Lucha Underground Results – August 16, 2017

Lucha Underground
August 16, 2017
The Temple
Boyle Heights, California

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

– The show starts with Brian Cage working out in The Temple Gym. Catrina walks up to Cage. Catrina says that the glove doesn’t belong to Cage. The dangerous magic will consume him over time. Cage ponders handing the glove to over Catrina. Cage doesn’t like doing things the easy way. Cage tries to take a swing at Catrina, but Catrina suddenly disappears. 

– Dario Cueto is talking to Joey Ryan. Ryan says that Cortez Castro is the rat. Cueto announces that Sexy Star will take on Veneno in a Mask vs Mask Match on next weeks Cueto Cup Finals. The cat will be exposed. Cueto loves solitude, so he orders Ryan to get out of his office. 

First Match: Fenix vs. Prince Puma In A Semi-Final Match In The Inaugural Cueto Cup Tournament 

Collar and elbow tie up. Puma with a waist lock go-behind. Puma applies a wrist lock. Fenix responds with a deep arm-drag. Puma connects with a Side HeadLock Takeover. Fenix transitions into a Leg Scissors Hold. Fenix floats over into a front face lock. More chain grappling between both men. Fenix SuperKicks Puma. Puma responds with a Bicycle Kick. Following a long forearm exchange in the middle of the ring, Fenix ducks a clothesline from Puma. Puma drops Fenix with a leaping forearm strike. Fenix lands a spinning heel kick to the midsection of Puma. Puma thrust kicks Fenix out of the ring.

Puma follows that with a SomerSault Plancha. Puma rolls Fenix back into the ring. Puma goes for a Release Suplex, but Fenix lands back on his feet. Puma drops Fenix with a enziguri. Puma connects with a Northern Lights Suplex. Puma goes for a Falcon Arrow, but Fenix counters with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Puma lands a running uppercut in the corner. Puma drop toe holds Fenix face first to the middle turnbuckle. Puma follows that with the 619. Puma plants Fenix with a Flying Leg Lariat for a two count. Puma drags Fenix to the corner. Puma goes for the Phoenix Splash, but Fenix ducks out of the way. Fenix plants Puma with a SunsetFlip PowerBomb for a two count.

Puma launches Fenix to the ring apron. Fenix fires off more forearm strikes. Fenix has Puma staggering with a leaping palm strike. Fenix dives over Puma. Puma lands another uppercut. Puma follows that with a SpringBoard Leg Lariat. Fenix responds with a HandSpring Cutter for a two count. Puma with a roaring elbow to Fenix in the corner. Puma and Fenix are trading back and forth chops. Fenix lands a Big Boot out of the corner. After Puma blocks a German Suplex, Fenix connects with a Running Punt Kick to the back of the head for a two count. Marty The Moth Martinez appears at the ringside area. Fenix drops Martinez with the SpringBoard MoonSault. Puma drops Fenix with a Leaping Knee Strike. Puma plants Fenix with Vertigo for a two count. Puma follows that with the 630 Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Prince Puma via Pinfall 

– Cage attacks Mil Muertes in the backstage area.

Second Match: Mil Muertes w/Catrina vs. Pentagon Dark In A Semi-Final Match In The Inaugural Cueto Cup Tournament 

Pentagon lands a series of forearm strikes immediately after the bell rings. Muertes creates separation with a HeadButt. Muertes kicks Pentagon in the face. Pentagon ducks a clothesline from Muertes. Pentagon repeatedly kicks Muertes in the injured ribs. Pentagon drop toe holds Muertes into the canvas. Pentagon tosses Muertes out of the ring. Pentagon connects with the SomerSault Plancha. Pentagon continues to target the injured ribs of Muertes. Pentagon lands a series of HeadButts. Pentagon rolls Muertes back into the ring.

Pentagon goes into the Corner Mount. Muertes plants Pentagon with a Swinging ChokeSlam. Muertes whips the back of Pentagon’s neck off the top rope. Muertes repeatedly drives Pentagon’s head into the steel ring post. Muertes connects with the TKO on the outside. Muertes thrust Pentagon into the announce table. Muertes bounces Pentagon’s head on the steel guard railing in the ringside area. Muertes rolls Pentagon back into the ring. Pentagon dropkicks the knee of Muertes. Muertes responds with a Running Shoulder Block. Pentagon side steps Muertes into the turnbuckles.

Pentagon lands another dropkick, but Muertes stands still. Pentagon goes for the Package PileDriver, but Muertes blocks it. Pentagon drops Muertes with a enziguri. Pentagon connects with the Code Breaker for a one count. Muertes responds with a PowerSlam for a two count. Muertes is mauling Pentagon in the corner. Pentagon SuperKicks Muertes. Pentagon plants Muertes with the Lung Blower. Pentagon follows that with a series of SuperKicks. Pentagon SuperKicks Catrina. Pentagon connects with a Flying Double Stomp to pickup the victory. After the match, Pentagon goes for the Sacrifice, but Muertes rolls himself out of the ring.

Winner: Pentagon Dark via Pinfall 

Johnny Mundo & Rey Mysterio In-Ring Segment: 

Dario Cueto loves when his luchadors talks shit to each other. Rey Mysterio and Johnny Mundo are called down to the ring. Mundo has his own personal security at the ringside area. If Rey Mysterio has any dreams of becoming the Lucha Underground Champion, Mundo is here to crush that just like he crush everything. Mundo is ready to bring Mysterio to slam town. It was really good to see Mysterio’s son Dominic.

He must have gotten his size from his mother. Mundo knows that Mysterio has that mexican temper, so he needs to calm down. Mundo continues to talk smack about Dominic. Mysterio drops Mundo out of the ring with a right hand. Mysterio follows that with a SlingShot Plancha. Mysterio and Mundo are brawling in the middle of the right hand. Mysterio is trying to fight off Mundo’s personal security team. The Worldwide Underground drags Mysterio crotch first into the steel ring post. Mundo spits at Mysterio. Mundo connects with the Curb Stomp.

Sexy Star, El Dragon Azteca Jr and The Mack comes down to the ring to brawl with The Worldwide Underground. Mundo Spears Mysterio. Prince Puma also comes out to make the save. Pentagon Dark hops into the ring and pier six brawl ensues. Mundo drops Puma with a leg lariat. Pentagon SuperKicks Puma. Muertes drops Pentagon and Puma with a Double Clothesline. Cage PowerBombs Mundo. Cage and Muertes are engaging in rockers punches. Fenix and Marty The Moth Martinez are brawling on top of the temple. This leads to the entire Lucha Underground roster coming out to join the violence to end the show. 

Author: Josh Lopez