Viva La Raza! Lucha Weekly
November 6, 2009
By: Josh Boutwell of


Mistico Back to Japan This Weekend, Wants to Wrestle In U.S.

Mistico is returning to Japan this weekend to defend his IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title against the man he won it from earlier this Summer, Tiger Mask. The match takes place at New Japan’s “Destruction 2009” PPV on 11/08. This is Mistico’s 3rd title defense and 1st in Japan. He successfully has defended the belt twice in Mexico, once against Negro Casas and once against Jushin Thunder Liger. Also, in an interview Fuego en el Ring Mistico expressed his desire to wrestle in the United States in 2010. TNA would be the best bet there because I doubt Ring of Honor could afford it, but who knows?

Strong Man Debuts in Japan
New CMLL Heavyweight, Strong Man (Jon Andersno), wrestled for the first time in Japan this week as a part of Antonio Inoki’s IGF promotion. He defeated Japanese wrestler Masato Shibata in pretty much a squash match at about 3 minutes. Welcome to CMLL’s world Masato.

Tinieblas Jr. Returning to CMLL?
Super Luchas revealed early this week that Tinieblas Jr. would be returning to CMLL in November and hopes to win a championship. Tinieblas is the son of the legendary original Tinieblas and has been mostly wrestling on the INDY scene (along with doing some movies) for the past few years. No word on how long he plans to stay in CMLL.

Hijo de Rey Misterio Coming to CMLL
Fuego en el Ring confirmed this week that the son of Rey Misterio Sr. and cousin of superstar Rey Mysterio Jr. is currently training with CMLL in Mexico City and would be making his debut with the company in a few weeks. Good move for him and I hope he does well.

CMLL Sending Luchadores to France
A few months ago CMLL announced that they would be sending several luchadores over to France for a mini tour of the country and late last week they finally revealed the final dates and the lineup of stars. Going over to France from 11/13 until 11/29 will be Sangre Azteca, Hijo del Fantasma, Stuka Jr., Valiente, Sagrado, Marcela, Hirokam, Dragon Rojo Jr., Misteroso II, & Nitro! The wrestlers will also be training at a wrestling school in Nanteree, France helping out with students there and CMLL hopes to get some of those students over to Mexico in the future.

Val Venis Not Coming to CMLL This Week
CMLL announced this week that Val Venis would not be coming into CMLL this week despite promoting it for the last couple of months. No word on if he will be coming in soon or not.

CMLL 10/30 Arena Mexico Results
1) Angel Azteca Jr., Astro Boy, & Sensei def. Durango Kid, Escorpion, & Semental
2) Maximo, Sagrado, & Stuka Jr. def. Euforia, Polvora, & Virus
3) Mexican National Welterweight Title: Valiente (c) def. Dragon Rojo Jr. to retain the title!
4) Misterioso II, El Terrible, & Texano Jr. def. Blue Panther, Mascara Dorada, & Toscano
5) Brazo de Plata, Hector Garza, & Shocker def. Ray Mendoza Jr., Tetsuya Naito, & Yujiro
– This was Valiente’s first title defense.

CMLL 11/01 Arena Coliseo Results
1) Molotov & Principe def. Camorra & Cholo
2) Delta, Diamante, & Guerrero Maya Jr. def. Polvora, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
3) Arkangel de la Muerte, Loco Max, & Nosferatu def. Pegasso, Rey Cometa, & Starman
4) Ephesto, Shigeo Okumura, & Sangre Azteca def. Blue Panther, Toscano, & Maximo
5) Volador Jr., Hector Garza, & Shocker def. Averno, El Terrible, & Texano Jr. via DQ
– CMLL announced that the annual Body Building Contest would be held on 11/25.

CMLL 11/01 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Johnny Dinamo def. Halcon Suri
2) Exterminador & In Memoria def. Meteoro & Relampago
3) Relevos Increibles: Egipcio & Samurai def. Gallo & Rafaga
4) Misterioso II & Virus def. Neutron & Rouge
5) Atlantis, Negro Casas, & Dragon Rojo Jr. def. Mascara Dorada, La Sombra, & Stuka Jr.
6) Ultimo Guerrero def. Mistico via DQ
– In the 3rd fall of the Main Event Mistico was spinning around Guerrero going for the La Mistica when Guerrero snatched his own mask off and the referee thought that Mistico had done it so he DQ’d Mistico. Mistico now wants a Super Libre (Street Fight) with Guerrero.

CMLL 11/02 Arena Puebla Results
1) Black Tiger, Blue Center, & SWAT def. Aguila Guerrera, Espiritu Maligno, & Sauron
2) Molotov, Sensei, & Trueno def. Durango Kid, Puma King, & Tiger Kid
3) Loco Max, Nitro, & Virus def. Angel de Oro, Horus, & Tigre Rojo
4) Brazo de Plata, Hijo del Fantasma, & Sagrado def. Felino, Misterioso II, & Mr. Niebla via DQ
5) CMLL Tag Titles: Volador Jr. & La Sombra (c) def. El Terrible & Texano Jr. to retain the titles!
– I innittially thought the Title Match was going to be a Title Unification Match but apparently I was wrong. This was Volador & Sombra’s 6th successful title defense. They’re sitting at 5th place in the record books for most Title Defenses for that belt behind Mistico & Negro Casas (8), Averno & Mephisto (15), and on two different occasions Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Bucanero (17 & 8)

CMLL 11/03 Arena Mexico Results
1) Rayo Tapatio I & Rayo Tapatio II def. Camorra & Cholo
2) Pegasso, Rey Cometa, & Tigre Blanco def. Hooligan, Polvora, & Rene Guajardo Jr.
3) Flash, Metro, & Stuka Jr. def. Euforia, Shigeo Okumura, & Vangelis
4) Mephisto def. Tetsuya Naito via DQ
5) Mistico, Mascara Dorada, & Volador Jr. def. Negro Casas, Felino, & Ephesto

CMLL 11/03 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Results
1) Acertijo & Relampago Azul def. Idolo & Meteoro
2) Astaroth & Hierro def. Drago & Malefico
3) Asesino Negro & Mascara Magica def. Gallo & Neutron
4) Brazo de Plata, La Mascara, & Toscano def. Atlantis, Ultimo Guerrero, & Satinico
5) Hector Garza def. El Terrible

CMLL 11/08 Arena Coliseo Lineup
1) Bengala & Principe vs. Apocalipsis & Zayco
2) Diamante, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Starman vs. Artillero, Escorpion, & Super Comando
3) Flash, Metro, & Rouge vs. Arkangel de la Muerte, Skandalo, & Virus
4) Blue Panther, Maximo, & Toscano vs. Sangre Azteca, Tetsuya Naito, & Yujiro
5) Brazo de Plata, La Sombra, & Volador Jr. vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Texano Jr.

CMLL 11/08 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Meteoro & Virgo vs. In Memoria & Titanio
2) Magnum & Samurai vs. Egipcio & Rafaga
3) Gallo, Neutron, & Stuka Jr. vs. Euforia, Infierno, 7 Leon Blanco
4) Atlantis, Ultimo Guerrero, & Mr. Niebla vs. Hector Garza, Shocker, & Val Venis
5) CMLL Super Lightweight Title: Mascara Dorada (c) vs. Dragon Rojo Jr.

CMLL 11/09 Arena Puebla Lineup
1) Milenium & Tigre Rojo vs. Barbaro I & Fuerza Chicana
2) Guerrero Maya Jr., Molotov, & Starman vs. Arkangel de la Muerte, Hooligan, & Inquisidor
3) Fabian el Gitano, Horus, & Metro vs. Euforia, Polvora, & Virus
4) Hijo del Fantasma, La Mascara, & Valiente vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Misterioso II, & Sangre Azteca
5) Brazo de Plata, Hector Garza, & Volador Jr. vs. Atlantis, Negro Casas, & Ultimo Guerrero

CMLL 11/10 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara Lineup
1) Thunder Boy & Virgo vs. Katana & Titanio
2) Metatron & Nube Roja vs. Acertijo & Ebola
3) Astaroth & Hierro vs. Drago & Mr. Trueno
4) Metal Blanco, Metro, & Palacio Negro vs. Angel del Mal, Arkangel de la Muerte, & Rey Trueno
5) Blue Panther, Brazo de Plata, & Maximo vs. Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto

CMLL 12/19 Arena Monterrey Lineup
1) Pequeno Damian666 & Pierrothito vs. Mascarita Dorada & Shockercito
2) Stuka Jr. & Valiente vs. Dragon Rojo Jr. & Sangre Azteca
3) Blue Panther, La Sombra, & Maximo vs. Misterioso II, El Terrible, & Texano Jr.
4) Averno, Mephisto, & Ephesto vs. Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, & Felino
5) Hector Garza, Shocker, & Mistico vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Atlantis
– This is their yearly show here.


Octagon Arrested

AAA star Octagon was apparently arrested this past weekend for drunk driving. Octagon spoke on the issue on Thursday during a press conference stating that he had already taken care of the matter and that he had drank 2 glasses of wine. He says that people are attempting to smear his name. In other words, he got caught doing something stupid (drinking & driving) and now he’s mad that it got out. He was sentenced to 20 hours of community service.

Weird Cibernetico Internet “scandal”
A few days ago a profile for Cibernetico on a supposedly gay website popped up with a naked picture of the former AAA Heavyweight Champion (in no way am I going to the site to see it nor am I putting the link out or even looking for it). Ciber came out Thursday and said that the profile was obviously fake because he doesn’t even use the internet much (he probably doesn’t even know how to turn a computer on) and the picture was real. He claims that he sent it to his wife so obviously someone hacked into his cell phone or something. Regardless, it’s fake and please let’s move on.

AAA 11/01 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Mascarita Divina & Octagoncito def. Mini Abismo Negro & Mini Charly Manson
2) Cinthia Moreno, Dark Fantasy, & Tiffany def. Dama del Fierro, Estrellita, & Goddess
3) Estrella Universal, Hombre sin Miedo, & Pimpinela Escarlata fought Rio Bravo, Tigre Cota, & Tito Santana II to a DRAW
4) Chessman, Konnan, & El Zorro def. Alan Stone, Marco Corleone, & Octagon
5) Super Libre: Jack Evans def. Teddy Hart

AAA 10/30 TV Taping Results
1) Relampago & Tribal def. American Rebelde & Jesse
2) Crazy Boy, Decnnis, & Gato Eveready def. Rio Bravo, Tigre Cota, & Tito Santana II
3) Rain, Sexy Star, & Tedy Hart def. Fabi Apache, Mari Apache, & Gran Apache
4) Joe Lider, Nicho el Millionario, & Mantra def. Laredo Kid, Super Fly, & Octagon
5) Alex Koslov, El Zorro, & Teddy Hart def. Marco Corleone, Pimpinela Escarlata, & Rocky Romero
6) Dr. Wagner Jr., Electroshock, & Ultimo Gladiador def. El Mesias, Extreme Tiger, & La Parka Jr.
– Sexy Star is back with The Legion for no apparent reason and they’re just forgetting that whole angle I guess. Shocking I know (insert sarcasm).
– No one seems to know who in the hell Mantra is.
– Looks like we will be getting Wagner and Mesias ONCE AGAIN for the belt soon.

AAA 11/08 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Lineup
1) Mini Hombre Sin Miedo & Mini Sky vs. Mini Hator & Mini Rio Bravo
2) Black Mamba, El Brazo, & Super Vaquero vs. Angel Dorado, Chucho Mar, & Street Boy
3) Rio Bravo, Tigre Cota, & Tito Santana II vs. El Simbolo, Golden Boy, & Rey Demonio
4) Cuervo, Sobredosis, & Ultimo Gladiador vs. Estrella Universal, Gato Eveready, & Hombre Sin Miedo
5) Konnan Big, Latin Lover, & X-Pac vs. Kenzo Suzuki, Konnan, & Nicho el Millionario


The Final DUGSA Tourney Match Announced, Also Skayde Added

This week Dragon Gate announced the final Matchup in the 1st Round of the Open the Freedom Gate Championship Tournament. The match will be a 6-Way Match that is being labeled “Generation New” as it features all extremely young stars. The stars of the match will be Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson (The YoungBucks), CHIKARA stars Jigsaw, Gran Akuma, & Lince Dorado, and the winner of July’s Fray: Johnny Gargano! Also, the Salute to Skayde 1st Round 3-Way has now been made a 4-Way as the man himself, “Skayde” Jorge Rivera, has been added to the match!

Dragon Gate 11/01 “Open the German Gate” Oberhausen, Germany Results
1) KAGETORA def. Bad Bones
2) Fatal 4-Way: Susumu Yokosuka def. El Generico, Masato Yoshino, & Dragon Kid
3) CIMA def. Mike Quackenbush
4) Naruki Doi, BxB Hulk, & Zack Sabre def. Ryo Saito, Genki Horiguchi, & Emil
5) WXW Title: Absolute Andy (c) def. Shingo Takagi to retain the title via referee stoppage!

Dragon Gate 11/01 Oxford, UK Results
1) Ryo Saito & Genki Horiguchi def. Johnny Storm & Marty Skull
2) Mark Haskins def. KAGETORA
3) Dragon Kid def. Masato Yoshino
4) Susumu Yokosuka def. Shingo Takagi
5) Naruki Doi, BxB Hulk, & PAC def. CIMA & The Young Bucks

Dragon Gate 11/11 Hyogo Lineup
1) Kotoka vs. Shisa Boy
2) CIMA, KAGETORA, & Gamma vs. Yasushi Kanda, Genki Horiguchi, & Kzy
3) Super Shenlong vs. YAMATO
4) Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii vs. Dragon Kid & Akira Tozawa
5) Shingo Takagi vs. Kenichiro Arai
6) Susumu Yokosuka vs. Ryo Saito
7) Naruki Doi & Naoki Tanisaki vs. Masato Yoshino & BxB Hulk

DGUSA 11/28 “Open the Freedom Gate” Philly Lineup
1) Hallowicked vs. Eddie Kingston
2) Open the Freedom Gate Tourney Qualifying 4-Way: CIMA vs. Mike Quackenbush vs. Super Crazy vs. Skayde Sr. (Salute to Skayde)
3) Open the Freedom Gate Tourney Qualifying Match: Brian Kendrick vs. BxB Hulk (Redemption)
4) Open the Freedom Gate Tourney Qualifying Match: YAMATO vs. Davey Richards (Next Level)
5) Open the Freedom Gate Tourney Qualifying 6-Way: Nick Jackson vs. Matt Jackson vs. Jigsaw vs. Gran Akuma vs. Lince Dorado vs. Johnny Gargano
6) Dragon Kid & Shingo Takagi vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino
7) Open the Freedom Gate Title Tourney Finals Fatal 4-Way Elimination: TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA


PWR Announces Birth of Women’s Title

This week California-based lucha promotion, Pro Wrestling Revolution, announced the birth of the PWR Women’s Championship. The champion will be crowned on the January 30th show in San Francisco and none other than CMLL star, Lady Apache, will be battling for the title. Her opponent has yet to be announced but PWR assures that she will be an equally talented woman. This will be the 4th Championship for the promotion joining the PWR Heavyweight Title, Tag Titles, and Minis Title (which was just crowned last month). The following is a picture of the new title belt (courtesy of

Super Crazy Earns Title Shot In Panama
This month Super Crazy will have a chance at adding more gold to his waist and continue a stellar 2009 nearing the end of the year. At RXW’s “Jucio Final” in Panama Crazy will get a shot at Panama Jack Daniels’ RXW Heavyweight Championship! The event will take place on November 21st and is a rematch from the X-LAW event a few months ago where Crazy (under a mask) defeated Jack for the X-LAW Light Heavyweight Championship.

El Hijo del Santo Speaks on CMLL & AAA
This week El Hijo del Santo spoke out against both CMLL & AAA when he spoke with The Record in Mexico. Santo said that before TripleMania AAA promised him everything but delivered on nothing. He said they planned on giving him much less than they had promised and that’s why he left which he says is a shame because he hoped to do some good programs with guys like Silver King and Dr. Wagner. He says that CMLL is pretty much riding his coattails over in Europe even saying that he saw CMLL officials handing out flyers for CMLL’s show over there at a press conference Santo held in France. He says that both CMLL and AAA are wasting their TV time and they won’t realize until they’re kicked off of TV (unlikely). Santo was speaking mostly alot of truths about both companies honestly.

INDY 10/27 Arena Coliseo Monterrey Results
1) Ciber Payaso & Solovino def. Bello Rubi & Black Poison
2) Furor, Koko Viper, & Lover Boy def. Aguila Extrema, Angel Dorado Jr., & Gato Fantasma
3) Hijo del Cien Caras, Mascra Ano 2000 Jr., & Rey Sagitario def. Coliseo 2000, Gato Volador, & Hijo del Ninja
4) FILL Light Heavyweight Title: Memo Valle def. Silver Cat & Pierko el Boricua to win the title!
5) Hair vs. Hair 4-Way: Difunto II lost to Porto Jr., Tigre Universitario, & Charles Lucero

INDY 10/29 Pierroth Benefit Show Results
1) Cometa def. Fuego
2) Comodin & Flama def. Nahault & Raksas
3) Pequeno Damian666, Pequeno Nitro, Pequeno Universo 2000, & Pierrothito def. Leopardito, Orito, Pequeno Olimpico, & Platita
4) Black Spirit, Canelo Casas, Guerrero Maya Jr., & Turbo def. Black Thunder, Hijo del Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., & Septiembre Negro
5) L.A. Park, Nosferatu, El Oriental, & Toscano def. Fuerza Guerrera, Head Hunter I, Pierroth Jr., & Veneno

IWRG 10/29 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Guerrero 2000 def. Posideon
2) Maldito Jr. & Samoa def. Mascara Magnifica & Pendulo
3) Avisman, El Hijo del Diablo, & Gringo Loco def. Tetsuya Bushi, Chico Che, & Suicida
4) Black Terry, Cerebro Negro, & Dr. Cerebro def. Trauma I, Trauma II, & Ultraman Jr.
5) Oficial AK47, Oficial Fierro, & Super Porky def. Hijo de Pirata Morgan, Pirata Morgan, & Toxico via DQ

INDY 10/30 Monterrey Results
1) Clever & Leo def. Scorpio Jr. & X-Fly
2) Solar I, Super Astro, & Ultraman def. Black Terry, El Signo, & Negro Navarro
3) Super Libre: Damian666 & Halloween def. L.A. Park & Super Parka
4) Mask vs. Hair Cage Match: Matematico Jr. lost to L.A. Park, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Perro Aguayo Jr., Axel, Tinieblas Jr., Hijo del Cien Caras, & Anibal
– The Main Event came down to Matematico and Park with Park getting the pin.

IWRG 11/01 Arena Naucalpan Results
1) Carta Brava Jr. & Hijo del Signo def. Mascara Magnifica & Star Boy
2) Flor Metalica & Josseline def. La Diabolica & Lady Metal
3) Tetsuya Bushi, Eragon, & Exodia def. Capitan Muerte, Gringo Loco, & Oficial AK47
4) Oficia Fierro & Trauma II def. Dr. Cerebro & Suicida
5) Cage Mask vs. Mask Match: Jack lost to Oficial 911, Toxico, Mascara Ano 2000 Jr., Tinieblas Jr., Trauma I, Olimpico, Xibalba, Fantasma de la Opera, & Bobby Lee Jr.

IWRG 11/05 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Mascara Magnifica vs. Keshin Black
2) Tetsuya Bushi, Suicida, & Star Boy vs. Avisman, Maldito Jr., & Samoth
3) Ruleta de la Muerte Participating Teams: Hijo del Pirata Morgan & Oficial AK47, Pendulo & Barba Roja, Gringo Loco & Chico Che, Hijo del Diablo & Zatura, Ultraman Jr. & Arelquin Negro, Miss Gaviota & Capitan Muerte, Eragon & Menfis, Exodia & Cerebro Negro
CMLL 11/06 Arena Mexico Lineup
1) Astro Boy & Delta vs. Caligula & Messala
2) Electrico, Mascarita Dorada, & Pequeno Olimpico vs. Pequeno Nitro, Pequeno Violencia, & Pierrothito
3) Hijo del Fantasma, La Mascara, & Sagrado vs. Dragon Rojo Jr., Misterioso II, & Sangre Azteca
4) Mr. Niebla, El Terrible, & Texano Jr. vs. Ray Mendoza Jr., Tetsuya Naito, & Yujiro
5) Hector Garza, Shocker, & Val Venis vs. Ultimo Guerrero, Atlantis, & Negro Casas
– I guess Val is coming in under that gimmick.

WAGNERMANIA 11/07 Madero Lineup
1) Amenza Azteca, Rayo Veloz, & Redentor vs. Las Aranas Malignas I, Las Aranas Malignas II, & Black Master
2) Pimpinela Escarlata & Polvo de Estrellas vs. Sexy Star & Tiffany
3) Monster Clown, Murder Clown, & Psycho Clown vs. Cuervo, Escoria, & Ozz
4) El Elegido, Gronda II, & El Mesias vs. Electroshock, Joe Lider, & Kenzo Suzuki
5) Cibernetico, Marco Corleone, & La Parka Jr. vs. Dr. Wagner Jr., Silver King, & Ultimo Gladiador

IWRG 11/08 Arena Naucalpan Lineup
1) Bracito de Platino & Octagoncito vs. Mascarita Ano 2000 & Piratita Morgan
2) Flor Metalica vs. La Diabolica
3) Exodia, Miss Gaviota, & Ultraman Jr. vs. El Hijo del Diablo, Gringo Loco, & Toxico
4) Hair vs. Hair: Dr. Cerebro vs. Suicida
5) Bobby Lee Jr., Olimpico, & Mystery Partner vs. Fuerza Guerrera, Hijo de Pirata Morgan, & Pirata Morgan

CHIKARA 11/21 “Throwing Life’s Instructions Away” Easton, PA Lineup
1) Lince Dorado & Helios vs. Chad & Brad Badd
2) Player Dos vs. Yujiro Kushida
3) Chuck Taylor & Icarus vs. Dasher Hatfield & Sugar Dunkerton
4) Hallowicked vs. Ophidian
5) Mike Quackenbush, Claudio Castagnoli, & Skayde Sr. vs. UltraMantis Black, Crossbones, & Delirious
6) Loser Leaves Town: Hydra vs. Tim Donst
7) Jigsaw vs. Gran Akuma

CHIKARA 11/21 “Throwing Life’s INstructions Away” Easton, PA Lineup
1) The Future Is Now vs. The Badd Boyz
2) Plyaer Dos vs. Yujiro Kushida
3) Throwbacks vs. Team F.1.S.T.
4) Loser Leaves Town: Hydra vs. Tim Donst
5) Jigsaw vs. Gran Akuma

CHIKARA 11/21 “Three-Fisted Tales” Philly Lineup
1) Incoherence vs. Neo Solar Temple
2) Helios vs. Yujiro Kushida
3) Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, & Skayde Sr. vs. Team F.1.S.T.
4) Young Lions Cup: Player Dos (c) vs. Lince Dorado
5) Claudio Castagnoli vs. Eddie Kingston

CHIKARA 11/22 “Three-Fisted Tales” Philly Lineup
1) Hallowicked & Frightmare vs. UltraMantis Black & Delirious
2) Helios vs. Yujiro Kushida
3) Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, & Skayde Sr. vs. Gran Akuma, Icarus, & Chuck Taylor
4) Eddie Kingston vs. Claudio Castagnoli
5) CHIKARA Young Lions Cup: Player Dos (c) vs. Lince Dorado
6) CHIKARA Tag Titles: Fire Ant & Soldier Ant (c) vs. Ophidian & Amasis

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