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AAA Triplemania Match Card Announced, The Elite and Cody Scheduled To Compete

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AAA announced the match card for their TripleMania event during a press conference this afternoon. Noted as AAA’s biggest event of the year, the show will take place at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City Saturday August 3, 2019.

The event will be headlined by Dr. Wagner Jr vs. Blue Demon in a Hair vs. Mask match, and also feature AEW Stars Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks face Lucha Bros and Laredo Kid in a re-match from Fight For The Fallen. Cain Valasquez of UFC fame will also be competing in a 6-Man tag alongside Cody and Psycho Clown.

AAA TripleMania XXVII – Match Card

  • Mask vs. Hair: Blue Demon Jr. vs. Dr. Wagner Jr.
  • Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks vs. Pentagon Jr. & Laredo Kid & Rey Fenix.
  • La Parka vs. Pagano vs. Puma King vs. Aero Star vs. Drago vs. Averno vs. Chessman vs. Super Fly vs. TBA
  • Taya Valkyrie vs. Tessa Blanchard vs. Faby Apache, vs. Lady Shani vs. Keyra vs. La Hiedra vs. Chik Tormenta.
  • Psycho Clown, Cody and Cain Velasquez vs. El Texano Jr., Taurus and a Mystery Partner
  • AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championship: Niño Hamburguesa and Big Mami vs. Sammy Guevara and Scarlett Bordeaux vs. Villano III Jr. and Lady Maravilla vs. Australian Suicide and Vanilla
  • El Hijo del Vikingo, Myzteziz Jr., and Golden Magic vs. El Nuevo Poder del Norte (Mocho Cota Jr., Carta Brava Jr., and Tito Santana) vs. Las Fresas Salvajes (Pimpinela Escarlata, Mamba, and Máximo)
  • TripleMania Battle Royal

Watch the full press conference

Conferencia de Prensa: TRIPLEMANÍA XXVII presentada por Roshfrans

¡EN VIVO! Conferencia de prensa de #TriplemaníaXXVII presentada por Roshfrans

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Kenny Omega Captures AAA Mega Championship

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Kenny Omega has captured the AAA Mega championship.

Last night at AAA Heroes Inmortales, Kenny Omega defeated Rey Fenix to win the tile. Omega won following a One Winged Angel.

AAA and AEW have a working relationship which started this past February.

This is Kenny Omega’s first championship win since losing the New Japan Pro Wrestling IWGP Heavyweight Championship this past January

 

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AAA Lucha Invades NY – Match Card, Start Time, How To Watch

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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)

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All Elite Wrestling Executive VP Cody Apologizes For Participating In Anti-Gay ‘Puto’ Chant

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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.

Numerous organizations have cracked down on the use of the word. Two games were suspended last month in France and Brazil per new  FIFA guidelines for using the chant.

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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