Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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Lucha Report For 4/23/14

Lucha Report For 4/23/14

Written By Kris Zellner NOTICIAS Revolution Pro Wrestling based out of England has booked Aero Star from AAA to face Will Ospeary for their show in Sittingbourne on 5/25. Good to see Aero Star get some work somewhere. RESULTADOS CMLL 4/21 – Arena Puebla drawing around 2,500 fans 1. Black Tiger/Leono/Tigre Rojo Jr. beat Espanto Jr./Fuerza Chicana/King Jaguar 2. Dark Angel/Estrellita/Syuri defeated... [Read more]


VIDEO & RECAP: Tercera Caida 4/17/14

VIDEO & RECAP: Tercera Caida 4/17/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza Show opens with a photo of the recently deceased luchador Dick Angelo. HIGHLIGHTS: CMLL Puebla highlights featuring the rivalry between Asturiano, Blue Center and Espiritu Negro, Volador Jr. defending the NWA Historic Welterweight title against Negro Casas, En Busca De Un Idolo highlights including Hechicero vs. Barbaro Cavernario CMLL women’s torneo cibernetico Mistico... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/21/14

Lucha Report For 4/21/14

Written By Kris Zellner NOTICIAS Bernardo Eduardo Galvan Sevilla or as he was known by everyone as “Barney” who was the promoter for Baja Stars Wrestling in Tijuana passed away yesterday due to an undisclosed illness. Barney has been promoting in Tijuana for the last 15 years and had become the most popular promoter in the area in recent times. It’s a big loss in the lucha community... [Read more]


UPDATED (4/23): Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha Shows! (4/21/14 thru 4/27/14)

UPDATED (4/23): Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha Shows! (4/21/14 thru 4/27/14)

HUGE weekend for lucha! Sunday is going to be a crazy day of lucha. If you are in the US, you can watch both MaskedMania (via Highspots iPPV) and CMLL celebrating the 58th Anniversary of Arena Mexico and Kid’s day (via terra.com). There is also ChilangaMask’s show headlined by El Dandy vs. El Satanico.  Also, Tuesday and Friday CMLL shows feature the continued En Busca de Un Idolo tournament... [Read more]


RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/20/14

RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/20/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza Show opens with Amapola cutting a promo on her upcoming title match-up against Syuri later in the show. CMLL has a red mat due to new sponsorship from Cerveza Victoria, which also appears to be sponsoring AAA shows. Beer-bidness be booming! 4/20 – Arena Mexico 1. Leono & Magnus vs. Cholo & Inquisidor - Leono wore red tights to match the new red mat. Rudos... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/19/14

Lucha Report For 4/19/14

Written By Kris Zellner NOTICIAS El Dandy was asked at a press conference on Wednesday for the Chilanga Mask show on 4/27 at Arena Lopez Mateos where he will face El Satanico why is he retiring now and Dandy said that he wanted to officially retire when he could still have good matches. Dandy said that he wants to be remembered for being a great wrestler not an aging has-been. Satanico said that it’s... [Read more]


MaskedMania Live in Philadelphia & on iPPV 4/27/14

MaskedMania Live in Philadelphia & on iPPV 4/27/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza MaskedMania will be taking place on Sunday, April 27th, at the 2300 Arena (formerly ECW Arena) in South Philadelphia at 5 PM EDT. For more on the show you can visit the official MaskedMania web site where you can find ticket and iPPV info. The show will be airing on iPPV for only $9.95 via Highspots. You can watch it live or on VOD which will start 30 minutes after the show... [Read more]


VIDEOS & RECAP: En Busca de Un Idolo 4/11/14 & 4/15/14

VIDEOS & RECAP: En Busca de Un Idolo 4/11/14 & 4/15/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza Don’t forget you can watch the En Busca De Un Idolo matches every Tuesday and Friday via terra.com! CMLL 4/11 – Arena Mexico Súper Halcón Jr. vs Cavernario in a En Busca de… by thecubsfan En Busca de un Idolo: El Barbaro Cavernario [28] defeated Super Halcon Jr. [22] - Ok match. Super Halcon Jr. hasn’t been aggressive in his first couple... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/16/14

Lucha Report For 4/16/14

Written By Kris Zellner RESULTADOS CMLL 4/14 – Arena Puebla 1. Espiritu Negro/King Jaguar/Siki Osama Jr. beat Aguila Egipcia/Meyer/Millenium 2. Asturiano/Hombre Bala Jr./Super Halcon Jr. defeated Blue Center/Espiritu Maligno/Hooligan with Center & Espiritu having issues again as they both wanted to beat Asturiano then lost in the end. These three will have an apuestas match on Monday. 3.... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/14/14

Lucha Report For 4/14/14

Written By Kris Zellner RESULTADOS CMLL 4/13 – Arena Coliseo 1. Pequeno Violencia & Pequeno Warrior beat Mini Fantasy & Ultimo Dragoncito 2. Arkangel de la Muerte/Nitro/Sangre Azteca defeated Hombre Bala Jr./Star Jr./Starman 3. Las Ladies del Polanco (Princesa Blanca y Princesa Sugei)/La Seductora beat Lady Afrodita/Marcela/Silueta 4. Lightning Match: Tiger defeated Delta 5. Diamante... [Read more]


UPDATED (4/20) Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha Shows! (4/14/14 thru 4/20/14)

UPDATED (4/20) Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha Shows! (4/14/14 thru 4/20/14)

Another busy week of lucha shows. Check back later as this post gets updated all week long. The Feria de Puebla starts to run lucha shows on Thursday and for the following month. Lineups should change since they seem both incorrect and some (Mascara Dorada) might not be available to be on the shows they are listed on. AAA has two TV tapings this week. CMLL runs their usual week of shows. There is a... [Read more]


RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/13/14

RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/13/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza Show opened with the rudas, Princesa Sugehit, Princesa Blanca & La Seductora cutting promos with CMLL announcer Julio Cesar Rivera. 4/13 – Arena Coliseo 1. Fantasy & Ultimo Dragoncito vs. Pequeno Violencia & Pequeno Warrior - Rudos win first fall as Pequeno Warrior pins Ultimo Dragoncito and Pequeno Violencia submits Fantasy with a leglock. Tecnicos... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/12/14

Lucha Report For 4/12/14

Written By Kris Zellner NOTICIAS Hijo del Santo did charity work with the Wildcoast Charity this week and told the press that he wouldn’t be having his spinal surgery any time in the distant future because he said that he wants to wait out the rest of the year to see if his bones can regenerate on their own without having surgery which echoes the sentiments of his wife Gabriela Obregon earlier... [Read more]


VIDEOS & RECAP: En Busca De Un Idolo 3/25/14 thru 4/8/14

VIDEOS & RECAP: En Busca De Un Idolo 3/25/14 thru 4/8/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza 3/25/14 Arena Mexico: Cachorro, Cavernario, Dragon Lee, Guerrero Negro Jr., Hechicero, Soberano Jr., Star Jr., Súper Halcón Jr. b Black Panther, Canelo Casas, El Rebelde, Espiritu Negro, Flyer, Herodes Jr., Metálico, Oro Jr. [cibernetico] Good torneo cibernetico. Would have been great, but I think they went overboard with the dives that by about the 24-25 minute mark... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/9/14

Lucha Report For 4/9/14

Written By Kris Zellner RESULTADOS CMLL 4/7 – Arena Puebla 1. Guerrero Espacial/Los Hombres del Camoflaje (Artillero y Super Comando) beat Meyer/Sensei/Tigre Rojo 2. Asturiano/Black Tiger/Starman defeated Blue Center/Canelo Casas/Espiritu Maligno by DQ when Espiritu returned after being eliminated to attack Asturiano. 3. Delta/Guerrero Maya Jr./Rey Cometa beat Kamaitachi/Shigeo Okumura/Siki Osama... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/7/14

Lucha Report For 4/7/14

Written By Kris Zellner NEWS Rey Mysterio told Medio Tiempo over the weekend that he was disappointed that the original Sin Cara didn’t work out in WWE because he had the potential to be the man who could replace him as the Mexican star in the promotion but his ego got in the way of him taking that spot. Rey said that if he worked hard on trying to adapt to the style as well as learning how to... [Read more]


UPDATED (4/13): Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha shows! (4/7/14 thru 4/13/14)

UPDATED (4/13): Poster-Mania!!! This Week’s Lucha shows! (4/7/14 thru 4/13/14)

CMLL runs their usual weekly shows with a big match on Tuesday night as Mistico II defends his title against Averno. There is a show on Saturday honoring Super Porky. If you can’t make it to that show, go to Dylan Osmar’s birthday party were he’s gonna get a lucha show as part of it! Check back as usual for more show posters added throughout the week! #gallery-3 { margin:... [Read more]


RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/6/14 “Arena Coliseo 71st Anniversary Show”

RECAP: CMLL on terra.com 4/6/14 “Arena Coliseo 71st Anniversary Show”

Written By Alfredo Esparza Pierrothito opens show with CMLL announcer Leobardo Magadan & CMLL edecanes. Pierrothito thanks God, vows not to lose his mask & yells out “Arriba Puerto Rico!”. 4/6 – Arena Coliseo (71st Anniversary Show) 1. Stuka Jr. (in for Fuego)/Rey Cometa/Sagrado vs. Arkangel de la Muerte/El Barbaro Cavernario/Tiger - Stuka Jr. replaced Fuego which is fine.... [Read more]


Lucha Report For 4/5/14

Lucha Report For 4/5/14

Written By Kris Zellner RESULTADOS CMLL 4/4 – Arena Mexico 1. Kamaitachi/Shigeo Okumura/Sangre Azteca beat Magnus/Sensei/Starman 2. Dalys la Caribena/Las Ladies del POlanco (Princesa Blanca y Princesa Sugei) defeated Goya Kong/Lluvia/Silueta 3. En Busca de un Idolo: Dragon Lee II [24] beat Soberano [23] 4. En Busca de un Idolo: Cachorro [26] defeated Star Jr. [23] – Dragon Rojo was the... [Read more]


VIDEO & RECAP: AAA Rey De Reyes 3/16/14

VIDEO & RECAP: AAA Rey De Reyes 3/16/14

Written By Alfredo Esparza I was going to recap AAA’s Rey de Reyes in 2 posts since they upload the shows onto youtube, but when I was searching for the videos, I noticed Part 1 was gone. Not sure why it was taken down, but I was told it wasn’t going to be available on their end on youtube. Interesting. I thought about asking for further clarification, but I didn’t want to push it.... [Read more]


LuchaWorld Podcast Episode #29

LuchaWorld Podcast Episode #29

Latest LuchaWorld Podcast with Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza talking about lucha libre! We brave thru to bring you another episode after surviving another recent earthquake. Big show this Sunday from Arena Coliseo were one mini will drop his mask inside the confines of a steel cage. In some big news, Kurt recaps some recent CMLL matches, while Fredo recaps the first five matches... [Read more]


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