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Old 01-21-2015, 05:21 PM   #1
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Lucha Underground

I did a bit of searching before making this thread and couldn't find anywhere that this was being discussed.

I've watched like 20 minutes of some random episode, and holy crap this is so much better than I expected.

I'll definitely start watching this as a priority over watching TNA from here no out.
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Old 01-21-2015, 05:31 PM   #2
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Re: Lucha Underground

They have an interesting way of doing things with the backstage segments; they seem like a movie scene or a story rather than a hype video or skit, and they like to bring up the background/history of the character.

Hopefully they are willing and able to stick with how they are doing things in order to build a foundation rather than rapidly changing everything. Nobody cares about 'shock' without foundations to be shocked, and they need time to let stars develop.
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Old 01-21-2015, 05:34 PM   #3
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Re: Lucha Underground

I've recorded a few episodes and it's definitely different. John Morrison is in it as Johnny Mundo, and a few other guys I think I recognized.

This isn't me bashing, but just feel like sharing. I read the Thanksgiving day episode of this show drew only 5,000 fans, which was apparently some kind of record. However, just two weeks later it was up to 36,000. Understandable why it would be down on Thanksgiving, of course.

Moor is right, the backstage segments are interesting. I haven't seen enough to decide if I think it's corny or cool yet.
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:31 PM   #4
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Re: Lucha Underground

I've heard some interesting things about this. When and where is it on?
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Old 01-21-2015, 11:41 PM   #5
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I've heard some interesting things about this. When and where is it on?
El Ray Network, Wednesday at 8 pm and UniMas Saturday's at 4pm.
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:18 PM   #6
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Read somewhere that they're doing two hours tonight to counter program RAW.

8:30 eastern.

https://twitter.com/LuchaElRey/statu...22490105442304
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Old 02-12-2015, 05:00 AM   #7
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Well worth checking out. A good friend of mine wrestles for them and told me it's the best company he's worked for. Better than WWE or TNA. They know how to treat their talent and they know how to book a show.
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Old 02-16-2015, 11:57 AM   #8
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Pretty good and entertaining.
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Old 03-17-2015, 06:47 PM   #9
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Old 04-25-2015, 08:55 AM   #10
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so nobody's watching? you can't make a 'what's wrong with wrestling' thread without looking to see if anybody's doing it right.

that should be a 'what's wrong with wwe' thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRWZ...abQnGXIgFdZk4V
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:51 AM   #11
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Fair point.

I watched the first few episodes and then stopped for no good reason. Gonna start catching myself up.
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:19 AM   #12
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so nobody's watching? you can't make a 'what's wrong with wrestling' thread without looking to see if anybody's doing it right.

that should be a 'what's wrong with wwe' thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRWZ...abQnGXIgFdZk4V
Oh I agree. I was watching Lucha for a while and thought it was the best wrestling on TV by a long way, but have gotten away from it. I do need to get back to watching it. As for your point to my thread, well when the vast majority of the wrestling market is the WWE and second place, TNA, is basically a WWE lite, I think my thread title was a fair one.
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:05 PM   #13
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Re: Lucha Underground

I'm caught up now.

If anyone is on the fence about watching this, I'd encourage you to do so.

The build-up to the April 22 episode is absolutely amazing.
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Old 05-09-2015, 10:13 AM   #14
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I caught up a couple days ago as well and +1 to all of that. LU is such a great and unique wrestling show, I really hope they get renewed.
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Old 05-14-2015, 10:13 PM   #15
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Another great show from Lucha Underground this week.

At this point, I'd say they're putting out more entertaining content than NXT is (and that's saying something).

At this point, I think the only think Raw over LU/NXT is the fact that it's a live show, which adds a level of unpredictability that just isn't there for taped shows.
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Old 05-26-2015, 12:00 AM   #16
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Re: Lucha Underground

I've been trying to get started on watching this, but outside of the first episode I really can't find anything online.

Any links or tips for finding early episodes?
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Old 05-26-2015, 04:31 AM   #17
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http://watchwrestling.ch/category/we...a-underground/
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Old 05-26-2015, 09:19 AM   #18
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Many thanks.
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Old 06-17-2015, 08:47 PM   #19
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Re: Lucha Underground

Just saw I have el ray network they are running a marathon of episodes right now
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:06 AM   #20
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Watch/record them all. LU is so good.
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Old 06-18-2015, 10:08 PM   #21
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Really enjoyed it one problem I have is I don't have el rey channel in HD
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Old 06-27-2015, 04:00 PM   #22
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Re: Lucha Underground

In ring stuff wasn't quite as good this week, but the build to Ultima Lucha is pretty solid.

I imagine the card will be:

Johnny Mundo vs. Alberto El Patron (already confirmed)
Prince Puma vs. Mil Muertes (pretty much guaranteed)
Angelico/Son of Havoc/Ivelisse vs. Disciples of Death (can't imagine this isn't happening)
Fenix vs. Aero Star vs. Jack Evans vs. ???? vs. ???? vs. ???? vs. ???? (makes sense to finish of the Aztec Medallion thing here)
Pentagon Jr. vs. Vampiro (if Vampiro can fight)
Hernandez vs. Drago (unless they put both guys in the Aztec Medallion match)
King Cuerno vs. Kill Shot (ditto)
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Old 07-08-2015, 08:17 PM   #23
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Re: Lucha Underground

Vampiro fake rage lol
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:30 AM   #24
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Re: Lucha Underground

I wish I could watch Lucha Underground (and especially Ultima Lucha) "live".

It's amazing how much easier builds are when you don't over saturate the product. It actually seems like they have too many feuds going right now to completely settle all of them at Ultima Lucha.
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Old 07-12-2015, 01:23 PM   #25
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Re: Lucha Underground

I dont know if you are a podcast listener or not, but if you are listen to Austin's from Thursday. He had one of the EPs from Lucha on and it was a very interesting conversation. He also sounded a lot more optimistic about a season 2, so I maay go and get caught up. Hopefully Netflix will pick it up after the season is over
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