Lucha Underground Season 2, Episode 8 Review

Added by Ace E. James III

The Disciples of Death (c) vs. Son Havoc, Ivelisse and Angelico for the Lucha Underground Trios Championship

Son of Havoc and Angelico land a series of running dropkicks to Disciples of Death. DOD work over Ivelisse until she tags in Havoc, who runs wild until Angelico got his turn to get in and fly around taking everyone out. DOD pulled a twin magic switch but only got a two count on the roll up. Angelico with the Superman to pick up the victory over DoD.

Winners: New Lucha Underground Trios Champions Son of Havoc, Ivelisse and Angelico

Chavo Guerrero vs. El Texano in a Bullrope Match

The Crew hops on the ring apron to cause the distraction. The Crew decides to ditch Chavo Guerrero. Texano begins the tug of war with Guerrero. Texano with a clothesline and a chop to Guerrero’s chest. Texano chokes Guerrero with the bull rope. Texano launches Guerrero to the outside. Texano goes to hit Guerrero with the cow bell, but Guerrero ducks out of the way. Texano with another chop. Guerrero drags Texano face first to the steel ring post. Guerrero whips Texano in the back with the bull rope. Guerrero sends Texano to the floor seats at ringside.

Guerrero rolls Texano back into the ring. Guerrero chokes Texano with the bull rope. Texano places Guerrero on his shoulders and lands the electric chair. Texano with a series of right hands to Guerrero. Texano with a clothesline. Texano places the bull rope in Guerrero’s groin and places him up in the air a couple of times. Texano with a superkick. Texano sends Guerrero to the ring apron. Guerrero climbs to the top rope. Texano goes for a superplex, but Guerrero knocks Texano back down to the mat. Guerrero goes for the Splash, but Texano pulls the rope to force Guerrero off the top rope. Texano with a powerbomb to take the victory. After the match Texano whips Guerrero repeatedly with the bull rope.

Winner: El Texano

Mil Muertes (c) w/Catrina vs. Fenix for the Lucha Underground Championship

The match that the fanS have been waiting for, well at least I know I have.

Muertes with a boot to the midsection of Fenix. Fenix with a dropkick. Fenix with a kick to the midsection of Muertes. Muertes with a running knee to the midsection of Fenix. Fenix with a side kick and a uppercut. Muertes sends Fenix to the ring apron. Muertes spears Fenix to the outside. Muertes throws Fenix back into the ring. Muertes launches Fenix to the corner. Fenix goes for another dropkick, but Muertes counters with a mid-air diamond cutter. Muertes tears into Fenix’s mask. Muertes goes for a suplex, but Fenix holds onto the top rope. Fenix sends Muertes to the outside.

Fenix goes for a plancha, but Muertes cracks Fenix in the face with the steel chair. Muertes with a series of right hands to Fenix and he’s busted open. Muertes bites on Fenix’s forehead. Muertes with a DDT. Muertes sends Fenix to the outside. Muertes drags Fenix into the crowd. Muertes and Fenix brawl on top of the temple. Fenix with a boot to the face of Muertes. Fenix goes for the hurricanrana off the barricade, but Muertes pushes Fenix into the crowd. Fenix with a flying crossbody off the upperdeck section of the temple. Muertes powerbombs Fenix on the announce table. Muertes bounces Fenix’s head on the announcer’s monitor. Catrina gives Muertes the Kiss of Death.

Fenix with boots to the chest of Muertes. Fenix with a double foot stomp to the back of Muertes. Fenix rips into Muertes mask. Muertes with the Dagger in the Heart to Fenix. Muertes with a series of right hands to Fenix. Muertes throws a steel chair into the ring. Muertes with clubbing blows to the back of Fenix. Fenix with multiple chair shots to the face of Muertes. Fenix with a big forearm and a superkick to Muertes. Fenix with the Fenix Fly for a two count. Muertes with a side slam to Fenix for a two count. Fenix ducks a couple of clotheslines. Fenix with a spinning kick. Fenix with a forearm to the back of Muertes head. Fenix with a german suplex for a two count. Fenix and Muertes brawl on the top rope. Muertes with a neckbreaker to Fenix off the top rope. Muertes goes for the Flatliner, but Fenix counters with the sunset flip with a bridge to pickup the victory. After the match Catrina announces that Fenix will put the Lucha Underground Championship on the line in Aztec Warfare next week. Fenix will enter at number one and Mil Muertes will enter last.

Winner: New Lucha Underground Champion Fenix

This was definitely a surprise to me. Don’t get me wrong I am a fan of Fenix but I did not expect him to pull out a victory over Muertes. Especially when Aztec Warfare is just next week for the title. My heart rate is elevated just writing this article thinking about what next week has to offer. It feels like the culmination of season 2 has built up to this moment. The best of the best. I hope that you all have enjoyed this review.

Ace James
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