Lucha Underground thread

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Post by jordidebaas » Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:15 am

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Post by DBSommer » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:45 pm

ROHFanAnthony wrote:You guys don't think Lucha Underground is stupid?
The matches carry it for me. OTOH, I wouldn't want to watch more than one hour of it a week either. It's something I like in limited doses.

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Post by Mr. Mojo Risin » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:16 pm

DBSommer wrote:
ROHFanAnthony wrote:You guys don't think Lucha Underground is stupid?
The matches carry it for me. OTOH, I wouldn't want to watch more than one hour of it a week either. It's something I like in limited doses.
I'm weary of the intergender matches. For one, we all suspend disbelief when watching wrestling, but this is ridiculous. Same thing with The World's Cutest Tag Team. Mostly, I dread the day when one of these women get killed doing this. I hope I'm wrong, but the beating Kimber Lee took from Chris Dickinson was enough for me.

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Post by supersonic » Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:28 pm

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All financial issues between Rey Mysterio Jr. with both Lucha Underground and AAA have been gotten up to date. The company is once again going to have to raise money or sign deals bringing in more money for a fourth season, but they’ve got about a year to do it since they are said to have the money for the next season of tapings through mid-May. When that is done, will have all their television taped through the summer of 2017. The company is trying to get a Lucha Underground movie produced for 2018 but people are skeptical that a brand on television with barely 130,000 viewers per week (the general feeling is that the replay show is mostly people watching originally staying to watch it a second time) would be strong enough to springboard a successful movie. According to one company source, the amount of money lost thus far is, after two seasons, slightly less than half of what TNA had lost after ten years in business

Super Luchas reported that Mysterio had only signed a one season deal, although we had been told it was a two season deal, and have gotten confirmation of that both with someone with the company and someone close to Mysterio. Unless there is a contract breach, he will be back for the next season of Lucha Underground. There are options in place in the deal where it can be extended to four seasons. Whether they’ll be able to afford him after season two, or they’ll even be around, and given his situation and what he would want to do at the time, will all play into whether it goes forward. Everyone on both sides are working with the idea he’ll be back for the next season. The notable thing is that the Lucha Underground deals in most cases prohibit the talent from appearing on television with a rival promotion until after the season airs, not until after the tapings end. Based on that, if Mysterio is back for the next season, the earliest he could go to WWE or TNA (not that he would) could be the summer of 2017. We’re checking on whether that would apply in this instance, but the impression we were given is that if the deal isn’t breached in some way, that he would be unable to return to WWE until that time. .. The general feeling is the announcement on the show this past week that Konnan had died was the McLean Stevenson memorial FU on the way out (McLean Stevenson was one of the stars of the TV show MASH, and quit the show, with most feeling he was going to do a takeoff on his popular character to do a new show, which he was, since the storyline was that his service in Korea was over and he was flying home. In his last episode, unbeknownst to him or anyone not with the show, the closing scene after he’d gotten on the plane to go home and everyone said their goodbyes is his plane was shot on the way out and there were no survivors). The general feeling is the creative team is unbelievably thin-skinned, as noted also by the reaction to Jim Cornette at TripleMania, and Konnan was critical of their pet men vs. women idea like it’s some breakthrough concept and doing a mask vs. mask match and other stip matches on television with no storyline build-up

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Post by DXvsNWO1994 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:22 pm

Lucha Underground is now on iTunes!!!!!

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Post by TYFDK » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:01 am

First episode of this season is available for free for a little bit, too.

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by DXvsNWO1994 » Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:26 am

Here's the poster for Austin Warfare, Lucha Underground's first-ever live event, which takes place tonight at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas:

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by STITCHES » Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:11 pm

Aerostar is hilarious. I think I might have been his height when I turned 10.

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Post by parjustin » Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:19 pm

Man, jealous of anyone at that Austin show...

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Post by DXvsNWO1994 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:47 pm

Aztec Warfare II Qualifying Match (Internet Exclusive):

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Post by DXvsNWO1994 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:01 pm

Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that Sami Callihan has signed with Lucha Underground:

http://prowrestlingsheet.com/sami-calli ... =hootsuite
Lucha Underground just locked down one of the hottest free agents in wrestling … Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned Sami Callihan inked a deal for season three.

Multiple sources say Sami began negotiations to join the roster not long after appearing in a dark match during a season 2 taping, and he’s expected to debut at the Temple this weekend.

Callihan — known as Solomon Crowe in NXT — was released from WWE last year and we exclusively reported that he asked for it because the wrestler had plans to reinvent his image on the indie scene.

No word on what kind of character he’ll be playing in Lucha Underground at this point.
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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by DXvsNWO1994 » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:09 am

Spoiler: show
Dave Meltzer reported on Wrestling Observer Radio that Sami Callihan, AR Fox, & Bestia 666 all made their debuts at the TV Tapings this past weekend.
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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by STITCHES » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:16 am

I saw Matanza Cueto wrestle as Jeff Cobb at a Phoenix Pro Wrestling show last year. Small world.

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Post by Ladrao12 » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:35 am

I'm really surprised
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AR Fox
wasn't in on the first season, he fits the mold so well.

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by Reaper G » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:49 pm

STITCHES wrote:I saw Matanza Cueto wrestle as Jeff Cobb at a Phoenix Pro Wrestling show last year. Small world.
I've seen him live too. Impressive talent, I just think he's too short to play a monster.

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by STITCHES » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:23 pm

He is! Only 5'10". LU does a good job at making him at least APPEAR massive and bullet proof on TV, but... what happens if/when he wrestles Cage or Mil Muertes?

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by Pogo » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:25 am

STITCHES wrote:He is! Only 5'10". LU does a good job at making him at least APPEAR massive and bullet proof on TV, but... what happens if/when he wrestles Cage or Mil Muertes?
What happens when Elgin wrestles Moose or Dijak?

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Post by Thelone » Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:18 am

People don't give a fuck ?
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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by STITCHES » Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:18 pm

Nobody's building up Elgin to be this impervious brick wall and beat like 9 guys in 10 minutes during his debut.

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Re: Lucha Underground thread

Post by supersonic » Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:01 pm

The combined audience of both Lucha Underground TV shows on Wednesday was 234,000, a record for the series. The 8 p.m. show did 156,000 and there replay did 78,000.

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