LuchaWorld Podcast #7 w/ guest L.A. Legend, Superboy!!!
The latest edition of the LuchaWorld Podcast hits the road to interview one of the legends of Los Angeles lucha libre and Michinoku Pro star, Superboy! In this episode, Superboy talks about his father, El Moro’s start running lucha shows in the legendary Hadco Plaza in Los Angeles. Talks about his brother’s Principe Indu, Capitan Oro and he getting into wrestling. More on the Hadco Plaza lucha libre shows. The concept of relevos Chinos matches, which Kurt refers to as Samurai matches that would happen at Hadco Plaza. His dad’s (El Moro) promoting style from taking care of talent, getting sponsors and watching every match from top to bottom. Training lucha libre at 8 years old. Starting out as El Espartano and how the name Superboy came about. Working for the WIN promotions and receiving his first paycheck. Lizmark Sr’s advice to Superboy. How he got hooked up with Michinoku Pro. Watching Japanese wrestling on tapes. Some stories of his trips to Japan. His first match for Michinoku Pro teaming with Super Delfin going against The Great Sasuke & Piloto Suicida. Watching the Michinoku Pro wrestlers in action. Hanging out and fighting with Biff Wellington (Wellington Wilkins Jr.), Wally Yamaguchi, Kaz Hayashi, and Dick Togo (Sato). His other gimmicks in Michinoku Pro, Leon Guerrero, The Convict and Ball Rei. Giving back the Convict outfit! His dream opponent and how excited he was to finally face him, Felino! His opinion of Mil Mascaras, Dos Caras & even Sicodelico. Working with Jushin “Thunder” Liger! Lots of fun and there will be more with Superboy.
There was some construction work near the building late during the show. Apologies for the noise.
Show is also available via iTunes!