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List of professional wrestling promotions in Mexico

This is a list of professional wrestling promotions in Mexico and lists both active and defunct "lucha libre" professional wrestling promotions from the 1930s to the 2000s.

ListEdit

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Website Notes
Active
Alianza Universal De Lucha Libre Tlalnepantla Hector Guzman 1990 - [1] [1][2][3][4][5]
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre Mexico City Salvador Lutteroth
Francisco Alonso Lutteroth
Paco Alonso
1933- Yes Oldest active wrestling promotion in the world. Originally known as Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre from 1933 to 1991. Was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance until 1991.[6][7][8][9][6][10][11]
Desastre Total Ultraviolento Tulancingo Crazy Boy 2007 - Yes [12][13][14]
Federacion Internacional de Lucha Libre Monterrey Carlos Elizondo No [15][16][17][18][19][20]
Federacion Universal de Lucha Libre Mexico City Tinieblas Jr 2010 - Yes
International Wrestling Revolution Group Naucalpan de Juarez Adolfo Moreno 1996 - Yes [9][21][22][23][24]
Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide Mexico City Marisela Peña Roldan
Joaquin Roldan
1992 - Yes [9][25][26][27]
Lucha Libre Elite Mexico City Ernesto Santillan
Carlo Colin
2014- Yes [28]
Lucha Libre Femenil Monterrey Luciano Alberto Garcia de Luna 2000 - Yes [29][30][31][32]
Nación Lucha Libre Mexico City Alberto El Patrón 2019– Yes [33]
Nueva Generacion Xtrema Monterrey Unknown 2002 - Yes Has featured former Extreme Championship Wrestling stars Sabu and The Sandman, as well as some others independent foreign stars like Supreme and Necro Butcher.
The Crash Tijuana Konnan 2010 - Yes
Toryumon Mexico Naucalpan Último Dragón 1997 - No Hosts the Yamaha and Young Dragons Cups.[34]
Total Ultra-Violent Disaster Naucalpan 2002 - No
Universal Wrestling Entertainment Tlalnepantla Hector Guzman 2008 - No [35]
Defunct
Extreme Air Wrestling 2009 - 2013 Yes [36][37][38][39][40]
International Wrestling League Toluca Unknown 2010 - 2014 Yes Promotion founded under the name Independent Wrestling League. Name change in June 2011, Became Inactive in 2014.
NWA Mexico Mexico City Blue Demon, Jr.
Daniel Aceves
2008 - 2013 Yes Affiliated with the National Wrestling Alliance. Promotion became inactive in 2013[41][42][43][44]
Los Perros Del Mal Mexico City Perro Aguayo, Jr. 2008 - 2014 No Broke away from CMLL in 2008. Promotion became inactive in 2014[45]
Promo Azteca Konnan 1996 - 1998 No Broke away from AAA in 1996. Starred numerous luchadores wrestling in World Championship Wrestling during the late-1990s.[46][47][48][49][50][51][52][53]
Super X Grand Prix Championship Wrestling Juventud Guerrera 2004 - 2013 Yes [54][55]
Universal Wrestling Association Naucalpan Franciso Flores
Benjamín Mora, Sr.
Benjamín Mora, Jr.
Carlos Maynes
1974-1995 No Also called Lucha Libre Internacional. Associated with New Japan Pro-Wrestling since 1979, and the World Wrestling Federation between 1979 and 1985.[56][57]
World Wrestling Association Tijuana Benjamín Mora, Jr. 1986 - 2014 No [58][59]
Xtreme Latin American Wrestling Mexico City Ernesto Ocampo 2001 - 2013 No Has featured former Extreme Championship Wrestling stars Sabu and The Sandman.[60][61][62][63][64][65][66]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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