SoCal News & Notes 08/24/2017

In this week’s News & Notes Rey Mysterio Jr. is back in the 619, Lucha Underground has it’s best ratings in a long time, updates on PWG, Blood Brothers, SBWA, VWE, Vendetta Pro, Bar Wrestling, and much more. Click for today’s update.

There will be a lucha libre show featuring Rey Mysterio Jr. on September 15th at Sycuan Casino in San Diego County. It will be held in the theater and it will hold about 400 people, with tickets going from $25.00 to $35.00. The show is ages 21 and up only due to it being at the casino. Scheduled to appear are Rey Mysterio Jr., Brian Cage, John Hennigan, Brody King, Jossef, Damian 666, Bestia 666, Taya, Famous B, Zokre, Laura James, Douglas James, and Heather Monroe. Samantha Saint, Sammie Six, Leya Falcon, and Arkady Unterleidner (Kady Maddox) will be special guest ring announcers.

This week’s Lucha Underground show with the much hyped Rey Mysterio versus Johnny Mundo had a huge jump in the ratings, with the first showing attracting 177,000 viewers. The repeat was watched by 44,000. The first hour had the highest viewership of any episode since the first season and the combined viewership was the highest since episode 11 of the second season.

The current weather forecast for Reseda next weekend during PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles has temperatures in the mid to low 90s during the day. It should be about 10 degrees cooler than July’s PWG show.

Ray Lyn will be on Snap Decision TV on the Game Show Network August 28th at 4:30 PDT.

Ryan Kidd and Dicky Mayer will be competing in an iron man match on October 6th at SoCal Pro’s school in San Marcos. The match is part of a charity show with proceeds going to fight PTSD. There were be several other matches on the show as well that are to be announced.

Blood Brothers Pro will be holding a women’s deathmatch tournament on March 3rd, 2018. The current plan is to hold the second SoCal Crimson Cup in October 2018.

Delilah Doom will be defending the Sabotage championship on September 22nd at the Santino Bros. show in Downey against Heather Monroe. It will be the first time the title has been defended in Southern California.

Vendetta Pro will be holding their 8th annual September to Remember show on September 8th in Santa Maria. RJ Cruz will be challenging Judah Matthews for the Vendetta Pro title.

Venue Wrestling Entertainment will be hosting a seminar with Lil’ Cholo on September 23rd at a location to be announced in Imperial County.

JTG, Raze, Scarlett Bordeaux, and Christina Von Eerie will all be making their debuts for Bar Wrestling on September 7th at Bar Wrestling 4: Autumn in LA in Baldwin Park.


Baja Stars USA will be holding matches at the Fresno Taco Fest on October 21st.

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This week’s shows:


EWF in Baldwin Park, CA (Free Event)

Roy Englebrecht Promotions presents Fight Club OC in Costa Mesa, CA


Millennium Pro Wrestling in Moorpark, CA

Wrestling Pro Wrestling presents Russell Crowe Wrestling* in Bell Gardens, CA


Rival Pro Wrestling presents Summer Rizing in Ontario, CA

EWF in Baldwin Park, CA (Benefit Show)

Alternative Wrestling Show presents Caged HATE in South Gate, CA


Championship Wrestling From Hollywood TV Taping in Pt. Hueneme, CA (Free Event)

Lucha Wrestling Puroresu in Compton, CA

OCCW in Midway City, CA

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