Rey Bucanero joins the announcers again.
Match 1: Stuka Jr. vs Felino in a lightning match
Arena Mexico, 08/03/2012
Match Time: 6:40 – clock says 7:10
Notes: Felino dances out with his fake mask and a plunger. He also does a Toscano like striping act. I guess he always has, the reference is just more obvious with jeans. Referee is Bestia Negra
Quick back and forth as they pan in. Chop fight leads to a Felino shoulderblock. Evasiveness ends with Stuka too slow and Felino kicking him in the chest on a roll. Felino works Stuka over with more chest kicks. Whip, quick reverse into a Stuka quebradora. Fans boo. Rudo crowd! Stuka slams Felino and points up, but Felino is up too quick and shoving Stuka over the top rope to the floor. Felino springboard tope con giro, with Stuka catching Felino and pulling him away from the apron he was aotu to hit hard. Stuka was slow up, so Felino aimed near the ring, but a bit too new the ring. Everyone lived, hooray. Felino whips Stuka into the barricade, and Stuka stumbles back into the ring. Whip, quebradora by Felino. Scoop, slam, and Felino goes up to the top rope. Elbow drop connects. Felino leans on top to cover one two NO. Stuka reverses into his own pin, two count. Felino up first. But waiting for Stuka to get up. Slap to end him to the ropes. Whip, Stuka flipping run, and back with a headscissors. Felino rolls out, and Stuka dropkick him thru the ropes. Whip, Stuka going hard into the barricade. Four minutes mark, and they've got a lot in. Stuka in first, and stomping Felino to stop him from coming in. Felino recovers on the outside, and Stuka drops on him with his top rope reverse plancha. Replay of that. Both back in. Stuka slams Felino and head up, though pauses to look around at the fans a couple of times. This seems like a bad idea - senton con giro miss, Stuka rolls thru. Stuka ducks a clothesline, dropkick to the knee, casita, one two NO. Felino smacks Stuka on the mat, and they both appeal for reaction at the same time. Stuka chops Felino hard into the ropes, but Felino ducks, sets Stuka up, and slaps and chops him hard. Whip, reversed, Felino tossed up and powerbombed down one two NO. Stuka striking first with a slap. Corner whip, Felino sits on the middle buckle. Stuka thinks about this, climbs up to join Felino, punches him a few times, stands on the to rope, and of course his 'rana is turned into the superbomb. Felino bridges over one two three.
Replays, and Felino dances and threatens to strip more. Referee puts a stop to that.
Match 2: Diamante, Fuego ©, Triton vs Misterioso Jr. ©, Namajague, Shigeo Okumura
Arena Mexico, 08/03/2012
Winner: técnicos (2-1)
Match Time: 16:05
Notes: Diamante has his new belt. Namajague has a hand signal for the camera that's not very polite. Referee is Pompin.
1: Misterioso runs into Fuego armdrags and trips until he has enough of running. Diamante tries to go right to his finish on Okumura. That does not work, but nice idea. Lots of zero pins with them. Triton flips in to face Namajague, who is not amused with the flipping. Chest slap fight. Namajague attempts to win with a shin kick, but Triton slaps him in the face. Triton flipping run, shoulderblock, Namajague does the splits to avoids a charge, then more evasion. Triton kicks Namajague in the side, then jumps to the top rope for a triple bounce tornillo armdrag. Out goes Namajague. Misterioso wipes out Triton with a step up enziguri, then bends Fuego over with a chop. Double chop to the back, chop to the front to knock him over. Misterioso could not be more pleased with himself. He slaps Diamante while he's at it. Gori Stretch on Fuego, Fuego rolls thru, then moves out of the way for a bad Diamante springboard headscissors on Misterioso. Diamante teases an Asai on Misterioso, Misterioso misses the sweep, Diamante stays on the apron and Fuego smacks Misterioso with a tope. Other four in, Triton plancha Okumura but Namajague picks him up an German suplexes him. Michinoku Driver on Diamante to eliminate him.
2: Misterioso dropkicks Diamante out, then rolls and poses. Namajague gives Fuego a big backdrop and kick to the chest. Corner whip, Namajague charing clothesline, snap mare, and dropkick to the shoulder. Triton tags in, but there follows it. Fuego is long gone, so Namajague just attacks Triton anyway and whips him into Okumura's kick. Corner whip, corner back elbow, corner whip, corner clothesline, and thrown down so Okumura can pose in the corner. Whip, Okumura back elbow setting up a wheelbarrow bulldog with Misterioso. Namajague rushes into add a dropkick. Rudas are not so concerned about tags, and Diamante really comes in without one there too. Rudos slap around Diamante in their corner. Suplex by Namajague. Rudos all come in, much to Pompin's announce. Double drop hold and dropkick to Diamante's backside. Misterioso and Namajague send Diamante back first into the post. Fuego in, but Okumura quickly kicks and chops him. Namajague takes over with kicks. Whip, double drop toe hold, Misterioso and Namajague with a double inverted death valley driver! Okumura dropkick Diamante out, then begs off from Diamante. Namajague sneaks in to kick Diamante. Biting the mask! I'm not sure who Namajague can actually do that thru his mask, but okay. Rudos set up for a double clothesline on Diamante, but the rudos pull out the Japanese and Misterioso throws himself out on a missed charge. Técnicos all in, Fuego and Triton tope con giros, while Diamante slide out when Misterioso slides out on. Diamante right to the arm scissors. Camera misses it, but that's the submission.
3: Diamante sends Namajague spinning out after a casadora armdrag. Misterioso and Triton have a chop fight. Triton's new gloves seem to have given him a +2 for Chop. Top rope springboard headscissors sends Misterioso out., and Triton follows with a slingshot headscissors to the floor for fun. Fuego and Okumura chop fight is won by Okumura eye rake. Fuego flips out of an armdrag, whips Okumura to the corner, misses the charge but flips him out and back in for a headscissors. Back bend dance, check, clothesline, check. Okumura runs into a quebradora, but Fuego runs right out of the ring things that Misterioso pulling the middle rope. Okumura DDTs Diamante as he comes in, then invites his fiends in. Whip, Diamante sunset flip reversed so Misterioso an stand up and take a Fuego springboard dropkick. Namajague gets things back under control by hitting Fuego and Diamante. Triton in too, whips, rudos whipped in each other but knocking out both rudos. Okumura and Namajague pose, turn to run, and run right into each other! Namajague and Okumura argue, then turn to take springboard dropkicks. Triton out one way with a walk up the ropes moonsault, while Diamante does a springboard tornillo the other way. Fuego and Misterioso in, Fuego glancing quebrada, Flashina one two three.
Match 3: Máscara Dorada ©, Máximo, Shocker vs Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas, Volador Jr. ©
Arena Mexico, 08/03/2012
Winner: técnicos (2-0)
Match Time: 8:47
Rating: ok, good angle
Notes: Monito is with Shocker. Mascara Dorada is all Charro'd out. Zac is with Peste Negra, of course. Zacarias and Niebla are dressed up like cavemen, complete with big foam wood clubs. Volador is The Batman. Ref is Babe Richard.
1: Máximo gets the best of Volador in a quick match up. Negro Casas tries to catch Dorada in armbar, but Dorada is too squirrelly. They get to their feet, Dorada grabs one foot, but Negro hops over the attempt to sweep the other foot a couple times just to be tough. Dorada finally trips him up and puts on a kneebar, but Negro rolls on his back and under Dorada to reverse it to his own. Crossface, Dorada spins free, Negro spins free, Dorada armdrags him away, and they go face to face. Negro takes in the caveman to face Shocker. Niebla get in a clothesline and dance really quick. Spit is caught! Shocker slaps Niebla in the face, Whip, reversed, Shocker ducks the clothesline and spinning armdrag sends Niebla to the corner. Double chop sends Niebla out, and Shocker follows with a big tope. Negro back bend under a clothesline and catches Dorada in a full nelson, Dorada around to a waistlock, Negro kick to the knee, dropkick to the knee, casita, shoved off (in theory), Dorada runs the ropes, springboard tope connects. One two three. Máximo sit down powerbomb finish Volador.
2: Dorada misses a dropkick on Volador to start the fall. Volador slaps him into the ropes. Whip, Dorada jumps over the top rope and rolls to the ramp. Volador is content to pose, so Dorada runs back in with a floating headscissors to no resistance. Volador want to tag out, but but can't get there, and Máximo grabs him in headlock . Shot off, Volador flipping run, Máximo headscissors and armdrags him anyway. Volador tries to make a tag again, but Shocker stops him and quebradoras him once, twice, three times. Shocker mimics shooting Volador to knock him over, but Volador is too busy yelling at his partners. Volador yells at Niebla and rolls out – I guess Niebla was not reaching for a tag there. Negro in and kicking Shocker in the chest repeatedly. Double underhook suplex, Niebla tope rope splash, wacky dance. Niebla takes in Máximo who jumps into a – hug from Maximo. I guess a bearhug, the way Máximo is reacting. Oh, it's Niebla breath. Niebla kiss Maximo, which grosses out Maximo, Máximo solves in the corner, and Niebla slaps him to calm him down. Máximo swats at Niebla. Niebla armbars Máximo and tags in – Negro, much to Volador's annoyance. Negro butt bite on Máximo, and kick to the backside. Armbar, Máximo held just short of a tag. Negro spinning heel kick. Whip, Niebla back elbow, and Maximo tags in Dorada while rolling out. Announcers bring up Popitekus! Dorada's backdropped and whipped into a Negro heel kick. Volador looks for the tag, but again the rudos refuse. Volador wants to know the deal but they're not helping. Negro holds Dorada in a camel clutch clutch, and Niebla hits Dorada in the face with his backside. Niebla shoves Dorada out. Shocker in. Crowd fired up, but Negro just attacks Shocker from behind. Armbar, tag to – no, Niebla was just faking, no tag to Volador. Volador has had enough – springboard dropkick to Niebla's back! Slap to Negro. Shocker flips Volador, Máximo kisses, and Dorada inside inside cradle one two three. Rudos made no attempts to break it up.
Volador blames Niebla, though Negro is just as angry with him. Maybe he thinks Niebla is the easier guy to beat? Volador shoves Niebla, Negro grabs him, Volador slaps Negro, Niebla grabs him and Negro slaps Volador in the chest, Volador kicks Negro and back elbows Niebla. Volador takes down Negro and pounds him, but Niebla pulls him off. Volador breaks free again and get into a slap fight with Niebla again, but Niebla wins with the slap to the head and Negro kicks him on the way down. Zacarias runs into stomp, but Volador goes after him, and doesn't really care about the other two for a moment. Niebla and Negro both put on kneebars! Replays of the finish.
Volador tells Niebla he might have been around longer, but he's never faced anyone like Volador. Volador wants mano y mano, and mask vs mask. Niebla blows off the challenge. Negro gets in his two cents and leads cheers for himself.