!Viva la Raza! Lucha Weekly
March 20, 2016
By: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
Perro Aguayo Sr. Speaks on Son for the First Time
This past week Perro Aguayo Sr. spoke publicly about the death of his son, Perro Aguayo Jr., last year. An emotional Perro, who is not in great shape himself these days due to all of the injuries he suffered during his career, said, “I gave my life, my effort, everything to lucha libre, and lucha libre took the most important thing, my son, from me,” in one of the more heart wrenching comments. He also said that he hasn’t spoken publicly about the situation before because he didn’t know how to describe the hurt he was feeling.
Pentagon Jr. In Cleveland
This weekend AAA/Lucha Underground star Pentagon Jr. faced off with ROH’s Raymond Rowe in an exciting match for the AIW promotion. Rowe won the match following a Powerbomb. The match was said to have been terrific.
Konnan-AAA Split Coming
For months Konnan has been speaking out publicly about his issues with AAA and has been teasing that he will “expose” the promotion soon. He did not appear for Lucha Underground at all for the season two tapings and has not even been an agent at AAA events since November. He and AAA announcer Arturo Rivera got into a massive Twitter war last week. Rivera claimed that Konnan is forming his own promotion with a bunch of friends and Monterrey based television network Multimedios funding it. Rivera also claimed AAA star Garza Jr. was a big part of this thing. Garza Jr. has publicly denied it and asked Rivera not to put his name in these rumors. Konnan has been saying that he will be making some huge announcements, and exposing AAA, at a press conference soon, and for histories sake he did very similar things in the 90’s at a press conference when he ripped AAA/Atonio Pena and announced the forming of Promo Azteca with TV Azteca. Rivera is obviously someone in the know and it sounds like he has some pretty good knowledge on things that he has heard but it is also possible he is just taking rumors that he has heard and putting them out there as fact and accusing Konnan of being a traitor. Konnan has very publicly admitted he is definitely working on a “new project” and others, like Masked Republic, have teased AAA stars jumping soon as well. It is very unlikely that any of the Lucha Underground guys are going to be able to or willing to make that jump but that still leaves a huge chunk of the AAA roster. With All-Elite getting a new TV deal and more possible talent raids from them, and now this it could be devastating for AAA.
Cage Taking Part in Liga Elite
It was revealed this weekend that Lucha Underground star Brian Cage will be taking part in the 03/20 All-Elite event as a part of the Liga Elite Tournament, which means he is likely booked for future shows as well. This is interesting because AAA has prevented its wrestlers and Lucha Underground’s wrestlers from appearing on All-Elite events due to the relationship between All-Elite and CMLL. Cage is not leaving Lucha Underground, it seems, but hasn’t been booked in AAA for several months so it looks like Lucha Underground is not preventing their stars, that don’t also work for AAA, from appearing for All-Elite anymore. Cage will face CMLL’s Rush at the 03/30 event for the first time ever in what should be an awesome match. Another interesting note is that an Indy in Texas had been advertising several Lucha Underground stars for an event there this weekend, but all of them except Cage were pulled from that show. CMLL/All Elite’s Caristico, former Lucha Underground star Hernandez, and former AAA star Laredo Kid were added to the show as replacements. That will be Caristico’s first appearence in America since he left WWE.
Lucha Underground 03/15 “Austin Warfare” Austin, TX Results
1) Fatal 4-Way: Pentagon Jr. def. Aerostar, Son of Havoc, & Drago
2) Fenix def. Mil Muertes
3) Ivelisse Velez def. Taya Valkyrie
4) Rey Misterio Jr., Prince Puma, & Cage def. John Morrison, PJ Black, & Jack Evans
* NOTES *
– In the opener Pentagon shoved Aerostar off the table sending him through a table, but Aerostar came back and did an insane dive off of a second story balcony. Pentagon got the win with a Package Piledriver on Drago. Aerostar was thought to be seriously hurt on the dive but just got a bloody nose and a sore back. He was taken to the hospital as a “precaution” but was fine.
– Vampiro came out and talked about how great the opener was and said he needed a beer after all that action. His “doctor” came out and said that SXSW was full of violence and alcohol and Vampiro needs neither. He brought out some “mental health professionals” to take him away but Vampiro Double Chokeslamed them and then hit the Nail In The Coffin on the doctor.
– Fenix pinned Muertes in a Non-Title Shot to earn a “future title shot”, he got a shot this week on TV. Muertes destroyed Fenix with a guitar after the match.
– The tecnicos hit a Triple 619 on the rudos in the Main Event for the win.
AAA 03/17 Arena Aficion Results
1) Danny Barrio def. Toro Watusi
2) Minion Morado I, Minion Morado II, & Minion Morado III def. Super Minion, Super Pinocho, & Tortugua Karateka
3) Mini Charly Manson & Mini Psicosis def. Dinastia & Mini Psycho Clown via DQ
4) Daga, Joe Lider, & Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. def. Cuervo, Escoria, & Super Fly
5) Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown, & Psycho Clown) def. Chessman, Texano Jr., & Parka Negra
AAA 03/23 “Rey de Reyes” iPPV San Luis Potosi Lineup
1) Fabi Apache, Mascarita Sagrada, Pimpinela Escarlata, & TBA vs. Taurus, Taya Valkyrie, Mini Charly Manson, & Black Mamba
2) AAA Trios Titles: Cuervo, Escoria, & El Zorro (c) vs. Aerostar, Drago, & Fenix
3) AAA Tag Team Titles Triple Threat: Averno & Chessman (c) vs. Australian Suicide & Jack Evans vs. Daga & Joe Lider
4) Rey de Reyes Torneo Cibernetico Finals: Blue Demon Jr. vs. La Parka Jr. vs. Pentagon Jr. vs. Villano IV
5) Psycho Clown vs. Dr. Wagner Jr.
6) AAA World Title Tournament Finals: El Mesias vs. Texano Jr.
All-Elite Lands Huge TV Deal
This week CMLL’s sister promotion, All-Elite, landed a massive TV deal for itself with Azteca7. The television network is an “over the air station” that every single TV in Mexico receives, even on rabbit ears, and it will run Friday nights at 6:00 PM starting 04/01. The weird thing is that this TV deal is even better than any of the TV deals CMLL has itself but they will obviously benefit greatly from this considering they are helping fund All-Elite and the majority of the roster is made up of CMLL stars. Because of this deal it has started even more rumors about potential jumps from AAA but nothing has been confirmed yet. Brian Cage has already been confirmed for that first 03/30 taping for the 04/01 debut.
CMLL 03/13 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Guerrero de la Muerte & Javier Cruz Jr. def. Capitan Cobra & Johnny Dinamo
2) Explosivo & Star Black def. Gran Kenut & Mr. Apolo
3) Espectrum def. Vaquero Jr.
4) Gallo, Brazo de Plata, & Titan def. Furia Roja, Malefico, & Ultimo Guerrero
5) Occidente Light Heavyweight Title: Puma King (c) def. Omar Brunetti to retain the title!
CMLL 03/14 Arena Puebla Results
1) Arkalis & Paris def. El Malayo & Guerrero Espacial
2) Acero, Astral, & Ultimo Dragoncito def. Mercurio, Pequeno Nitro, & Pequeno Violencia
3) Fujin, Shigeo Okumura, & Raijin def. Blue Panther Jr., The Panther, & Stigma
4) Angel de Oro, Stuka Jr., & Brazo de Plata def. Kraneo, Rey Escorpion, & Ripper
5) Caristico, Mascara Dorada, & Maximo def. Gran Guerrero, Niebla Roja, & Ultimo Guerrero via DQ
CMLL 03/15 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Flyer & Metatron def. Artillero & Camorra
2) Canelo Casas, Hijo del Signo, & Metalico def. Magnus, Robin, & Star Jr.
3) Fuego, Pegasso, & Triton def. Disturbio, Skandalo, & Virus via DQ
4) Angel de Oro, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Stuka Jr. def. Misterioso II, Pierroth, & Sagrado
5) Marco Corleone def. Kraneo
6) Stuka Jr., Volador Jr., & Valiente def. Euforia, Gran Guerrero, & Niebla Roja
CMLL 03/15 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Espectrum & Rey Trueno def. Reycko & Vaquero Jr.
2) Pequeno Olimpico, Pierrothito, & Relampago def. Aereo, Cosmos, & Shockercito
3) Dalis la Caribena, Tiffany, & La Seductora def. Estrellita, La Vaquerita, & Skadi
4) Blue Panther, Titan, & La Mascara def. Dragon Rojo Jr., Polvora, & Rey Escorpion
5) Barbaro Cavernario, Felino, & Mr. Niebla def. Atlantis, Dragon Lee, & Mistico II
CMLL 03/18 “Homenaje a Dos Leyenda” iPPV Arena Mexico Results
1) El Cuatrero & Sanson def. Oro Jr. & Soberano Jr.
2) Angel de Oro, Rey Cometa, & Titan def. Ephesto, Luciferno, & Mephisto
3) Dragon Lee, Mascara Dorada, Mistico II, & Valiente def. Kamaitachi, Shigeo Okumura, Fujin, & Raijin
4) Hair vs. Hair Match: Rush def. Maximo
5) Atlantis, Marco Corleone, & Brazo de Plata def. Cibernetico, Ultimo Guerrero, & Mr. Niebla
6) Hair vs. Hair Match: Volador Jr. def. Negro Casas
* NOTES *
– Rush pinned Maximo clean with the Rush Driver and took the hair of Maximo.
– Oddly in the Main Event Mephisto was in Negro’s corner rathern than one of the many Casas family members, even though it has been a Parka/Volaor family vs. Casas family rivalry the entire time. Flyer, Volador’s nephew, was in Volador’s corner. Match was excellent and Volador pinned Casas clean in the third fall with a Reverse Rana Driver.
CMLL 03/21 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Astro & Asturiano vs. Espanto Jr. & Fuerza Chicana
2) Astral & Electrico vs. Mini Joker & Sauron
3) Black Tiger, Hombre Bala Jr., & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Espiritu Maligno, King Jaguar, & Metalico
4) Blue Panther Jr., The Panther, & Stigma vs. Fujin, Shigeo Okumura, & Raijin
5) Dragon Lee, Volador Jr., & Mascara Dorada vs. Barbaro Cavernario, Negro Casas, & Mr. Niebla
6) Caristico vs. Ultimo Guerrero
CMLL 03/22 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Magnus & Robin vs. Camorra & Inquisidor
2) Delta, Fuego, & Star Jr. vs. Disturbio, Sangre Azteca, & Skandalo
3) Mascara Dorada, Titan, & Stuka Jr. vs. Bobby Z, Euforia, & Gran Guerrero
4) Gran Alternativa Torneo Block A: Mistico & Triton vs. Magia Blanca & Ultimo Guerrero vs. Atlantis & Flyer vs. Negro Casas & Rocky Casas vs. Maximo & Super Halcon Jr. vs. Cl Cuatrero & Rey Bucanero vs. Oro Jr. & Valiente vs. Fujin & Rey Escorpion
* NOTES *
– Rocky Casas makes his debut here but it is unknown exactly who that is.
CMLL 03/22 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Gallo & Magnum vs. Malefico & Rafaga
2) Soberano Jr., Starman, & Vaquero Jr. vs. Arkangel de la Muerte, Espectrum, & Hijo del Signo
3) Blue Panther Jr., Esfinge, & The Panther vs. Shigeo Okumura, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
4) CMLL Super Lightweight Title: Dragon Lee (c) vs. Barbaro Cavernario
5) Maximo, Volador Jr.. & Brazo de Plata vs. Kraneo, Mephisto, & Ephesto
CMLL 03/25 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Aereo & Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Mercurio & Pequeno Nitro
2) Estrellita, Princesa Sujei, & Skadi vs. La Amapola, Dalis la Caribena, & Tiffany
3) Angel de Oro, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Stuka Jr. vs. Hechicero, Luciferno, & Polvora
4) Relevos Increibles: Caristico, Marco Corleone, & Brazo de Plata vs. La Mascara, Pierroth, & Rush
5) Cibernetico vs. Ultimo Guerrero
6) Atlantis, Mascara Dorada, & Volador Jr. vs. Barbaro Cavernario, Mr. Niebla, & Negro Casas
INDY & OTHER NEWS
RIOT 03/12 Arena Femenil Results
1) Alberto dos Rios def. Psycko Kid
2) Kratoz def. Kamikaze
3) Triple Threat: Sammy Guevara def. Erick Ortiz & Ultimo Ninja
4) Aeroboy & Violento Jack def. Hooligan Byron & Kaientai
5) Tony Rodiguez def. Rico Rodriguez
6) Triple Threat: Caifan def. Arez & Dralion
IWRG 03/13 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Dragon Fly & Kanon def Matrix Jr. & Picudo Jr.
2) Diva Salvaje, Miss Gaviota, & Pasion Kristal def. Artillero, Dr. Cerebro, & Metralla
3) Cerebro Negro def. El Hijo del Diablo
4) Rebelion de los Juniors Torneo Cibernetico: Danny Casas def. Matrix Jr., Mascara Sagrada Jr., Hijo del Solar, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Diablo Jr. I, Picudo Jr., Hijo de Dos Caras, Apolo Estrada Jr., & El Hijo del Alebrije
5) Golden Magic, Solar I, & Mascara Sagrada def. Canis Lupus, Eterno, & Trauma I
IWRG 03/16 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Alas de Acero def. Adrenalina
2) Acero & Picudo Jr. def. Black Dragon & Galaxy
3) Dragon Fly, Fresher, & Zatura def. Astro, Gemelo Fantastico I, & Gemelo Fantastico II
4) Los Tortugas Ninja (Leo, Mike, & Rafy) def. Comandos Elite (Factor, Rayan, & Spector) via DQ
5) Los Traumas (Trauma I & Trauma II) def. Canis Lupus & Eterno via DQ
LILL 03/18 Mexico City Results
1) Sombra Azteca & Stigma def. Infierno Negro & Star Moon
2) El Devastador Jr. & Los Bravos (Bravo I & Bravo II) def. Alas de Oro, Tarkus, & Tornado
3) Julissa & Xena def. Cassandra & Miss Janeth
4) Solar Jr., Super Astro Jr., & Villano III Jr. def. Chacal, El Gallego, & Romano Garcia
5) Aguila Solitaria, Fuerza Guerrera, & Mr. Jack def. El Canek, El Fantasma, & Solar I
Baja Star’s USA 03/19 San Diego, CA Results
1) 2/3 Falls Match: Kid Tornado & Veinom def. Motros & Scorpio 2000
2) 2/3 Falls Match: Lady Lee def. Sage Sin Supreme
3) 2/3 Falls Match: Efekto, Nightmare Azteca, & Urzus def. Animaniac, Felino Salvaje, & Scorpio 2000
4) 2/3 Falls Match: Los Bandidos (Rico Dynamite & Tito Escondido) def. Che Cabrera & Douglas James
5) Fatal 4-Way: TJ Boy fought Mortiz, Enigma, & Zarco to a NO CONTEST
6) 2/3 Falls Match: Rey Misterio Jr. def. Psicosis III
* NOTES *
– Psicosis in the Main Event is actually the third guy that was under the mask, Toxico, who worked for AAA years ago.
CHIKARA 03/19 “The Secret of the Ooze” Gibsonville, NC Results
1) Eddie Kingston def. Pinkie Sanchez
2) Juan Francicso de Coronado & Wani def. Icarus & Mr. Touchdown
3) Jaka def. Fire Ant
4) Dasher Hatfield def. Flex Rumblecrunch
5) The Nightmare Warriors (Frightmare & Hallowicked) & Jakob Hammermeier def. The Batiri (Kodama, Kobald, & Obariyon)
6) CHIKARA Grand Champion: Princess KimberLee (c) def. Heidi Lovelace to retain the title!
7) The Snake Pit (Shynron & Ophidian) def. Battleborn (Lucas Calhoun & Missile Assault Man)
CHIKARA 03/20 “The New Batch” Gibsonville, NC Results
1) The Bloc Party (Prakash Sabar & The Proletariat Boar of Moldova) def. Los Ice Creams (Ice Cream Jr. & Hijo del Ice Cream)
2) Officer Warren Barksdale def. Devo Riggs
3) Amasis def. Rock Lobster
4) Argus def. Hermit Crab
5) Oleg the Usurper def. Blaster McMassive
6) CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parjeas Titles 2/3 Falls Match: N_R_G (Hype Rockwell & Race Jaxon) (c) def. Battleborn to retain the titles!
7) Ophidian def. Chuck Taylor
AULL 03/20 Arena Lopez Mateos Lineup
1) Palacio Maya & Slash vs. Pakal & Prehispanic
2) Alas de Oro, Spider Boy, & Super Terry vs. Alastor, Ironia, & Vengador
3) AULL Lightweight Title: Shibata vs. Holkan (c)
4) AULL Tag Team Titles: Angel del Amor & Yakuza vs. Samael & Tormento (c)
5) Argos, Chucho el Roto, & Emperador Azteca vs. Epitafio, Leviatham, & Super Colt
FULL 05/14 Gimnasio Olimpico Juan de la Barrera Lineup
1) Angel del Amor & Saru vs. Pequeno Warrior & Tupac Amaru
2) Lady Apache & Reyna Dorada vs. Ludark Shaitan & Quimera
3) Decnnis, Marabunta Jr., & Zumbido vs. Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Sucesor, & Veneno
4) Hijo de Dos Caras, Hijo de Mascara Sagrada, & Huracan Ramirez vs. Cien Caras Jr., Scorpio Jr., & Silver King
5) Gronda XXX, L.A. Park, & Tinieblas Jr. vs. El Hijo del Solitario, Dr. Wagner III, & Pirata Morgan
FULL 05/15 Gimnasio Olimpico Juan de la Barrera Lineup
1) Charly Madrid, Saru, & Shadow Boy vs. Luzbel Jr., Pequeno Warrior, & Rider
2) Alushe & Quemonito vs. Guapito & Trolli
3) Alan Stone & Relampago vs. Fishman Jr. & Toscano
4) Marco Corleone, Octagon, & Brazo de Plata vs. El Hijo del Medico Asesino, Rey Bucanero, & Sagrado
5) FULL Campeon de Campeones: Atlantis vs. Tinieblas Jr. vs. Pirata Morgan vs. Shocker
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