Legendary CMLL Ring Announcer Armando Gaitan Passes Away

|

In an announcement made by his family, it has been confirmed that long-time CMLL ring announcer Armando Gaitan has passed away aged 76 with no cause of death confirmed.  Nicknames “Mucha Crema” he became a defining voice for the promotion in a similar way to how American fans remember Howard Finkel. ⚫ DESCANSE EN PAZ, […] READ MORE


Indie Watch: Jon Cruz and the Journey to Serpentico

|

Indie Watch is our regular series that looks at all of the amazing talents working the independent circuits around the world. Some are veterans revitalizing their careers, some are indie prospects hitting their peaks, while others are names to be on the watch for! This edition looks at a man who speaks/tweets in the third […] READ MORE


CMLL President Sofia Alonso Gives Rare Interview

|

On yesterdays CMLL’s weekly talk show “Informa”, the show kicked off with the daughter of the late Francisco Alonso Lutteroth, also known by many as Paco Alonso. Sofia described the events that led to Paco’s death. With great strength and reservation, holding tears back, Sofia described it as him waking up on the morning of […] READ MORE


Preview: AAA Lucha Libre – Verano De Escandalo (6/16/19)

|

It’s Triplemania season and things are getting HOT south of the border with AAA Lucha Libre as the show has one of the bigger shows of the year in “Verano De Escandolo” (Summer Of Scandal). This is a show that will serve as a build up to more of the feuds and matches happening at […] READ MORE


Let Them Go: Lucha Underground’s Perceived “Hostage Situation” with Talent a Huge Black Mark for the Company

|

One day, when Lucha Underground comes to an end, it will be remembered as one of the most revolutionary and ground-breaking wrestling promotions to ever have come into existence. On the flip side, however, it will also be remembered in a much more negative light due to its perhaps questionable business practices and harsh contract […] READ MORE


The Birth of Lucha Libre and 85 Years of CMLL

|

This past week, Mexico’s Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) officially celebrated it’s 85th anniversary, celebrating it’s first card held on September 21, 1933. With it’s 85th Anniversary show last week, CMLL continued its legacy as the longest running and oldest wrestling promotion in the world of professional wrestling. It’s closing in on the record for […] READ MORE


Beyond The Surface: A Modern History Of Women In Wrestling

|

Casual wrestling fans in the United States may not be aware of the global contributions women have made to the wrestling business. Some individuals in the wrestling business have also made questionable comments about female wrestling fans. Ryback has challenged the mental state of female wrestling fans and followed his comments with what many felt […] READ MORE



The Caribbean Report: WWL Loses Talent, CWA Demands Respect

|

WWL’s roster has a few missing World Wrestling League is in the front seat in Puerto Rican wrestling, but in recent days, the promotion is missing some key talents. The first big loss came with their Head Booker. Hector “Moody” Melendez, known for his booking stints with the International Wrestling Association, Total Non-Stop Action and […] READ MORE


10 AAA Luchadores You Should Be Watching, Part 2

|

  We continue taking a brief look to ten awesome luchadores which work for AAA. This is the second part. Ricky Marvin 22 years as a professional luchador and being multi champion in Japan and in México, should mean something. Ricky Marvin is the effigy of the traditional Mexican luchador: short, strong, big technical ability […] READ MORE