Fighting

Big names with Lucha Underground, Maryland Championship Wrestling

One-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series ‘Lucha Underground’ is presented from Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett at 8 p.m. EST/PST each Wednesday on El Rey Network.
One-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series ‘Lucha Underground’ is presented from Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett at 8 p.m. EST/PST each Wednesday on El Rey Network.

This week on Lucha Underground on El Rey Network, seven luchadors push each other to the edge for the Gift of the Gods Championship.

Pentagon Jr. continues his dark journey with the Master, and Cage wants to take back what was once stolen from him.

Tune in 8 p.m. EST/PST on Wednesday, May 18 on El Rey Network for another week of the adrenaline-fueled series.

One-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series is presented from Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett at 8 p.m. EST/PST each Wednesday on El Rey Network.

“Lucha Underground” Social Media

facebook.com/LuchaUnderground

twitter.com/LuchaElRey

instagram.com/luchaunderground

youtube.com/elreynetwork

About “Lucha Underground”

Ancient tradition, extraordinary athleticism, and a flare for theatrics combine in El Rey Network’s wrestling series, “Lucha Underground.” The riveting original introduces American audiences to the high-flying aerial maneuvers, slingshot moves, dramatic masks, intricate, rapid-fire combinations and distinctive wrestling techniques of lucha libre, one of Mexico’s most popular sports.

Fans have a ringside seat as masked villains and heroes face off to battle for wrestling supremacy. The weekly series provides enthusiastic viewers with an incredibly visceral and explosive experience with a focus on the artistry, originality, intense action and over-the-top characters that have come to define this phenomenal fan-favorite. A celebration of lucha libre’s long-standing Mesoamerican heritage and culture dating back to 1863, this is programming that must be seen to be believed.

“Lucha Underground” is produced by MGM in association with FactoryMade Ventures and AG Studios for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of MGM; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa and Skip Chaisson of Skip Films and El Rey Network.

The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by MGM.

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 Lucha Libre 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 FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios Inc.

- MCW in Maryland

Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Damian Sandow will be at MCW on Friday, June 10 at the MCW Arena, 1000 Joppa Farm Rd. in Joppa, Md. when Jimmy's Famous Seafood presents “Jimmy’s Seafood Slamboree 2016.”

Meet and greet 6 p.m. Bell time 8 p.m.

bit.ly/mcwjune10

Then Ron Simmons, Billy Gunn, and X-Pac head to MCW on Saturday, June 18 when Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and MCW present “Base Brawl 2016” at the Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Dr. in Waldorf, Md.

Meet and greet 6:30 p.m. Bell time 8 p.m.

Get tickets at bit.ly/mcwtix or by calling 888-996-4774.

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twitter.com/mcwwrestling

- Pro Wrestling On The Web

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/fighting/

@jimmyv3

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