On Wednesday, November 16th Sexy Star dominated the Lucha Underground Temple, obliterating her competitors to become the new Lucha Underground Champion, making her the first female wrestler to ever hold the title. She defeated nineteen of “Lucha Underground’s”finest masked heroes and villains to claim her spot in Lucha Libre history.
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Don’t miss new one-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett Wednesdays at 8:00PM ET on El Rey Network.
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“Lucha Underground” is produced by MGM in association with FactoryMade Ventures and AG Studios for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of MGM; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa and Skip Chaisson of Kick Punch and El Rey Network. The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by MGM.
About El Rey Network
El Rey Network is a 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites “the new mainstream” through badass content that awakens the renegade in everyone. El Rey’s action-packed slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama, “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series”, the one-on-one interview program, “El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair” and “Lucha Underground,” a Lucha Libre wrestling series from Mark Burnett. El Rey Network’s lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi. El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.
November 17, 2016
Lucha Underground Issues a Statement on Sexy Star Becoming Champion
As noted, Lucha Underground Sexy Star became the first woman to win the promotion’s top prize. El Rey Network has issued the following: