The March 13th Super Viernes event by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) at Arena Mexico card had the potential of delivering a great headline and better than average marquee match, however the headline match did not live up to its potential.
Atlantis Jr/Flyer defeated Templario/Hijo del Villano III two falls to one, winning the Mexican National Tag Team Championships in the process — ending the tournament to crown new champions. Unfortunately, the greenness of Atlantis Jr and Hijo del Villano III showed up during several points of the match. Despite several hiccups, the match was given enough time to feel important and was slightly above average.
CMLL Super Viernes March 13, Headline And Marquee Analysis
Despite the hiccups, the match did come together to get a quality response from the Arena Mexico crowd, even though it didn’t quite live up to its potential. With the rarity of championship matches in CMLL (and COVID-19 causing CMLL to cancel upcoming shows) it’s unlikely Atlantis Jr and Flyer will defend their newly won titles anytime soon, which makes the errors in the match even more disappointing.
The marquee match saw Felino, Negro Casas (Captain), and NWA World Historic Welterweight Championship Volador Jr defeat Carístico, Mexican National Light Heavyweight Champion Cavernario (Captain), and Diamante Azul in two straight falls. Felino defeated Cavernario in both falls, building up to what was supposed to be a hair vs hair match next Friday night at the featured Homenaje a Dos Leyendas event. The match itself was average and set up solely to push along the angle. CMLL used the past several weeks to build towards the Felino/Cavernario match on Super Viernes and through social media.
After the match, Felino and Cavernario exchanged words on the microphone building hype for their singles match which will likely happen after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.