FEATURE: Viva la Raza! Lucha Weekly 3/1/14

Viva la Raza!: Lucha Weekly
March 1, 2014
By: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com


Sin Cara/WWE Drama
The reason going around for why Sin Cara only made a brief appearance and never showed his face/mask and his name was never mentioned is that AAA just flat out doesn’t know what to call him. The rumor is that WWE has already threatened legal action against AAA if they use the “Sin Cara” name on TV or the mask and Sin Cara has been claiming that he owns the rights to the name and the mask. Now, he is claiming that in May he will have the legal rights to the name which doesn’t make sense at all. So AAA has found itself in a tight spot not being able to call him Sin Cara or Mistico (since CMLL owns the rights to the name). They may have to end up using some variation of the name like “Mystiko” or “Mystico” or something of that nature. The next TV Taping is on 03/03 and they can stretch this whole hiding his identity thing out until then but I don’t think they will be able to get away it at “Rey de Reyes” (03/16) which gives them less than a month to figure things out.

AAA 03/03 “Sin Limite” TV Taping Irapuato, Guanajuato Lineup
1) AAA Minis Title: Dinasita (c) vs. Mini Charly Manson
2) Fabi Apache, Jennifer Blake, & Zumbi vs. Sexy Lady, Sexy Star, & Steve Pain
3) Angelico, Australian Suicide, & Jack Evans vs. Daga, Pentagon Jr., & Psicosis
4) Axxel, Electroshock, & TBA vs. Chessman, Hijo del Fantasma, & Silver Kain
5) La Parka Jr., Cibernetico, & Psycho Clown vs. Texano Jr., El Zorro, & Parka Negra

AAA 03/30 Arena Fusion Lineup
1) TBA vs. TA
2) TBA vs. TBA
3) AAA Fusion Title: Fenix (c) vs. Belial
4) INDY Strong Style Title: Pentagon Jr. vs. Arez (c)
5) AAA Trios Titles: Psycho Circus (Psycho Clown, Murder Clown, & Monster Clown) vs. Los Inferno Rockers (Demon Rocker, Machine Rocker, & Soul Rocker)


CMLL 02/23 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Apocalipsis & Ramstein def. Bengala & Metalico
2) Pegasso, Starman, & Stigma def. Hechicero, Hijo del Signo, & Nitro
3) Princesa Blanca, Princesa Sujei, & Tiffany def. Estrellita, Goya Kong, & Lady Afrodita
4) Lightning Match: Delta def. Bobby Zavala
5) Euforia, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja def. Blue Panther, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Titan
6) Averno, Dragon Rojo Jr., & Mephisto def. La Sombra, La Mascara, & Marco Corleone

CMLL 02/23 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Furia Nazi def. Explosivo
2) Angel del Mal def. Brillante
3) Demonio Rojo & Magnum def. El Divino & Virgo
4) Esfinge def. Espectrum
5) Barbaro Cavernario, Malefico, & Rafaga def. Gallo, Leo, & Stuka Jr.
6) Polvora & Rey Escorpion def. Volador Jr. & Mistico II

CMLL 02/24 Arena Puebla Results
1) Ares & King Jaguar def. Aguila Egipcia & Black Tiger
2) Astral, Asturiano, & Electrico def. Pequeno Warrior, Pierrothito, & Sauron
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Pegasso def. Bobby Zavala, Kamaitachi, & Shigeo Okumura
4) Blue Panther, Maximo, & Rush def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Rey Escorpion, & Shocker via DQ
5) Felino, Mr. Niebla, & Cavernario def. Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente

CMLL 02/25 Arena Mexico Results
1) Flyer & Oro Jr. def. Akuma & Espanto Jr.
2) Pegasso, Star Jr., & Stigma def. Espiritu Negro, Guerrero Negro Jr., & Hijo del Signo
3) Lightning Match: Starman def. Hechicero
4) Pierroth, Tiger Kid, & Vangelis def. Rey Cometa, Sagrado, & Brazo de Plata
5) Atlantis, Delta, & Guerrero Maya Jr. def. Cavernario, Herodes Jr., & Mr. Niebla via DQ
6) La Mascara, Maximo, & Triton def. Averno, Bobby Zavala, & Mephisto

CMLL 02/25 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Metatron & Smaker def. Demonio Maya & Exterminador
2) Demus 3:16, Mercurio, & Pequeno Warrior def. Astral, Shockercito, & Ultimo Dragoncito
3) Cachorro, Fuego, & Stuka Jr. def. Cancerbero, Malefico, & Raziel
4) La Sombra, Rush, & Titan def. Ultimo Guerrero, Shocker, & Niebla Roja via DQ
5) Marco Corleone def. Euforia

CMLL 02/28 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Aereo & Pequeno Halcon vs. Mercurio & Pequeno Nitro
2) Fuego, Hombre Bala Jr., & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Hooligan, Nitro, & Sangre Azteca
3) Delta, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Rey Cometa vs. Kamaitachi, Morphosis, & Olimpico
4) Lightning Match: Stuka Jr. vs. Vangelis
5) Diamante Azul, La Sombra, & Rush vs. Rey Bucanero, Shocker, & El Terrible
6) Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia, & Niebla Roja

CMLL 03/02 Arena Coliseo Lineup
1) Fantasy & Stukita vs. Pequeno Olimpico & Pequeno Violencia
2) Metalico, Molotov, & Sensei vs. Canelo Casas, Disturbio, & Inquisidor
3) Estrellita, Goya Kong, & Marcela vs. La Amapola, Dalis la Caribena, & Princesa Sujei
4) La Mascara, Maximo, & Titan vs. Ephesto, Gran Guerrero, & Virus
5) Atlantis, Volador Jr., & Marco Corleone vs. Mr. Aguila, Kraneo, & Pscyo Reaper
6) NWA Middleweight Title: La Sombra (c) vs. Dragon Rojo Jr.

CMLL 03/02 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) El Tapatio vs. El Pirana
2) Idolo & Javier Cruz vs. El Yaqui & Infierno
3) El Divino vs. Demonio Rojo
4) Black Metal & Leo vs. Exterminador & Sadico
5) Mascara Dorada, Stuka Jr., & Valiente vs. Malefico, Niebla Roja, & Rafaga
6) Mistico II vs. Polvora

CMLL 03/03 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Akron & Fuerza Chicana vs. Ares & King Jaguar
2) Estrellita, Lluvia, & Marcela vs. La Amapola, Dalis la Caribena, & Princesa Blanca
3) Stigma, Stuka Jr., & Triton vs. Morphosis, Olimpico, & Shigeo Okumura
4) La Mascara, Maximo, & Rush vs. Rey Bucanero, Ultimo Guerrero, & Shocker
5) CMLL Trios Titles: Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente vs. Cavernario, Felino, & Mr. Niebla

CMLL 03/04 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Dragon Lee & Flyer vs. Apocalipsis & Camorra
2) Lightning Match: Super Halcon Jr. vs. Hijo del Signo
3) Lady Afrodita, Marcela, & Silueta vs. Princesa Blanca, Tiffany, & Zeuxis
4) Pegasso, Soberano Jr., & Valiente vs. Cancerbero, Raziel, & Virus
5) Cachorro, Sagrado, & Brazo de Plata vs. Misterioso II, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
6) La Mascara, Mascara Dorada, & Stuka Jr. vs. Bobby Zavala, Mephisto, & Rey Bucanero

CMLL 03/04 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Metatron & Virgo vs. Demonio Maya & Evola
2) Sky Kid, Smaker, & Star Jr. vs. Akuma, Artillero, & Super Comando
3) Estrellita, Goya Kong, & Lluvia vs. La Amapola, Dalis la Caribena, & Princesa Sujei
4) Atlantis, Delta, & Guerrero Maya Jr. vs. Cavernario, Herodes Jr., & Mr. Niebla
5) Mistico II, Volador Jr., & Titan vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Rey Escorpion


Extreme Tiger/TNA Signing Made Official
This week TNA Wrestling sent a press release to SuperLuchas.net confirming the signing of Extreme Tiger, now to be known as “Tigre Uno,” to the company. TNA confirmed that he would be making his “debut” with the promotion on March 9th at the “Lockdown” PPV in Miami, Florida. Tigre Uno will team with the legendary Great Muta and Muta’s protégé Senada in a 6-Man Tag Team Steel Cage Match against the team of Bad Influence (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) and Chris Sabin in what should be an interesting international showcase.

Villano V Very Ill
It was reported last week by INDY luchador Kortiz that his father Villano V has been very ill lately suffering from pneumonia. Later in the week Kortiz said that he was doing a bit better but still very ill.

Rey Mysterio Update
As was reported this past weekend by Adam Martin (Update on Rey Mysterio and his WWE contract status), Dave Meltzer is claiming in the Wrestling Observer that Rey Mysterio Jr.’s contract will expire in the next two months and WWE is expected not to offer him a new deal. Mysterio has been plagued by countless injuries over the last few years despite being one of the top merchandise sellers to this day. Over the past few years Mysterio has expressed interest in doing another run in Mexico after his WWE career ended so that could actually be coming sooner rather than later. We may just get to see that Rey Mysterio vs. Sin Cara/Mistico dream match afterall.

ECW Arena Lucha Show Update
This week the previously announced Masked Republic Lucha Event “Masked Mania” coming to the ECW Arena in Philadelphia in April also announced that they would also be airing the event live on iPPV via HighspotsTV for $9.99. Anyone that orders the show will also be able to watch the event VOD for 30 days. Several matches have already been announced for the event. In a 6-Man Tag Team Match straight from CHIKARA The Osirian Portal (Ophidian & Amasis) will team with Green Ant to face the “3 Live Gringos” team of Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy, and Papadon. Cassandro will face “M-Dogg 20” Matt Cross as well, and a huge “Extreme Trios” will see the team of Damian 666, Bestia 666, and Sabu face off against BLK OUT (Ruckus & BLK JEEZ) and Luke Hawx. The Main Event will see Dr. Wagner Jr. face off against L.A. Park in a huge one-on-one matchup. More matches will be announced soon featuring Solar, Negro Navarro, Ultimo Panda, Christina Von Eerie, and more. To pre-order the iPPV go here: http://highspots.tv/ippv-masked-mania-4-27-2014/.

CHIKARA Announces Movie, New Tour Dates
The return of CHIKARA Pro has brought alot of excitement to the American Lucha promotion as tickets for it’s return event 05/25 in Easton, PA sold out extremely quickly causing them to add seats. Now CHIKARA has announced that they will be premiering a movie called “The Ashes of CHIKARA” which will tell the story of CHIKARA on 05/05 in Collegeville, PA. Also, new events for 06/21 (Chicago, IL) and 06/22 (Detroit, MI) have been announced.

PWR 02/22 San Francisco, CA Results
1) El Campesino def. El Pistolero
2) Triple Threat: Christina Von Eerie def. Savanah Riley & Melissa Anderson
3) Border Patrol def. El Mariachi
4) Super Crazy, Willie Mack, & Ultimo Panda def. Drake Younger, Famous B, & Pantera Jr.
5) La Migra def. Vaquero Fantasma & Rocky Romero
6) Timothy Thatcher def. Blue Demon Jr.

DG-USA 02/22 “Revolt! ’14” Elmhurst, NY Results
1) Tim Donst def. Chris Dickinson
2) Ivelisse def. Su Yung
3) Caleb Konley def. Yosuke Santa Maria
4) The Gentlemens Club (Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy) def. The Bravado Brothers (Harlem & Lancelot Bravado) via DQ
5) Rich Swann def. Tony Nese
6) Triple Threat: Mr. A def. Fire Ant & Shane Strickland
7) EVOLVE Title: AR Fox (c) def. Drew Gulak to retain the title!
8) Open the Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) def. Trent Barreta to retain the title!
– Yosuke Santa Maria does an over the top “gay” gimmick like Maximo in CMLL and during his match Konley took a bad spill to the outside on a dive when his feet got hung up in the ropes.
– Somehow The Bravados got Dragon Gate Rules thrown out for the tag match and it ended up being a DQ when Moose interfered in the match. Who the hell is Moose? He’s actually a former NFL offensive lineman named Quinn Ojinnaka. He played for the Atlanta Falcons primarily and was a star at Syracuse. He was trained by Curtis Hughes aka Mr. Hughes and just started training in wrestling in 2012, he’s about 6’5″, 290 lbs. or he was during his football days.
– The 3-Way was an elimination match and Mr. A was put into the match by Tony Nese.
– AR Fox & Gulak was said to be the best match on the card.
– Gargano/Baretta was said to have been very good as well.
– CIMA was originally scheduled to face Gargano for the belt but the day before the show DG-USA put out a press release saying that CIMA would be unable to compete due to a lingering back injury, pretty crappy thing to do the day before the show especially considering CIMA was the only big Dragon Gate star advertised for the shows.

DG-USA 02/23 “Way Of The Ronin ’14” Brooklyn, NY Results
1) Caleb Konley def. Tim Donst
2) Blake Edward def. Jay Freddie
3) Yosuke Santa Maria def. Ethan Page
4) Jigsaw def. Fire Ant
5) Tony Nese & Trent Barreta def. Rich Swann & Shane Strickland
6) Handicap Match: Moose def. Earl Cooter & Xavier Fate
7) Open The United Gate Titles: Bravado Brothers (c) def. The Gentlemens Club to retain the titles!
8) EVOLVE Title: Chris Hero def. AR Fox (c) to win the title!
9) Open the Freedom Gate Title: Johnny Gargano (c) def. Roderick Strong to retain the title!
– Trent Barreta was shown watching the Hero/Fox match in the crowd. Hero got the win with a Dragon Sleeper to capture his first post-WWE championship. Baretta got on the mic after the match and started running down Hero. He said that Claudio Castagnolli (Antonio Cesaro) is headlining a WWE PPV tonight and that could have been Hero had he “would ever eat a damn salad.” Tony Nese & Mr. A then attacked Hero with Fox trying to help Hero out, but Caleb Konley ran out and attacked him as well joining the Premier Athlete Brand.
– Rich Swann walked out during the Main Event and invited alot of the fans to come and stand ringside surrounding the ring in a unique moment. Gargano forced Strong to tap to the “GargaNO Escape” and then after the match said that booing him was like booing a kid with cancer because his belt cures cancer (damn). Swann took the microphone and said that he invited the fans to surround ringside so Gargano couldn’t punk out and run. He said that he’s going to kick Gargano’s ass in New Orleans during Mania weekend.

INDY 02/23 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Polly Star & Tsunami def. Kitty Love & Lady Maravilla
2) Losers Advance 3-Way: El Tacua & Spawn lost to Angel Espacial & Cuerno de Chivo and Desctructor & Desafio
3) Mask vs. Hair Match: El Tacua def. Spawn
4) Ciber Payaso, Galactar, & Mortifero def. Angel o Demonio, Ciclope, & Fantasma de la Opera
5) Desafio, Orquidea Negra, & Principe de Oro def. Argos, Mamba, & Mongol Chino
6) Charles Lucero & Tigre Universitario def. Panthro Jr. & Silver Star
7) Cuervo, Ozz, & Silver Kain def. La Parka Jr., Ludxor, & Venum

AULL 02/23 Arena Lopez Mateos Results
1) Comando Cibernetico & Crazy Clown def. Deirus Extreme & Ozono
2) Kronos, Simbawe, & Vuelo Espacial def. Comando X, Maligno Negro, & Maligno Negro Jr.
3) Lady Drago, Pumita Star, & Reina del Sur def. Chika Pantera, Princesa Mohicana, & Sayre
4) Euro, Sky Fly, & Spider Boy def. Lince X, Pakal, & Sangre de Lobo
5) Coco Rosa, Gena el Brujo, & La Chona def. Angel de la Noche, Rey Kristal, & Tigre de Bronce via DQ
6) Epitafio, Leviathan, Samael, & Tormento def. Acero, El Hijo de Zumbido, Steel Warrior I, & Steel Warrior II
7) Negro Navarro, Trauma I, & Trauma II def. Chucho el Roto, Iron Love, & Yakuza

IWRG 02/23 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Hip Hop Man & Sky Angel def. Matrix Jr. & Power Bull
2) Dowki, Hanaoka, & Hijo de la Bestia def. Dragon Celestial, Emperador Azteca, & Latigo
3) Apolo Estrada Jr., Espartaco, & Tupac Amaru Jr. def. Angel del Amor, Chico Che, & Golden Magic
4) IWRG IC Tag Team Titles: Alan Extreme & Veneno (c) def. Oficial 911 & Oficial AK47 to retain the titles!
5) Eterno, Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000, & X-Fly def. Lizmark Jr., Relampago, & Super Nova

Fusion Pro 02/23 Arena Fusion Results
1) Cobra & Zurdog def. Sombra Azteca & Testat
2) Chica Sarcasma & Felina Metalica def. Baby Star & Davinha
3) La Vaquerita def. Keira
4) Chika Ye-Ye, Diva Salvaje, & Picudo Jr. def. Camaleon, Enviado del Infierno, & Psico Kid
5) Fusion Kawai Title: Ludark Shaitan (c) def. La Magnifica to retain the title!

INDY 02/23 Arena Neza Results
1) Cibernetico: Kato Kung Lee II def. Brazo Cibernetico, Dr. Amenaza, La Mancha, Orion, Perseo, Rey Lobo, Unico, & Viento
2) Black Thunder, El Hijo del Signo, & Yago def. Dark Robin, Principe Azteca, & Sucesor
3) Arkangel de la Muerte, Destroyer, & Hooligan def. Carta Brava Jr., Dr. Cerebro, & Dr. Nelson
4) Dollar, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Valiente def. La mancha, Maremoto, & Terremoto
5) Gallego, Robin, & Skayde def. El Indomito, Magnetico, & Terremoto
6) Brazo de Oro, Brazo de Plata, & Brazo de Platino def. Coco Amarillo Jr., Cocolores, & Coco Verde
7) La Mascara, Maximo, & Mascara Sagrada def. Felino, Mr. Niebla, & Zumbido

IWRG 02/26 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Sky Angel def. Onix
2) Oficial Rayan & Oficial Spartan def. Diva Salvaje & Miss Gaviota
3) Aztlan, Kanon, Skayde, & Vortize def. Black Terry, Dragon Celestial, Emperador Azteca, & Fulgor I
4) Dr. Cerebro, Relampago, & Veneno def. Fuerza Guerrera, Trauma I, & Trauma II
5) NWA Light Heavyweight Title: Super Nova (c) def. Eterno to retain the title!

UWE 03/02 Arena Lopez Mateos Lineup
1) Espiritu Balamri, Kaligua, & Kibuy vs. Black Tempest, Ciber Black, & Principe Mixteco
2) Mystique, Princesa Ahy Leen, & Sexy Angel vs. Diosa Atenea, India Mazanua, & Star Fire
3) Pegazus, Shibata, Sky Fly, & Spider Boy vs. Arkanos, Kilvan, Shadow, & Yoruba
4) Fuerza Guerrera, Solar I, & Villano IV vs. Negro Navarro, Trauma I, & Trauma II
5) Ricky Marvin, Super Crazy, & Super Zeta vs. Josef Von Schmidt, Matt Striker, & Ultimate Secuirty

IWRG 03/02 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Galaxy & Latigo vs. Andy Boy & Orion
2) Dragon Celestial & Emperador Azteca vs. Dowki & Hanaoka
3) Black Terry, Chico Che, & Skayde vs. Apolo Estrada Jr., Tony Rivera, & Tupac Amaru Jr.
4) Alan Extreme, Golden Magic, & Veneno vs. Oficial 911, Oficial AK47, & Oficial Fierro
5) Super Nova, Relampago, & Hijo de Dos Caras vs. Cien Caras Jr., El Hijo del Diablo, & X-Fly

IWRG 03/05 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Galaxy vs. Zurdog
2) Super Libre Match: Dragon Celestial, Emperador Azteca, & Fulgor I vs. Aztlan, Kanon, & Vortize
3) Black Terry vs. Skayde
4) Alan Extreme, Centvrion, & Dr. Cerebro vs. Danny Casas, Trauma I, & Trauma II
5) Lizmark Jr., Relampago, & Veneno vs. Cien Caras Jr., Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000, & X-Fly

DTU 03/09 Tulancingo Lineup
1) TBA vs. TBA
2) Scramble Match: Hellboy vs. Ave Fenix vs. Maremoto Jr. vs. Rocko vs. Corazon Latino vs. Sacristan del Diablo vs. Billytronick vs. Optimus vs. Artikus vs. Alexis X
3) Triple Threat: Black Fire & Chika Ye-Ye vs. Jose el Caporal & Juan el Ranchero vs. Miedo Extremo & Pequeno Cobra
4) Scramble Match: Dance Boy vs. Demoledor vs. Fantasma de la Opera vs. Hormiga vs. Amo de la Noche vs. Talaxys vs. Peligro vs. Aguila Misteriosa vs. Muerte Bucanera
5) Triple Threat: Kaleth vs. Suicida vs. Angel del Misterio
6) Violento Jack vs. Jhonky
7) Fatal 4-Way: Ciclope vs. Ovett vs. Paranoiko vs. Slayer Pack
8) DTU Consgrado Title: Angel o Demonio (c) vs. Crazy Boy vs. Super Mega

Toryumon Mexico 03/16 Sala de Armas Magdalena Mixhuca Lineup
1) Douki & Hanaoka vs. Ikaro & Principe Azteca
2) Demus 3:16 & Pequeno Nitro vs. Astral & Electrico
3) Hombre Bala Jr., Super Ciudadano, & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Akuma, Hooligan, & Yoruba
4) Brazo de Plata & La Mascara vs. Arkangel de la Muerte & Olimpico
5) NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title: Ultimo Dragon (c) vs. Rey Bucanero

Masked Republic 04/27 “Masked Mania” iPPV Philadelphia, PA Lineup
1) Ophidian, Amasis, & Green Ant vs. Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy, & Papadon
2) Cassandro vs. Matt Cross
3) Damian 666, Bestia 666, & Sabu vs. Luke Hawx, Ruckus, & BLK JEEZ
4) Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. L.A. Park

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