LuchaWorld Podcast

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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