Trauma II Interview 3/19/17 (in Spanish)

March 30, 2017

We had a chance to interview Trauma II while he was in Los Angeles, CA on March 19th for Promociones Cholo de Tijuana's show in Clela Arena. Trauma II discusses his knee injury, not being online, returning to action, Dinastia Navarro teaming in Tijuana and in the U.S. soon and I tell him how close I was to getting Kurt a second chance at being a Trauma! Always a fun time talking to Trauma II.

The interview is in Spanish. You can read the interview translated at!


LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #74 (3/17/17)

March 17, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #74!!! Kurt Brown and Fredo Esparza return! Fredo updates everyone with the latest news and talks about some of the recent good lucha matches he's seen plus Kurt talks about the final of CMLL's Torneo Increibles match!

Some of the news includes

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 4 - The Villano III vs. Atlantis Feud

March 6, 2017


Lucha Clasica Episode #4 w/ Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza taking a look back at the Villano III vs. Atlantis feud! We look back at when the feud started to get its big build-up and go thru the summer of 1999 all the way thru to their eventual mask match at the Homenaje de Dos Leyendas show on March 17, 2000. Some of what we talk about:

  • Arena Mexico vs. El Toreo
  • What CMLL was like in 1999 and how much they were doing at that time mixing in legends, top stars and creating new stars.
  • Villano III challenging Atlantis multiple times for the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship.
  • Numerous TV skits including Villano III joining Los Boricuas, Atlantis swimming with dolphins, remembering the life of the late Pepe Pepe (who unfortunately had to die during this period!), and the Boricuas celebrating Villano III!
  • Some of the bloody battles these two had leading up to the mask match.
  • the CMLL 66th Anniversary main event match.
  • Villano III's big wins leading up to the mask match.
  • Villano III's controversial title defense against Atlantis one month before the mask match.
  • The mask match! Thoughts on the match, the post-match and after-math.

We close out the show with Kurt's look back at another Titanes En El Ring luchador. This episode its El Ejecutivo, the wrestling executive!

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For more info here's JR Goldberg's article on the Villano III vs. Atlantis mask match.

You can watch the Villano III vs. Atlantis mask match (Video) here!