Welcome to Fightful’s recap of the final part of Lucha Underground’s Ultima Lucha Cuatro. It’s been a very long journey to get to this point with Aztec Warfare opening the fourth season of Lucha Underground, to numerous debuts and incredible moments. But now, we end this latest season with a Deathmatch, Matanza Cueto facing off against Johnny Mundo and the Lucha Underground Championship on the line in the main event.
Now let’s get things started. After a recap of this season, we go backstage to Johnny and Taya Mundo and Johnny is admiring his new Gauntlet of the Gods which was given to him at the end of last week’s episode. As Johnny exits, Taya is left alone with the doll that has been accompanying Ricky Mundo throughout the whole season. The doll now appears to be starting a process to take over Taya’s body, but we are not shown the conclusion.
Back in the Temple, Matt Striker and Vampiro introduce the viewers to Ultima Lucha Cuatro and sends it to the first match tonight.
Dragon Azteca Jr. vs. Fenix: 2 Out Of 3 Falls Match
Fenix and Azteca exchange chops to the chest. Azteca hits an enziguiri, but Fenix responds by connecting with a roll-up cutter. Azteca goes to the rope, but Fenix superkicks the back of Azteca’s knee. Azteca hits a Canadian Destroyer but Fenix kicks out. Fenix goes outside but Azteca hits a springboard crossbody. Both men re-enter the ring and Fenix hits a big boot. Azteca hits a big boot as well and then goes to the top rope. Fenix picks up Azteca and lands a Black Bird Driver. Fenix gets the first fall.
Fenix wins the first fall
Fenix takes out a chair and wedges it between the middle and top turnbuckles. Fenix brings out a table. Fenix lands a German Suplex. Azteca gets Fenix into the corner and hits a pair of forearms. Azteca hits a Satellite DDT and ties it all up when he pins Fenix.
Dragon Azteca Jr. wins the second fall
Antonio Cueto comes in and adds another stipulation to the third fall of the match. The third fall is now Falls Count Anywhere. Fenix hits a chair shot onto Azteca before the third fall commences.
Fenix throws a round a stack of wooden chairs outside. Azteca blocks a pair of vertical suplexes from Fenix. Azteca kicks Fenix and Fenix lands face-first onto the table. Azteca throws Fenix onto the announce table. Azteca takes out a table of his out. Fenix recovers and hits a bridging German Suplex and Azteca kicks out. Fenix throws Azteca back into the ring. Fenix rushes to the corner shoulder first and Azteca hits an enziguiri. Both men are back outside of the ring and exchange chops and strikes. Azteca hits a DDT, but doesn’t go for a cover and instead continues to set up the table he brought out earlier.
The two wrestlers go up a level in the stands and trade elbow strikes. Azteca then hits a super headscissors, sending Fenix through the table. Fenix kicks out at two. They return to the ring and Fenix hits a palm strike that sends Azteca to the outside. Azteca is on a table outside and Fenix overshoots a senton from the top rope and barely hits Azteca, but doesn’t break the table. Azteca and Fenix exchange strikes briefly and go up to the top rope. Azteca hits a top rope Frankensteiner through the tables, but Fenix still kicks out once more.
Azteca brings out another steel chair and brings it to the ring. Melissa Santos stops Azteca from hitting Fenix with the chair. Fenix hits Azteca in the head with a chair and Fenix spears Azteca through a table placed in the ring. Fenix has Azteca in the top rope and then hits another Black Bird Driver to pick up the win.
Official Result: Fenix defeated Dragon Azteca Jr. 2-1
Antonio Cueto is in the Temple, telling the audience that he has brought on Shaul Guerrero to be the ring announcer after Melissa Santos left the building after the latest match. Famous B comes in and said he is the ring announcer and tells Shaul to get out of the ring. Shaul talks about her family heritage and the crowd erupts into an “Eddie! Eddie! Eddie!” chant.
Famous B takes offense to this, takes off his jacket and is ready to face off against Shaul. Chavo Guerrero comes in for the save and then Shaul hits Eddy’s signature Three Amigos suplexes. Chavo goes to the top rope, points to the sky and hits a frog splash in honor of Eddie Guerrero.
Mil Muertes vs. The Mack: Deathmatch
Mack starts off by landing several strikes on Muertes. Muertes throws Mack to the corner, but Mack gets out of trouble by landing a big boot. Mack then hits a flying knee strike and clotheslines Muertes out of the ring. Mack hits a tope con hilo to the outside on Muertes. Muertes hits Mack numerous times and hits Mack’s head with a casket he brought before the match.
Both men are on the ring apron and Muertes hits a DDT to Mack. Muertes brings out another casket and both men exchange strikes. Muertes hits an X-factor onto the casket. Muertes has Mack back in the ring and then lands numerous clotheslines to Muertes. Mack recovers and eventually gets some momentum, hitting a reverse cannonball to Muertes. Mack goes outside and opens one of the casket, full of weapons to be used in the match.
Muertes lands a tope suicida to Mack and Muertes brings out a few weapons to the ring. Muertes takes out an axe and brings it to the ring. Mack blocks an axe swing and gets the axe. Mack misses an axe swing and gets hit with a spear. Muertes brings an ice pick and hits Mack with it. Mack reverses an Irish Whip and hits a spinning back kick. Mack gets out of the ring and throws a rusty garbage bin into the ring, placing it on to Muertes who is sitting in the corner. Mack goes Coast-to-Coast and hits Muertes. Mack goes for the pin and Muertes kicks out.
Muertes gets back up and chokeslams Mack. Both men get back up and runs to Mack, but Muertes hits the ring post shoulder first. Mack tries to rip Muertes’ mask, but is unsuccessful. Mack gets the axe handle and hits Muertes on the head with it. Mack sends Muertes to the ring and hits a DDT. Mack goes for the pin and Muertes kicks out once more. Muertes hits a clothesline and goes for the pin, but Mack kicks out at two.
Mack gets up and hits a standing moonsault, but Muertes kicks out at two. Muertes lands a powerslam, but when he goes for the pin, Mack kicks out. Muertes hits a flatliner, but Mack kicks out again. Mack hits multiple back elbows and counters a chokeslam into a stunner. Muertes gets up and Mack hits another stunner. Muertes is still up so Mack grabs a brick, hits Muertes with it, connects another stunner and gets the win.
After the match, Mack tries to bring Muertes onto a casket and drags him into an open one. Mack then celebrates by spilling beer onto Muertes.
Johnny Mundo vs. Matanza Cueto: Sacrifice To The Gods Match
Johnny catches Matanza by the throat and throws him across the ring. Johnny misses a punch and Matanza takes the gauntlet out of Johnny’s hand. Matanza starts throwing strikes and then hits Axis of the Worlds. Matanza then has Johnny in a brief torture rack then drops him, followed by several suplexes. Johnny reverses Wrath of the Gods into a crucifix position, but Matanza gets out. Johnny hits Moonlight Drive on Matanza but does not go for the pin. Johnny hits End of the World and almost gets the three-count, but Matanza kicks.
Johnny tries to get out of the ring, but Matanza picks up Johnny to the rope and hits a release German superplex. Johnny and Matanza get out of the ring and Johnny sneaks under the ring and into where the Gauntlet is located at. Before Johnny puts on the Gauntlet, Matanza throws himself to Johnny, releasing the Gauntlet. Matanza picks up the Gauntlet and throws it to nowhere. Johnny hits a superkick to Matanza and Johnny scurries away upstairs to try and find the Gauntlet. Johnny parkours his away around the Temple, but Matanza catches up to him. Matanza is about to powerbomb Johnny, but Johnny escapes and both men climb up to a freezer unit. Johnny locates the Gauntlet, puts it on, but Matanza chokeslams him through the freezer, seemingly ending the match.
Johnny gets up and returns and punches through a steel chair to Matanza. Matanza is now trying to retreat, avoiding any punches thrown by that Gauntlet. Matanza gets into the ring and catches Johnny and hits Wrath of the Gods. Matanza goes for the cover and for the first time in the history of the show, someone kicks out of Wrath of the Gods. Johnny punches Matanza several times, goes to the top rope and hits a Superman punch to Matanza. Johnny goes for the pin and picks up the victory.
Official Result: Johnny Mundo defeated Matanza Cueto
Backstage, Aerostar meets up with Johnny and tries to claim the Gauntlet back. Aerostar tries to warn Johnny that the power of the Gauntlet is corrupting him. Johnny removes the Gauntlet and hands it to Aerostar.
Marty "The Moth" Martinez (c) vs. Pentagon Dark: Cero Miedo Match for the Lucha Underground Championship:
Pentagon starts the match by throwing a chair to Martinez and sends the champion to a stack of wooden chairs. Pentagon lands a pair of kicks to Martinez and throws a pair of garbage cans to the ring. Pentagon picks up another garbage can and hits Marty’s head with it. Pentagon starts chopping away at Martinez’s chest, but appears unaffected. Pentagon continues the onslaught by superkicking him, but Martinez gets retribution by hip tossing Pentagon through a table.
Martinez starts punching away at Pentagon and then hits multiple kendo sticks to Pentagon until the challenger gets to the ring. Martinez tries to rip away Pentagon’s mask. Martinez opens up a lunchbox and picks up a fork. Martinez now starts hitting Pentagon’s forehead with the fork, almost stabbing him with it.
The champion goes outside and brings out several steel chairs and places it on top of Pentagon. Martinez then hits the stack of chairs with his own chair. Pentagon recovers and hits Martinez with a steel chair, followed by a Canadian Destroyer on the outside. Martinez recovers, places Pentagon to the corner and puts a garbage can on Pentagon. Martinez takes out a barbed-wire baseball bat and hits the garbage can with Pentagon in it with the bat.
Martinez goes to the outside of brings out a can of gasoline. Martinez pours gasoline over Pentagon and then takes out a lighter. Martinez is about to light the match but Pentagon gets up and kicks the lighter away. Martinez takes out a barbed-wire bat and accidentally hits the rope, ricocheting the bat to Martinez’s forehead. Pentagon then throws Martinez over the top rope through a table.
Both men are on the outside and Pentagon throws Martinez through a glass mirror. Martinez returns to the ring and Pentagon places several chairs in the ring. Pentagon and Martinez stand on top of the chairs and hits a piledriver. Pentagon goes for the pin and gets the win, becoming Lucha Underground Champion.
Official Result: Pentagon Dark defeated Marty “The Moth” Martinez to win the Lucha Underground Championship
After the match, Reklusa comes in to save Martinez from getting his arm broken just like at the start of the season. Vampiro comes in to save Pentagon and then hands the title belt to Pentagon. The two rivals start attacking each other, but a masked wrestler comes in to attack Pentagon. Vampiro reveals that this mystery wrestler is Vampiro’s master. Vampiro and his master attack Pentagon until the new champion is lying there in the ring.
Jake Strong, the new Gift of the Gods champion, enters the ring and said he is going to cash in his shot at the Lucha Underground title by trading away his Gift of the Gods title.
Pentagon Dark (c) vs. Jake Strong: Lucha Underground Championship
Strong immediately starts going for the ankle lock and keeps it applied for about a minute. Pentagon is no longer responding to the referee and so the match is called and Strong is the new Lucha Underground Champion.
Official Result: Jake Strong defeated Pentagon Dark to win the Lucha Underground Championship
After the credits roll, Aerostar, Dragon Azteca and King Cuerno meet up and Aerostar. Dragon Azteca Jr. is handed the Gauntlet of the Gods for one brief task.
Black Lotus makes a surprise appearance in a dark alley and reveals that it was Matanza who killed her parents, not Dragon Azteca Jr. and so uses the Gauntlet to literally rip Matanza’s heart from his body. Azteca gets the Gauntlet once more, but Strong appears and breaks Azteca’s ankle and takes the Gauntlet away.
Johnny meets up with Taya but it is in fact the cursed doll that possessed Taya at the start of the episode. The cursed doll attacks Mundo all over the locker room.
Elsewhere outside the Temple in a limousine, Agent Winter, a masked person, Cueto and a mysterious figure cloaked in black are waiting for Strong. Strong informs Cueto that Matanza is dead. It is then revealed that the mysterious figure cloaked in black is in fact, Stu Bennett (formerly known as Wade Barrett in WWE).
In the final post-credits scene, Aerostar appears in front of the deceased Dario Cueto and revives him. The show ends on a cliffhanger as Dario is alive once more.