Welcome to Fightful's coverage of Lucha Underground. This week, the Reptile Tribe are on a path of destruction while tensions are still running high between Killshot, Son of Havoc and The Mack.
We begin tonight's episode with Antonio Cueto in his office opening letters when he received a wedding invitation to Johnny Mundo’s and Taya’s wedding, claiming that the marriage will not last long.
Kobra Moon enters his office claiming a shot at the Trios title and Cueto said their records have been less than stellar. Cueto loves Moon’s feistiness and grants the Reptile Tribe the title shot in the main event.
Saltador vs. Matanza Cueto
Before the match starts, Cueto appears and Paul London volunteers Saltador to be the next sacrifice for Matanza. Matanza no sells Saltador’s offense. Saltador hits a dropkick that has Matanza off-balance for a brief second. Saltador springboards into Matanza’s arms where he hits a sidewalk slam. Matanza then hits Wrath of the Gods to win the match.
Official Result: Matanza Cueto defeated Saltador
Backstage, we see The Mack and Son of Havoc talking about Killshot. Havoc said he feels that Killshot doesn’t like him and Killshot appears. Killshot is still not happy with the fact that he got eliminated by his two teammates for a shot at the Gift of the Gods Championship. Killshot said he will win the Gift of the Gods title and retain the Trios Championship in the main event. Killshot leaves by saying he really doesn’t like Havoc.
Dragon Azteca Jr. (c) vs. Killshot: Gift of the Gods Championship
The match starts with Azteca landing a spinning back kick to Killshot. Killshot was able to recover and then lift Azteca up in an electric chair position, but the champion reverses it with a hurricanrana. Killshot goes to the outside of the ring and Azteca follows suit. Killshot gets back to the ring and then hits a double foot stomp to Azteca’s back when he slides back into the ring. Azteca goes back outside and Killshot and backflips over the top rope onto Azteca. Killshot brings Azteca back to the ring and goes for a pin where Azteca kicks out at two.
Azteca gets back up and hits a couple of forearms to Killshot. Killshot then works Azteca’s arm, first with an arm drag and then going for a modified Rings of Saturn. Killshot then went for a crucifix pin, but Azteca kicks out at two. Killshot then sends Azteca to the corner and Killshot runs towards the champion, hitting his left shoulder into the ring post when Azteca dodged Killshot. Azteca then hits Killshot’s head to the ring post, followed by a top rope frankensteiner that sends Killshot from the apron to the floor. Azteca brings Killshot back to the ring for a pin attempt, but Killshot kicks out at two.
The champion Azteca then hits a spinning disqus lariat to Killshot, followed by a Superman forearm. Both men run in and out of the ring, but Azteca was able to hit a top rope leg drop. Azteca hits Killshot’s face with the corner post. Both men go to the rope, but Azteca first goes down and Killshot kicks Azteca in the side of his head. The two wrestlers go back-and-forth exchanging strikes on the ring apron. Killshot hits a Death Valley Driver onto the apron followed by a Killstomp. Despite this, Killshot was unable to put away the champion. Azteca continue trading blows, but after Killshot hits a high knee strike, Azteca lands a spinning DDT, gets the roll up to pick up the win and retain the title.
Official result: Dragon Azteca Jr. defeated Killshot to retain the Gift of the Gods Championship
Aerostar and Drago are on top of a building, but Drago said he feels he doesn’t deserve a second chance after the horrible things done as a member of the Reptile Tribe. Aerostar said that wasn’t the real Drago and it was Kobra Moon’s doing. Drago said he doesn’t deserve Aerostar’s friendship and walks away, unsure if the two will ever meet again.
The Mack, Son of Havoc and Killshot (c) vs. The Reptile Tribe (Daga, Jeremiah Snake and Kobra Moon): Lucha Underground Trios Championship
Killshot is not present to start the match, meaning the champion team is starting off with a 3 vs. 2 disadvantage. The Reptile Tribe gang up on The Mack first, pushing him out of the ring. Snake and Havoc are the last two men left in the ring and Havoc lands a dropkick on Snake. Daga appears and hits a couple of strikes upstairs to Havoc. The Mack also returns and hits Daga with a big forearm, then Moon appears and hits a springboard hurricanrana onto Mack. Mack then dropkicks Moon, but Snake reappears and kicks Mack in the stomach.
Mack hits Snake with a knee strike, then goes to the rope and is upside which allowed Snake to land a kick to Mack while he is upside down. Killshot finally enters the fray, starting off with a kick on Snake and hits a 12-6 elbow to him. Killshot then wraps his legs in a figure-four like manner around Snake’s head. Moon does the same to Killshot, Havoc does it to Moon and Daga to Havoc to form one giant continuous submission. Mack then takes advantage to take Snake and does a 5-person Boston Crab. Daga gets to the rope to break the hold.
Mack then hits a tope onto everyone on the outside. Killshot hits a big boot to Daga and then backflips his way over the top rope onto everyone else on the outside. Havoc springboard moonsaults to everyone on the outside. Killshot hits a forearm strike to Moon. Snake lariats Killshot on the apron, then slings Moon to Killshot. Snake hits a big boot to Killshot, who was being held up by Moon’s legs. Moon then hits a DDT and was launched by Snake to a senton to Killshot and Killshot kicks out. Daga and Havoc exchange strikes, then Havoc hits a double stomp to Snake, but the Reptile Tribe member kicks out in the ensuing pin attempt.
Snake hits a big boot to Havoc, followed by Killshot to Snake, then Daga to Killshot. Mack hits a stunner to Moon and tries to do the same to Snake. Snake counters the stunner but Mack Samoan Drops Snake and then Mack hits a standing moonsault. Mack goes to the top rope but gets kicked by Snake. Snake then goes for a Stretch Muffler to Mack, but Havoc was able to save the match with a springboard double stomp to Snake. Havoc goes to the top rope for a shooting star press, but Killshot appears and pushes Havoc to the ring by surprise. This gives Snake a chance to pick up the win.
Official result: The Reptile Tribe (Daga, Jeremiah Snake and Kobra Moon) defeated The Mack, Son of Havoc and Killshot to win the Lucha Underground Trios Championship
Killshot sits in front of Havoc, taunting him for not kicking out in the match. Killshot then hits a quick Killstomp to Havoc’s face. Mack goes to confront Killshot and Killshot said he “doesn’t give a sh*t” and walks away.
Melissa Santos introduces Cage to the ring where Cage said next week, Pentagon Dark will succumb to him when the two have their Lucha Underground Championship rematch. Pentagon appears from behind and superkicks Cage out of the ring. Pentagon accidentally superkicks a fan and both wrestlers are brawling among the Temple’s faithful. Cage sends Pentagon to the wall and Pentagon gets a guitar and hits a mariachi band member. Cage bodyslams a security guard and then has Pentagon up in the catwalk, ready to throw him dozens of feet to the floor. Both Pentagon and Cage continue fighting in the temple. Cage almost suplexes Pentagon out onto the crowd. Cage hits a high knee onto Pentagon as the two continue fighting around the arena. Pentagon hits Cage’s back with a steel chair. Pentagon then breaks the arm of the Father that was supposed to preside over Mundo’s wedding. The show ends with both men still fighting around the temple.
After the credits roll, Mack enters Cueto’s office demanding a match against Killshot, but Cueto breaks the news to Mack that he already has a match next week at the request of Catrina: a match against Mil Muertes.