CMLL held a press conference yesterday where they announced their newest concept called En Busca de un Idolo which is similiar to last year’s Forjano un Idolo. The competition consists of 8 luchadores who will compete in lightning matches at Arena Mexico on Tuesdays & Fridays starting on 4/27 and the winners will get points from victories along with points in these categories according to a panel of judges: character, charisma, personality, & fan response. The fans will also have a voice where they will be able to vote online through the special site at enbuscadeunidolo.com with the matches airing on Cadena Tres and on a special webshow every Wednesday showing highlights of the matches along with interviews from the competitors.
The competitors in the tournament will be Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titan, Triton, Euforia, Niebla Roja, Polvora, & Puma King with the tecnicos being coached by Atlantis & Franco Columbo and the rudos coached by Ultimo Guerrero & Tony Salazar. The judges panel will consist of Maximo, Negro Casas, Tirantes, & Miguel Linares who is one of the announcers. The points system is as follows: 20 points for a win, 10 points for a draw, and 0 for a loss and the judges can give up to 40 points. The tournament is expected to last about a couple of months at the least.
Also at the press conference there was a big dustup between Fuerza TRT (Damian el Terrible/Rey Bucanero/Tiger) and the current CMLL Trios champions La Tercia Sensacion (Marco Corleone/Maximo/Rush) with Terrible & Rush especially going after each other and they setup a match for the Dia de los Ninos show at Arena Mexico on 4/29.
Halloween finally explained the situation between him and Los Perros del Mal in AAA saying that he was just fulfilling his dates at first but he has patched things up with the Perros and is back in the fold for good. Halloween is now on the other end now with Familia de Tijuana as he is working out his dates with them now.
Rey Misterio Sr. has decided to resign from his position on the Baja California Box y Lucha Commission to become a promoter exclusively which he couldn’t do while sitting on the commission.
CMLL 4/16 – Arena Puebla
1. Black Tiger/Dinamico/Tigre Rojo beat Akron/Ares/Karissma
2. Hooligan/Loco Max/Nitro defeated Dragon Lee/Pegasso/Stigma
3. CMLL Femenil Title: Marcela beat Princesa Sugei to retain her title.
4. Black Warrior/Delta/Guerrero Maya Jr. defeated Ephesto/Misterioso II/Vangelis
5. Diamante Azul/La Mascara/La Sombra beat Damian el Terrible/Rey Bucanero/Volador Jr. by DQ when Volador fouled Mascara.
CMLL 4/17 – Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara
1. Esfinge beat Infierno
2. Hijo del Signo & Magnum defeated Hombre Bala Jr. & Leo
3. Amapola & Tiffany beat Marcela & Silueta
4. Misterioso II & Shigeo Okumura defeated Sagrado & Valiente when Okumura fouled and pinned Valiente.
5. La Mascara/Maximo/La Sombra beat La Triada del Terror (Averno/Ephesto/Mephisto)
CMLL 4/20 – Arena Mexico
1. Metalico & Starman beat Bobby Zavala & Disturbio
2. Dalis la Caribena/Dark Angel/Marcela defeated Mima Shimoda/Princesa Sugei/Tiffany
3. Black Warrior/Fuego/Stuka Jr. beat Niebla Roja/Polvora/Rey Escorpion by DQ when Escorpion fouled El Black.
4. Lightning Match: Valiente defeated Namajague
5. Dragon Rojo/Negro Casas/Ultimo Guerrero beat Atlantis/La Sombra/Triton when Negro ripped off Atlantis’ mask and pinned him.
6. Damian el Terrible/Euforia/Rey Bucanero defeated La Mascara/Maximo/Rush
Independent 4/17 – Arena Aficion de Pachuca
1. Morfina beat Kid Jaguar
2. Fantasma de la Opera & The Fuhrer defeated La Plaga & Stell Rock
3. Cerebro Negro & Dr. Cerebro battled Bestia 666 & X-Fly to a double pinfall when Doc used a German Suplex on Bestia and both men’s shoulders were counted down.
4. La Familia de Tijuana (Damian 666/Halloween/Zumbi) beat Gran Markus Jr./Hijo del Gran Markus/Mascara Ano Dos Mil Jr.
Independent 4/17 – Arena Queretaro
1. Rostro Maligno & Zampa de Tigre Jr. beat Electroboy & Super Gallo
2. Los Malignos I y II defeated Fire Fighter & Sangre de Dragon
3. Dragon de Oriente II & Chica Yeye beat Dance Boy & Soldado Diabolico
4. Rush & Ursus defeated Damian el Terrible & Rey Bucanero by DQ when Terrible fouled Rush.
5. Mexican National Trios Titles: Los Reyes de la Atlantida (Atlantis/Delta/Guerrero Maya Jr.) beat Las Drabeks I y II/Perro del Ring to retain their titles.
IWRG 4/19 – Arena Naucalpan
1. Templario & Tonatiuh beat Imperio Azteca & X-Devil
2. Comando Negro & The Mummy defeated Pequeno Angel & Triton
3. Carta Brava Jr./Los Gemelos Fantasticos I y II beat Chicano/Golden Magic/Saruman
4. Pirata Morgan/Hijo del Pirata Morgan/Pirata Morgan Jr. defeated Toscano/X-Fly/Zumbi as Toscano had issues with his teammates.
5. Angelico/Las Traumas I y II battled La Familia de Tijuana (Damian 666/Bestia 666/Halloween) to a DDQ as Damian fouled Trauma I at the same time as Trauma II fouled Bestia 666.