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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread



    If you have a spare 10 minutes, check out one of the spotfests of the year.

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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    Problem with Hechicero is his gimmick is "King of the Lightning Matches" so all his singles matches are 10 minutes or less, but he's always great and gets good matches. He was on Friday 2 weeks ago and had a good one against Stuka.

    LA Park vs. Rush had an insane brawl even by their standards. As a match it still has the same issues and holes as the rest but as an angle and buildup to the Apuestas match it was absolutely phenomenal. Really good Trios with the Panthers (Blue, Blue Jr. & Black) on the undercard too. CMLL Friday is the best show weekly and LA Park is the biggest singular draw anywhere in wrestling right now.
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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    I may check it out because it’s a hot thing right now in wrestling, but previously it’s not been my cup of tea.

    Are they still going to have a big match at the anniversary show?

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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

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    I may check it out because it’s a hot thing right now in wrestling, but previously it’s not been my cup of tea.

    Are they still going to have a big match at the anniversary show?
    It's not my favorite either & as I said as a match it almost reaches comical levels of being a clusterfuck. But as a buildup I definitely want to see the big match. These guys hate each other! The Panther Trios was a better match though.

    The mask/hair match should happen in September but never lock it in until the day of the show & it happening.
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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    Didn't like it, Park/Rush continues to be one of those things in wrestling that I just don't get.

    What I did get was Fenix/Cavernario, a great match from last week, I can't imagine anyone not thinking this is a good match:


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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    I loved LA Park vs Rush myself. Three messed up finishes but I felt they all worked within the story and I loved the brutality of the match. Especially at the end with Park smashing Rush's head into the barricades.

    King Fenix vs Bárbaro Cavernario was also very good.
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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    As matches I really have to side more with Ed on Park/Rush. I liked it at first but I'm kind of over that style, or at least how they've executed it. But like I said, if you look at it through the lens of a feud it's probably better in the grand scheme of things that they're like this because they get across how much they hate each other.

    Friday's show was awesome. 3 good matches, a great one, and a super hot angle after the one bad match on the show.

    King Fénix vs Cavernario was great but I also loved the atmosphere of the show itself. Loved Arena México turning on Fénix to cheer on Cavernario. Hot take, thought Cavernario was the better of the two in the match, such a unique style in-ring.

    Interesting to the hot angle after the (dreadful, please go away Hell Brothers) main event when Penta and Carístico had a great brawl and Penta was super over. I'm way more interested in Penta/Carístico than Park/Rush. I don't think there'll be a mask match, this year anyway though.
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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    Dat Fenix/Cavernario Match though woof. I've always been a fan of Fenix and to me he's a better version than any Luchador WWE has on their 205 Live Roster in my opinion. Fenix can play up the role of the underdog watch his Match with Mil Muertes in Lucha Underground dude nearly died or at least felt that way during Grave Consequences. When I saw this Match I was like oh hey this jobber Cavernario then I found out really damn fast that he is a star and one sick man! Dude is doing Splashes on the Outside and doing the Worm during Matches to stop the effect of Moves from his opponents. He made me a fan of his work with Fenix with the Resources I should be watching more Lucha, but it's so hard to fit in another Company with what I watch in a week.

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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    Interesting card for the Crash show in August:


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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    I'm really getting into watching the Friday night CMLL show. I really enjoyed Caristico, Mistico and El Hijo de LA Park Vs Sason, Cuatrero and Forastero and the LA Park/Rush 6 man featuring Briscoes CMLL debut I believe. CMLL are really in a tight spot with this Park/Rush match and not being able to announce a mask match until Triplemania has happened in case Park screws them over with AAA outbidding CMLL.

    Taven/Volador was pretty shit though I thought.

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    Re: The Official Lucha Discussion Thread

    I agree. The Super Viernes show was pretty good. The Trios match with Caristico, El Hijo de LA Park & Mistico vs. El Cuatrero, Forastero & Sanson was nutty. Really good match. I enjoyed Volador Jr vs Taven but admittedly my focus drifting in and out of the match so it wasn't great match by any means. The Negro Casas trios match was decent for what it was, Octagon was still pretty sprightly for his age.

    And oh, Kazuchika Okada is showing on next weeks Friday show (the 17th).. No big deal.
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