LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #86 (8/28/17)

August 30, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. 86! This week we're joined by thecubsfan, Rob Bihari, Dylan Harris & MicromanFever to discuss everything that happened at Triplemania XXV! Dr. Wagner Jr's unmasking, Sexy Star's conduct, Triple Crown match, Aerostar dive, Torneo Triplemania mess, La Llave a La Gloria and much more! Plus our thoughts on Rush & Pierroth working The Crash shows!

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LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #85 (8/22/17)

August 25, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #85! L.A. lucha legend Superboy returns to the podcast to talk about his career, his father's (El Moro) career, the importance of training, drug use in wrestling, & shares stories from his time in pro wrestling.

Some topics:
- Remembering some of the past names who wrestled in Los Angeles like Joe Teran, Great Chicano, Terremoto Quintero, Buddha Khan & Gran Coloso
- training at Gil's Gym in Los Angeles
- His father, El Moro, as a wrestler, promoter (in Guadalajara and in Los Angeles) and matchmaker.
- The "Becoming a Luchador" web series
- lack of training leading to injuries in pro wrestling
- The importance of training to become a good wrestler & how much time must be dedicated to it.
- Superboy's old Tijuana tag partner Alas de Oro who later became Violencia in CMLL.
- Thoughts on Mr. Niebla, Shocker & Felino!
- Heat with Pirata Morgan & El Satanico.
- Drug use in pro wrestling.
- the good and bad side of Victor Quiñones & almost becoming The Headhunters manager.
- Why he didn't go to ECW as part of the Michinoku Pro match at Barely Legal.
- Thoughts on Konnan, Jushin "Thunder" Liger, Bobby Blaze and Super Dragon
- Plus, we talk about how we all started watching wrestling and finding friends that had cable.

Almost 2 hours!

The photo included is from an infamous legit fight that Superboy and the late Abismo Negro got into at a show in L.A. That story was mentioned in LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #31. 

 

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LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #84 (8/17/17)

August 18, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. 84! Fredo Esparza goes solo to discuss the CMLL 84th Anniversary announcements, Sam Adonis vs. Blue Panther, the Sam Adonis Univision special, Triplemania XXV update, La Llave a La Gloria news, Lucha Underground and more! 

Some of the topics on this episode:

  • CMLL 84th Anniversary news (Zeuxis vs. Princesa Sugehit & Niebla Roja vs. Gran Guerrero mask matches, plus Flip Gordon CMLL debut)
  • CMLL Gran Prix and 84th Anniversary on iPPV
  • Sam Adonis vs. Blue Panther hair match.
  • The hilarious Sam Adonis Univsion Special that featured some strange choices in actors playing Sam, Negro Casas, and Rush.
  • Recent good CMLL matches
  • the latest Triplemania XXV news
  • La Llave a la Gloria winners
  • Some great Lucha Underground matches worth watching.
  • Alberto El Patron is stripped of GFW title.
  • The Crash on Impact Wrestling
  • Blue Demon family member suing Televisa over the Blue Demon TV Series

All that plus much more! One-hour episode!

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[FREE preview] Lucha Clasica Ep. 10 - Onita in Lucha

August 4, 2017

Free Preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 10 covering Atsushi Onita & FMW co-promoting with WWA in Tijuana & Los Angeles.

Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond & Fredo Esparza are joined in this Lucha Clasica by Steve "Dr. Lucha" Sims as they look back at Atushi Onita & the FMW promotion co-promoting 2 shows in Tijuana & Los Angeles with Benjamin Mora's WWA. The trio also talks about Kurt's big mask vs. hair match against the Gemini Kid in Los Angeles.

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 10 - Onita in Lucha

August 4, 2017

Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond & Fredo Esparza are joined in this Lucha Clasica by Steve "Dr. Lucha" Sims as they look back at Atushi Onita & the FMW promotion co-promoting 2 shows in Tijuana & Los Angeles with Benjamin Mora's WWA. The trio also talks about Kurt's big mask vs. hair match against the Gemini Kid in Los Angeles.

Some of what was discussed in this episode:

  • Vandal Drummond vs. Gemini Kid in a mask vs. hair match on 5/10/92 in Los Angeles.
  • Kurt's thoughts on being one of the few wrestling writers/historians who can give insight in this type of match.
  • Tijuana Promoter Benjamin Mora.
  • Kurt & Dave Meltzer travel to Japan & stay at Wally Yamaguchi's house.
  • Atsushi Onita in lucha libre. How he got involved & who did he deal with to work out these two shows.
  • The WWA/FMW 5/15/92 Tijuana & 5/16/92 Los Angeles shows.
  • Tinieblas without Alushe.
  • Tijuana & Los Angeles fans reaction to the FMW talent and the weird mix in some matches.
  • Dr. Lucha's disappointment that there would be no Onita-type match (Explosions! Barb Wire! Fire! Fire! FIRE!!!)
  • Thoughts on the FMW women on the show compared to the AJW that everyone was more familiar with at that time.
  • Los Mercenarios and those who wrestled at certain points in that trio.
  • Lazer-Tron (Not Hector Guerrero!), Super Muneco, Ultraman 2000
  • Kurt gets distracted by Reggie Bennett so he missed the Tinieblas semi-main event trios match in L.A.
  • The Los Angeles main event of Hijo del Santo, Atsushi Onita & Tarzan Goto vs. Negro Casas, Horace Boulder & Tim Patterson
  • The no-shows for those two events plus Rey Mysterio Jr.
  • Negro Casas is in heavy demand as the top opponent to Jushin "Thunder" Liger, Hijo del Santo, and wanted by the LLI, CMLL & AAA promotions.

Fun 90-minute show!