AAA hosted a press conference today announcing they would be hosting an event on October 13, 2019 at the The Forum in Los Angeles.
Tickets are currently on sale using pre-sale code LALUCHA.
WWE will be holding a live event at The Honda Center in nearby Anaheim the same night.
AAA issued the following press release.
Mexico’s Lucha Libre AAA Responds To Growing U.S. Fan Base And Is “Invading Los Angeles” October 13 at the “Fabulous” Forum
Tickets On Sale Friday, June 21
(June 19, 2019) Mexico’s Lucha Libre AAA, the world’s premier lucha libre pro-wrestling organization, has announced that its renowned wrestlers, known as “luchadores,” will be “Invading LA” at the “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 13 starting at 6 p.m. The most popular luchadores known to pro wrestling fans worldwide will be on hand for this latest in a series of Triple A events at iconic U.S. destinations. The LA event closely follows the much-anticipated “Invading NY” event scheduled for New York’s Madison Square Garden on September 15. Tickets for either event can be purchased online in Spanish or English at www.luchalibreaaausa.com or at Ticketmaster.com or locally at the box office.
Triple A is enjoyed by millions of fans throughout Mexico, the Americas, and worldwide. The brand is world-famous for its luchadores’ characters, who often wear creatively designed masks or costumes, and display an extreme athletic, and competitive style in the ring. According to Dorian Roldán, Managing Director of Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, “By adding the October 13th date, we can reach even more fans in the United States. We are excited to be bringing our world-renowned luchadores to the world-famous Forum in Los Angeles.” He continued, “The theme for these events is “Invading the U.S.A” and our luchadores are ready to invade New York and LA. What better way to satisfy the increasing demand of our Triple A fans in the U.S. than to be featured at these iconic venues.”
Among the Luchadores scheduled for the “Invading LA” event are Aerostar, Averno, Blue Demon Jr., Daga, Dinastía, Drago, Dr. Wagner Jr., Fenix, Golden Magic, Hijo del Tirantes, Hijo del Vikingo, Konnan, La Hiedra, La Parkita, Lady Maravilla, Lady Shani, Mamba, Máximo, Myzteziz Jr., Niño Hamburguesa, Pagano, Pentagon Jr., Piero, Pimpinela Escarlata, Puma King, Taya, Tessa, Texano Jr., and Villano III Jr.
Interested fans can go to www.luchalibreaaausa.com to learn more about the luchadores scheduled to appear at the Forum in LA on October 13th, and to purchase tickets online in either Spanish or English.
Roldán added, “Lucha Libre AAA is affordable for everyone, and available at a wide range of prices. We encourage fans to take advantage of the selection of ticket options, while the best seats are still available.”
About Lucha Libre AAA
Lucha Libre AAA is a media and entertainment company founded in 1992 by Antonio Peña Herrada and manages the IP of the “AAA” brand and another 250 characters in its league. The company produces Lucha Libre events globally in various venues. In addition to working with a multitude of sponsors, the league has released an animated movie and videogame in the Mexican market. Lucha Libre AAA develops multiple hours of content per week that is aired on TV Azteca in Mexico as well as various digital platforms.
AAA Lucha Invades NY – Match Card, Start Time, How To Watch
AAA presents Lucha Invades NY tonight from the Hulu Theatre inside Madison Square Garden.
How To Watch Lucha Invades NY
Start Time: 6 pm ET
Stream: Fite.tv – Available in English and Spanish
Pay-Per-View: iNDEMAND, Vubiquity, DIRECTV and DISH
Save $10 off your purchase of Lucha Invades NY using code “lpq59gq”
Lucha Invades NY Match Card
Tag Team Match for the AAA World Tag Team Match
Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr & Fenix) vs LAX (Santana & Ortiz)
Single Match for the AAA Reina de Reinas Championship
Tessa Blanchard vs Taya
No Disqualification Match
Blue Demon Jr vs Dr. Wagner Jr
Six-man Tag Team Match
Cain Velazquez, Brian Cage and Phycho Clown vs Los Mercenarios (Rey Escorpion Jr and Taurus)
All Elite Wrestling Executive VP Cody Apologizes For Participating In Anti-Gay ‘Puto’ Chant
All Elite Wrestling’s Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes is apologizing for participating in a homophobic chant during AAA’s Triplemania event in Mexico City last month.
Rhodes joined AAA star Psycho Clown and former UFC Champion Cain Velasquez in chanting “puto” following their match at the event. The chant has plagued Mexico soccer games over the last decade. Fans often chant it towards the opposing team. The term itself has several meanings, one of which is homophobic. The word translates to “male prostitute”, and has been a derogatory term used against gay men and, therefore, is a gay slur.
An AEW spokesperson released the following statement to Outsports.
“Cody joined his teammates at AAA TripleMania for what he understood to be their post-match tradition in Mexico and was unaware of any negative connotations. Certainly the last thing Cody would want to do is to hurt or offend anyone, anywhere.”
All Elite Wrestling included a clip of Cody, Psycho Clown, and Cain Velasquez chanting the slur during episode 4 of Road To All Out on the company’s Youtube channel.
Fifa guidelines state, “Referees would first stop the match and request a public announcement to insist that the discriminatory behavior cease. If this has no effect, he or she can then suspend play again and, if the racist, behavior persists, abandon the match.”
Representatives from AAA did not respond to a request from Outsports for comment.
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