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CMLL Anniversary Show

CMLL 85th Anniversary show will be airing live on Honor Club at 9:30 Eastern time. The main event features Volador Jr, and Ring of Honor’s own Matt Taven vs Rush and Barbaro Cavernario in a hair match where the losing team will have their heads shaved. The remaining card looks like this,

Caristico, El Hijo del LA Park, and LA Park vs Diamante Azul, Pentagon Jr, and King Fenix.

Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, and Euforia vs Ciber the Main Man, The Chris, and Scharly Rock Star for the CMLL Trios titles.

Atlantis, Mistico, and Soberano Jr vs El Cuatrero, Forastero, and Sanson

Angel de Oro, El Audaz, and Niebla Roja vs Negro Casas, El Felino, and Mephisto

La Jorachita, Mercela, and Princesa Sugehit vs Dalys, La Maligna, and Reyna Isis

That is the whole card. My predictions for the card look like this,

La Jorachita, Mercela, and Princesa Sugehit will defeat Dalys, La Maligna, and Reyna Isis

Negro Casas, El Felino, and Mephisto will defeat Angel de Oro, El Audaz, and Niebla Roja.

Atlantis, Mistico, and Soberano Jr will defeat El Cuatrero, Forastero, and Sanson.

Kaos Klan, Ciber the Main Man, The Chris, and Scharly Rock Star will defeat Los Guerreros, Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero, and Euforia.

Diamante Azul, Pentagon Jr, and King Fenix will defeat Caristico, El Hijo Del LA Park, and LA Park

Rush and Barbaro Cavernario will defeat Matt Taven and Volador Jr.

Now normally this would be a perfectly acceptable main event. Volador Jr never lost his hair and neither has Rush. Rush has the most valuable hair in Mexico and Volador’s isn’t too far behind but the problem with the building of this match is, all summer they teased LA Park vs Rush in a hair vs mask match, the most valuable mask vs the most valuable hair, a living legend vs the current top guy in Mexico. It’s like teasing Hulk Hogan vs Stone Cold and then instead they give us, HBK And HHH vs Scott Hall and Kevin Nash in their prime.

It would be a great build and match but it’s not what the people would want after building Hogan vs Austin. I expect the crowd to be into the match but not as much as they should be. It’s almost a guarantee that Rush and Cavernario win because as I’ve mentioned before, if CMLL was willing to have Rush lose his hair, then they should have done LA Park vs Rush and have Park win to set up a future rematch. It would make no sense to have Rush lose.

AAA

There are no TV Tapings for AAA until September 30th.

What happened on recent AAA shows are the continuing of the Jeff Jarrett, Dr Wagner feud. Wagner challenged Jarrett to a hair vs hair match because he is still pissed that Jarrett and Konnan screwed Wagner out of the mega championship. LA Park seems to be feuding with Psycho Clown and Fantasma. Fantasma still wants a proper rematch against Park to get revenge on him losing his mask. And Park seems interested in a mask vs mask match with Psycho Clown. That will probably not happen because Psycho Clown is a top guy and much too young to lose his mask right now, and they already set up a tentative Park vs Wagner match for next years Triplemania.

Other feuds going on include the Mercenaries just beating on poor Maximo. The last two tapings they busted him open twice and Texano has beat him with his whip. So Maximo will have to find allies to combat Rey Escoprion, Texano, and La Mascara. Fantasma, also part of the mercenaries, isn’t involving himself much in this feud.

Scarlett Bordeaux of Impact Wrestling made her debut at the last two tapings and by the looks of it got over pretty well and Konnan stated on twitter that she will be back.

AAA is also promoting heavily the Impact Television tapings in Mexico City September 13th and 14th. These tapings are curious because one has to wonder as I keep bringing up, if Impact will follow the trend and bring in LA Park. But other than that, how will Impact write TV to take into account that Pentagon and Fenix are working the CMLL Anniversary show?

I assume they’d want to highlight those two because they’re in Mexico but the plan seems to be Fenix and Pentagon won’t be at the Friday tapings. With Bound For Glory happening on October 14th, with the two tapings days after (I will be at all three events), I assume they’re only writing TV for about 4 weeks so they could run an angle leaving them off the last two shows, or they’ll film all their segments on Thursday. I guess we will see.

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Joe’s CMLL Grand Prix Results & Review

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CMLL GRAND PRIX

Akuma, Camorra, and Star Jr vs El Hijo del Signo, Robin, and Yago

Camorra and Signo start out the match. They do some really slow grappling. Akuma and Yago make their ways in. It goes to the outside briefly where they strike each other over and over. They hit a stale mate and Star and Robin come in. They start to work a much faster rate. Star hits a hurricanrana on Robin. Robin answers with one of his own. Akuma gets in there with Signo and he gets Akuma out the ring quick. As he goes for a dive Camorra intercepts it by kicking him. Robin goes after all three of them but Akuma hits him with a quick Canadian destroyer or sunset flip piledriver as they said, which is better than when they called it a sunset flip ddt. Camorra pins him. First Fall: Camorra pins Robin after Akuma hits him with a canadian destroyer.

The second round starts with Robin getting triple teamed. Camorra starts to bite Signo’s head. Akuma gets him in a big swing and Star drop kicks him in the head. Star launches Robin in the air but he drop kicks Camorra. Star then hits him with a big boot. Signo comes in and hits him with an arm drag. Robin runs off his teammates back and hits a hurricanrana on Star. A tower of doom spot is done then Robin hits a splash on Star but the pin is broken up. Camorra attacks Yago on the outside. Robin hits a dive on Akuma and then Star hits a hurricanrana on Robin. Camorra hits Signo with a rainmaker then submits him with the tequila sunrise for the win. Second Fall: Camorra submits El Hijo del Signo with a tequila sunrise.

Winners: Akuma, Camorra, and Star Jr

Avispa Dorada, La Jarochita, and Marcela vs Dalys, La Metalica, and Reyna Isis

Isis and Jarochita start out this match. They start with some good ol mat wrestling, where Isis pulled her hair a bit while she had her in a hold. Soon after Dalys and Dorada come in. They grapple and trade holds until Dalys does a few arm drags. They do some acrobatic spots then Dalys chops her. Dorada hits a hurricanrana then a drop kick and poses. This brings in Marcela and Metalica. She quickly gets the upper hand on Marcela. Marcela hits a neck breaker for the come back, then hits a somersault dive to the outside. Dorada drop toe holds Dalys to the corner then Jarochita hit her with running knees to the back for the pin. First Fall: Jarochita hits Dayls with double knees to the back for the pin.

Jarochita and Isis start out the second round. Jarochita hits a corner clothesline. Isis hits a superkick when she goes for a second. Jarochita holds herself up on the turnbuckle balancing on her head then turns it into a hurricanrana. Pretty impressive. Dorada hits a body splash coming in but Isis quickly changes the tide on her. Marcela comes in to help but she ends up getting beat on by Dalys and Metalica. Dalys hits her with a spinebuster, then Isis hits her with a leg drop, Metalica with a senton, then Dalys submits her with a sharpshooter. Second Fall: Dalys submits Marcela with a sharpshooter.

Third round starts with them still triple teaming Marcela. Once they’re done with her they move onto the next one. But they make a come back by all three ladies hitting drop kicks. Then Dorada hits a dive on Dalys over the top rope. Marcela hits a michinoku driver on Reyna Isis for the pin, and Jarochita submits Metalica with an indian deathlock. Third Fall: La Jarochita submits La Metalica with an indian deathlock.

Winners: Avispa Dorada, La Jarochita, and Marcela

(Match Relampago) El Valiente vs Gran Guerrero

I knew it was too good to be true. They have this stupid match relampago graphic up on the screen again. They didn’t have this for the Puebla show. I thought they learned their lesson. I was wrong. They start this lightning match with some standard wrestling. Gran Guerrero back drops him onto the apron then drop kicks him off it, then feigns a dive and hits a pose. Guerrero hits a power bomb, then starts tearing at Valiente’s mask.

Valiente reverses Guerrero’s offense into an arm drag and then hits a huge middle rope dive. Valiente hits him with a face buster for a close two count. Guerrero goes for a corner attack, but Valiente moves leading Guerrero to fall to the outside. Valiente then runs up the ropes and hits a moonsault to the outside. They get back in the ring and Gran Guerrero hits a sit out death valley driver from the top for the win. Gran Guerrero wins with a top rope sit out death valley driver.

Winner: Gran Guerrero

El Hijo de LA Park, LA Park, and Mistico vs Cavernario, Ciber the main man, and The Chris

Looks like they’re just calling him Ciber now. They start brawling before the match even officially starts. They’re all on the outside brawling. El Hijo and Cavernario go back in forth in the ring after the chaos settles. Park comes in and get Ciber to the outside and then hits a big middle rope dive. El hijo hits a spanish fly on The Chris for the pin. Mistico hit the head scissors into the Fujiwara arm bar for the submission on Cavernario. First Fall: Mistico submits Cavernario with a Fujiwara arm bar.

El Hijo starts the second round on fire. When Ciber comes in the ring he trips on the bottom rope and he is pissed at it. Mistico and Cavernario get in the ring. Well that doesn’t last long as it breaks down into a brawl. Park is getting hit with his own belt again. They get Park out of there and Cavernario hits his springboard splash on El Hijo for the pin. Second Fall: Cavernario pins El Hijo de LA Park with a splash.

Mistico gets his faced smashed by the barricade by Ciber. Cavernario tries to take off El Hijo’s mask. Ciber and Cavernaro are trying to remove Park’s mask now. They get his mask off briefly and Cavernario slaps him. They’re all brawling on the ramp way now. Now they are on the stage. El Hijo and Mistico hit dives off the stage on The Chris and Cavernario. Now Park beats on Ciber in the ring. It soon breaks into chaos again. Mistico and El Hijo go for victory rolls but they’re kicked out at two.

Then Chris and Cavernario go for power bombs and they’re kicked out at two. Those four go to the outside leaving Ciber and Park in the ring. Park hits a final cut that’s kicked out of. Mistico kicks out of Cavernario’s fisherman suplex. He gets the feet up on the splash, which makes him fall out of the ring. Then he hits a big dive off the ramp. El Hijo hits a code breaker on the Chris for the pin. Park pins Ciber with a clothesline. I think he meant to do a spear but there wasn’t enough space. Third Fall: LA Park pins Ciber with a clothesline.

Winners: El Hijo de LA Park, LA Park, and Mistico

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Joe’s CMLL Results & Review (Ending 10/7/2018)

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CMLL Arena Puebla Monday

Meyer and Black Tiger vs Fuerza Chicana and Ares

Ares and Meyer start out with some mat wrestling. Very soon tags are made to Black Tiger and Chicana. They’re working over Black Tiger and posture to the crowd. Tiger makes a comeback and Ares and Meyer come back in. As the match breaks down, Tiger hits a frankensteiner on Chicana and then Meyer hits a splash for the first fall. First Fall: Meyer hits a splash on Chicana for the pin.

Chicana and Meyer start the round off. Meyer hits a hurricanrana then feigns a dive and hits a pose. This brings in Tiger and Ares and they work at a fast pace. Tiger gets the better of him and tags in Meyer who goes after Chicana. Ares quickly comes in in place of Chicana. Meyer gets disposed to the outside and Ares hits Tiger with a slapjack then a submission. Chicana then hits Meyer with a flapjack off the ropes and pins him for the second fall. Second Fall: Chicana pins Meyer with a flapjack off the ropes.

Chicana and Meyer start the third round off. When they dispose of Meyer they start to double Tiger. Meyer comes in to relieve him but Chicana gets him in a submission hold which Tiger helps break up. Chicana holds Meyer for an attack but he ducks and Ares hits him. Tiger and Meyer hit dual hurricanrana’s and then gets both of them in submission holds for the victory. Third Fall: Meyer submits Chicana with an arm bar.

Winners: Meyer and Black Tiger

Magnus, Astral, and Arkalis vs Espanto Jr, Police Man, and El Perverso

Astral and Perverso start the match out with some mat wrestling. Tags are made to Magnus and Espanto. They follow in the previous two’s footsteps and do some grappling. Police Man and Arkalis make their way in and start to ramp up the pace. The match breaks down into chaos and Astral goes for a dive but has his legs tripped. Espanto hits a basement drop kick, then a backstabber for the pin. First Fall: Espanto pins Astral with a backstabber.

Police man and Astral brawl on the ramp while Arkalis gets worked over in the ring by Espanto. Espanto hits a big spine buster on Astral once the match settles down. His team is in charge so far. Magnus comes in to face him but he tags in Police Man. A double team attack on Astral goes wrong and his team starts to gain some momentum. Astral gets Espanto in the ring after Magnus and Arkalis took out the other two and submits him with a leg lock. Second Fall: Astral submits Espanto with a leg lock.

Arkalis and Police Man start the round of slapping each other in the chest. Arkalis disposes on Police Man then feigns a dive and hits a pose and this brings in Magnus and Perverso. He disposes of Perverso quick, then poses and tags in Astral. He squares off with Espanto. He tricks Espanto into falling out of the ring and then hits a big over the top dive. Magnus then hits Perverso with a drop kick in the corner for the win. Third Fall: Magnus hits Perverso with a corner drop kick for the win.

Winners: Magnus, Astral, and Arkalis

(Match Relampago) Princesa Sugehit vs Reyna Isis

They start out doing some mat grappling. It looks like CMLL (I’m not holding my breath till the Friday, Grand Prix show) might have finally gotten rid of the stupid match relampago graphics they’d leave on screen. They start to perform some fast paced acrobatic moves and countering each other. They exchange slaps to the butt in the corner. Isis hits a big leg drop on Sugehit for a very close two count. Isis slaps Sugehit’s chest and this gets her mad and she does it to Isis. Isis hits a leg drop on the apron. She postures and struggles to snap her pants off again. She eventually hits a dive off the apron. Isis hits a cross body on Sugehit for a close pin, they then trade pinning combinations. Isis misses a vader bomb in the corner and Sugehit beats her with a michinoku driver. Princesa Sugehit pins Reyna Isis with a Michinoku driver.

Winner: Princesa Sugehit

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Joe’s AAA Results & Review (Ending 9/30)

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AAA TV Tapings on Twitch 9/30

Dinastia, Hijo Del Vikingo, and Draztick Boy vs Australian Suicide, Villano III Jr, and King Balam

Well we have all the correct participants in this match. Saying this for reasons later. AAA is very WWE like in their deceptive promoting. Draztick boy and and Villano start out the match do mat wrestling at a very fast pace. They perform some arcobatic spots and that’s really it and make the tags to Dinastia and Australian Suicide. They do a series of athletic counters until Dinastia hits a big arm drag sending Suicide to the outside. King Balam comes in to work over Dinastia.

The tag is eventually made to Vikingo. Vikingo gets beat on and runs up the rope to perform a top rope move but he botched. He hits a drop kick, then a big hurricanrana to change momentum. Vikingo gets hit with a code breaker and after that chaos breaks out. Villano hits a big drop kick in the corner to Draztick boy. Now big spots are being traded back and forth in the ring. It’s not the cleanest execution but it is pretty cool. Draztick boy hits a big dive on Balam where he pretty much missed.

Vikingo hit a big one on Villano, Vikingo misses a phoenix splash and smashes his face into the mat. Suicide then hit him with a piledriver. Dinastia hits Suicide with a top rope spanish fly. Vikingo hits Villano with a reverse frakensteiner off the top rope. We get spot after spot after spot until finally Vikingo hits an imploder 450 on King Balam for the win. Vikingo hits an imploder 450 on King Balam for the win.

Winners: Dinastia, Hijo Del Vikingo, and Draztick Boy

Nino Hamburguesa, Lady Shani, and Angelikal vs Arez, Lady Maravilla, and La Parka Negra

Shani starts the match with Arez. They do some mat grappling to start off. She is significantly bigger than Arez. It looks funny. They have the heel ref in this match, so Arez hit a fisherman suplex and he went for the fast count. Shani hits a sunset flip power bomb on him then rolls him around the ring. Maravilla enters the match and they do some acrobatic spots. After that Shani tags in Hamburger boy. He hits her with a big running shoulder block and she went flying.

La Parka Negra comes in now. He does a hurricanrana on Hamburger boy then does LA Park’s dance and gets booed. Angelikal hits him with a cross body and then a hurricanrana to get him out of the ring. Angelikal and Arez are in now and they start trading spots. Angelikal goes for a springboard moonsault and comes up real short but Arez still super kicks him. Maravilla and Shani brawl in the corner. Shani gets triple teamed on, and Maravilla kicks her right in the butt. Nino and Angelikal get back in tho change momentum.

Maravilla and Parka are in the corner and he running senton’s them and then he does it to Arez. Afterwards Maravilla hits a spanish fly on Angelikal and Shani breaks up the pin. They’re all hitting big spots on each other and the pins are getting broken up. Then the one who breaks up the pin does their spot. Significant in that is Parka Negra throwing Shani into the crowd via power bomb. Finally Nino Hamburger hits Arez with a top rope splash for the win. Nino Hamburguesa pinned Arez with a top rope splash for the win.

Winners: Nino Hamburguesa, Lady Shani, and Angelikal

Konnan and Jeff Jarrett come out for a promo. Konnan calls out Wagner and says Jeff Jarrett is going to speak in Spanish. He said he was the king of the mountain in spanish. Then he keeps calling everyone Basura. Jeff calls Wagner basura because he’s a fake Mexican and he’s not even from Mexico. Konnan is asking the heel ref to ref the match. He graciously accepts.

Aerostar and Drago vs Puma King and Golden Magic

Puma and Aerostar begin the match and you’d be surprised to know they’re moving at such a fast pace. About a minute in Drago and Golden Magic come in. Drago lands on Golden Magic’s shoulders and hits a nice hurricanrana. I’ll take this time out to mention the stark differences between AAA and CMLL. They’re quite different for both being lucha libre. Will delve more into that during my opinion piece. Drago and Golden Magic spend some time playing cat and mouse going in and out of the ring. This brings Aerostar and Puma King in to work. Golden hits a 450 on Aerostar then hits a middle rope dive on Drago. After disposes of both of them, Puma King and Golden Magic do the DBZ fusion pose.

Golden Magic and Drago exchange strikes in the ring, which golden match gets the best of. He goes for a moonsault but Drago gets the knees up. Puma King hits a power bomb on him but Aerostar breaks it up. Puma King goes for a power bomb off the top but Aerostar reverses it into a hurricanrana. Aerostar springboards off the top to the outside like a cannon ball, and in the ring Puma King pins Drago with a pinning combination for the win. Puma King pins Drago with a pinning combination for the win.

Drago sits in the ring despondent.

Winners: Puma King and Golden Magic

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