Let’s catch up on CMLL news from the lucha libre world.
CMLL showcased their best high flyers at the Reyes del Aire VIP torneo cibernetico on Friday night (January 27). Competing for the award were Atlantis Jr., Barbaro Cavernario, Dragon Rojo Jr., Fugaz, Gran Guerrero, Místico, Panterita del Ring Jr., Soberano Jr., Stuka Jr. and Templario. In the end, Dragon defeated Rojo Jr. Templario slingshot powerbomb for the ultimate victory to win the title.
#ViernesEspectacularCMLL | y tenemos nuevo Rey del Aire VIP 2023! Dragon Rojo Jr. Supera Templario y se corona con esta distinción. #ReyesDelAireCMLL pic.twitter.com/cXG5YuOuLB
– Lucha Libre CMLL (CMLL_OFICIAL) January 28, 2023
Taste the delicious highlight. Dragon Rojo Jr. had And Templario has some sweet spots to push towards the mask vs. mask feud.
Friday night’s main event was a three-way action pitting Volador Jr., Ángel de Oro and Niebla Roja versus Rocky Romero, Urakullo and Titán. One week after winning the CMLL World Historic Welterweight Championship Romero used the occasion as a “pape” for Volador to put a birthday cake in his rival’s face. The end split into kicks in the groin with the referee disqualifying Romero’s team. The aftermath saw tension and hair versus hair challenges. Controversies are brewing, and it’s only a matter of time to see how CMLL figures out the payoff for these stories.
Touching up another notable moment since CMLL’s last roundup, Mistico & Panterita del Ring Jr. defeated Mistico. Gran Guerrero & Raider to win the La Gran Alternativa tournament. The concept is to pair a rookie with a veteran for tag team work. Panterita del Ring Jr. By pinning Gran Guerrero from a shooting star, Mistico submitted Ryder with an armbar. Enjoy sizzling touches.
CMLL ringed in the new year with a 12-count luchador Sin Salida cage match. Twelve men entered, ten escaped, and two competed individually, with the loser losing his mask. The participants were Apocalipsis, Bengala, Difunto, Inquisidor, Millenium, Neon, Nitro, Oro Jr, Principe Odin Jr. and Retro and Valiente Jr. and Zandokan Jr. The last two made it to Apocalipsis and Valiente Jr. kept it. on his identity by pinning Apocalipsis on a suplex. Apocalipsis removed his mask to reveal his name as Juan Carlos Contreras Uribe.
Before Stuka Jr. Official invitation from Ultimo Guerrero to join Los Guerreros Laguneros. Stuka Jr. was He has been on the rise from exposure since losing his mask at the 89th anniversary event in September.
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