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Video: Angel Valodia Matos’ last stand

Posted by invizweb on August 26, 2008

Thanks to Casey Trowbridge:

Here is a link to video of Cuban Angel Valodia Matos’ kick to the face of the Swedish referee after his Bronze medal loss at the 2008 Summer Olympics.


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Editor’s Notes: Since the WWE is not keen on Cubans, K-1 s definitely the right home for this type of wackiness.

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Kyoko Hamaguchi vs the Chinese Olympic Wrestling Team II- Games of the XXIX Olympiad Beijing Summer 2008 -72kg Medal Rounds

Posted by invizweb on August 26, 2008

The -63kg Medal Ceremony is still going on at 5:17 EST so I probably will not be sleeping at 6:00 Am today I guess. NBC commentator is still putting over the American Bronze medalist. Hamaguchi’s team mate, Kaori Icho is pretty photogenic when she is trying to fix her hair. Now NBC is emphasizing Japan only has 2 Gold so far in Wrestling stead of 3.

And so begins the conclusion of the tale which is Women’s Wrestling in the 2008 Olympics.

And this is how we got here:

-72kg Semifinals:

1. Jiao Wang (China) def Kyoko Hamaguchi (Japan)

2. Stanka Zlateva (Bulgaria) def Agnieszka Wieszczek (Poland)

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-72kg Repechage

Pool 1. Ali Bernard (USA) def Jenny Fransson (Sweden)

Pool 2. Maider Unda (Spain) def Ohenewa Akuffo (Canada)

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Games of the XXIX Olympiad Beijing Summer 2008 -63kg Medal Rounds

Posted by invizweb on August 26, 2008

And here we are looking for a new Champion that will be deified in the blaze of combat.

And how did we get here. Last time on NBC Online:

-63kg Semifinals:

1. Alena Kartashova (Russia) def Lise Golliot Legrand (France)

2. Kaori Icho (Japan) def Martine Dugrenier (Canada)

The Pool 1 contestants are people Kartashove beat and the Pool 2 people Icho beat.

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-63kg Repechage

Pool 1. Yelena Shalygina (Kazakhstan) def Elina Vaseva (Bulgaria)

Pool 2. Randi Miler (USA) def Olesya Zamula (Azerbaijan)

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Games of the XXIX Olympiad Beijing Summer 2008 -63kg/-72kg Pre-Medal Stage Results

Posted by invizweb on August 26, 2008

-63kg Qualifier:

1. Randi Miller (USA) def Haiat Farag (Egypt)

-63kg Preliminaries:

1. Elina Vaseva (Bulgaria) def Maria Dunn (Guam)

2. Alena Kartashova (Russia) def Yelena Shalygina (Kazakhstan)

3. Monika Michalik (Poland) def Volha Khilko (Belarus)

4. Lise Golliot Legrand (France) def Teresa Mendez (Spain)

5. Martine Dugrenier (Canada) def Marianna Sastin (Hungary)

6. Haiyan Xu (China) def Odonchimeg Badrakh (Mongolia)

7. Kaori Icho (Japan) def Olesya Zamula (Azerbaijan)

8. Randy Miller (USA) def Yuliya Ostapchuk (Ukraine)

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Lucha Report for 8/25

Posted by invizweb on August 26, 2008

Thanks to Kris Zellner

NEWS

EMLL confirmed today that Mistico suffered a fractured collarbone last night in Guadalajara and will be out of action for 3 months. Mistico was rushed to Hospital Obregon in Mexico City last night after the show where he underwent surgery and Dr. Jorge Alonso Orozco announced this morning Mistico’s prognosis.

EMLL also confirmed today that Hector Garza had surgery at Hospital Obregon on his right knee this weekend after being injured Friday night at Arena Mexico and he will be out of action for at least 3 weeks.

Luchas 2000 is reporting that Sean Waltman could be on his way to EMLL with Marco Corleone being his go-between with Paco Alonso. Waltman had decided to quit working AAA recently due to being upset with the backstage scene that interferes with his recovery from drug rehab. More on this as it comes.

Scorpio Jr. was also taken to Hospital Obregon on Friday night with two bleeding ulcers that he underwent surgery for on Saturday. There really isn’t a set prognosis for a return to the ring yet.

RESULTS

AULL 8/20 – Centro de Convenciones de Tlalnepantla
1. Kilvan & Pequeno Demonio beat Hormiga Atomica & Rey Krystal
2. Juan el Ranchero/Psicopata/Super Panda defeated Las Traumas I y II/Tortuga Mutante
3. Cerebro Maligno/Epitafio/Herejia beat King Star Tiger/Quimico/Yakuza
4. Mascara Purpura/Terry Dos Mil/Volador Jr. defeated Black Warrior/Rey Bucanero/Sadico
5. L.A. Par-K/Mr. Niebla/Villano IV (subbing for Villano V) beat Blue Panther/Dr. Wagner Jr./Marco Corleone – Par-K & Doc threw out mask challenges after the match.

IWRG 8/17 – Arena Naucalpan
1. Anubis & Avisman beat Eragon & Halcon Dos Mil
2. Epidemia & Heavy Boy defeated Jack & Judas el Traidor
3. Los Oficiales (AK-47/Fierro/911) beat Mascara de Oro y Plata/Mascara Magnifica/Super Mascara
4. Ciclon Negro/Dr. Cerebro/Negro Navarro defeated Centauro/Fenix/Freelance
5. Intocable/Multifacetico/Ultraman Jr. beat Emilio Charles Jr./Monsther/Scorpio Jr. by DQ when Scorp fouled Intocable.

IWRG 8/21 – Arena Naucalpan (Festival de Mascaras)
1. Heavy Boy beat Eragon
2. Los Oficiales (AK-47/Fierro/911) defeated Aeroman/Freelance/Zatura
3. Black Terry/Capitan Muerte/Shu el Guerrero beat Los Cadetes del Espacio (Solar I/Super Astro/Ultraman Jr.)
4. Halcon Ortiz/Mano Negra/Pantera defeated Hijo del Cien Caras/Mascara Ano Dos Mil Jr./Negro Navarro
5. El Audaz/Dr. Wagner Jr./Rayo de Jalisco Jr. beat Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras/Mascara Ano Dos Mil/Universo Dos Mil)

Monterrey 8/24 – Arena Coliseo de Monterrey
1. Tequilita beat Trivial
2. Divino Narciso/Dulce Paola/Mercurio defeated Poseidon/Bella Rubi/Rosa Salvaje
3. Sangre Chicana Jr./Simbolo Dos Mil/Vaquero Romo beat Estrella Dorada Jr./Golden Boy/Hijo del Huracan Ramirez
4. Alejandro y Valente Fernandez battled Centurion Negro & Karonte to a double countout.
5. Hator/Sangre Chicana/Toscano defeated Aventurero/Humberto Garza Jr./Stuka by DQ.

UPCOMING SHOWS

EMPRESA MEXICANA DE LUCHA LIBRE

8/26 – Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara
1. Thunder Boy vs. Milenio
2. Metatron vs. Guero Loco
3. Leon Blanco vs. Pequeno Damian 666
4. Occidental Tag Titles: Rayman & Sagrado (c) vs. Damian el Terrible & Hijo del Texano
5. Marco Corleone & Mistico vs. Atlantis & Ultimo Guerrero

8/26 – Arena Mexico
1. Sombra de Plata & Starman vs. Inquisidor & Semental
2. Angel Azteca Jr./Metalico/Tigre Blanco vs. El Bronco/Hooligan/Loco Max
3. Fabian el Gitano/Flash/Metalik vs. Arkangel de la Muerte/Escandalo/Nitro
4. Alex Koslov/La Sombra/Valiente vs. Euforia/Nosferatu/Sangre Azteca
5. Dos Caras Jr./Hector Garza/Shocker vs. La Peste Negra (Heavy Metal/Negro Casas/Mr. Niebla)

8/29 – Arena Mexico
1. Mascarita Dorada/Mini Fantasy/Pequeno Olimpico vs. Pequeno Black Warrior/Pequeno Damian 666/Pierrothito
2. Hijo del Fantasma/La Mascara/La Sombra vs. Felino/Heavy Metal/Misterioso II
3. Parejas Increibles Suicidas: Lady Apache & Amapola vs. Marcela & Princesa Sugei
4. Atlantis/Negro Casas/Ultimo Guerrero vs. Chris Sabin/Alex Shelley/AJ Styles
5. Mascara contra Mascara: Mictlan vs. Dragon Rojo
6. Dr. Wagner Jr./Mistico/Shocker vs. Los Guerreros (Black Warrior/Mr. Niebla/Rey Bucanero)

8/31 – Arena Coliseo
1. Molotov & Trueno vs. Artillero & Super Comando
2. Metalik/Tony Rivera/Sensei vs. Apocalipsis/Halcon Negro/Loco Max
3. Lady Apache/Luna Magica/Marcela vs. Amapola/Medusa/Princesa Sugei
4. Blue Panther/Dos Caras Jr./Hector Garza vs. Hijo del Texano/Los Villanos (IV y V)
5. La Peste Negra (Heavy Metal/Negro Casas/Mr. Niebla) vs. Los Perros del Mal (Averno/Damian el Terrible/Mephisto)

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