Looking for Independence: Hijo del Fantasma’s Exit from AAA

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By now the news of the exit of Hijo del Fantasma from AAA has been evident. The former AAA Latin American Champion announced his departure this week, and his future looks uncertain. While many independent workers, like Puma King, Flamita, Rey Horus and the Lucha Brothers have found success in the US independent scene, that […] READ MORE


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

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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 SWERVE: Shane Strickland Prepares the Killshot

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In 2015 in Lucha Underground, under the persona of masked wrestler Killshot, fans began to discover who Shane “Swerve” Strickland was, even if they didn’t know it at the time. Much like Jeff Cobb under the mask of Matanza Cueto, many didn’t know Killshot’s identity right away and some likely didn’t discover it until he […] READ MORE


Shane Strickland Announces Free Agency

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Shane Strickland announced via his Twitter account, that today he is officially a free agent. Officially a free agent again — Shane Swerve Strickland (@swerveconfident) January 15, 2019 Originally rumored to be heading to WWE and NXT, there were delays in getting a contract signed, mainly the no-compete clause in Strickland’s Lucha Underground contract.  Much […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Electro Wins IWA PR World Championship

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The self-proclaimed “new face,” Electro started with a bang in 2019. The youngest of the heel stable, Puro Macho, became the new International Wrestling Association World Champion. IWA PR is back on the island and yesterday they were in the second night of their three-day tour. On Manatí, a new IWA World Championship was going […] READ MORE


Preview: AAW Unstoppable (11/24/18)

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AAW Pro is back with a trio of shows to wrap up 2018, first up is AAW Unstoppable on Saturday, November 24 from the Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago. Seven matches have been announced, with the AAW Women’s Championship and the AAW Tag Team Championships on the line. Much of what makes AAW such an […] READ MORE



Lucha Underground’s Melissa Santos To Work For IMPACT Wrestling

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On this past Wednesday’s edition of AfterBuzz TV‘s Women’s Wrestling Weekly, Lucha Underground ring announcer Melissa Santos – who is no stranger to entering storylines – announced that she was going to be starting with IMPACT Wrestling soon, although the full capacity of her involvement was not revealed. When asked to discuss the recent crossover […] READ MORE


Johnny Survivor: The Best Moments of John Hennigan from Survivor 37, Episodes 5-6

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If you are looking for a Survivor recap with a specialized focus on the weekly exploits of one John Hennigan, you’ve come to the right place. After each episode, until Hennigan either wins the show or is eliminated, we’ll recap his best moments and highlights in a column we like to call, “Johnny Survivor.” Urban dictionary […] READ MORE