Lucha Underground

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Lucha Underground
Developed byOne Three Media
Narrated byMatt Striker
Vampiro
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes39 (as of August 5, 2015)
Production
Executive producer(s)Mark Burnett
Robert Rodriguez
Eric van Wagenen
Producer(s)Matthew Stollman
Chris Roach
Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Sue Vial
Barry Murphy
Ryan Hermosura
Nick Staller
Production location(s)Lucha Underground Arena
Boyle Heights, California
Camera setupMulticamera setup
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkEl Rey Network (English)
UniMás (Spanish)
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseOctober 29, 2014 –
present
Other websites
Website

Lucha Underground (originally called Lucha: Uprising) is an American professional wrestling television series. The show is produced by United Artists Media Group. It airs weekly in English on the El Rey network, and in Spanish on UniMás. The promotion features wrestlers from both the American independent circuit and the Mexican wrestling promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA).

It was announced on January 12, 2014, that AAA would start airing a show on the American network El Rey on the second half of the year and that it would be backed by Mark Burnett. It would feature monthly and quarterly specials and live pay-per-views.[1] On October 29, 2014, the series premiered on El Rey Network. It airs Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET.[2] It premiered in Spanish on November 1, 2014 on UniMás. It airs Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. on UniMás.

Prince Puma was crowned as the first Lucha Underground Champion on October 5, 2014.[3]

Angélico, Ivelisse and Son of Havoc became the first Lucha Underground Trios Champions when they won the Trios Tournament on February 8, 2015.[4]

On September 21, 2015, it was announced that there would be a second season of Lucha Underground.[5]

Champions[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Date won Event Former champion(s)
Lucha Underground Championship Mil Muertes April 19, 2015 Ultima Lucha Prince Puma
Lucha Underground Gift of the Gods Championship Fenix April 19, 2015 Ultima Lucha First champion
Lucha Underground Trios Championship The Disciples of Death
(Barrio Negro, El Siniestro de la Muerte and Terce)
April 18, 2015 Lucha Underground TV Taping Angélico, Ivelisse and Son of Havoc

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mexico News: AAA officially bringing TV to the U.S., has backing of big-name TV producer". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-12-11.
  2. "Lucha Underground promotion TV debut moved back three weeks". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2014-12-11.
  3. "Lucha Underground Spoiler". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 2014-12-11.
  4. "Lucha Underground TV Taping #24". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2015-3-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Believers, are you ready? #LuchaUnderground season 2 is coming in 2016!". Lucha Underground. Retrieved 2015-9-28. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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