With just over 24 hours remaining until tomorrow’s big AAA Lucha Libre Triplemania XXVI event from the Arena de Ciudad in Mexico City, Mexico, some news has come out today for fans who would like to watch the show live. Twitch has announced that it will exclusively livestream the event, in Spanish and English, beginning tomorrow with the pre-show at 4:30PM EST. As was noted, Lucha Underground’s Matt Striker and Vampiro will be providing the English commentary (read about that and the full card here):
Twitch Announces Exclusive Livestream of AAA Lucha Libre Worldwide’s Triplemania XXVI
SAN FRANCISCO – August 24, 2018 – Social video service Twitch today announced it is partnering with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, Mexico’s biggest wrestling promotion organization, as the exclusive livestreaming destination for Triplemania XXVI. Triplemania XXVI will be streamed on Twitch with commentary in both Spanish (Twitch.tv/Luchalibreaaa) and English (Twitch.tv/Luchalibreaaa_En). Select Twitch streamers will also be co-streaming Triplemania XXVI. Co-streaming is a feature that enables streamers to add their own commentary while streaming the event to their own communities.
The live broadcast of Triplemania XXVI begins on August 25 with a pre-show beginning at 4:30 p.m. PT with the main event from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm PT. Leading up to the pre-show will be a marathon of Best of Triplemanía: Road to Triplemanía XXVI starting at 10:00 am PT on August 23. During the stream, viewers will find emotes themed after the event and wrestlers enabling them to show their support in chat.
The fast action wrestling style of Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide offers wrestling fans the chance to see some of the world’s greatest luchador wrestlers such as Psycho Clown, El Hijo del Fantasma, L.A. Park, and Pentagón Jr. for the men’s division and Faby Apache and Lady Shani for the women’s division.
“Our ongoing partnership with AAA Worldwide, among many other wrestling circuits, reflects the appeal of professional wrestling on our service,” said Michael Aragon, SVP of Content, Twitch. “Based on the large and passionate community who have tuned into wrestling content on Twitch, such as the previous Triplemania event, it’s clear that viewers online enjoy this form of entertainment in a live, shared, and interactive environment.”
About Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
Lucha Libre AAA (www.LuchaLibreAAA.com) is a media and entertainment Company founded in 1992 by Antonio Pena Herrada and manages the IP of the “AAA” brand and another 250 characters in its league. The company produces Lucha Libre events globally including venues such as Palacio de los Deportes, Arena Monterrey, HP Pavilion, Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles Sports Arena and Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to working with sponsors such as Corona, Comex, Roshfrans and Boing, the league has released an animated movie and videogame in the Mexican market. The company is headquartered in Mexico City.
Twitch is the leading social video service and community for gamers where tens of millions of people come together each day from all over the globe to interact around live and on-demand content. This includes watching, talking, and chatting about video games and esports, as well as traditional sports, anime, music, the creative arts, and other shared interests. Twitch also runs TwitchCon, the annual convention for celebrating the Twitch community. For more information about Twitch, visit our Press Center, Twitter feed (#Twitch), and Blog.
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