The Crash Lucha Libre

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The Crash Lucha Libre
Founded2011; 8 years ago (2011)
StyleLucha libre
HeadquartersTijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Websitewww.thecrash.mx

The Crash Lucha Libre, also referred to as simply The Crash, is a lucha libre (Mexican professional wrestling) promotion based in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. The promotion largely runs its events in Tijuana, Mexico City, and Monterrey. The promotion currently has working relationships with American promotions Defy Wrestling[1] and Major League Wrestling[2], and Monterrey's Promociones MDA. The Crash previously had a working relationship with Impact Wrestling until Konnan, the intermediary between the two promotions, left The Crash.[3][4][5][6][7]

The Crash is considered the third largest professional wrestling promotion in Mexico after the much older Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre and Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide promotions[8] and has been touted as the fastest growing lucha libre company in the world.[1] The promotion uses wrestlers from the Mexican and American independent circuit, notably wrestlers from Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. On April 6, 2018, The Crash held its first independently promoted show in the United States at The Sugar Mill in New Orleans, Louisiana.[9]

Championships[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Location Event Previous champion(s) Days
held
The Crash Heavyweight Championship Rey Horus 1 May 4, 2019 Tijuana, Baja California The Crash show Austin Theory 16+
The Crash Cruiserweight Championship Jonathan Gresham 1 March 23, 2019 Monterrey, Nuevo León The Crash show Bandido 58+
The Crash Women's Championship Lady Flamer[10] 1 February 9, 2019 Tijuana, Baja California The Crash show Vacant 100+
The Crash Junior Championship Xperia 1 November 3, 2018 Tijuana, Baja California The Crash VII Aniversario Torito Negro[11] 198+
The Crash Tag Team Championship Los Lucha Bros
(Penta El 0M and The King)
2 May 4, 2019 Tijuana, Baja California The Crash show Vacant 16+

The Crash Heavyweight Championship[edit]

The Crash Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionThe Crash
Date establishedNovember 4, 2017
Current champion(s)Rey Horus
Date wonMay 4, 2019

The Crash Heavyweight Championship (Spanish: Campeonato de Peso Completo de The Crash) is the top championship of the promotion. The first champion was Rey Mysterio, while Rey Horus is the current champion.

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Rey Mysterio November 4, 2017 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 337 Defeated Penta el 0M, La Máscara and Rush in four-way match to become the inaugural champion. [12]
Vacated October 7, 2018 Championship declared vacant after Rey Mysterio signed a full-time contract with WWE
2 Willie Mack November 3, 2018 The Crash VII Aniversario Tijuana, Baja California 1 119 Defeated Bárbaro Cavernario, Michael Elgin and El Mesías to win the vacant championship. [13]
3 Austin Theory March 2, 2019 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 63 This was a Four-way match, also involving Bárbaro Cavernario and Sansón. [14]
4 Rey Horus May 4, 2019 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 16+ This was a Four-way match, also involving Adam Brooks and Maxwell Jacob Friedman. [15]

The Crash Women's Championship[edit]

The Crash Women's Championship
Details
PromotionThe Crash
Date establishedNovember 26, 2016
Current champion(s)Lady Flamer
Date wonFebruary 9, 2019

The Crash Women's Championship (Campeonato Femenino de The Crash in Spanish) is the promotion's female based title. Lady Flamer is the current champion in her first reign.[16]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Sexy Dulce November 26, 2016 The Crash 5. Aniversario Tijuana, Baja California 1 130 Dulce defeated Keira to become the first champion. [17]
2 Keira April 5, 2017 The Crash show Mexico City 1 290 This was a seven-way match, also involving Candy White, Lady Maravilla, Santana Garrett and Laurel Van Ness. [18]
3 Lacey Lane January 20, 2018 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 175 [19][20]
4 Tessa Blanchard July 14, 2018 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 210 This was a Three-way match, also involving Lacey Lane and Santana Garrett.
Vacated February 9, 2019 Championship declared vacant after Tessa Blanchard was unable to defend the championship on February 9, 2019 [21]
5 Lady Flamer February 9, 2019 The Crash show Tijuana, Baja California 1 100+ This was a Four-way match, also involving Christie Jaynes, Miranda Alize and Reina Isis. [21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Crash Lucha Libre & Defy Wrestling enter working relationship".
  2. ^ "The Crash Lucha Libre & MLW enter working relationship".
  3. ^ "The Crash Lucha Libre parting ways with Charles 'Konnan' Ashenoff - Total Wrestling Magazine". www.totalwrestlingmagazine.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Impact Wrestling is No Longer Working With The Crash". 411mania.com.
  5. ^ "The Crash Lucha Libre Parts Ways With Konnan". December 4, 2017.
  6. ^ Meltzer, Dave (December 4, 2017). "The Crash Lucha Libre Announces Konnan No Longer With Company". F4wonline. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  7. ^ Angellita, Dark (December 4, 2017). "Konnan y The Crash rompen relaciones laborales". Super Luchas (in Spanish). Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  8. ^ "The Crash (WrestleMania Weekend 2018 Previews)". April 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "The Crash – WrestleCon". www.wrestlecon.com.
  10. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "The Crash Femenil Championship « Titles Database « Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
  11. ^ Peña, Miguel (November 3, 2018). "¡RESULTADOS ANIVERSARIO VII THE CRASH ! ESPAÑOL" [Results of the Crash VII Anniversary! Spanish]. Lucha Central (in Spanish). Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "Rey Mysterio es Campeón en The Crash, Volador Jr. lo masacró". MedioTiempo (in Spanish). November 5, 2017. Retrieved November 5, 2017.
  13. ^ +LuchaTV (November 3, 2018). "The Crash VII Aniversario". Mas Luchas (in Spanish). YouTube. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  14. ^ Romero, Marcos (March 3, 2019). "The Crash tiene nuevo campeón" [The Crash has a new champion]. El Sol de Tijuana (in Spanish). Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  15. ^ Romero, Marcos (May 5, 2019). "Rebelión Amarilla, por el título" [The Yellow Rebellion, title challengers]. El Sol de Tijuana (in Spanish). Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  16. ^ "The Crash « Events Database « Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database". Cagematch. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  17. ^ Rosales, Walter (November 29, 2016). "Resultados The Crash 5to Aniversario - Se une el equipo de ensueño de Mysterio, Hardy y Fénix". Solowrestling. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  18. ^ Vacah, José (April 6, 2017). "The Crash debutó en la Ciudad de México con un cartel plagado de estrellas". Super Luchas (in Spanish). Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  19. ^ "La Rebelión Amarilla y Garza Jr. fueron suspendidos en Tijuana". MedioTiempo (in Spanish). MSN. January 21, 2018. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  20. ^ "Anuncian Suspensión De Un Año Para Garza Jr. Y Su Facción". TJ Sports (in Spanish). January 20, 2018. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  21. ^ a b Romero, Marcos (February 10, 2019). "The Crash Damián 666 derrota a hijo en pelea extrema" [The Crash Damian 666 defeats son in extreme fight]. El Sol de Tijuana (in Spanish). Retrieved February 10, 2019.

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