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**SPOILERS** Lucha Underground Taping Results (6 Weeks)

Here are the results via The Wrestling Observer for the next six weeks of Lucha Underground, as taped in LA recently: February 4th: * Hernandez & Jeff Cobb defeated Beal, Cortez Castro & Mr. Cisco in a 2 vs. 3 dark match. This was Cobb’s Lucha Underground debut. * Drago defeated Aero Star * Pentagon Jr. defeated Famous B * Cage defeated Johnny Mundo in what likely...
Via WZR Online
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spoilers: News, Notes and Results from Recent Lucha Underground Tapings for February and March

- Below are some notes from the recent Lucha Underground TV tapings in Los Angeles, which have been sold out with 250 fans in attendance.* The February 4th episode was taped on January 17th and opened with Hernandez & Jeff Cobb defeating Beal, Cortez Castro & Mr. Cisco in a 2 vs. 3 dark match. This was Cobb’s Lucha Underground debut. The actual episode began with Angelico...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

TNA News: Why Del Rio Turned Down TNA, Reason To Why Gabriel Left WWE

Why Did Justin Leave WWE Just hours before the Royal Rumble, WWE announced that WWE superstar Justin Gabriel had been granted his departure from WWE. The South African had been with WWE since 2008. PWInsider have revealed that Gabriel requested his release from WWE after he realised that placed in a position within the company that prevented him from doing anything relevant. Justin’s...
Via Wrestling News Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio Reveals Why He Rejected TNA’s Offer

Former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio revealed on an episode of PWI Podcast why he turned down TNA’s offer to join their company:“I don’t have anything but respect for TNA. They made a really good offer to me, and I’m really grateful for that. The reason I didn’t go there is because those guys at Lucha Underground helped me in all my legal proceedings against WWE. So I owed...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

**SPOILER** On El Patron/Lucha Underground, iMPACT!

– As noted recently, Alberto El Patron (aka Alberto Del Rio) made his Lucha Underground debut at the January 17th television taping in Los Angeles, California. El Patron came out to a big pop from the fans and was announced as the AAA Mega Heavyweight Champion. While holding his title, he cut a promo in the ring and was attacked by former champion El Texano Jr., who was also making...
Via TNA Wrestling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

**SPOILER** On Alberto El Patron/Lucha Underground, iMPACT!

– As noted recently, Alberto El Patron (aka Alberto Del Rio) made his Lucha Underground debut at the January 17th television taping in Los Angeles, California. El Patron came out to a big pop from the fans and was announced as the AAA Mega Heavyweight Champion. While holding his title, he cut a promo in the ring and was attacked by former champion El Texano Jr., who was also making...
Via WZR Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Notes on Alberto’s Lucha Underground Debut, Former TNA Knockout Declines Offer?, More

- Below are highlights from Wednesday's Lucha Underground episode on the El Rey Network: - Former TNA Knockout Sarita, who works for Mexico's CMLL promotion as "Dark Angel" Sarah Stock, apparently turned down an offer from Lucha Underground. She recently returned to CMLL and that promotion doesn't allow their talents to work for Lucha Underground. - As noted, AAA Mega Heavyweight...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Notes on Alberto’s Lucha Underground Debut, Sarita Declines Offer?

- Former TNA Knockout Sarita, who works for Mexico’s CMLL promotion as “Dark Angel” Sarah Stock, apparently turned down an offer from Lucha Underground. She recently returned to CMLL and that promotion doesn’t allow their talents to work for Lucha Underground.– As noted, AAA Mega Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron, the former Alberto Del Rio, made his Lucha Underground...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Spoiler Details on Alberto Del Rio’s Lucha Underground Debut, Feuding with Former WWE Star?

- As noted, Alberto El Patron, the former Alberto Del Rio in WWE, made his Lucha Underground debut at the January 17th tapings in Los Angeles. Del Rio came out to a major pop and was announced as the AAA Mega Heavyweight Champion. With the title in hand, he cut a promo and was attacked by former champion El Texano Jr., who was also making his debut. Former WWE star Chavo Guerrero...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Update On Alberto Del Rio Turning Down TNA

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer It was reported over the weekend that Ring of Honor and Lucha Underground star Alberto “Del Rio” El Patron turned down an offer to work for TNA Wrestling that would have made him around $400,000 per year. There was some speculation that the current AAA World Heavyweight Champion did not want to work for TNA because doing it is perceived...
Via TNA Wrestling News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Update On Alberto Del Rio Turning Down TNA

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer It was reported over the weekend that Ring of Honor and Lucha Underground star Alberto “Del Rio” El Patron turned down an offer to work for TNA Wrestling that would have made him around $400,000 per year. There was some speculation that the current AAA World Heavyweight Champion did not want to work for TNA because doing it is perceived...
Via WZR Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on What TNA Offered to Alberto Del Rio

- We noted before that TNA wanted former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio to sign with them and appear on the recent Impact Wrestling premiere on Destination America. Del Rio reportedly declined a big contract from TNA. Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter wrote the following about TNA’s offer to Del Rio:“They (TNA) offered him $400,000 a year for minimal dates. It...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on What TNA Offered to Alberto Del Rio

- We noted before that TNA wanted former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio to sign with them and appear on the recent Impact Wrestling premiere on Destination America. Del Rio reportedly declined a big contract from TNA. Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter wrote the following about TNA’s offer to Del Rio: “They (TNA) offered him $400,000 a year for minimal dates. It...
Via Wrestle Scoop
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Announcement on Alberto Del Rio Joining Lucha Underground

- Lucha Underground issued the following: ‘LUCHA UNDERGROUND' SIGNS AAA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION ALBERTO EL PATRÓN January 17, 2015, Los Angeles - Lucha Underground" has signed AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patrón it was announced today by "Lucha Underground" the new Lucha Libre wrestling franchise from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett, United Artists...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Details On TNA’s Reported Contract Offer To Alberto Del Rio, Preview This Friday’s Impact

- Following reports that TNA Wrestling was looking to acquire former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio, Lucha Underground announced Sunday the signing of the 38-year-old—he will be wrestling under the name Alberto El Patrón. Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer reported that TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter had wanted Del Rio to appear on the premiere episode of Impact Wrestling...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

More On WWE Changing Their Contracts, 30 Seconds Of Fury

– According to a source, WWE has made a change to their contracts following CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio’s contentious departures from the company and jump to other organizations. The new stipulation reads that if the talent is fired for disciplinary reasons, they will forfeit all merchandise rights and will be unable to work in either pro wrestling or MMA for one year. While...
Via WZR Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Announcement on Alberto Del Rio Joining Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground issued the following:‘LUCHA UNDERGROUND’ SIGNS AAA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION ALBERTO EL PATRÓNJanuary 17, 2015, Los Angeles – Lucha Underground” has signed AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patrón it was announced today by “Lucha Underground” the new Lucha Libre wrestling franchise from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett, United Artists...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio & Lucha Underground Reach Agreement?

Lucha Underground posted the following on Twitter, teasing the arrival of Alberto El Patron… Ladies and gentlemen, Alberto El Patron (@VivaDelRio) has entered the #LuchaUnderground temple! pic.twitter.com/K3VRmyAVGJ — Lucha Underground (@LuchaElRey) January 18, 2015 Speaking of Lucha Underground, they have released the following match from Wednesday’s show. The match features...
Via WZR Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio Added to Another ROH Event

Alberto “El Patron” Del Rio has been added to the April 4th Ring of Honor show in San Antonio, Texas.Del Rio is now booked for January 30th, January 31st, March 1st and April 4th for ROH.The post Alberto Del Rio Added to Another ROH Event appeared first on All Wrestling News.
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio Receives Kickboxing Offer, More on UFC Rumors and a Possible Return to MMA

- Former WWE Superstar Alberto "El Patron" Del Rio recently did an interview in Puerto Rico and talked about receiving offers to return to MMA. Del Rio mentioned receiving offers from Bellator and UFC but sources still insist that UFC has not made an offer to him. Besides Bellator, the Glory kickboxing promotion has made an offer to Del Rio. Bellator and Glory both air on Spike...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio Receives Kickboxing Offer

Former WWE Superstar Alberto “El Patron” Del Rio recently did an interview in Puerto Rico and talked about receiving offers to return to MMA. Del Rio mentioned receiving offers from Bellator and UFC but sources still insist that UFC has not made an offer to him.Besides Bellator, the Glory kickboxing promotion has made an offer to Del Rio. Bellator and Glory both air on Spike...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former World Champion Returning to TNA?, KO Has Bad Back, Del Rio

- Several of the TNA talents working last week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City believed that officials would try and sneak Alberto Del Rio into the building for his debut but that obviously didn’t happen. – Awesome Kong, who returned to TNA at last week’s tapings, is reportedly dealing with a really bad back right now. – TNA officials are still talking with...
Via Wrestle Scoop
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former World Champion Returning to TNA Soon?, Knockout Dealing with Bad Back, Del Rio Talk

- Several of the TNA talents working last week's Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City believed that officials would try and sneak Alberto Del Rio into the building for his debut but that obviously didn't happen. - Awesome Kong, who returned to TNA at last week's tapings, is reportedly dealing with a really bad back right now. - TNA officials are still talking with Bully...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bully Ray Returning to TNA Soon?, Knockout Dealing with Bad Back, Del Rio Talk

- Several of the TNA talents working last week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City believed that officials would try and sneak Alberto Del Rio into the building for his debut but that obviously didn’t happen.– Awesome Kong, who returned to TNA at last week’s tapings, is reportedly dealing with a really bad back right now.– TNA officials are still talking with Bully...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback: Alberto Del Rio Wins the WWE Royal Rumble 2011

The 2011 WWE Royal Rumble winner wasn't who was expected and that is a good thing. Alberto Del Rio won the Royal Rumble and a trip to the WrestleMania 27 main-event against a WWE champion of his choice. Del Rio eliminated Santino Marella to win the Rumble and earn his title match.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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