18 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Metatron & Robin vs. Camorra & Ramstein
2) Pegasso, Starman, & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Hooligan, Nitro, & Skandalo
3) Lightning Match: Hombre Bala Jr. vs. Shigeo Okumura
4) Bushiroad, Hijo del Fantasma, & Sagrado vs. Felino, Polvora, & Puma King
5) NWA Welterweight Title: Mascara Dorada (c) vs. Averno
6) Mistico II, Titan, & Valiente vs. Euforia, Gran Guerrero, & Ultimo Guerrero
CMLL 06/18 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Black Metal, Leo, & Magnus vs. Disturbio, Magnum, & Sadico
2) Marcela & Silueta vs. La Amapola & Princesa Sujei
3) Gallo, Guerrero Maya Jr., Stuka Jr., & Brazo de Plata vs. Kraneo, Malefico, Sangre Azteca, & Vangelis
4) Hair vs. Hair Match: Bam Bam vs. Mercurio
5) La Mascara, La Sombra, & Shocker vs. Volador Jr., Rey Bucanero, & Mr. Aguila
UFC Fighter Coming to TripleMania
AAA has announced that UFC Bantamweight Erik Perez will be walking Octagon out to the ring for his match at TripleMania this weekend (06/16). Perez, a Mexican born fighter and longtime Lucha Libre fan, has said that growing up he was an Octagon fan and even wore a custom Lucha mask to the cage before his UFC 155 win against Byron Bloodworth last year. Octagon will team up with fellow AAA legends Dr. Wagner Jr., La Parka Jr., & Electroshock to face off against a team of fellow legends Villano V, Universo 2000, El Canek, & Mascara Ano 2000 at TripleMania. Perez’s next fight is August 28th against Japanese star Takeya Mizugaki.
AAA 06/08 “Billy el Malo Benefit Show” Arena Azteca Budokan Results
1) Hellboy, Skayderman, & Toby def. Espiral Negro, Golden Boy, & Nimrod
2) Corcel de Plata, Nemesis, & Sky Boy def. Butterfly, Dark Conde, & Mr. Lady
3) Callejero, Demoledor, & Lunathor def. Colombiano, Miserable, & Ricky Ricon
4) Caballero de Plata, Dinastia, & Mascarita Divina def. Astro Negro, Mini Charly Manson, & Mini Chessman
5) Black Mamba, La Hechicera, & Yuriko def. El Brazo, Mari Apache, & Polvo de Estrellas
6) Aerostar, Crazy Boy, & Nino Hamburguesa def. Devil Rocker, Soul Rocker, & Super Fly
7) Electroshock, La Parka Jr., Mascara Jr., & Octagon def. Chessman, El Oriental, Silver Kain, & Taboo
AAA 06/16 “TripleMania XXI” PPV Arena Ciudad de Mexico Lineup
1) Black Mamba, Mini Abismo Negro, Silver Kain, & Taya Valkyrie vs. Dinastia, El Elegido, Fabi Apache, & Pimpinela Escarlata
2) AAA Tag Team Titles Elimination Match: Angelico & Jack Evans vs. Drago & Fenix vs. Perros del Mal (Psicosis & Halloween) vs. Mexican Powers (Crazy Boy & Joe Lider) vs. Los Mamitos (Sexy B & Mr. E)
3) Jeff Jarrett, Matt Morgan, & Monster Pain vs. Psycho Circus
4) AAA Latin American Title: Blue Demon Jr. vs. El Mesias
5) AAA World Heavyweight Title #1 Contenders Match: Chessman vs. Heavy Metal
6) Villano V, Universo 2000, El Canek, & Mascara Ano 2000 vs. Electroshock, Octagon, La Parka Jr., & Dr. Wagner Jr.
7) AAA World Heavyweight Title: Texano Jr. (c) vs. Chessman/Metal Winner
8) Hair vs. Hair Match: Cibernetico vs. Perro Aguayo Jr.
INDY & OTHER NEWS
DG-USA Coming to NYC
This week Dragon Gate USA announced it’s return will be on 07/27 in Queens, NY (Elks Lodge) for “Bushido: Code of The Warrior ’13” and 07/28 in Manhattan, NY (Highline Ballroom) for “Enter The Dragon: 4th Anniversary Show.” Open the Freedom Gate Champion Johnny Gargano, Open the United Gate Champions The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson), EVOLVE Champion AR Fox, Open the Dream Gate Champion CIMA, Akira Tozawa, EITA, Tomahawk TT, Ricochet, and Tony Nese have all been signed for the events already.
Drama At NYC Lucha Event
This past weekend Fighting Spirit Wrestling (ran by the cousin of Amazing Red and former TNA star Joel Maximo) held a joint Lucha Libre event along with Amaro Productions in Queens, NY. The event (results below) flew in talent from all over America, Mexico, & Puerto Rico and had been promoted for several months ended up drawling less than 200 fans (which is disastrous for a show that is flying in so much talent). Well, PWInsider is reporting that at the end of the night Maximo & Amaro Prod. told the talent that they had no money to pay the talent and at one point it was claimed that “someone” stole the money. Many of the wrestlers were extremely upset (understandably so) and former WWE star Chris Masters lashed out at the promoters on his Twitter saying that they “screwed a whole locker room out of money” and telling all wrestlers to not do business with them. Later in the night Maximo contacted PWInsider and claimed that EVERY talent he personally booked for the event had been paid via check and PWI even confirmed with one unnamed talent on the show that Maximo had, in fact, paid him via check after tehs how. Furthermore Maximo said that the only non-FSW regular talent that he booked himself was Blue Demon Jr. and that he had also been paid, and he would be doing a training seminar in Brooklyn the next day. Maximo said that ALL pay issues were with talent that Amaro Prod. brought in and were obligated to pay. Maximo also said that the “theft” that Amaro Prod. was claiming there no theft at all. He said that Amaro never remibursed FSW for their half of the venue rental and also didn’t help cover costs for a sound system so FSO took that reimbursement from the live gate ticket sells which likely left Amaro without the money to pay their talent. Later in the week some of the talents that weren’t paid at the show told PWInsider that they were paid later.
El Hijo del Santo Gives Update On His Son
This past weekend El Hijo del Santo updated fans on the progress of his son’s training. A few months ago it was announced that his son would be heading to Japan this Summer (where I believe he already is) to train in the Pro Wrestling NOAH gym and he may actually wrestle for them. It was announced that he would be working under the Nieto del Santo name but Santo says that’s not the case, at least as he begins. In the beginning he will be known as “Tempestad” (which means “Storm”) and he will have to earn the Santo name. Santo also said that Tempestad has been training under the legendary Solar I since he was 12 years old and he’s now 16 years old. After his training in Japan is over he will move onto New Zealand to train there. Santo said that he has also been trained in Taekwondo, Jiu Jitsu, and Ne Waza (a form of Judo) which he won a competition in. It sounds like Santo is making sure his son gets seasoning and a lot of proper training before actually letting him wrestle, at least in Mexico. He may very well wrestling in Japan as Santo claims that NOAH wanted to use him on their shows as Nieto del Santo (to promote the Santo name) but he chose to use the Tempestad name instead because he hadn’t earned it yet.
Lucha in Japan
Crazy & Pesadilla continued their tour of Japan in Pro Wrestling NOAH this week. Also, NOAH announced that they would both be apart of the G-Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League as well. Crazy will reform his team with Ricky Marvin as Los Mexitosos while Pesadilla will be teaming with someone named “Dual Force” as a team called Ultra-Violence Lucha Libre. I’ve never heard of Dual Force but they are saying he’s a Mexican Luchador so maybe it’s Hijo del Santo’s son using that name rather than Tempestad that was previously announced. Other teams announced for the tournament are Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge (last years winners), Daisuke Harada & Kumano, ROH’s Roderick Strong & Australian Slex, Shiori Asahi & HIro Tonai, the Souther American team Kaiser & Gaston Mateo, Japan England Technician Combi (Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshinari Ogawa), and the team of Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV.
– Super Crazy def. Atsushi Kotoge (06/01)
– Super Crazy def. Daisuke Haradea (06/02)
– BRAVE (Naomichi Marufuji & Takeshi Morishima) def. Super Crazy & Jake Dirden (06/03)
– Maybach Taniguchi def. Super Crazy (06/05)
– Super Crazy def. Jack Dirden (06/06)
– Super Crazy def. Pesadilla (06/08)
– Super Crazy def. Zack Sabre Jr. (06/09)
– Taiji Ishimori def. Pesadilla (06/09)
– Super Crazy & Daisuke Harada def. Pesadilla & Zack Sabre Jr. (06/13)
– GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title: Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Super Crazy (07/07)
IWRG 06/06 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Fulgore II def. Sky Angel
2) Super Libre Match: Cristal, Rayo Tapatio I, & Saruman def. Alan Extreme, Diosa Maya, & Imposible
3) Angel del Amor, Astro Rey Jr., & Chico Che def. Carta Brava Jr., Cerebro Negro, & Tomahawk TT
4) Los Oficiales (Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, & Oficial Fierro) def. Centvrion, Dinamic Black, & Golden Magic
5) Eterno, Super Nova, & X-Fly def. Pirata Morgan, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, & Barba Roja
FSW 06/08 “La Guerra” Corona, NY Results
1) Joe Ettell def. Syler Andrews
2) FSW Primero Title: Talon (c) def. Mr. 450 to retain the title!
3) 3-Way Dance: Extrem Tiger def. Brian Cage & J-Sin
4) 5-Way Dance: Ricky Cruz def. Logan Black, Noriega, Sam Shields, & Slyck Wagner Brown
5) Bandido Jr. def. Danny Demanto
6) Damian 666, Joker, & Whiplash def. Chicky Starr & EYFBO (Angel Ortiz & Mike Draztik)
7) Apolo def. Chris Masters
8) Hiram Tua def. Bestia 666
9) Los Fantasticos (BJ & Carlitos) & Savio Vega def. Blue Demon Jr. & S.A.T. (Jose & Wil Maximo) via DQ
10) Blue Demon Jr., Hiram Tau, Los Fantasticos, & Savio Vega def. Damian 666, Bestia 666, Joker, & The S.A.T.
INDY 06/08 Cancun Results
1) Equinoxio & Leyenda Azteca Jr. def. Difunto II & Jocker
2) Estrellita, Maximo, & Ultimo Dragoncito def. La Diva Salvaje, Pierrothito, & Tiffany
3) La Fuerza TRT (El Terrible, Rey Bucanero, & Tiger Kid) def. La Mascara, Mascara Dorada, & Stuka Jr.
4) Mistico II, Rush, & Thunder def. Euforia, Kraneo, & Ultimo Guerrero
IWL 06/08 Mexico City Results
1) Fatal 4-Way Atomicos: Atomic Star, Payaso Carrona, Payaso Terror, & Peirko def. Infierno Kid Jr., Ojo Diabolico Jr., Sepulturero I, & Ultimo Vampiro; Angel del Amor, Chucho el Roto, Iron Love, & Yazuka; and Centinela, Quimico, Samael, & Tormento
2) Oficial AK47, Pantera, Slash, & Suicida def. Camikaze, Freelance, Super Boing, & Super Pascual
3) Fresero Jr., Lolita, & Ninja de Fuego def. Pasion Kristal, Pentagon Jr., & Sexy Lady
4) IWL Copa Feminil Extrema: Ludark Shaitan def. Crazy Mary
5) Trios Cibernetico: Carta Brava I, Cerebro Negro, & Fantasma de la Opera def. Ciclope, Niko, & Pagano; Epitafio, Leviatham, & Rocky Santana; Scorpio Jr., Tony Rivera, & Zumbido; Black Terry, Dinamic Black, & Dr. Cerebro; Drastik Boy, Paranoiko, & Super Mega; Eterno, Super Nova, & X-Fly; and Argenis, Drago, & Fenix
6) IWL Trios Titles: Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown, & Psycho Clown) def. Angel o Demonio, Leon Rojo, & Ovett (c) to win the titles!
INDY 06/09 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Def Lepard & Mr. Cuervo def. Coyote Jr. & Goliath
2) Babe Power & Chely Rock def. Lady Maravilla & Sky Kid
3) Los Compadres Extremos (Aeroboy & Violento Jack) def. Pedro Navajas & Super Jack
4) Rey Demonio Jr. & Veneno def. Sky Kid & Zumbi
IWRG 06/09 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Epidemia & Fulgor I def. Acero & Sky Angel
2) Centvrion & Saruman def. Alan Extreme & Picudo Jr.
3) Chico Che, Dinamic Black, & Golden Magic def. Apolo Estrada, Cerebro Negro, & Eterno
4) Super Nova, X-Fly, & Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000 def. Dr. Cerebro, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, & Trauma I
5) IWRG Junior de Juniors Title: Trauma II def. Carta Brava Jr. (c) to win the title!
INDY 06/10 Arena Cuatro Caminos Results
1) Mini Charly Manson & Mini Rio Bravo def. Anubis & Octagoncito
2) El Brazo, Street Boy, & Zumbi def. Los Campadres Extremos (Aeroboy & Violento Jack) & Veneno
3) Los Poderosos (Hombre sin Miedo, Kendor Jr., & Sobredosis) def. Laredo Kid, Perseus, & Pimpinlea Escarlata
4) Electroshock & La Parka Jr. def. Parka Negra & Super Parka
IWRG 06/16 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Galaxy & Sky Angel vs. Fulgor I & Power Bull
2) Acero, Angel del Amor, & Seiya vs. Cerebro Negro, Imposible, & Zafiro
3) Centvrion, Chico Che, & Golden Magic vs. Oficial Spartan, Oficial Factor, & Oficial Rayan
4) Dinamic Black, Trauma I, & Trauma II vs. Oficial AK47, Oficial 911, & Oficial Fierro
5) Relevos Increibles: Hijo de Msacara Ano 2000 & Hijo de Pirata Morgan vs. Dr. Cerebro & X-Fly
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