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(Aotn) Lucha Underground is in the midst of enjoying a successful season 3 on the El Rey Network. Season 3 will feature 40 episodes which is more episodes than the past two seasons. This season will follow up on the events of season two, especially the feuds left unresolved at the end of Ultima Lucha Dos.
All the wrestling matches for season 3 were filmed at the Lucha UndergroundTemple” set in Boyle Heights,Los Angeles, California between March and June, 2016. The Lucha Underground show has been described as a serial television drama series featuring professional wrestling matches and fictional story lines. The finale for season 3 will be titled Ultima Lucha Tres on a date that has not been announced yet.
Lucha Underground uses wrestlers from the American independent scene and Lucha Libre Aaa Worldwide. Lucha Libre Aaa Worldwide, is one of the largest wrestling companies in Mexico, and also owns a percentage of the television show. »
- Stephen Nepa
The Cueto Cup Tournament began on Lucha Underground this week, seeing the competitors in Group A of the tournament facing off to see who would advance to the next round. The episode brought us some interesting matches as well as some storyline focus on the Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Johnny Mundo match that will occur at Ultima Lucha Tres.
The opening match between The Mack and Mala Suerte was hard fought but didn't need to be. Mala Suerte was not put in a position to look strong. He got some offense in during the match of course, preventing it from being a complete squash, yet Mala Suerte gained nothing from this match. The Mack came out a little worse for wear due to taking a long time to beat someone he should have soundly beaten. In a wrestling match, you ideally want to accomplish two things. You want a winner, »
- Tim Jousma
The El Rey Network television show, Lucha Underground, has debuted on Netflix. Seasons 1 and 2 are currently available for streaming with more seasons to potentially come in the future. Current episodes of the show are still on the El Rey Network.
The show is a different take on wrestling, taking it from a pseudo-sports show and turning it into a full fledged male soap opera or telenovella. There is plenty of action in the ring with some great talent like former WWE star John Morrison who goes by the name Johnny Mundo as well as indie superstar Richochet, who goes by the name Prince Puma. Former WWE color commentator Matt Striker does the play by play of the show with Vampiro offering color commentary.
It can't be stressed enough how different this show is. While it does include wrestling, and some rather top notch wrestling at that, the show is focused »
- Tim Jousma
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