August 23, 2017
Boyle Heights, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Veneno vs. Sexy Star in a Mask vs. Mask Match
Sexy starts things off with a Basement Dropkick. Sexy repeatedly stomps on Veneno’s back. Sexy is choking Veneno with her boot in the corner. The referee is trying to create separation. Joey Ryan takes off Veneno’s mask. It’s Cortez Castro. Castro connects with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Castro and Ryan are brawling on the outside. Castro gets counted out. The brawl continues and Ryan lands a low blow on the announce table.
– Johnny Mundo storms into Dario Cueto’s office with his agent, Benjamin Cook. Cook says that Cueto doesn’t value Mundo’s talent. Mundo is pissed about last weeks brawl. Cueto says that if anybody interferes in tonight’s Lucha Underground Title Match, they’ll be fired. Mundo threatens to take Lucha Underground Championship to another promotion.
Winner: Sexy Star via Countout
Second Match: Pentagon Dark vs. Prince Puma In The Finals Of The Inaugural Cueto Cup Tournament
Pentagon and Puma are trading back and forth forearm strikes. Pentagon SuperKicks Puma. Puma leapfrogs over Pentagon. Puma connects with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Pentagon rolls himself out of the ring. Puma drops Pentagon with the SomerSault Plancha. Puma tosses Pentagon back into the ring. Puma lands another forearm strike. Pentagon responds with a Lung Blower. Pentagon connects with a Double Stomp to the chest of Puma. Pentagon is lighting up Puma’s chest in the corner. Puma follows that with a leg lariat. After another forearm exchange in the middle of the ring, Puma drops Pentagon with a flying knee strike.
Puma goes for a belly to back suplex, but Pentagon blocks it. Puma SuperKicks Pentagon. Puma drop toe holds Pentagon face first into the middle turnbuckle. Puma connects with the 619. Puma follows that with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Puma lands a Discus Forearm Strike. Puma goes for a Tornado DDT, but Pentagon counters with a back breaker for a two count. Pentagon fires off a Over Hand Chop to the chest of Puma. Puma responds with a Northern Lights Suplex. Puma plants Pentagon with a Brain Buster for a two count. Puma goes for the Phoenix Splash, but Pentagon ducks out of the way.
Puma connects with a Pump Kick. Puma goes for a Lucha Libre ArmDrag, but Pentagon counters with the Pentagon Driver for a two count. Puma lands a Big Boot. Pentagon responds with a SuperKick. Pentagon plants Puma with the Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Puma responds with a enziguri from the ring apron. Puma lands a Sunset Flip PowerBomb of his own. This leads to another striking contest in the middle of the ring. Pentagon goes for the Package PileDriver, but Puma blocks it. Puma connects with a Roll Through Uppercut. Pentagon and Puma are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Pentagon sends Puma crashing into the ring apron. Puma connects with a SpringBoard FrankenSteiner. Puma follows that with the 630 Splash to pickup the victory.
Winner: 2017 Cueto Cup Winner, Prince Puma via Pinfall
Third Match: Johnny Mundo (c) vs. Rey Mysterio for the Lucha Underground Championship
Mysterio lands a series of right hands immediately after the bell rings. Mysterio kicks Mundo in the gut. Mysterio is teeing off on Mundo in the corner. Mundo rams his shoulders to the midsection of Mysterio. Mysterio responds with a Big Boot that sends Mundo crashing to the outside. Mysterio whips Mundo face first to the steel guard railing. Mysterio is mauling Mundo in the ringside area. Mysterio rolls Mundo back into the ring. Mysterio connects with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Mysterio slaps Mundo in the chest. Mundo goes for a PowerSlam, but Mysterio lands back on his feet. Mundo and Mysterio are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Mundo plants Mysterio with an Avalanche Gut Buster.
Mundo repeatedly stomps on Mysterio gut. Mundo transitions into a ground and pound attack. Mundo applies a Sleeper Hold. Mundo transitions into a rear chin lock. Mundo lands a thrust kick to the midsection of Mysterio. Mysterio with a jack knife cover for a two count. Mundo responds with a Thumb To The Eye. Mundo dropkicks Mysterio for a two count. Mundo follows that with a Running Knee Strike. Mundo goes back to the rear chin lock. Mundo sends Mysterio crashing to the outside. Mundo goes for SlingShot CorkScrew Splash, but Mysterio ducks out of the way. Mysterio connects with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors. Mysterio follows that with a SlingShot Senton to the outside. Mysterio rolls Mundo back into the ring.
Mysterio goes for a SpringBoard Seated Senton, but Mundo counters with a SuperKick for a two count. Mundo drags Mysterio to the corner. Mysterio connects with a inside cradle for a two count. Mundo responds with another SuperKick for a two count. Mundo plants Mysterio with a Draping Swinging Neck Breaker for another two count. Mundo places Mysterio on the top turnbuckle. Mundo is trying to rip off Mysterio’s mask. Mundo gets Mysterio tied in the tree of woe. Mundo goes for a Hesitation Dropkick, but Mysterio ducks out of the way. Mundo pokes Mysterio in the eye. Mundo goes for the Alabama Slam, but Mysterio counters with the Sunset Flip PowerBomb for a two count. Mysterio applies an Octopus Stretch in the middle of the ring.
Mundo escapes. Mysterio sends Mundo face first to the second rope. Mysterio goes for the 619, but Mundo counters with the Helicopter Back Racker for a two count. Mundo drags Mysterio to the corner. Mysterio blocks the End of The World. Mysterio connects with a MoonSault for a two count as Mundo has his hand placed on the bottom rope. Mysterio connects with a Flying Seated Senton to the outside. Mysterio throws Mundo back into the ring. Mysterio plants Mundo with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Mysterio goes for a Hurricanrana, but Mundo blocks it. Mysterio sends Mundo crashing into the referee.
Mundo low blows Mysterio behind the referee’s back. Mundo connects with a Twisting Lung Blower. Dominic shoves Johnny Mundo to the canvas. Dominic Spears Mundo. The security team goes after Dominic. Mysterio launches Mundo to the second rope. Mysterio connects with the 619. Mysterio follows that with a SpringBoard Frog Splash. Mysterio goes for the cover, but Dario Cueto drags the referee out of the ring. Cueto drops Mysterio with a right hand. Mysterio responds with the 619. Mundo hits Mysterio in the back of the head with the Lucha Underground Championship. Mundo connects with the End of The World to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still Lucha Underground Champion, Johnny Mundo via Pinfall
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