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Tag: Lucha Libre

Rayo de Jalisco Dead at 85


July 22, 2018 

We have sad news to report that the iconic Lucha Libra star Rayo de Jalisco, has recently died at age 85. Rayo de Jalisco is one of the most recognizable faces in Mexican wrestling history, alongside El Santo and Blue Demon. He started his career in the 1950’s, becoming widely popular in the 1960’s. In….

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Lucha Libre Wrestler Dies From Hit in the Ring


March 25, 2015 

With the popularity of lucha libre, Mexican wrestling, the news of a wrestler dying on the ring came as a shock. The son of a Mexican wrestling legend died last Saturday from a whiplash injury. Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, Known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, fell unconscious on the ropes after receiving a flying kick from….

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Lucha Libre To Put U.S. Television In Headlock


January 14, 2014 

Mark Burnett, producer of reality television juggernauts The Voice and Survivor, is bringing Lucha Libre AAA to U.S. audiences later this year. The show will air on Robert Rodriguez’s fledgling El Rey network, which is aimed at English speaking Latino audiences. I haven’t been this excited to watch a threesome unfold since, well, never. This….

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WSU In Trouble For Luchador Mask Giveaway


November 05, 2013 

A Latino student group at Washington State University wants to bodyslam the administration over a luchador mask giveaway this past Halloween. The local chapter of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlán strongly objected to the university’s plan to hand out a specially designed lucha libre mask called “El Cougador” named after their team the Cougars. M.E.CH.A….

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Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck: The World Impact of Luch Libre


November 16, 2011 

Marty McFly and Doc Brown had the Delorean to go travel through time; We have the Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck. Every week, we’ll hop in our time traveling machine, gun it to 88 MPH, and go back in time to bring you the best from the good ol’ days. Will it be a clip from an old telenovela? An old school music video? Stick around and find out!

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