Viva la Raza!: Lucha Weekly
March 22, 2014
By: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
AAA-US Taping in August
Wrestling Observer reported that AAA plans to begin taping their US show for El Rey in August in hopes of the show debuting in September.
AAA 03/16 "Rey de Reyes '14" Plaza de Toros La Monumental Results
1) Alan Stone, Dinastia, Fabi Apache, & Pimpinela Escarlata def. Silver King, Mini Charly Manson, Sexy Star, & Mamba
2) AAA Cruiserweight Title Fatal 4-Way: Daga (c) def. Argenis, Super Fly, & Australian Suicide to retain the title!
3) AAA Latin America Title: Chessman def. Villano IV to win the vacant title!
4) Mask vs. Hair Steel Cage Match: Steve Pain lost to Fenix, Crazy Boy, Joe Lider, Nino Hamburguesa, Ultimo Gladiador, Pentagon Jr., & Eterno
5) AAA Tag Team Titles Fatal 4-Way: Angelico & Jack Evans (c) def. Psicosis & Hijo del Fantasma, Aerostar & Drago, and Demon Rocker & Machine Rocker to retain the titles!
6) Cibernetico, Electroshock, & Psycho Clown def. Jeff Jarrett, Texano Jr., & Mascara Ano 2000 Jr.
7) Rey de Reyes Torneo Finals: La Parka Jr. def. El Zorro, Perro Aguayo Jr., & Black Warrior
* NOTES *
- El Elegido was advertised for the first match but replaced by Alan Stone for unknown reasons. Pentagon Jr. came out after the match and he joined Sexy Star in attacking Fabi. He said he wouldn't rest until AAA gave he and Sexy Star their shot at the AAA Mixed Tag Team Titles.
- Daga actually eliminated all three of his opponents in the Cruiserweight Title match to retain his belt. Pentagon ran out and attacked Suicide following the match.
- Blue Demon Jr. appeared in a taped video vacating the title saying that he could not be at the event due to family issues. Villano IV replaced him and had a bloody war with Chessman for the belt with Chessman coming out on top. I doubt Blue Demon will be back but then again he at least did a video to explain his no-show.
- It took almost an hour for AAA to set up the Domed Cage. Juvi was not cleared by doctors to compete due to an injury, according to AAA, so Ultimo Gladiador replaced him. Pentagon and Pain were the last two left in the cage with Pentagon beating Pain.
- Tag Titles came down to Angelico/Evans against the Rockers with the champs retaining their belts.
- Ciber hit Jarrett with a guitar to beat him in the Semi-Main.
- Rey de Reyes Finals came down to Perro and Parka with Parka getting the win and his fifth Rey de Reyes trophy. The more things change the more they stay the same. God forbid AAA attempt to elevate a new star in this tournament. Parka is 48 years old, Perro is 34 (the youngest in the finals), Zorro is 38, and Warrior is 45. Warrior was the only one in the Finals that hadn't already won the damn tournament before and Parka is the only man to win it more than once, let alone 5 times.
- Still no Sin Cara/Mistico since his debut weeks ago. So lame.
New Documentary Based on Luna Magica In the Works
A new documentary based on the life, in the ring and out of it, on CMLL's Luna Magica has been made by a couple of American filmmakers. The documentary tells the story of Luna Magica as she tackles the world of Lucha Libre as well as battles her ex-husband over custody of her son (who is being kept from her because of the fact that she is a luchadora). It's an interesting story and the filmmakers have started a "Kickstarter" fund to try and get the film finished (it’s already be shot but the money they are raising is for post production). The kickstarter has already raised almost $8,500 of the $10,500 they are trying to reach. For more information on the film, rewards for donating, and to see the great trailer visit their kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1108690340/luchadora-a-documentary-short
Averno Teaming with Sin Cara?
This week an Indy event in Reynosa listed a card for 04/27 that will feature CMLL star teaming with El Hijo del Solitario in a tag match against Sin Cara (Mistico) and Tinieblas Jr. in the Main Event. Sin Cara and Averno are friends and were longtime rivals in CMLL, and if this match happens it will be interesting to see how CMLL reacts.
CMLL 03/14 Arena Mexico Results
1) Kamaitachi, Raziel, & Shigeo Okumura def. Pegasso, Starman, & Triton
2) Dark Angel, Estrellita, & Marcela def. Dalis la Caribena, Princesa Blanca, & Princesa Sujei via DQ
3) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Atlantis & Euforia def. Niebla Roja & Stuka Jr.
4) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Marco Corleone & El Terrible def. Mascara Dorada & Mephisto
5) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Blue Panther & Negro Casas def. Delta & Mr. Aguila
6) National Parejas Increibles Torneo 1st Round: Diamante Azul & Rey Bucanero def. Kraneo & Brazo de Plata
7) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Quarterfinals: Atlantis & Euforia def. Marco Corleone & El Terrible
8) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Quarterfinals: Diamante Azul & Rey Bucanero def. Blue Panther & Negro Casas
9) National Parejas Increibles Toreno Semifinals: Atlantis & Euforia def. Diamante Azul & Rey Bucanero
10) Averno, Ultimo Guerrero, & Gran Guerrero def. La Sombra, Volador Jr., & Valiente
* NOTES *
- Atlantis & Euforia will meet Maximo & Rey Escorpion in the Finals of the tournament.
- Mistico II was advertised for the Main Event but Volador replaced him for unspecified reasons (Sin Cara claimed on twitter that he heard Mistico was pulled because he showed up drunk). Volador accidentally kicked Sombra in the third fall costing the tecnicos the match which caused him and Sombra to argue after the match. They challenged each other to a Mask vs. Hair Match right there and agreed, but the Lucha Commisioner said no.
CMLL 03/16 Arena Mexico Results
1) Leono & Metalico def. Apocalipsis & Espanto Jr.
2) Demus 3:16, Pequeno Warrior, & Pierrothito def. Astral, Electrico, & Shockercito
3) Blue Panther, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Sagrado def. Bobby Zavala, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
4) Atlantis, Diamante Azul, & Titan def. Ephesto, Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
5) Negro Casas, Kraneo, & Niebla Roja def. Marco Corleone, Maximo, & Rush
6) Volador Jr. def. Psyco Reaper
* NOTES *
- CMLL claims Casas is too injured to be in the upcoming proposed Triangle Hair Match with Shocker and Rush yet he is still working their events. Sounds legit.
CMLL 03/16 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Explosivo def. El Yaqui
2) Demonio Rojo def. El Brillante
3) Idolo & Javier Cruz def. Espectrum & Exterminador via DQ
4) Metatron, Sky Kid, & Smaker def. Magnum, Mr. Trueno, & Rey Trueno
5) Occidente Light Heavyweight Title: Stuka Jr. def. Rafaga (c) to win the title!
6) La Sombra, Rey Cometa, & Soberano Jr. def. Felino, Herodes Jr., & Cavernario
CMLL 03/17 Arena Puebla Results
1) Akron & El Rebelde def. Meyer & Paris
2) Asturiano, Leono, & Robin def. Blue Center, Espiritu Maligno, & King Jaguar via DQ
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Stigma def. Kamaitachi, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
4) Diamante Azul, Titan, & Valiente def. Euforia, Kraneo, & Psyco Reaper
5) Volador Jr., Atlantis, & Mascara Dorada def. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto via DQ
CMLL 03/18 Arena Mexico Results
1) Akuma & Cholo def. Bengala & Flyer
2) Demus 3:16, Mercurio, & Pierrothito def. Angelito, Astral, & Stukita
3) Canelo Casas, Hechicero, & Puma King def. Dragon Lee, Pegasso, & Stuka Jr.
4) Lightning Match: Triton def. Sangre Azteca
5) Rey Cometa, Fuego, & Diamante Azul def. Bobby Zavala, Misterioso II, & Polvora
6) Felino, Cavernario, & Mr. Niebla def. Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & La Mascara
CML 03/18 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Demonio Maya def. Virgo
2) Cancerbero & Raziel def. Black Metal & Esfinge
3) Camorra, Sadico, & Shigeo Okumura def. Gallo, Leo, & Starman
4) Mexican National Womens Title: Estrellita (c) def. Dalis la Caribena to retain the title!
5) La Sombra, Atlantis, & Brazo de Plata def. Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja
6) Shocker & El Terrible def. Marco Corleone & Rush via DQ
CMLL 03/21 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Stuka Jr., Brazo de Plata, & Titan vs. Rey Bucanero, El Terrible, & Vangelis
2) La Sombra, Volador Jr., & Thunder vs. Negro Casas, Ephesto, & Mephisto
3) National Parejas Increibles Torneo Finals: Atlantis & Euforia vs. Maximo & Rey Escorpion
4) Hair vs. Hair Match: Marcela vs. Dalis la Caribena
5) Mistico II, Mascara Dorada, & Valiente vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja
6) Hair vs. Hair Match: Rush vs. Shocker
CMLL 03/23 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Indigo vs. Relampago Azul
2) William Rock vs. Angel del Mal
3) El Divino & Virgo vs. Demonio Rojo & Evola
4) Smaker vs. Espectrum
5) Black Metal, Leon Blanco, & Sky Kid vs. Acertijo, Demonio Maya, & Malefico
6) Blue Panther, Black Panther, & Cachorro vs. Puma King, Tiger Kid, & Vangelis
CMLL 03/23 Arena Coliseo Lineup
1) Molotov & Sensei vs. El Rebelde & Espiritu Negro
2) Fantasy, Shockercito, & Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Pequeno Nitro, Pequeno Olimpico, & Pequeno Warrior
3) Dark Angel, Estrellita, & Goya Kong vs. Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sujei, & Zeuxis
4) Lightning Match: Sagrado vs. Virus
5) La Sombra, Brazo de Plata, & Valiente vs. Felino, Olimpico, & Psyco Reaper
6) Diamante Azul, Marco Corleone, & Maximo vs. Averno, Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
CMLL 03/24 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Black Tiger, Star Jr., & Tigre Rojo vs. Espiritu Negro, King Jaguar, & Siki Ozama Jr.
2) Astral, Asturiano, & Electrico vs. Blue Center, Espiritu Maligno, & Sauron
3) Lightning Match: Stuka Jr. vs. Virus
4) Blue Panther, Black Panther, & Cachorro vs. Felino, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
5) Euforia, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja vs. Kranoe, Morphosis, & Psyco Reaper
6) Volador Jr. vs. Mephisto
CMLL 03/25 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Esfinge vs. Rey Trueno
2) Astral, Electrico, & Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Demus 3:16, Pequeno Violencia, & Pierrothito
3) Gallo, Leo, & Starman vs. Camorra, Sadico, & Shigeo Okumura
4) Blue Panther, Sagrado, & Valiente vs. El Cuatrero, Sanson, & Universo 2000
5) Volador Jr., Atlantis, & La Sombra vs. Felino, Negro Casas, & Mr. Niebla
6) Rush vs. Shocker
Masked Mania Announces Commentators for iPPV
This week Masked Republic announced that the commentators for the 04/27 "Masked Mania" iPPV event will be CHIKARA's Leonard Chikarason and Joe Dombrowski. I have no clue who Dombrowski is but the important thing is that it will be a English commentary for the first American Lucha Libre iPPV. The main event that card is L.A. Park vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. with Cassandro vs. Matt Cross and a trios pitting CHIKARA's Ophidian, Amasis, & Green Ant against Chuck Taylor, Papadon, & Orange Cassidy on the undercard. Chirstina Von Eerie, Pierrothito, Solar I, Negro Navarro, Damian 666, Bestia 666, and Sabu have all been confirmed for the event so far as well.
DG-USA Announces Trios Tournament
This week Dragon Gate USA announced a 4-team Trios Tournament for the 04/05 "Mercury Rising" event in New Orleans. The teams will consist of Johnny Gargano & The Bravado Brothers; Ricochet, AR Fox, & Rich Swann; Tony Nese, Trent Baretta, & Caleb Konley; and Fire Ant, Green Ant, & Lince Dorado. The winning team will all three earn the opportunity to book themselves in any type of match they want to on a future DG-USA event.
LLF 03/14 Arena Femenil Results
1) La Gladiadora def. Nahomi
2) Katary def. Dark Fantasy
3) La Chacala, Lady Flamer, & Tsunami def. Angelica, Bombona Love, & Shekinah
4) Mari Apache def. Sadica
Toryumon Mexico 03/16 Mexico City Results
1) Douki & Hanaoka def. Ikaro & Principe Azteca
2) Demus 3:16 & Pequeno Nitro def. Astral & Electrico
3) Akuma, Nitro, & Yoruba def. Hombre Bala Jr., Super Ciudadano, & Super Halcon Jr.
4) Arkangel de la Muerte & Olimpico def. Brazo de Plata & La Mascara
5) NWA International Junior Title: Ultimo Dragon (c) def. Rey Bucanero to retain the title!
IWRG 03/16 "Guerra de Golfo '14" Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Hip Hop Man & Latigo def. Aztlan & Hanaoka
2) Chico Che, Emperador Azteca, & La Magnifica def. Dowki, Hanaoka, & Imposible
3) IWRG Junior de Juniors Title: Super Nova def. Trauma II (c) to win the title!
4) Loser Advances Steel Cage Match: Tony Rivera lost to Veneno, El Hijo del Diablo, Trauma I, Toscano, & Golden Magic
5) Loser Advances Steel Cage Match: Oficial AK47 lost to Black Terry, Apolo Estrada Jr., Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000, Skayde, & Relampago
6) Hair vs. Hair Steel Cage Match: Tony Rivera def. Oficial AK47
INDY 03/16 Arena Neza Results
1) Rey Neza & Shaolin def. Black Lancer & Motocross
2) Dragol, Seiya, & Warrior Stell Jr. def. Black Metal, Fulgor I, & Zumbido Jr.
3) Hooligan & Ultimo Rebelde def. Chac-Mol & Neza Kid
4) Brooke The Clown, Dave The Clown, & Rothen Clown def. Cocolores, Coco Rojo, & Coco Verde
5) Mistico II & Triton def. Averno & Mephisto
LLA 03/16 Acapulco Results
1) Aspirantito Jr. & Mascara de Oro def. Black Twister & Tornado Negro
2) El Romano & Enigma def. Aguila Azteca & Aspirantito
3) Arquero, Baxter, & Brazo de Oro Jr. def. Astaroth, Joker, & Mercurio
4) Aramis, May Flowers, & Sucesor def. El Guerrero Jr., Gargola, & Kristal
5) Robin & Uranio def. Angel o Demonio & El Hijo de Black Silver
6) Trofeo Acapulcazo Torneo de Tercias Semifinals: Andros Black, El Hijo de Black Silver, & Pez Tigre def. Angel o Demonio, Pandemonium, & Pandemonium Jr.
7) Trofeo Acapulcazo Torneo de Tercias Semifinals: Black Silver, Brazo de Oro, & Robin def. Black Silver Jr., Ultimo Samuray, & Uraino
8) Trofeo Acapulcazo Torneo de Tercias Finals: Black Silver, Brazo de Oro, & Robin def. Andros Black, El Hijo de Black Silver, & Pez Tigre
9) Atlantis & Maximo def. Rush & Volador Jr.
INDY 03/16 Arena Cuautepec Results
1) Ahijado de la Muerte, Prehispanic, & Cronos def. Angel Nino de Plata, La Mole, & Latino
2) Soy Raymunda def. Cosaco Loco
3) Principe Azul & Principe Diamante def. Magnetico & Yago
4) King Flash & Oficial Rayan def. Angel del Amor & Arlequin Negro
5) Impacto Extremo Title: Fresero Jr. (c) def. El Hijo del Medico Asesino to retain the title!
6) Copa Saeta Azul Triple Threat: Anibal Jr. & Cosmos Negro def. Fuerza Guerrera & Adamantium and Toscano & Veneno
IWRG 03/19 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Zurdog def. Latigo
2) Mini Multifacetico & Mini Rey Cometa def. Oficialito AK47 & Oficialito Fierro
3) Doukie, Freyser, & Hanaoka def. Centvrion, Metaleon, & Mr. Leo
4) Chico Che, Golden Magic, & Veneno def. Broken Clown, Dave The Clown, & Rothen Clown via DQ
5) Apolo Estrada Jr., Avisman, & El Hijo del Diablo def. Mascara Purpura, Relampago, & Super Nova
IWRG 03/23 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Latigo & Sky Angel vs. Matrix Jr. & Power Bull
2) Emperador Azteca & Hip Hop Man vs. Fulgor II & Imposible
3) Black Terry, Centvrion, & Dr. Cerebro vs. Oficial Rayan, Oficial Spartan, & Tony Rivera
4) Relampago, Super Nova, & Veneno vs. Danny Casas, Oficial 911, & Oficial AK47
5) Hijo de Dos Caras, Mascara Purpura, & Toscano vs. Canis Lupus, Trauma I, & Trauma II
INDY 03/23 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Lineup
1) Infinito & Miss Gaviota vs. Koko Viper & Misionero
2) Alberto dos Rios, Diluvio Negro I, & Diluvio Negro II vs. Charles Lucero, Potro Jr., & Rico Rodriguez
3) Big Neurosis, Ricky Marvin, & Simbolo vs. Corazon de Barrio, Diluvio Negro I, & Hator
WCS 04/12 Gimnasio Hercules Lineup
1) Cibernetico: Arez vs. Mimo vs. Epidemia vs. Vega Boy vs. Fulgor I vs. Mafia Jr. vs. Dragon de Fuego vs. Principe Fantasma vs. Belial vs. Centvrion vs. Sarcistan del Diablo vs.Rolling vs. Metaleon vs. Charly Madrid
2) Angel o Demonio, Big Memo, & Ovett vs. Cancer, Cirrus Blanco, & Wotan
3) Dance Boy & Terremoto vs. Aeroboy & Violento Jack
4) Triple Threat: Negro Navarro vs. Skayde vs. Huracan Ramirez
5) Triple Threat: Pirata Morgan vs. Joe Lider vs. Shu el Guerrero
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