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CMLL World Lightweight Title Match: Dragon Lee def. Barbaro Cavernario to retain the title
Hiromu Takahashi def. Titan
Ultimo Guerrero, Kazuchika Okada & Euphoria def. Mistico, Volador Jr. & Juice Robinson
Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Rush, Bushi, Evil & Sanada) def. Atlantis, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay
Hechicero & Okumura def. Maximo Sexy & Stuka Jr.
Sobernaro Jr., Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV def. Raziel & Chaos (Gedo & Jado)
Blue Panther Jr. & Henare def. Ephesto & Will Ospreay
Match By Match Recap
Ephesto & Will Ospreay vs. Blue Panther Jr. & Henare
The match begins with Ephesto taking Panther down and wrenching on his leg, Panther gets back up with Ephesto on his back. Ephesto catches Panther with a few strikes before the two exchange pinning attempts, Henare and Ospreay get tagged into the match. Henare gets the early advantage by working over the arm of Ospreay, Ospreay eventually takes Henare down with an arm drag. Ospreay then drops a charging Henare with a drop kick, Ephesto interferes and he double teams Henare with Ospreay at his side. Henare fights back and drops both opponents with a double shoulder tackle, Panther tags back in and he knocks Ephesto out of the ring with a hurricarana. Ospreay returns to the ring and Panther drops him with a uranage for a near fall, Ephesto returns to the ring to hit Panther with a shoulder breaker for a near fall as well.
Panther scrambles to the arena floor and Ephesto takes him out with a suicide dive, Henare comes back in the ring and he puts a diving Ospreay in a Boston crab. Ephesto tries breaking it up and he finally does after kicking Henare in the face, Henare gets angry and he applies the Boston crab to Ephesto until Ospreay nails him with a super kick. Henare rolls out of the ring and Ospreay catches him with a suicide dive, Pather then hits Ephesto with a series of tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Panther locks Ephesto an octopus stretch-like submission to force a tap out.
Winners: Blue Panther Jr. & Henare
Sobernaro Jr., Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Raziel & Chaos (Gedo & Jado)
The match begins with Gedo locking up with Liger and forcing him into the ropes before a little taunting takes place, Liger then puts Gedo into the ropes as well. Liger nails a charging Gedo with a boot to the face before throwing him out of the ring, Jado interferes and he knocks Liger out of the ring. Sobernaro comes in the ring and he knocks Jado out of the ring with a hurricarana, Gedo and Raziel interfere to double team Sobernaro. Raziel nails a seated Sobernaro with a drop kick to the head, Raziel then plants Sobernaro with a delayed verticle suplex. Sobernaro is sent out of the ring and Mask IV is double teamed by members of Chaos, Liger comes back in the ring and he gets double teamed as well.
Liger is brought to the opposing corner and he is triple teamed by the opposition, Sobernaro and Jado remain in the ring. Jado rakes the face of Sobernaro across the top rope, Sobernaro then drops Jado and Gedo with a drop drop kick. Sobernaro knocks Raziel out of the ring before nailing him with a suicide dive, Mask IV returns and he lays out the opposition with drop kicks. Liger gets back in the ring and he drops Gedo with a palm strike, Mask IV then takes out Jado and Gedo with a suicide dive. Sobernaro traps Raziel in the ropes before hitting a springboard moonsault for the three count.
Winners: Sobernaro Jr., Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV
Maximo Sexy & Stuka Jr. vs. Hechicero & Okumura
The match begins with Hechicero immediately dropping Sexy with a drop kick, Stuka hits the ring and he drops both opponents with hurricaranas. Sexy returns and he knocks Hechicero out of the ring with an arm drag, Stuka and Sexy then take out both opponents with suicide dives. Stuka and Okumura are in the ring and Stuka nails Okumura with a few tilt-a-whirl back breakers for a near fall, Okumura and Stuka decide to exchange chops as well until they both go down. Sexy and Hechicero hit the ring to nail their respective opponents with splashes for more near falls, Sexy then takes out Hechicero with a springboard arm drag. Stuka then drags Hechicero out of the ring, but Sexy accidentally nails Stuka with a dive off of the ring apron. Stuka and Sexy are tossed in the ring by their opponents, Hechicero and Okumura nail their opponents with double power bombs for near falls.
Hechicero launches Stuka in the air so Okumura can kick him in the head for a near fall, Stuka eventually knocks kumura out of the ring. Stuka drops Hechicero and he goes to the top rope to hit Okumura with a dive, Sexy catches Hechicero with a top rope splash for a near fall. Hechicero recovers and hits a charging Sexy with a power slam for a near fall, Hechicero then misses a charge into the corner and Sexy goes back to the top rope. Sexy knocks Hechicero out of the ring with a top rope hurricarana, Sexy then nails Hechicero with a suicide dive. Okumura returns to the ring with Stuka and he works over Stuka’s injured knee, Okumura catches Stuka with his finisher to get the three count.
Winners: Hechicero & Okumura
After the match, Hechicero and Okumura cut promos on their fallen opponents, Maximo Sexy and Stuka Jr grab the microphone and respond to whatever their opponents said earlier, Hechicero and Okumura attack their opponents before celebrating with Sexy's title.
More action on Page Two...
Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Rush, Bushi, Evil & Sanada) vs. Atlantis, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay
The match begins with Rush attacking Atlantis with some chops, Atlantis responds by dropping Rush with a high cross body. Rush gets angry and he works over Atlantis in the corner, Atlantis recovers and drops Rush with a few drop kicks. Taguchi tags into the match and Naito gets a tag in as well, Taguchi taunts Naito and Naito attacks him for his efforts. Taguchi then misses a falling headbutt on a downed Naito, Naito then hits a leaping Taguchi with an atomic drop. Rush hits the ring and he attacks Atlantis, a brawl breaks out on the arena floor between the remaining wrestlers in the match. Rush drops Atlantis and he rips a chunk of the mask off of his face, the brawl continues on the arena floor as Taguchi is double teamed by Naito and Bushi in the ring. Kushida comes in the ring and he gets double teamed by the same duo, Naito then hits a seated Kushida with a drop kick for the near fall.
Bushi works over Kushida while Tanahashi is triple teamed by other members of Los Ingobernables, Bushi then chokes Kushida with his shirt. Kushida fights back and he takes out Bushi with a drop kick to the head, Kushida then drops Evil and Sanada with a springboard back elbow strike. Tanahashi hits the ring and he takes out the members of Los Ingobernables as well, Tanahashi then hits Bushi with a dragon screw leg whip and he does the same to Rush as well. Atlantis tags in and he nails all the members of the opposition with tilt-a-whirl back breakers, Atlantis then takes everybody out with a suicide dive. Finlay tags in and he drops Evil with a flying forearm strike, Finlay then hits Evil with a flying European uppercut for a near fall.
Finlay looks for a Finlay Roll and Evil drops him with a counter to get a near fall, a brawl breaks out again on the arena floor between members of both teams. Kushida kicks Evil in the head and Bushi hits Finlay with a double knee strike, Tanahashi and Taguchi then take out Naito and Bushi with flying elbow strikes. Tanahashi and Taguchi miss a follow up suicide dive attempt on the arena floor, Sanada and Evil double team Finlay for a near fall. Evil then hits Finlay with an STO to get the three count.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Rush, Bushi, Evil & Sanada)
After the match, Los Ingobernables continue to lay waste to their opponents, Rush even removes another mask from the face of Atlantis.
Ultimo Guerrero, Kazuchika Okada & Euphoria vs. Mistico, Volador Jr. & Juice Robinson
The match begins with Guerreo and Volador going through a series of reversals, Volador eventually drops Guerrero for a moment with an arm drag. Guerrero and Volador then rip each others masks off at the same time, Mistico and Euphoria get the tags from their partners. Mistico quickly takes Euphoria down with a head scissors takedown, Mistico and Euphoria go through a series of reversals with nobody getting a clear advantage. Okada and Robinson now get the tags from their respective partners, Robinson eventually drops Okada with a high cross body for a two count. Okada recovers and he plants Robinson with a flapjack, a brawl breaks out between everybody in the match and Guerrero takes out Volador by dropping him on a table at ringside.
Robinson is then triple teamed by all three members of the opposing team, Mistico eventually tags in and he gets triple teamed by the opposition as well. Volador returns to the ring and he is now the focus of a triple team attack from his three opponents, Mistico gets back into the ring and he becomes the subject of another triple team attack. Euphoria accidentally takes out Okada and Robinson goes to work by jabbing his foes, Okada regains control by kicking Robinson in the face. Mistico and Volador then take out Euphoria and Guerrero with springboard hurricaranas, Robinson and his teammates nail all three members of the opposite team with suicide dives. Guerreo and Volador battle in the ring as everybody else recovers from the dives.
Volador eventually knocks Guerrero out of the ring with an arm drag, Okada returns and he drops a charging Volador with a forearm strike. Robinson comes back in the ring and Okada drops him with a running elbow strike, Robinson recovers and he hits Okada with an angel dust followed by a cannonball splash in the corner. Mistico and Euphoria hit the ring to do battle, Mistico catches Euphoria with a roll up for a near fall. Euphoria recovers but misses a dive into the corner, he then power bombs a flying Mistico into the turnbuckles. Mistico then traps Euphoria on the middle rope before catching him with a springboard hurricarana for a near fall, Guerrero and Volador briefly battle in the ring before Guerrero power bombs him on the arena floor. Euphoria catches Mistico in a calf slicer from out of nowhere to force a submission.
Winners: Ultimo Guerrero, Kazuchika Okada & Euphoria
Final bouts are on Page Three...
Hiromu Takahashi vs. Titan
The match begins with Titan catching Takahashi with a springboard arm drag followed by a hurricarana, Titan then drops Takahashi with a head scissors takedown. Takahashi rolls to the arena floor and Titan catches him with another hurricarana, Titan then hits Takahashi with a suicide dive on the arena floor. Titan brings Takahashi back into the ring to nail him with a forearm strike followed by a drop kick, Titan slows things down by locking Takahashi in a seated abdominal stretch. Titan injures his ankle and Takahashi immediately attacks him with a drop kick to the bad ankle, Takahashi then smashes the ankle of Titan into the ring post. Titan is dragged to the middle of the ring as Takahashi nails him with an elbow drop to the bad ankle, Titan tries fighting back and Takahashi smashes his knee on the ring mat.
Takahashi follows that up by nailing Titan with a dragon screw leg whip, Takahashi slows things down by locking Titan in a modified figure 4 leg lock. Titan eventually gets to the ropes to break the hold, Titan misses a drop kick and Takahashi tries taking his mask off. Takahashi propels Titan to the ring apron before eating a kick to the face, Titan then uses a hurricarana to get Takahashi out of the ring. Titan follows that up by catching Takahashi with a springboard moonsault on the arena floor, Titan then catches Takahashi with a suicide dive. Titan attacks Takahashi a little more before tossing him into the ring, Titan then hits Takahashi with a springboard high cross body for a near fall. Titan drops Takahashi with a modified burning hammer before catching him with a springboard frog splash, Titan then places Takahashi on the top rope before assaulting him with strikes.
Titan meets Takahashi on the top rope and Takahashi breaks free before pushing Titan to the arena floor, Titan makes it back to the ring apron and he crotches Takahashi on the top rope. Titan destroys Takahashi with catching him with a top rope hurricarana that knocks him to the arena floor, Titan tosses Takahashi into the ring to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Titan charges at Takahashi and Takahashi puts the referee in the way before ripping his mask off, Takahashi rolls up a distracted Titan for a near fall. Titan gets his mask back on before catching Takahashi with a head scissors takedown for another near fall, Titan continues rolling up Takahashi for near fall after near fall. Takahashi then propels a charging Titan into the turnbuckle, Takahashi places Titan on the top rope before catching him with a victory roll for a near fall.
Takahashi follows that up by nailing Titan with a death valley driver into the turnbuckle, Takahashi then hits Titan with a kryptonite krunch onto his knee for a three count.
Winner: Hiromu Takahashi
CMLL World Lightweight Title Match: Dragon Lee (Champion) vs. Barbaro Cavernario
The match begins with Lee backing Cavernario into the ring ropes, Lee and Cavernario then have a forearm strike exchange. Lee and Cavernario then go through a series of reversals with nobody gaining the upper hand, Cavernario drops Lee during the next exchange. Cavernario then attacks Lee with a few chops before eating a hurricarana, Cavernario rolls out of the ring and Lee catches him with a suicide dive. Lee stomps on Cavernario as he returns to the ring, Lee brings Cavernario to the corner where he brutalizes him with chops. Cavernario recovers by dropping a charging Lee with a power slam, Cavernario then takes the opportunity to remove the turnbuckle pad from the corner.
Cavernario returns to the action by nailing Lee with a middle rope drop kick, Lee rolls out of the ring and Cavernario catches him with a dive off the ring apron. Cavernario continues to work over Lee with a power bomb onto the ring apron, Cavernario returns to the ring and he catches Lee with a springboard splash for a two count. Lee recovers and he nails Cavernario with a rope assisted German suplex, Cavernario quickly recovers to catch a charging Lee and nail him with a wheelbarrow suplex. Cavernario winds up on the ring apron and Lee catches him with a hurricarana to the arena floor, Lee and Cavernario return to the ring. Lee then catches Cavernario with a series of suplexes for a near fall, Cavernario recovers to hit Lee with a modified suplex for another near fall. Cavernario gets angry and kicks at a downed Lee, Cavernario then power bombs Lee into the exposed turnbuckle for another near fall.
Lee goes to the ring apron and Cavernario quickly knocks him to the arena floor, Cavernario then catches Lee with a splash from the top rope to the arena floor. Cavernario and Lee get back into the ring before Lee backs Cavernario into the exposed turnbuckle,Cavernario quickly recovers to nail Lee with a running dropkick. Lee gets up and he launches Cavernario back into the exposed turnbuckle for a second time, Lee tries to go to the top rope and Cavernario drop kicks him to the arena floor. Cavernario goes back to the top rope and Lee trips him up, Lee then catches Cavernario with a double stomp from the top rope. Lee then brings Cavernario back into the ring before placing him on the top rope, Lee goes up to and Cavernario thrws him off to the ring apron below.
Cavernario follows that up by catching Lee with a splash for a near fall, Cavernario applies the surfboard stretch to Lee and Lee gets to the ropes. Lee recovers and he smashes the knee of Cavernario on the ring mat below, Lee then goes for the arm bar and he turns it into the Rings Of Saturn until Cavernario breaks it up by getting to the ropes. Lee goes back to the top rope and Cavernario meets him up there, the two wrestlers exchange a ton of forearm strikes until Cavernario goes down. Lee nails Cavernario with another double stomp from the top rope for a near fall, Lee then catches Cavernario with a flying knee strike. Cavernario recovers and he pounces on Lee with a lariat, Lee catches Cavernario with a suplex into a tiger bomb for a near fall. Cavernario recovers and he crushes Lee with a reverse hurricarana, the wrestlers exchange chops in the center of the ring. Lee then hits Cavernario with a back suplex with a bridge for the three count.
Winner: Dragon Lee, still your CMLL Lightweight Champion
After the match, Hiromu Takahashi tries attacking Dragon Lee and Lee winds up laying him out instead.