Cricket Wireless Brings El Rey Network’s Action-Packed Wrestling Series “Lucha Underground” Live to Phoenix, Houston and San Diego

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ATLANTA – Oct. 14, 2016 – Cricket Wireless and El Rey Network will present Lucha En Vivo, three action-packed, high-flying “Lucha Underground” live events in three cities this fall.  For the first time fans in Phoenix, Houston and San Diego can be ringside for the blood-pumping, chant-starting, fierce Lucha Libre drama and excitement as the masked heroes and villains of Lucha Underground battle it out for wrestling supremacy.

Catch Lucha En Vivo in:

  • Phoenix – Oct. 23
  • Houston – Oct. 30
  • San Diego – Nov. 5

There will be two meet & greets with a Luchador in each city. Fans can stop by a meet & greet at a local Cricket branded retail store.  There will also be exclusive meet at greets at the Lucha Live events.

“We look to tap into our customers’ passion points, and hosting Lucha En Vivo is just another way to do that,” said Tiffany Baehman, vice president and chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless. “Bringing an event from the small screen to their backyard—and giving them a chance to meet their favorite Luchador—definitely gives Lucha Underground fans something to celebrate.”

“Lucha Underground,” El Rey Network’s addictive, Lucha Libre wrestling series from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett, MGM, Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures, airs Wednesdays at 8:00pm ET.

LUCHA EN VIVO! Fans can enter a sweepstakes at participating Cricket Wireless stores in Phoenix, Houston and San Diego. Sweepstakes runs through Oct. 31, 2016.

The grand prize winner gets roundtrip airfare and lodging in Los Angeles for two, $500 in spending money and two VIP tickets to the Lucha Underground experience.

But we’re not stopping with a grand prize, 25 first-prize winners will receive one piece of merchandise signed by a Luchador.

“As those who attend our show tapings in Boyle Heights can attest – seeing ‘Lucha Underground’ live is a spectacular experience and we are so excited that Cricket is bringing this opportunity to ‘Lucha Underground’ fans in Phoenix, Houston and San Diego,” said El Rey Network President and GM Daniel Tibbets.


About the new Cricket Wireless

Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract. The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 318 million people;*** easy and affordable plans prices that include monthly taxes and fees; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About. To check out the new Cricket or find a store near you, visit Learn more on the Cricket newsroom and blog. And connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Coverage not available everywhere. © 2016 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket and the Cricket logo are trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC.

*NO PURCHASE OR SUBMISSION TO SALES PRESENTATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  Sweepstakes begins 12:01am CST on 10/1/16 and ends 11:59pm CST on 10/31/16.  Open to legal residents of the U.S. 18+ who reside within 75 miles of the center of each of the following participating markets; San Diego, CA; Phoenix, AZ; & Houston, TX. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Subject to full Official Rules available at   Sponsored by Cricket Wireless LLC, 575 Morosgo Drive West Tower, 14th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30324.  Administrator: CAA Sports LLC dba PGW, 1038 Princeton Drive, Suite B, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.

**Based on overall coverage in U.S. Compatible device required. Coverage not available everywhere. 4G LTE coverage is not equivalent to overall network coverage


About El Rey Network

El Rey Network is a 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez.  Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites “the new mainstream” through badass content that awakens the renegade in everyone.  El Rey’s action-packed slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama, “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series”, the one-on-one interview program, “El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair” and “Lucha Underground,” a freestyle wrestling series from Mark Burnett. El Rey Network’s lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi.  El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and Factory Made Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.

LUCHA UNDERGROUND and EL REY NETWORK are federally registered trademarks.  Lucha Underground logo and Lucha Underground Mask are federally protected trademarks.  Mask COPYRIGHT © 2014 LUCHA LIBRE FMV LLC.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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2 Comments on "Cricket Wireless Brings El Rey Network’s Action-Packed Wrestling Series “Lucha Underground” Live to Phoenix, Houston and San Diego"

  1. Any information on ticket sales?

    • Steve Bryant | 10/17/2016 at 9:17 AM |

      Admission is free. The San Diego show is part of the Escondido Tamale festival. I’ll have more info posted later today.

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