MTV's Masked Warriors Update Inside, & More News
-- MTV has launched an official website for the show, which you can check out at http://www.mtv.com/shows/lucha_libre/series.jhtml
-- "USA Lucha Libre: Masked Warriors" debuts June 26th on MTV2.
-- Former WCW and WWE developmental talent Alan Funk worked the tapings last weekend under the name "Chi Chi." The gimmick is said to be very similar to his Kwee Wee character from WCW.
-- Former TNA Knockout Rhaka Khan, real name Trenesha Biggers, worked as his valet, Tigressa Caliente.
-- Former Georgia wrestler and promoter Chris Long worked the tapings as the character Solid. Solid is a comedy character, and reportedly got over with the crowd the first set of tapings.
-- Former IWGP Champion Tatsumi Fujinami will make a rare Stateside appearance on September 11th at the Wrestling Reunion convention in Rahway, NJ. This will be his first appearance at a wrestling convention. EVOLVE will be having a matinee show at the convention, and also scheduled to appear are Mil Mascaras, Sgt. Slaughter, Magnum TA, Baron Von Raschke, Dos Caras, Tully Blanchard, The Destroyer, Tommy Rich, Angelo Mosca Sr., Carlos Colon and Abdullah the Butcher. More information is available at http://www.wrestlingreunion.com/