Dario Cueto is with someone in his office that he puts over like crazy. He says that this guy is from the jaguar tribe. We've never seen him before. He talks about six people competing to win aztec medallions tonight, but he gives this guy, introduced as Night Claw, a medallion and he will make his debut in the Gift of the Gods Title match at Ultima Lucha Dos. He also says that the jaguar tribe was the first of the original tribes to be taken out by the gods.
Gift of the Gods Aztec Medallion Match: Daga def. Mascarita Sagrada w/ Famous B and Brenda in 2:08
I love the pairing of Mascarita and Famous B. Hell, I love everything Famous B does. Daga was a bit confused on what to do with his opponent. Kobra Moon was watching from somewhere atop the Temple. Sagrada came close with a big rana on Daga. Daga came back and wrapped into a submission to win a medallion. It was weird to see because Daga turned Mascarita away from the referee as he was tapping out.
Famous B and Brenda enter to check on Mascarita. From out of nowhere, Famous B superkicks Mascarita and starts yelling at Brenda. Famous B says that Mascarita embarrassed him. He then proceeds to beat Mascarita with his shoe.
More from Dario, who speaks with Dragon Azteca Jr. Dario tells him that Black Lotus believes his dad killed her parents, which is why she protects Matanza. Dario tells him about the Lotus/Azteca match made for Ultima Lucha Dos and wants him to get his vengeance in front of the world.
Gift of the Gods Aztec Medallion Match: Killshot, Marty Martinez and Siniestro de la Muerta def. Cortez Castro, Joey Ryan and Mr. Cisco in 8:03
The winning team would all earn a medallion and spots in the Gift of the Gods Championship match at Ultima Lucha Dos. Marty and Killshot have beefing so of course Dario puts them together. Marty gave Killshot back his dog tags as a show of good faith before the bell. Ryan kind of called the shots for his team, which is great if you follow the behind the scenes segments and know that Ryan and Castro are undercover cops working with Cisco, a criminal. This was the usual fun you'd expect from everyone involved, and included an awesome spot from Killshot where he stepped on Cortez's chest to launch into a moonsault onto everyone else outside. Marty and Killshot ended up working well together as Marty curb stomped Cisco before Killshot finished him off. Marty took back the dog tags though. ***
Gift of the Gods Aztec Medallion Match: Mariposa and Sexy Star def. Ivelisse and Taya in 9:48
Like the last match, the winning team get medallions. Both duos dislike their partners, making for more strange bedfellows. A lot of good interactions here. Sexy and Taya did well together but when we got Mariposa against Ivelisse, things were great. I'd love to see them have a legit singles match at some point. Things got a bit ugly down the line as Mariposa shoved Sexy Star after an argument. Ivelisse and Sexy have some really good back and forth though Taya runs in and accidentally takes out Ivelisse. She didn't seem too upset about it and it opened the door for Mariposa to hit the air raid crash on Ivelisse and then throw Sexy onto her for the win. Another really fun match that advanced angles. It's the Lucha Underground staple. ***1/4
For the first time ever, Prince Puma came out and addressed the Temple. He talked about what his plans were for Ultima Lucha Dos and said there was only one match he wanted. He was told by Konnan that he could be the next Rey Mysterio, but he wants to find out if he's better. This brought out Mysterio, who talked about being a pioneer. He respects Puma but he's still a prince and Rey is a king. He accepted the challenge for Ultima Lucha Dos.
Overall: 7/10. Another solid episode from Lucha Underground. The Famous B stuff was highly entertaining and I get to see Daga at Ultima Lucha. The two tag matches were both good and continued storylines at the same time. Add in the final segment, which set up a major match and you've got a winning formula.
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