[FREE PREVIEW] Lucha Clasica Ep. 14 - Pirata Morgan

February 16, 2018

Free Preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 14 with Kurt Brown and Fredo Esparza looking back at the career of Pirata Morgan. Full episode is available at patreon.com/LuchaWorld as a $3 or more reward! We discuss Pirata Morgan's start in lucha libre, how he lost his eye, forming Los Infernales with El Satanico & MS-1, his trips to Japan including his time in All Japan Pro Wrestling, the memorable rivalries with El Satanico, MS-1, Los Brazos, El Dandy, Vampiro & the Aguayos, his time with EMLL, AAA and wrestling in the independents, plus we talk about his family in lucha libre!!! Over 90-minute podcast! 

 

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[FREE PREVIEW] Lucha Clasica Ep. 13: Box y Lucha 1967 Annual

December 7, 2017

Free Preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 13 with Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza covering Box y Lucha Annual 1967 which recapped 1966. Full episode is available at patreon.com/LuchaWorld as a $3 or more reward! We look back at Rene Guajardo, Ray Mendoza, Jerry London, Black Shadow, Mil Mascaras, women's wrestling in Mexico, the newcomers and much more from 1966! 

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Topics include:

  • The best of 1966
  • Rene Guajardo & Karloff Lagarde
  • Jerry London's amazing 1966 and what happened to him after his time in Mexico.
  • The formation of the Dr. Wagner & Angel Blanco tag team
  • Black Shadow turns rudo and revives his classic feud with El Santo!
  • The top 10 tecnicos and rudos of 1966
  • Quotes from Ray Mendoza
  • Chucho Villa, El Solitario and Anibal's first year in EMLL!
  • Mil Mascaras becoming a superstar
  • Writers critquing luchadores
  • History of women's wrestling! How it started in Mexico, the Mexico City ban & how it got unbanned in Mexico City!
  • Plus tons more!

Fun episode as we look back at 1966! 90+ minute show!

 

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[FREE PREVIEW] Lucha Clasica Ep. 12

October 27, 2017

Free preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 12 covering Lucha Libre issue #1160 (4/27/1986). Preview is the first 15 minutes of show. Full episode available at patreon.com/Luchaworld as a $3 or more reward! 

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Full Show Topics include: 

  • Sangre Chicana matches & we find out why he shows up late to shows! 
  • Martin Lucero's other job!
  • La Fiera & Mocho Cota turn tecnico & we hear from some of their rivals and not from them despite being on this issues cover! 
  • Some fan mail from that era! 
  • Negro Casas, Blue Panther, Super Raton & El Salvaje interviews! 
  • El Solitario's passing with family giving details at a press conference.
  • Comando Ruso shares a teenage love story! 
  • Rey Misterio Sr info & how he would later impact the Tijuana lucha scene. 
  • Emilio Charles Jr. not allowed back home since turning rudo! 
  • Plus we talk about the monstrous Box y Lucha 1967 annual that will be featured on our next show & preliminary discussion on a new podcast show. 
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[FREE PREVIEW] Lucha Clasica Ep. 11

September 26, 2017

Free preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 11 remembering Ruben Juarez & Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. Full episode available at patreon.com/Luchaworld as a $3 or more reward! In this preview we talk about the Juarez-Ladd feud in L.A. 

Full episode is 90 minutes!

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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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[FREE Preview] Lucha Clasica Ep. 9 - L.A. Park

June 30, 2017

10-minute Free Preview to our Lucha Clasica Ep. 9 L.A. Park Special!!!

Fredo Esparza is joined in this Lucha Clasica special by Steve "Dr. Lucha" Sims as they take a look back at the career of one of the biggest names in lucha libre from the past 25 years, Adolfo Tapia Ibarra, better known worldwide as L.A. Park or the original La Parka! We look back at his career from the early days, to joining AAA, his role in WCW, joining CMLL, battling over his name with AAA, and being an independent and lucha libre's free spirit!

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[FREE Preview] Lucha Clasica Ep. 8

June 16, 2017

Free Preview of Lucha Clasica Ep. 8 - Box y Lucha 5/15/92 Issue

The preview segment covers 1936 lucha libre news as Salvador Lutteroth brings new talent to Mexico City with two of them being Lupe Zarate and Sterling "Dizzy" Davis. Zarate was a luchador from Juarez who had no arms. Dizzy Davis would gain fame in Mexico as "Gardenia" Davis and Kurt shares 3 stories on him. Full episode covers more from that May 15, 1992 issue of Box y Lucha. The rest of the podcast is available thru signing up to podbean or patreon!

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 3 - Chavo Guerrero

February 21, 2017

Lucha Clasica Ep. 3 with Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza. We look back at the career of Chavo Guerrero Sr. from debuting in Los Angeles, wrestling Ernie Ladd, feuding w/ Roddy Piper, matches against the Funks, the territories in the '80s, traveling to Japan, wrestling in Mexico, and much more!

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 2

February 9, 2017

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 2 w/ Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza.

- Kurt continues to research Eugenio Muñoz a.k.a. Jimmy El Pulpo.

- This week's Titanes En El Ring feature is on one of their biggest stars La Momia! Where did Martin Karadagian get the idea of creating a mummy for his promotion? Who was under the La Momia gimmick? La Momia's popularity in Argentina. La Momia vs. Martin Karadagian. Everything you wanted to know about La Momia!!!

- We look back at WCW's first wave of lucha libre stars as Eddie Guerrero, Konnan and Rey Mysterio Jr. make their mark in the U.S.

- Eddie Guerrero's feud w/ Chris Benoit that aired on practically every WCW TV show, his match against Ric Flair on Nitro, plus bonus Eddie talking about joining WCW.

- Konnan shows up as Mexican Heavyweight Champion, feuds with One Man Gang, Kurt forgot everything about this era and fast-forwards to the "Orale, Arriba La Raza" period (years later), Konnan as a babyface and then joining the Dungeon of Doom. What went wrong with Konnan early on in WCW? Flair's comments on Konnan & more.

- Rey Mysterio Jr. makes his way to WCW, his busy 1996 schedule splitting time in 3 countries, early rivalry with Dean Malenko, Rey vs. Juvi, and Rey being one of the best wrestlers of 1996.

- Plus we talk Negro Casas! 90-minutes! Fun show!

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Lucha Clasica Ep. 1

January 30, 2017

The debut episode of Lucha Clasica! Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) & Fredo Esparza talk about lucha libre's past. Topics this week include 1930s El Paso lucha libre promoter John MacIntosh, Kurt recalls the first time he watched Titanes En El Ring, and we talk about WCW adding luchadores, Eddie Guerrero's first time in WCW/NWA, Konnan, Rey Misterio Sr., Art Barr and Norman Smiley in WCW, AAA & ECW's influence in WCW creating one of wrestling's deepest rosters, Kurt & Dave Meltzer meet Konnan & Rey Misterio Jr., lucha minis vs. short Mexican luchadores, Ron Skoler & Terry Funk, the first WCW Monday Nitro, and why "Vandal Drummond must be punished!" Plus, you'll hear the story behind Kurt Brown & Dave Meltzer traveling AND surviving Tijuana wearing those sweaters!

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