Tour finale in Korakuen Hall
Another sellout in Korakuen Hall will see the close to the Fantasticamania series February 28. The lucha libre carnival comes to an end, but the action will be spectacular until the final bell!
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Main event: Mistico vs Atlantis Jr.
Singles record: 1-1
Even in career singles matches at one win apiece, Mistico faces Atlantis Jr. in the main event in Korakuen Hall. From his meteroic rise through the 00s to his more recent return to the silver and gold mask, Mistico has earned his status as the iconic figure of CMLL. Yet Atlantis’ lineage and famous father puts his name and mask in the upper echelon of iconic figures in all of lucha libre, and Atlantis Jr. has thus far admirably risen to the big task of filling those large boots- and mask. In this final match of the series, which luchadore will leave the long lasting final impression on the Japanese public for the year?
6th Match: Relevos Increibles- Barbaro Cavernario, Master Wato & Ultimo Guerrero vs Volador Jr., El Desperado & Templario
The true hearted Master Wato teams with rudo Big Boss Ultimo Guerrero as well as Barbaro Cavernario in relevos increibles action. Opposite them will be Templario having to mend fences with his singles opponent from February 27 in Volador Jr.; can they and El Desperado come away with on last win for the tour?
5th Match: Soberano Jr. vs Hechicero
Singles record: 1-1
From stealing the show in six man action Sunday in Chiba to facing Titan for the CMLL World Welterweight Champion Monday, a lot of attention is being paid to the high flying Soberano Jr. His final match of the tour though will be against an opponent who has no intention of letting him soar. The llave master Hechicero will be trying to ground the sensational Soberano, and will be leaning on his incredible arsenal of submissions, but can Soberano evade his clutches?
4th Match: Dulce Gardenia vs OKUMURA
Singles record:1-0 OKUMURA
Singles action sees everybody’s honey in Dulce Gardenia attempting to end their Fantasticamania run in as sweet a fashion as possible against OKUMURA. The singles record between the two only sees one match, all the way back in January 2020, shortly before Gardenia’s Fantasticamania debut. Then and now, Gardenia has won hearts across Japan, but can they score a tour closing victory over the exported rudo OKUMURA?
3rd Match: Ryohei Oiwa, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Satoshi Kojima & Rey Cometa vs Los Ingobernables De Japon (Hiromu Takahashi, BUSHI, Tetsuya Naito & Titan)
Eight man action sees Los Ingobernables De Japon unite, while hontai and CMLL opposition sees the return to NJPW rings of Satoshi Kojima. After a hugely successful loan to Pro-Wrestling NOAH, Kojima will be extra motivated to score success right off the bat; can he make the difference against LIJ tonight?
2nd Match: Tiger Mask vs Hijo Del Villano III
Tiger Mask takes on Hijo Del Villano III in singles action that, generations removed, is over 40 years in the making on Tuesday. Way back in the day, the original Tiger Mask did battle with HDVIII’s father, the original Villano III, and now his nefarious son seems intent on taking apart the fourth generation Tiger Mask. The two have been trying to unmask one another since the start of the tour, and will be at one another’s throats (or hoods) from the opening whistle tonight.
1st Match: Kosei Fujita & Magia Blanca vs Capitan Suicida & Yuto Nakashima
Bright future prospects from both NJPW and CMLL will kick off the night’s action in spectacular form. Who will set the pace for an incredible night in Korakuen?