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**SPOILERS** Lucha Underground Taping Results 9/7/14

Credit: Tatankasaurus MATCH 1 (DARK MATCH, I think) – Shawn Hernandez def Ricky Mandel – A few botches in this one. Mandel leapt off the top rope and Hernandez lost balance when trying to catch him. They both stumbled to the ground. Hernandez won with the pounce. Next was a promo from Big Rick (Ezekiel Jackson), Cortez Castro (Ricky Reyes), and Cisco (Lil Cholo) introducing themselves...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tons Of Backstage Notes & **SPOILERS** For Lucha Underground

Source(s): Pwponderings.com & Pwinsider Dark Matches: 1. Famous defeated B Boy. 2. Mil Muertes (w/Maxine) defeated Martin Casaus. Both Maxine and Marin appeared on WWE’s Tough Enough. Maxine had a new name. Lucha Underground Taping 1. Blue Demon Jr defeated Chavo Guerrero. 2. Sons of Havoc (Matt Cross) defeated Sexy Star. 3. Johnny Mundo (John Morrison) defeated Prince Puma...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

**SPOILERS** From The Lucha Underground TV Tapings

Credit: Pwinsider.com The El Rey Network’s Lucha Underground series taped its first episodes tonight in Los Angeles. We don’t have spoilers as of this writing as the taping requested fans turn phones off in an attempt to ward off results leaking out. So, based on what we have heard thus far, here are some plot points and highlights from the taping: Martin Casaus of Tough Enough...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spoilers from El Rey’s First Lucha Tapings – Former WWE Stars In Action

From Spoilers from El Rey’s First Lucha Tapings – Former WWE Stars In Action - Below are some notes from The El Rey Network’s first Lucha Underground tapings last night in Los Angeles: * Full results aren’t available yet because fans were asked to keep their phones off. Apparently there were more extras than fans in the crowd. * Vampiro and Matt Striker were the announcers...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spoilers from El Rey’s First Lucha Tapings – Former WWE Stars In Action

- Below are some notes from The El Rey Network’s first Lucha Underground tapings last night in Los Angeles: * Full results aren’t available yet because fans were asked to keep their phones off. Apparently there were more extras than fans in the crowd. * Vampiro and Matt Striker were the announcers. * WWE Tough Enough competitor Martin Casaus is wrestling under the name Magnificent...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spoiler Notes from El Rey’s First Lucha Underground Tapings – Former WWE Stars In Action

- Below are some notes from The El Rey Network's first Lucha Underground tapings last night in Los Angeles: * Full results aren't available yet because fans were asked to keep their phones off. Apparently there were more extras than fans in the crowd. * Vampiro and Matt Striker were the announcers. * WWE Tough Enough competitor Martin Casaus is wrestling under the name Magnificent...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Masked Mania To Debut On InDemand PPV This Week

Masked Mania: Lucha Libre Mexicana debut son Friday on InDemand PPV. The show (which was taped earlier this year) is available for $9.99 on most systems, and features the following card… * Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. LA PARK * Solar vs. Negro Navarro * Mini Mariachi vs. Pequeño Pierroth * Christina Von Eerie vs. Sumie Sakai * Damien 666, Bestia 666 & Sabu vs. Luke Hawx, Blk Jeez &...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Updates On The Lucha Underground Project Inside Here

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com Back on August 28th it was reported that there was a lot of concern over the language and terms involved in the talent contracts for the Lucha Underground series, which will air on the El Rey Network. Much of the concern was over the lack of guaranteed dates and pay (as well as no option for raises as the series continues to be “renewed” for new...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Asks If Fans Still Believe In The Shield, Network News, More

From WWE Asks If Fans Still Believe In The Shield, Network News, More - Former WWE Tough Enough contestant Matt Cross will participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior competition tonight at 9pm EST. - WWE Network is now officially available to all Xbox One and Xbox 360 users without an Xbox Live Gold membership. - Entertainment Weekly’s new Summer TV Preview issue lists the WWE...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Asks If Fans Still Believe In The Shield, Network News, More

- Former WWE Tough Enough contestant Matt Cross will participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior competition tonight at 9pm EST. - WWE Network is now officially available to all Xbox One and Xbox 360 users without an Xbox Live Gold membership. - Entertainment Weekly’s new Summer TV Preview issue lists the WWE Network as #10 on their “must list.” They wrote: “The expanding...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Asks If Fans Still Believe In The Shield, WWE Network Updates, TE Contestant on NBC

- Former WWE Tough Enough contestant Matt Cross will participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior competition tonight at 9pm EST. - WWE Network is now officially available to all Xbox One and Xbox 360 users without an Xbox Live Gold membership. - Entertainment Weekly’s new Summer TV Preview issue lists the WWE Network as #10 on their “must list.” They wrote: “The expanding...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonight’s RAW Dark Match, Matt Cross Reminder, Total Divas

– Season three of Total Divas will debut on September 7. – As a reminder, Independent wrestler and former WWE Tough Enough Competitor Matt Cross will appear on American Ninja Warrior tonight. The show airs at 8PM ET on NBC. – The advertised dark main event for tonight’s WWE Monday Night RAW is John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt.
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Asks If Fans Still Believe In The Shield, WWE Network Updates, TE Contestant on NBC

- WWE’s website has a new poll up asking fans if they still believe in The Shield with just two members. So far, 80% of fans have voted, “Yes, I will never lose faith in The Hounds of Justice.” Only 20% chose, “No. Without Seth Rollins, The Shield is weakened.” - Former WWE Tough Enough contestant Matt Cross will participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior competition...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cross To Appear On American Ninja Warrior Tomorrow

Matt “M-Dogg 20″ Cross is set to appear on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. Cross announced in a press release that he will appear on the show, which airs tomorrow (Monday) at 9 PM ET/PT. It will replay on Tuesday on The Esquire Network. Cross is best known for his appearances for ROH, Wrestling Society X and XPW, as well as his appearance on Tough Enough in 2011.
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Headed To Chicago This Weekend + Various News

– WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is in Chicago this weekend to perform his one man show. Ross was interviewed about the appearance, as well as his relationship with Vince McMahon, his favorite matches and more at this link. As most of you know, WWE’s Payback pay-per-view also takes place from Chicago, IL on Sunday night. – Battles, Bouts, and Brawls: The Story of Pro-Wrestling...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Various News: Hardy Boys vs. Briscoes, Masked Republic

– Masked Republic has announced that they’re holding their first MaskedMania in Philadelphia as a live iPPV next week. The show will take place on April 27th from the City of Brotherly Love and will include some big names in Mexican wrestling. The press release notes that they’re “looking to change” the fact that lucha libre shows are often limited to the biggest Latino...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Various News: Booker T’s ROW First iPPV, Lucha Libre, More

– Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling promotion has announced its first ever iPPV, which will take place on July 26th in Humble, Texas. More details are available at this link. – Masked Republic sent out the following today… PHILADELPHIA’S LARGEST MEXICAN LUCHA LIBRE SHOW EVER SLAMS INTO SOUTH PHILLY ON APRIL 27TH FOR HUGE LIVE EVENT SPECTACULAR & LIVE IPPV BROADCAST! Packed...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Douglas Denies Being On Extreme Rising Card This Weekend

Former ECW champion “The Franchise” Shane Douglas issued the following statement regarding his involvement at this weekend’s Extreme Rising show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: It has come to my attention that Steve O’Neil and Extreme Rising are advertising me for their event this weekend in Philadelphia. At no time have I confirmed with Extreme Rising that I would be a part...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucha Show Headed To ECW Arena + Various News

– Masked Republic is holding a lucha libre show on April 27th in the former ECW Arena in Philadlephia, Pennsylvania. The show is starting at 5 PM ET and takes place the day after Extreme Rising’s Anniversary show, with the two partnering and sharing talent for their respective events. The show is set to be officially announced next week, and tickets will go on sale Tuesday. Talent...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Extreme Rising Returns To iPPV This Saturday Night

Extreme Rising returns on Saturday night at the Irish Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The show will be available via iPPV. Here is the card… * Champion Stevie Richards vs. Sabu * Luke Hawx vs. Rich Ortiz * Crowbar vs. Rhino in a Falls Count Anywhere match * Facade vs. Matt Cross * BLK OUT vs. Da Hit Squad, * Also Advertised: Mahoney, Robbie Mireno, Man Scout, Blue Meanie
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Extreme Rising Sets Next Show As An iPPV

Extreme Rising has announced that their February 8th show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be an iPPV. The show will stream via Highspots. The card is as follows: * Extreme Rising Title Match: Stevie Richards vs. Sabu * Luke Hawx vs. Rich Ortiz * Falls Count Anywhere: Crowbar vs. Rhino * Facade vs. Matt Cross * BLK OUT vs. Da Hit Squad. Also appearing: Balls Mahoney, Robbie Mireno...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Updated Extreme Rising Card Inside Here

Here is the updated card for Extreme Rising’s February 8th show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: * Extreme Rising Title Match: Stevie Richards vs. Sabu * Rhino vs. Devon Storm * Luke Hawx vs. Rich Ortiz * Jay Bradley vs. Papadon * Facade vs. Matt Cross * BLK OUT vs. Danny Maff and Monsta Mack * Balls Mahoney in a hardcore match
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Loads Of Backstage Extreme Rising News & Notes

Source: Pwinsider.com – The February 8 “Black, Gold and Extreme” Extreme Rising show in Pittsburgh, PA will feature the first singles match in eight years between champion Stevie Richards and Sabu. – Jay Bradley is back with the promotion, which was set to give him a big push before TNA signed him. Now that he has been released, he is on all shows in the future and will fight...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Striker Lands A New Gig, WWE Main Event Update

– TMZ.com is reporting that Matt Striker has been cast in the TV movie, Star Trek Equinox: The Night of Time. He will play the role of a Romulan Commander. – WWE returns to the road on Friday in Fayetteville, North Carolina. – The WWE Main Event show will not air on ION Network this week, but will air internationally. – Matt Cross turns 33 years old today. – There are no...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Christian Works as Referee, Ziggler Says He’s on the Right Track, Birthdays

- In the Tout video below from after last night’s RAW, Dolph Ziggler says he is on the road to being the “#RealDolphZiggler.” - Former WWE Tough Enough competitor Matt Cross turns 33 today while former WWE Diva personality Jamie Keyes turns 29. - Christian worked as the special referee for last night’s Kane vs. Big Show cage match at the WWE live event in Toronto. Show ended...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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