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LU S3E12 LIVE BLOG
Alright, folks, let's Lucha!
Aztec Warfare video recap.
They start with a white rabbit video. Paul London i talking about how the white rabbit called to him and he accepted it. “Tick. Tock. They’re here.”
Rabbit Tribe vs. Aerostar, Drago, & Fenix (c) for the Trios titles
One of the members is wearing a black and white checked body suit. Another has a black mask and black shirt. Paul London is wearing his white suit and black top hat look that has been in all of the video promos.
The Rabbit Tribe has the control early. When Fenix tries for a suicide dive, London hits a big superkick on him, then does a back drop onto everyone else on teh floor, and follows up with some crotch thrusts.
Back in the ring, the Tribe triple teams Fenix. They then hold hands and dance around Fenix. This gives the other members of the Super Friends time to come in and attack but it’s not long as the Tribe maintains control.
Fenix finally fights back but when he goes to make a tag, he sees that the Tribe has taken down his partners and are on the apron waiting for him.
Finally, the Friends hit stereo kicks on the challengers when they are doing some dancing in their corner.
Kobra Moon is watching this match from the top of Dario’s office.
Fenix ends up going one on one with the checkered man (Saltador?) and hits a bridge pin for the 1-2-3.
The Super Friends def. the Rabbit Tribe
After the match, Kobra grabs a mic and says that soon Drago will bow down to his queen.
Sexy Star is in the locker room with her title. The Mack comes in and gives her a hug and tells her how proud he is of her. Mack says that he’ll be in her corner tonight to make sure nothing goes sideways with the Worldwide Underground.
Sexy admonishes him, telling him she must go out there alone to prove her holding the title was no fluke.
Dante Fox vs. Killshot
There’s some jawing and shoving to start the match before things get going.
Killshot delivers a handstand rana and follows up with a drop kick to take some early control. Dante fights back and hits a series of suicide dives to Killshot on the outside... but the third gets a kick to the face!
These gets are extremely impressively flippy as they exchange a series of high based moves, leading both men to the outside. It leads to Killshot delivering a cutter form the apron to the floor onto Dante.
Back in the ring, Dante hits a springboard cutter for a near fall. He goes for the Fox Catcher but Killshot blocks it and the ment exchange forearms in the middle of the ring. Dante lands a kick. Killshot responds with a pinwheel kick of their own. Another from Fox! DDT from Killshot!
Dante goes high risk but Killshot locks him in an arm submission. Dante is able to maneuver out.
Killshot is up top and Dante goes to catch him... but Killshot hits a Death Valley Driver from the top onto the apron! Double stomp back in the ring! 1-2... KICK OUT!
Killshot setsDante up for something but he reverses into a small package for anear fall. The men both use back flips to avoid clotheslines. But an exchange leads to Dante hitting the Fox Catcher for the 1-2-3.
Jesus that was wild.
Fox def. Killshot
Johnny Mundo barges into Dario’s office, upset that Angelico cost him Aztec Warfare. Mundo has put a restraining order on Angelico. El Jefe says he’s not in the building tonight, but he figures Angelico will find his way to Johnny sooner or later. Johnny says he’ll take care of it then, but he hopes after he wins tonight, Dario shows him the respect he deserves.
Both men call each other jerks under their breath but deny it when the other asks as Johnny is leaving.
Dario is walking down the hall, enters his office, and sees Black Lotus sitting in his chair. She says she wants Pentagon Dark. Dario says he has heard stories of the Triad’s reputation and he’d like to see them in action against Pentagon Dark in a gauntlet match. The match doesn’t end until Pentagon has faced all of the Triad, despite winning or losing.
Johnny Mundo vs. Sexy Star (c) for the Lucha Underground championship
Johnny starts working some submission wrestling on the mat. Then he pulls her back by the arms and hits a big stomp for a near fall. He goes for a suplex for a nearfall and tries against after a series of kicks.
While Sexy gets a quick roll up for a 2 count, it’s Mundo who has this match in his favor currently.
Johnny misses the End of the World and this allows Sexy to come alive. She hits a series of kicks and an X Factor for a nearfall. She lands a suplex for another 2 count. However, Mundo lands a cheap thumb to the eye, the reels the champion.
She has trouble seeing, swinging wildly. Mundo hits a neck breaker and is back in control.
Sexy Star fights back again with a series of attempted roll ups and then some chops to the chest. She follows with a head scissors and a lung blower for a 2 count.
The challenger lands a kick and a leg sweep for a nearfall. However she kicks him when he goes for a springboard, getting him caught in the ropes. She hits a stomp and goes for a cover to get a 2 count.
Johnny is able to pull her arm down onto the rope and starts landing in stomps. He adds insult to injury by spitting on her. He misses a baseball slide and ends up outside. She nails a running senton from the apron onto Mundo on the follow. Then she starts laying in some punches and kicks.
Johnny fights her off and steals a crutch from a fan to use as a weapon. He misses and Sexy grabs the crutch. She misses when she goes for a hit as well.
The person (wearing a Sexy Star mask) who Johnny stole the crutch from is on the floor in pain. Sexy goes to check on her and the fans hit Sexy with brass knuckles, knocking her out.
Johnny drags Sexy back in the ring, nails the End of the World for the 1-2-3.
Johnny Mundo def. Sexy Star to win the Lucha Underground championship
The “fan” gets into the ring, removes the mask, and reveals to be Taya. PJ Black and Jack Evans come to the ring to celebrate with Johnny.
That’s the show folks, thanks for watching with us!