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  1. Robert

    2018 LUCHA UNDERGROUND THREAD

    It was rough. For the first half of the match if you told me I accidentally put on an episdoe of Impact at it's worst, I'd have believed it. Fenix saved things & the final 4 was decent but this was just a lot of bad. Really didn't feel like Lucha Underground as much as what's left of what was once Lucha Underground. The Dario/Antonio stuff just seems like it's insulting to me as a viewer. I'd rather they have just done the bit where Dario being shot was a dream or he was wearing a protective vest.
  2. Robert

    2018 LUCHA UNDERGROUND THREAD

    I am very curious to see if this season comes off as Lucha Underground Season 4 or Lucha Underground presents TNA Impact w/ guest spots featuring Lucha Underground workers. There is like... no buzz. First show will be vital to get people interested but even then I feel like they're fighting to just win back their regular viewers (like me) who were such a small # as it was. It's hard to see what the goal of this group is other than give paydays to friends of those in charge. I'm less interested in what happens on the show this year as much as seeing if they make ANY attempt to expand.
  3. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    Soberano Jr. vs Magia Blanca was surprisingly quite good on yesterday afternoon's show.
  4. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    Micro Man's performance tonight in the micros torneo at Arena Mexico was amazing. Dude is a legit superstar and probably the most over tecnico in Mexico these days.
  5. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    Ledesma uses the term working agreement very loosely so we'll see what comes of it besides Quack doing a match at some point. He's claimed working agreements with New Japan when Yoshitatsu worked one show against his will & even WWE when Regal/Sarah showed up to watch a show while in Mexico on other business. But does he really having working agreements with them? Obviously not.
  6. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    Amazing 5 way match from MexaWrestling last weekend - Aramis vs Latigo vs Toxin vs Septimo Dragon vs Moria:
  7. Robert

    NJPW STRONG STYLE EVOLVED (aka the US Show)

    Refer to this post on Wednesday.
  8. Robert

    2018 LUCHA UNDERGROUND THREAD

    One of the rumors that is more fact than rumor even though nobody will come right out and say it is Dorian gave an ultimatum that any wrestler who left AAA and still wanted to work Lucha Underground would only be allowed if they returned to AAA. Fenix/Penta types were considered untouchable since they don't really need LU any more in the first place, let alone AAA at all. But a guy like Daga needs the U.S. exposure and thus really wanted to be on LU Season 4. He's there. Taking part in one of the main stories they are taping over this season. Yet he hasn't returned to AAA yet & is telling everyone he has no intention of doing so. Makes you wonder how much influence Dorian really has when it comes to certain decisions.
  9. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    It was an explanation of an imaginary story. Just shows how even the guy in charge has no idea what is going on. It's cool you liked the show but I don't think it was as great as you are trying to portray. It was the usual AAA mess.
  10. Robert

    2018 LUCHA UNDERGROUND THREAD

    The spoilers look dreadful but I can't muster up the energy to really complain until this all airs in 6 months or whenever it is. Definitely strikes me as a 'get your friends that El Rey dinero before it disappears' type season.
  11. Robert

    2017 LUCHA UNDERGROUND DISCUSSION

    The entire LU midset is something I'll never get. I know for a fact they had the chance to be part of WM weekend 2 years in a row and could have easily sold a show with how much buzz they had but they were in, then out, then in and finally out with the excuse they had a tour planned and wanted to wait to do that. That tour never happened obviously. Either time. It always came off to me that the people with the final say looked at how much money a live show could make and if it was 5 figures they just scoffed at it not being worth it because these are guys who deal with multi-million dollar productions on a regular basis. Meanwhile even just one 5 figure payoff could have helped the company even just by paying the small costs that add up. The people most excited for LU's return is probably Arolucha because they are the touring group who wants to try to make money off shows while LU gives their guys free TV time.
  12. Robert

    2017 LUCHA UNDERGROUND DISCUSSION

    It's a weird deal. I want to be excited for them actually coming back and I'm sure I will eventually be excited whenever these shows make it onto TV but from a realistic standpoint... new location, probably no Dario, lots of talent turnover, lower budget so probably very different looking show... I dunno... makes you wonder why they are even bothering? The hype for LU is lagely non-existent these days outside of a group of fans smaller than the Impact fanbase. It just comes off as something that should be put to bed but they aren't going to let it. And the entire purpose here seems to be film a television show that has proven not to be something that gets a huge audience, meanwhile they have zero merchandise possibilites going forward and refuse to admit they are a wrestling company so they won't set up any tours. I just keep going back to the question 'what's the point?'
  13. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    CRASH started their NOLA announcements a bit late but at least they made a big one... Fenix vs Flamita first time on U.S. soil for their Friday noon show! That's gonna be one of the best matches that weekend for sure. Flamita doesn't make it to the U.S. often outside of PWG so this will be a great chance for people to see him against his best opponent. You know where I'll be!
  14. Robert

    General Lucha Libre Comments

    Titan vs Mephisto from CMLL tonight was an excellent match. Well worth checking out.
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