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MLW Radio Network presents Lucha Talk! Join LuchaWorld.com Editor-in-Chief Fredo Esparza, and Lucha Libre experts Dylan Fox and "Microman Fever" Raul Rodriguez as they cover the latest news, big shows and all things lucha from AAA to Arena Mexico to Lucha Underground and all of the various Mexican independents. This is the definitive English language podcast on the colorful and outrageously brilliant world of Lucha Libre!

MLW Radio Network presents Lucha Talk! Join LuchaWorld.com Editor-in-Chief Fredo Esparza, and Lucha Libre experts Dylan Fox and "Microman Fever" Raul Rodriguez as they cover the latest news, big shows and all things lucha from AAA to Arena Mexico to Lucha Underground and all of the various Mexican independents. This is the definitive English language podcast on the colorful and outrageously brilliant world of Lucha Libre!

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MLW Radio Network presents Lucha Talk! Join LuchaWorld.com Editor-in-Chief Fredo Esparza, and Lucha Libre experts Dylan Fox and "Microman Fever" Raul Rodriguez as they cover the latest news, big shows and all things lucha from AAA to Arena Mexico to Lucha Underground and all of the various Mexican independents. This is the definitive English language podcast on the colorful and outrageously brilliant world of Lucha Libre!

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@MLW

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English


Episodes

Episode 155: AAA TripleMania XXVIII

12/13/2020
Lucha Talk is talking what once looked like an unlikely show at one point that ended up not only happening but ended up being good with 2 great matches to close the show out in TripleMania XXVIII! We run through the entire card, what's been going on in AAA that led up to it in this weird time period with a lack of Lucha and suddenly Micro states his displeasure not only with Molotov, but their fans on top of it while Dylan asserts himself as the true top fútbol expert in Lucha, while Fredo...

Duration:00:37:28

Episode 154: CMLL Aniversario 87

9/26/2020
Lucha Talk is here for the 87th Anniversary Show of CMLL, CMLL Aniversario! We go to the show as voted on by the fans, and changed many many times based on the pandemic and positive tests, rumors, and the matches themselves where somehow Dalys still got in. How did the show do as a show and an Aniversario show? Let's go for it. Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter: @DylanZeroSky - @MICROMANFEVER - @therealfredo

Duration:02:21:33

153: CMLL Lucha Boom of the 2000s Part 2 - 2007-2010

8/13/2020
Today we end up looking at the the second part of the CMLL boom of the late 2000s, going through Místico's historic run all the way to his departure to WWE in 2011. We go over things in the company starting in 2007, the year where Místico had a wonderful feud with Dr. Wagner Jr. and starred in a top rated Telenovela! 2008 sees a seismic shift as major stars leave and a legend loses his mask in one of the biggest upsets is Lucha history. After that, in 2009 it's the year of Místico vs. Negro...

Duration:02:44:09

152. CMLL Boom Part 1 (2004-2006)

7/29/2020
This week on Lucha Talk we start a series based on the last boom period of CMLL, going through the mid to late 2000s. In part 1 we look through CMLL from the rise of Místico and through that peak, starting with a recap of the years 2004, 2005, & 2006. What was going on throughout the year? Who was the original plan to be the next big star instead of Místico? How great was Perro Aguayo Jr.? What about the big stars at the time who were established like Universo 2000, Hijo del Santo. The women...

Duration:02:10:56

151: When Worlds Collide - AAA's US PPV Debut in 1994

6/3/2020
Hola, mis amigos y amigas. The Trio is back talking a classic and fondly remembered show in Lucha Libre history, the one that started it all for Lucha fans. AAA's When Worlds Collide! The show that drew 13,000 fans into LA and made it's US PPV debut featuring a large contingent of AAA talent along with some WCW push in America. We talk a bit about the buildup to the show and why it happened, plus why it's NOT available on the WWE Network to this day, then we break down the 5 match show top...

Duration:01:51:23

149: Top 15 Luchadores of the Decade - Part 1

5/6/2020
In part 1 of a huge episode leading up to and going into episode 150, the Trio goes over and makes their picks for the top 15 luchadores of the 2010s decade in Lucha Libre. Enjoy all 3 of our lists and let us know know your pick and who you think the Luchador of the decade is too! Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:01:54:31

Episode 148: La Sombra: A Career Retrospective

4/14/2020
Lucha Talk is back with a show completely about a singular Luchador and someone highly influential to this day as a worldwide star. On this show Dylan, Alfredo, & Micro talk about Manny Alfonso Andrade Oropeza, known currently in WWE as Andrade, but before his leaving to WWE, we give a full breakdown of who Lucha fans know him best as: La Sombra. We start from the beginnings of the gimmick of La Sombra before Andrade started it, his father and his beginnings in Lucha before getting into his...

Duration:02:10:24

Episode 147: Micro Goes Solo on Angel Blanco & Aereo/Villano 3 Jr.

3/28/2020
here the descrption- Raul gets into a subject he's been wanting to talk about forever ago. He details the Angel Blanco tragedy. How it happened and who was involved. It's a tragic moment that broke off of the death of one of lucha libre's biggest legends. Also a recap and review of 2020 match of the year. Aereo vs Villano 3 Jr. Talk Lucha with the Trio: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:00:40:45

Episode 146: Coronavirus Messes Up Lucha Too

3/17/2020
This week on Lucha Talk the Trio have a long talk about COVID-19 and the cancellations all throughout Lucha and in Mexico at large. We then go over a bad CMLL Friday show and talk about our distaste at Flyer's existence. We close out talking about AAA's TripleMania press conference and speculate on what the main event could actually be. Talk Lucha with the Trio: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:01:36:15

Episode 145: RIP Nacion

3/4/2020
This week on Lucha Talk, Dylan's back! He returns smack dab in the middle of talking about the new women's wrestling initiative in IWRG! After a little bit of that, we talk about the Friday CMLL show that gets mixed reviews (It makes Dylan want to leave again), and give a brief eulogy on Nacion Lucha Libre. Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter! @DylanZeroSky @therealfredo @MicromanFever

Duration:01:05:55

Episode 144: Divine Intervention (Not to bury Dos Leyendas)

2/26/2020
The first half of the show goes according to plan, talking about the Parejas Increibles tournament setting up the finals, and a typical bad CMLL show. Then when talking about Dos Leyendas an improbable and unexplainable internet crash took Dylan out for the second half of the show for the first time. Will the remaining members of the Trio save the rest of the show and talk about how bad the Dos Leyendas main event is in his place? Let's find out together. Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter:...

Duration:01:16:42

Episode 143: CMLL: They Broke Us

2/11/2020
Good AAA show with the Psycho Circus back, awful CMLL product Tsukushi had to show up for, speculation on Konnan/Psicosis and our picks for toughest Lucha backup in a street scenario, The Kl4n is back somehow, and Hijo del Santo disowning Santo Jr.!? (In Lucha) It's all here on this week's edition of Lucha Talk! Talk Lucha with the Trio: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:02:02:14

Episode 142: First Lucha Talk of the Decade!

2/5/2020
The Trio is back! We've got a lot to catch up on, and thankfully hardly any of it is CMLL matches! We get the sad stuff out of the way first with thoughts and a brief goings-through on the careers of Mr. Niebla & La Parka, as well as the assassination of Generación XXI promoter Gerardo Mendola, followed by unexpectedly crazy stories going on in this crazy world of Lucha with Konnan getting slapped by someone many people still can't understand didn't work in WCW, CIMA is pissed at two young...

Duration:01:44:55

Episode 141: Lucha Talk 2019 Awards Show

12/18/2019
The last Lucha Talk of 2019 hits with the Trio giving their picks for the 4th annual Lucha Talk awards, and their joined by YOU, the listeners of the show! We go through every category possible in the year in Lucha Libre, from crazy matches finishes, breakthrough performers, and every bit of the best and worst of the entire year. The last Lucha Talk of the whole decade! It's a big one so thanks to all the voters, and thanks to all the good listeners of Lucha Talk all the way back from 2016...

Duration:03:06:51

Episode 140: Forever Alushe

12/11/2019
This week on Lucha Talk the Trio goes through AAA & CMLL big shows for the last time this year. Big responses to both CMLL's Legends Show, as well as AAA's TripleMania Regia. We also talk Lucha Capital's season finale and talk about a great and underrated show final. Also of note, we talk Dragon Lee and his wonderful new name in NJPW of Ryu Lee. Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter and pay attention to vote in the official Lucha Talk 2019 Awards!: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:02:11:11

Episode 139: La Secta Ingobernable

12/4/2019
This week on Lucha Talk the Trio is back talking about everything in Lucha, including huge news from both AAA & CMLL. For AAA it's the shocking segment involving Rush & LA Park at TripleMania Regia as well as a man losing his mask. In CMLL something even crazier happened when Bandido made his "debut" with the company. Also Fredo lost his mind and watched the bodybuilding contest and kindly recaps the three hours of fun he watched. Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter: @DylanZeroSky -...

Duration:02:07:07

Episode 138: Rush & Dragon Lee's Call-up to AAA

11/13/2019
Lucha Talk is back, going over all the news in Lucha this week, a boring CMLL show as well as a AAA show, along with talk of TripleMania Regia, a show we might not actually get to watch, and on top of that the AAA debuts of Dragon Lee & Rush. Talk Lucha with the Trio: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:01:43:52

Episode 137: Dia de Muertos Show

11/6/2019
Lucha Talk is back talking the announcement of TripleMania Regia and the fallout from their latest talent sharing agreement with MLW. On CMLL's side we talk about their Dia de Muertos show with extended thoughts on the tag titles and the Rey del Inframundo title match between Sansón & Star Jr. Talk Lucha with the Trio! @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:01:28:09

Episode 136: AAA: Where Dreams Come True

10/31/2019
This week on Lucha Talk it's back to normal with thoughts on the AAA & CMLL shows of the week, with Star Jr. seeing the reward of his Gran Alternativa win in the "main event". (He wasn't in the main event) AAA had yet another good Twitch show, then we have a full preview of the Dia de Muertos shows including Sansón defending his Rey del Inframundo title this year! Happy Dia de Muertos! Talk Lucha with the Trio on Twitter: @DylanZeroSky - @therealfredo - @MICROMANFEVER

Duration:01:46:51