Son of Madness def. Mascarita Sagrada
We haven't seen too much of Madness in the ring up to this point in the season, but this was an impressive outing from him. Sagrada may not have been the best opponent for him to showcase his skills against in a serious manner, but this was a nicely-paced bout while it lasted and it made sense from a storyline standpoint given Sagrada and Son of Havoc are friends. Speaking of Havoc, him coming out afterward set up his Boyle Heights Biker Brawl with Madness for later in the night.
Marty "The Moth" Martinez def. Argenis
Argenis has hardly been a focus in Season 3, but he was a fine sacrificial lamb for Martinez as he starts to show more signs of aggression and become a more feared competitor. The incorporation of blood almost seemed unnecessary, and I'm never a huge fan of when wrestlers are unmasked at random in Lucha Underground, but it was done here to build toward the Mask vs. Hair match at Ultima Lucha between Martinez and Fenix. The feud has been really well handled throughout the second half of the season, so I'm looking forward to seeing what kind of match they can put together when the stakes are high.
Joey Ryan def. Sexy Star
Obviously, this was taped well before the events that occurred at AAA TripleMania XXV involving Star (almost a year in advance to be exact), but that doesn't make her any less of a piece of shit for what she did to Rosemary. At any rate, Ryan has been known for competing in intergender matches in the past, and Star isn't very good, so this helped hide her weaknesses as a wrestler. It was fine for what it was, but the real focus was on Taya (who coincidentally enough Star has heat with in reality) costing her the victory, so I imagine they're on a collision course toward Ultima Lucha.
Son of Havoc def. Son of Madness in a Boyle Heights Biker Brawl for an Ancient Aztec Medallion
I wasn't quite sure what a Boyle Heights Biker Brawl would entail, but it was basically a No Disqualification match with a cool name. That said, this was an extremely enjoyable match as they took their fight all around the arena and the crowd was engaged in the entertaining action from start to finish. There wasn't a single dull moment throughout the entire bout and it was a great way to cap off the evening. Considering Havoc won in decisive fashion here, I assume this means they won't be facing off at Ultima Lucha after all, meaning there won't be enough room on the card (Havoc will likely contend for the Gift of the Gods Championship instead).
I was worried that with the culmination of the Cueto Cup last week, there wouldn't be as many exceptional matches taking place week-to-week on the program. The first three matches on this show were nothing special, but the main event was a blast and well worth going out of your way to see. It was also announced by Vampiro that Ultima Lucha will occur over the course of four nights in a month (I believe) from now, which I am very much anticipating with what should be on tap.
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