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FEATURE: Viva la Raza! Lucha Weekly 8/3/13

Viva la Raza!: Lucha Weekly
August 3, 2013
By: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com

CMLL

Super Popular Update
Originally the "new" CMLL wrestler Super Popular was believed to be the son of Olimpico but now Olimpico himself has confirmed that he was he himself under a new mask in a confusing situation. Olimpico lost his "Olimpico" mask way back in 2003 to La Sombra.

CMLL 07/26 Arena Mexico Results
1) Hombre Bala Jr. & Super Halcon Jr. def. Artillero & Super Comando
2) Diamante, Pegasso, & Triton def. Arkangel de la Muerte, Hooligan, & Skandalo
3) Blue Panther, La Mascara, & Shocker def. Averno, Ephesto, & Mephisto via DQ
4) Cibernetico: Fuego, Hijo del Fantasma, Negro Casas, Stuka Jr., & Valiente def. Misterioso II, Sangre Azteca, Tiger Kid, Vangelis, & Virus
5) Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Titan def. Polvora, Rey Bucanero, & Rey Escorpion
6) Volador Jr., Taichi, & El Terrible def. La Sombra, Maximo, & Rush

CMLL 07/28 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Bengala & Robin def. Akuma & Inquisidor
2) Camorra, Nitro, & Nosferatu def. Metalico, Sensei, & Soberano Jr.
3) Guerrero Maya Jr., Rey Cometa, & Triton def. Cancerbero, Raziel, & Virus
4) Lightning Match: Angel de Oro fought Puma King to a DRAW
5) La Sombra, Shocker, & Titan def. Euforia, Niebla Roja, & Taichi
6) Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto def. Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente
* NOTES *
- Sombra injured his ankle during the Semi-Main where he leapfrogged Taichi and as he came down his foot landed on Taichi's foot and the ankle rolled over. CMLL & Sombra claim it's just ankle sprain at this point. Video (courtesy of LuchaBlog) of the injury is below (slow motion at the end really details the injury):

CMLL 07/28 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Capitan & Indigo def. El Tapatio & Samael
2) Acertijo & Jocker def. Brillante & El Idolo
3) El Hippie, Leo, & Tony Escobedo def. Demonio Rojo, Exterminador, & Malefico via DQ
4) Brazo de Plata def. Kraneo
5) La Mascara, Rush, & Super Popular def. Rey Bucanero, El Terrible, & Rafaga

CMLL 07/29 Arena Puebla Results
1) Akuma & Artillero def. Black Tiger & Milenium
2) Goya Kong, Luna Magica, & Marcela def. La Amapola, La Vaquerita, & Tiffany via DQ
3) Cancerbero, Raziel, & Virus def. Arkangel de la Muerte, Hooligan, & Skandalo
4) Psicosis II, Kraneo, & Morphosis def. Delta, Rey Cometa, & Guerrero Maya Jr.
5) Mask vs. Mask Match: Stigma def. Espiritu Maligno
6) Averno, Mephisto, & Negro Casas def. Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente

CMLL 07/30 Arena Mexico Results
1) Sensei & Soberano Jr. def. Herodes Jr. & Zayco
2) Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, & Super Halcon Jr. def. Disturbio, Hijo del Signo, & Nosferatu
3) Lightning Match: Marcela def. Princesa Blanca
4) Mexican National Lightweight Title Torneo Semifinals Cibernetico: Electrico def. Bam Bam, Shockercito, Pequeno Halcon, Pequeno Violencia, & Mercurio
5) Euforia, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion via DQ
6) Volador Jr., Mr. Niebla, & Vangelis def. Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Angel de Oro

CMLL 07/30 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Arkangel de la Muerte, Sadico, & Skandalo def. Black Metal, Esfinge, & Sky Kid
2) Trios Torneo Semifinals: La Mascara, Maximo, & Brazo de Plata def. Felino, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
3) Trios Torneo Semifinals: Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto def. Gallo, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Stuka Jr.
4) Trios Torneo Finals: Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto def. La Mascara, Maximo, & Brazo de Plata
5) Atlantis def. Ultimo Guerrero

CMLL 08/02 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Molotov & Oro Jr. vs. Akuma & Inquisidor
2) Dark Angel, Estrellita, & Goya Kong vs. La Amapola, La Comandante, & La Seductora
3) Mascara Dorada, Brazo de Plata, & Titan vs. Rey Bucanero, Rey Escorpion, & Taichi
4) Lightning Match: Rey Cometa vs. Ephesto
5) Atlantis, Shocker, & Thunder vs. Ultimo Guerrero, El Terrible, & Gran Guerrero
6) La Sombra, La Mascara, & Diamante Azul vs. Volador Jr., Averno, & Mephisto

CMLL 08/04 Arena Coliseo Lineup
1) Camaleon & Leono vs. Espanto Jr. & Ramstein
2) Sagrado, Stigma, & Triton vs. Camorra, Cancerbero, & Raziel
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Hijo del Fantasma vs. Misterioso II, Sangre Azteca, & Virus
4) Lightning Match: Angel de Oro vs. Puma King
5) La Mascara, Rush, & Titan vs. Taichi, El Terrible, & Vangelis
6) Marco Corleone, Shocker, & Thunder vs. Felino, Mr. Niebla, & Negro Casas

CMLL 08/04 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) El Idolo & Javier Cruz vs. El Yaki & Satara
2) Esfinge & Virgo vs. Evola & Infierno
3) Copa Express Torneo: Black Metal & Gallo vs. Barbaro Cavernario & Sadico vs. Halcon de Plata & Leo vs. Demonio Rojo & Malefico
4) Diamante Azul, Maximo, & Valiente vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion

CMLL 08/05 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Black Tiger & Meyer vs. Centauro de Fuego & Espanto Jr.
2) Milenium & Tigre Rojo Jr. vs. Inquisidor & Siki Ozama Jr.
3) Hombre Bala Jr., Pegasso, & Soberano Jr. vs. Espiritu Maligno, Hijo del Signo, & Nosferatu
4) Lightning Match: Marcela vs. La Amapola
5) Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, & Euforia vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
6) Copa Arena Puebla 60th Anniversario: Mistico II vs. Averno

CMLL 08/06 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Molotov & Sensei vs. Cholo & Ramstein
2) Pegasso, Starman, & Triton vs. Namajague, Puma King, & Shigeo Okumura
3) Mexican National Lightweight Title Torneo Semifinals: Mini Fantasy vs. Pequeno Nitro vs. Pequeno Warrior vs. Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Pequeno Universo 2000 vs. Aereo
4) Mascara Dorada, Thunder, & Brazo de Plata vs. Euforia, Felino, & Pierroth
5) NWA Light Heavyweight Title: Diamante Azul (c) vs. Vangelis
6) Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion

CMLL 08/06 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Leon Blanco & Smaker vs. Exterminador & Rafaga
2) Black Metal & Leo vs. Artillero & Super Comando
3) Dalis la Caribena, Estrellita, & Goya Kong vs. Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sujei, & Tiffany
4) Angel de Oro, Shocker, & Valiente vs. Rey Bucanero, El Terrible, & Taichi
5) La Mascara, Maximo, & Rush vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto

INDY

Ultimo Dragon Graphic Novel Update
The kickstarter program going on for the proposed Ultimo Dragon graphic novel is FAR away from it's goal of $35,000 raising a little over $4,000 so far (on pace to reach just over $10,000 at the current rate which is less than half of the hope of $35,000).

Super Crazy & Pesadilla Remaining In Japan
This week Pro Wrestling NOAH announced several lineups for their August events and it was revealed that both Super Crazy & Pesadilla are sticking around NOAH for awhile. Ricky Marvin on the otherhand is nowhere to be found.
- Super Crazy & Pesadilla vs. Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach Suwa Jr. (08/04)
- Triple Threat: Pesadilla vs. Kaiser vs. Taiji Ishimori (08/10)
- Joikaru Cup Scramble Battle Royal: Super Crazy (08/10)

NTV G-Up Jr. Heavyweight Tag Tournament
Super Crazy, Ricky Marvin, & Pesadilla finished up their long tour of Pro Wrestling NOAH this past weekend. Pesadilla and Dual Force had to pull out of the Tag Team Tournament last week due to Dual Force's injury, but Pesadilla stuck around and wrestled in a slew of non-tournament matches. Los Mexitosos (Marvin & Crazy) made it to the Semifinals of the tournament but fell to Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotogoe (who then lost to Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask in the Finals). Pesadilla got a couple of non-tournament wins but wasn't able to win the XNL Title from Ricky Marvin when he got a shot at it.
- Block A: Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin def. Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach SUWA Jr. (07/14)
- Block A: Atsushi Kotoge & Taiji Ishimori def. Dual Force & Pesadilla (07/14)
- Ricky Marvin def. Dual Force (07/15)
- Triple Threat: Zack Sabre Jr. def. Pesadilla & Super Crazy (07/15)
- Ricky Marvin def. Hitoshi Kumano (07/18)
- Block A: Dual Force & Pesadilla def. Genba Hirayanagi & Maybach SUWA Jr. (07/18)
- KENTA & Takashi Sugiura def. Super Crazy & Mohammed Yone (07/18)
- Roderick Strong def. Dual Force (07/19)
- Super Crazy def. Kaiser (07/19)
- Black Buffalo & Gaston Mateo def. Pesadilla & Hitoshi Kumano (07/19)
- Mohammed Yone, Naomichi Marufuji, & Ricky Marvin def. Mikey Nicholls, Shane Haste, & Slex (07/19)
- Block A: Ricky Marvin & Super Crazy def. Dual Force & Pesadilla (07/20)
- Triple Threat: Pesadilla def. Kaiser & Zack Sabre Jr. (07/21)
- Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste def. Ricky Marvin & Super Crazy (07/21)
- Super Crazy def. Maybach Suwa Jr. (07/24)
- XNL Title: Ricky Marvin (c) def. Pesadilla to win the title! (07/24)
- Pesadilla def. Kaiser (07/26)
- KENTA & Takashi Sugiura def. Ricky Marvin & Super Crazy (07/26)
- Mikey Nicholls def. Pesadilla (07/27)
- Block A: Super Crazy & Ricky Marvin def. Gaston Mateo & Kaiser (07/27)
- Roderick Strong & Slex def. Pesadilla & Kaji Tomato (07/28)
- Block A: Atsushi Kotoge & Taiji Ishimori def. Ricky Marvin & Super Crazy (07/28)

TxT 07/27 Gimnasio Juan de la Barrera Results
1) Imposible def. Centvrion
2) Triple Threat: Lady Apache def. Rossy Moreno & Esther Moreno
3) El Hijo del Medico Asesino def. Dr. Wagner III
4) Brian Cage, Heddi Karaoui, Oliver John, & Zumbi def. Blue Demon Jr., Angel Blanco Jr., El Hijo del Solitario, & Rayman
5) El Canek, L.A. Park, & Rayo de Jalisco Jr. def. Cien Caras Jr., Mascara Ano 2000, & Universo 2000 via DQ
* NOTES *
- Former CMLL star Horuz came out during the show and officially announced he has left CMLL and now is independent.

INDY 07/27 Arena Feminil Results
1) Azrael def. Muerte Xtrema
2) Dr. Veneno Jr. fought El Enviado to a DRAW
3) Chakira def. Angel del Silencio
4) Alberto dos Rios def. Titanik
5) 3-Way Dance: El Ninja Jr. def. Epidemius & Mortifero
6) Alejandro Baez, Delta, & Kaientai def. Erick Snake, Galactar, & Rico Rodriguez

DG-USA 07/27 "Bushido: Code Of The Warrior" iPPV Queens, NY Results
1) Uhaa Nation def. Jigsaw
2) Six Way Freestyle: Scott Reed def. Caleb Konley, Derek Ryze, Drew Gulak, Orange Cassidy, & Shane Strickland
3) Bunkhouse Brawl: Chuck Taylor def. Jon Davis
4) Open The Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) def. Rich Swann to retain the title!
5) Trent Baretta def. EITA
6) Tony Nese def. Akira Tozawa
7) Gate To Heaven Match: The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) & Ricochet def. CIMA, AR Fox, & Tomahawk TT

DG-USA 07/28 "Enter The Dragon: 4th Anniversary Show" iPPV Manhattan, NY Results
1) Jon Davis def. Drew Gulak
2) Shane Strickland def. Caleb Konley
3) Tony Nese def. Uhaa Nation
4) Chuck Taylor, Jigsaw, & The Batiri (Obariyon & Kodama) def. Osirian Portal (Ophidian & Amasis), Fire Ant, & Frightmare
5) Open The Freedom Gate Title #1 Contender 4-Way: Akira Tozawa def. CIMA, EITA, & Tomahawk TT
6) Open The Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) def. Akira Tozawa via ref stoppage to retain the title!
7) Trent Barreta def. AR Fox
8) EVOLVE Title: AR Fox (c) def. Trent Barreta to retain the title!
9) EVOLVE Title: AR Fox (c) def. Trent Barreta to retain the title!
10) Open The United Gate Titles: The Young Bucks (c) def. The Inner-City Machine Guns (Ricochet & Rich Swann) to retain the titles!
11) Open The Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) def. Akira Tozawa
* NOTES *
- This one seemed to be really awkwardly booked.
- After the 4-Way Jon Davis ran out and jumped Tozawa after Gargano came out and verbally abused CIMA for failing to win. After Davis jumped Tozawa Gargano immediately put him in the Gargano-No Escape submission as the match was started immediately for some reason (no reason given) and a referee ran out. Eventually the referee stopped it after Tozawa passed out. The fans were PISSED and started chanting "bullshit" at the booking.
- Barrett pinned AR Fox in a non-title match via a handful of tights in a rather short match. Barreta said he deserves an EVOLVE Title shot now so Fox ran to the back and grabbed his belt, accepting the challenge.
- Fox countered Barreta's rana into a pin in the 2nd match, but Barreta said they're tied 1-1 now so they need to have a rubber match to see who the true EVOLVE Champion is which Fox again accepted.
- Fox and Barreta went on for a longer time in the 3rd Match and Fox got the win with the Lo Mein Pain. It probably would have come off alot better at it just been simply made a 2/3 Falls Match.
- The Tag Title Match was said to have been really good and after the match Ricochet said that after two failed attempts at getting back the tag titles it's time for him to concentrate on singles. He reminded us all that via the Gate To Heaven win he gets any shot at any title or match at a future show. Johnny Gargano came out and said that was the future, not tonight and he had only signed a contract to face the winner of the 4-Way that night. Akira Tozawa then came out and said that was right and he was recovered now so he should get his shot. A referee ran out and for some reason Tozawa got a rematch.
- Tozawa again passed out to the Garga-NO Escape but this time in a long, good match. Tozawa apologized to the fans for failing. No explanation is given why Tozawa can come out and just get his rematch right there (nor why the initial match happened right after the 4-Way and after Tozawa was laid out) or why Fox and Barreta were able to have 3 matches simply because they wanted to. Horrendous booking for a company that’s led by a guy known for good booking.

IWRG 07/28 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Dragon Celestial def. Sky Angel
2) Horuz, Imposible, & Punker def. Centvrion, Freelance, & Golden Magic via DQ
3) Extreme Tiger, Trauma I, & Trauma II def. Cerebro Negro, Heddi Karaoui, & Saruman
4) WWS Welterweight Title: Dinamic Black (c) def. Oficial 911 to retain the title!
5) Lumberjack Strap Match: Black Terry, Pasion Kristal, & Veneno def. Bugambilia, Fuerza Guerrera, & Oficial AK47
6) Los Inferno Rockers (Soul Rocker, Machine Rocker, & Devil Rocker) fought Emo Extreme, Eterno, & Super Nova to a DRAW

INDY 07/28 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Artillero def. Estruendo
2) Mitzunori & Poseidon def. Angel del Futuro & Universo
3) Galactar, Sexy Francis, & Veneno Extremo def. Las Munecas del Jaguar (Dulce Canela, Erika Sotelo, & Larry Miranda Jr.)
4) Fu Warrior, Mongol Chino, & Sergio Romo Jr. def. Burrito, Golden Boy, & Pancho Tequila
5) Charles Lucero def. Rey Hechicero

INDY 07/28 Arena Jaguar Results
1) Beto Alcala & El Novato def. Charly Contreras & La Flecha
2) Lady Flamer, Pequeno Flamer, & Red Flamer Jr. def. Erika Sotelo, Lady Maravilla, & Super Jack
3) Coyote Jr. def. Red Flamer
4) Babe Fox, Beto Alcala, Epidemius, & Silencio def. Cuerno de Chivo, Dulce Canelo, Pedro Navajas, & Psicotico
5) 3-Way Dance: Simbolo 2000 def. Larry Miranda Jr. & Sadica

INDY 07/28 Arena Solidaridad Results
1) Nahomi & Norteno Jr. def. Dama de Hierro & Destructor
2) Los Angeles Dorados (Angel Dorado & Angel Dorado Jr.) def. Los Compadres del Facebook (Ciber Payaso & Mortifero)
3) Lemus Jr. & Mortal def. Coco Viper & Atomo
4) Gran Apache & Mari Apache def. Hija de Karonte & Karonte
5) Guerra de Empresas Semifinals: The Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown, & Psycho Clown) def. Los Poderosos (Hombre sin Miedo, Kendor Jr., & Sobredosis)
6) Guerra de Empresas Semifinals: Difunto II, Diluvio Negro II, & Silver Star def. Argos, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., & Orquidea Negra via DQ
7) Guerra de Empresas Finals: Psycho Circus def. Difunto II, Diluvio Negro II, & Silver Star

IWL 07/30 Arena Aficion Results
1) Corcel Infernal, Dr. Mascara, & Halcon 2000 def. Aspid, Babel, & Caifan Jr.
2) Centinela, Ice Killer, Monsther, & Muerte Negra def. Arkanos, Coco Loco, Kid Jaguar, & Quimico Jr.
3) Lolita, Mascarita Divina, Payaso Terror, & Shadow def. Mini Psicosis, Peligro, Periko, & Sexy Lady
4) Infierno Kid, Ojo Diabolico Jr., Sepluturero I, & Ultimo Vampiro fought Aeroboy, Hormiga, Paranoiko, & Super Mega to a DRAW
5) Argenis, Drago, & Fenix def. Freelance, Pantera I, & Suicida
6) Triple Threat: Loco Max, Tony Rivera, & Zumbido def. Carta Brava Jr., Cerebro Negro, & Fantasma de la Opera and Black Terry, Dinamic Black, & Dr. Cerebro
7) IWL Trios Titles: Angel o Demonio, Leon Rojo, & Obett (c) def. Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown, & Psycho Clown)

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