Dragon Rojo Jr. vs La Sombra - CMLL World Middle Weight Championship - Guerreros del Ring 2012-05-26
Thumbs up, two blue-chippers and potential superstars in a hard hitting affair for a major title. I liked it better than Devitt/Volador despite being spot-heavy and story-light (pretty simple power/strength vs speed/agility). Very quick pace but manages to come off as very clean and technically sound. Rojo's multiple powerbomb variations really made this match for me, I hope to see him featured very prominently heading forward.
Relevos Atomicos Atlantis, El Hijo del Santo, Negro Casas and Rey Misterio Jr. (tecnicos) vs Black Tiger #3, Fuerza Guerrera, Juventud Guerrera and Nicho el Millonario (rudos)
I watched this match only, because Rey Mysterio Jr. was there.
Match starts with some chaos, as all 8 men are brawling inside and outside of the ring. Rudos control it. All rudos team up on Negro Casas, then Atlantis and Hijo del Santo. Rey Mysterio is somewhere outside of the ring. Black Tiger and Nicho el Milionsrio double-suplex Atlantis. Rey Mysterio Jr. comes out of nowhere, tries to do a springboard moonsault, bus Negro Casas catches him and reverses it into a powerslam to take the first fall. A quick fall, in which rudos dominated all the time.
Fuerza Guerrera kisses Juventud Guerrera. Weird. 2nd fall starts with Atlantis and Fuerza Guerrera. Atlantis performs catapult, quebradora. Camera cuts to fans and I didn't understand, what happened, but when is showed the ring, Rey Mysterio Jr. was (finally) there against Juventud Guerrera. Rey Mysterio does an incredible huricanrana and Juvi falls out of the ring. Then Rey does a apron-to-floor huricanrana. Hijo del Santo and Nicho el Milionario are in the ring. They exchange various running attacks and Hijo del Santo does an impressive huricanrana to throw Nicho outside. Rey Mysterio is tagged in and is double teamed by Fuerza and Tiger. They try to do something like Doomsday Device, Rey escapes it and, instead, gets caught by a flying clothesline. Hijo del Santo, Rey Mysterio and Atlantis destroy rudos for a moment, Atlantis is going crazy with his Quebradora Backbreakers, bur rudos, once again, gain control. Atlantis and Hijo del Santo are outside. Nicho el Milionario tries split-legged moonsault, but boches and lands head first on the apron. Juventud Guerrera lands good on Negro Casas. Meanwhile, Hijo del Santo and Rey Mysterio are being destroyed by Black Tiger and Fuerza Guerrera. Suddenly, tecnicos take back the control and Hijo del Santo sunset powerbombs Nicho el Milionario from the apron to on the floor. Rey mysterio catches Fuerza Guerrera with a top rope huricanrana and takes the second fall.
Atlantis starts last fall with Black Tiger. They exchange typical lucha style running and dodging and Atlantis catches Tiger with a crossbody, Quebradora, tries some submission maneuver, but Juventud comes in and saves Tiger. Juvi is attacked by Santo and Rey Mysterio. Rey does a guilliotina leg drop from the apron into the ring, but lands right on the face of Juventud Guerrera. He refuses to continue and goes out of the ring, holding his face. Negro Casas beats Nicho with some big boots and Nicho goes out of the ring. Casas jumps out and goes after him. Rey Mysterio tries another springboard moonsault and again is catched, this time by Fuerza Guerrera. He puts Rey head down into corner and spears him. Goes for the second spear, but Rey Mysterio moves out of the way. Rey then does an awesome reverse top rope huricanrana to Black Tiger and awesome hurianrana to throw him out of the ring. Negro Casas does an incredible spinning package pin on Nicho el Milionario to take the third fall. Tecnicos win it 2-1.
After the match
Tecnicos pose in the ring and celebrate with the fans. Nicho el Milionario, angry, says something about his family and Perros del Mal.
Just watched an interview with Dorian Roldan on the upcoming Triplemania. In it he mentioned that he's searching for a tough opponent to face L.A. Park. Don't know what that means for the Jarret/Park situation, but Roldan mentioned that he's trying to bring in Kurt Angle. That sounds extremely interesting . I was hoping they would think about giving Sting a shot, but i don't know how they would build that up. Can't wait to see how that plays out.
I rather see JJ and Angle wayyyyyyyyyyy before Sting. That would be the biggest waste ever. Plus, WCW and currently TNA never had a big presence in Mexico, so Sting is pretty much irrelevant in Mexico. Mexico fans know Angle from WWE. Dorian and Konnan be pissing me off. The fans in Mexico prefer the regular guys. I think Dorian/Konnan use Americans to sell to other countries networks.
I am still waiting for that Aerostar, Laredo Kid,etc. push Konnan promise every year on Dave Meltzer radio.