LUCHA LIBRE

How Black Terry and Perro De Guerra Jr. Brawled Their Way Into My Heart

A typo got me to watch this match. In fact, I hadn’t been planning on watching this match at all. I had been eagerly awaiting the drop of Lucha Memes’ 2021 Battle of Coacalco event on IWTV ever since the promotion announced Lee Moriarty for the tournament’s line up. When…

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Brazo de Plata (Super Porky), Fulfilled Wishes In Small Moments

One of the most famous lucha libre vignettes featured the trios team of Los Brazos sleeping comfortably in three single beds, all lined up next to one another like the set up of a fairy tale. One by one, we see what each of them dreams about. El Brazo dreams…

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ICYMI: The Best Wrestling You Didn’t Watch in February

Another month of wrestling has come and gone. Did you see all of it? Of course you didn’t, unless you’re like…some kind of time-bending super entity who has for some reason decided to use your powers to keep up with professional wrestling. Fanfyte checked in with our smartest experts on…

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Fanfyte 2: Beauty Supply Store Deathmatch

Welcome to episode 2 of the Fanfyte podcast, a place where fans of pro wrestling and MMA come together in a beautiful exchange of information and fisticuffs. This week, Pro wrestling expert LB Hunktears has brought us Lady Shani vs Faby Apache, a 2018 Lucha Libre match with a little…

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PODCASTS

The Other Guy, or the Case of Two La Parkas

On Saturday, the pro wrestling world suffered a major loss with the death of La Parka, a longtime top star wrestler in Mexico’s Lucha Libre AAA promotion. Real name Jesús Alfonso Escoboza Huerta, 54, Parka succumbed to organ failure stemming from in-ring injuries that he suffered in October. The wrestling…

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WRESTLING

A Eulogy for Mr. Niebla

There is a cultural obsession with the idea of the troubled troubadour; the performer who is so talented that even in their darkest moments, the unromantic and ugly ones, they are capable of producing something beautiful. An image of a travelling man (almost always a man), unable to get out…

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2019 in Wrestling: Blue Demon Jr. vs Dr. Wagner Jr. at Triplemania XXVII

You know you’re in for a treat when a match starts with two 50 year old men in masks breaking through the floor on cherry picker lifts to the dulcet tones of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bon Jovi. Earlier this year, the siren song of Jeff Jerrett’s guitar…

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