LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #73 (2/27/17)

February 27, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #73 w/ Fredo Esparza flying solo talking about the latest lucha libre news! This week:

  • CMLL Homenaje A Dos Leyendas 3/17 lineup announced w/ Pierroth vs. Diamante Azul in a mask match. (Plus show on VOD next day)
  • AAA Rey de Reyes 3/19 lineup announced
  • Lucha Underground on Netflix March 15th
  • Vampiro new AAA director of talent
  • AAA's La Llave a La Gloria tryouts begin.
  • AAA legal threats to U.S. promotions. The ongoing name game w/ Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero M.
  • Volador Jr. & Barbaro Cavernario vs. Ultimo Guerrero & Valiente in a great tag team match.
  • The Crash's latest show plus some upcoming debuts!
  • FULL reorganizes promotion and plans to save lucha libre.
  • Plus thoughts on DJ Juice's new album "Juicy Madness".

All that and more in this week's show.

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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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LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #72 (2/16/17)

February 17, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #72 w/ Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza! This show we remember Chavo Guerrero Sr., El Zorro leaves AAA, AAA battling for names, Lucha Underground maybe on Netflix at some point, Kurt watches CMLL Puebla and realizes he made a big mistake, CMLL building up Pierroth vs. Diamante Azul in a mask match for Dos Leyendas (Crazy!!!), Volador Jr. offers an alternate main event for Dos Leyendas, tournaments in Mexico & the U.K., Sangre Chicana Jr. plays with fire and gets severely burned, plus a bevy of recommended matches! Plus a preview for the next two Lucha Clasica episodes! Fun show! Enjoy!  

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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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LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #71 (2/3/17)

February 3, 2017

LuchaWorld Podcast Ep. #71! Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza return to talk about all the latest lucha libre news! Its a 2-part special as Kurt and Fredo do the first 50 minutes and then so much news broke during the week that Fredo returns to talk about more up-to-date news! Penta Zero M, Daga & Garza Jr. leave AAA, Kurt and Fredo discuss Los Ingobernables, Konnan's comments on The Crash, Villano III honored at CMLL's Dos Leyendas, some FantasticaMania, IWRG FIVE MATCH FIGHTERS, Lucha Underground's return date and possibility of being on more streaming services soon, AAA trademarking a lot of names, crazy talk from Arturo Rivera, Lucha Memes matches including a FUN atomicos match, and lots more!

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