Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Lucha Libre USA Masked Warriors to debut on Hulu‏

Adrenaline-Infused Combat Offers Sport, Acrobatics and Drama Among the First Sporting Programs for Hulu Latino

NEW YORK (June 28, 2012) Lucha Libre USA announces today the debut of “Masked Warriors” on Hulu Latino through the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service. Having already won the loyalty of generations of Latino fans of all ages around the world, Lucha Libre USA has conquered American audiences with its unique spin on the art of wrestling and the Mexican star power of its Luchastars now available to fans on-demand.
Seasons one and two of “Masked Warriors” showcase the high-flying wrestling spectacular which marries breathtaking aerial maneuvers and extraordinary acrobatics with outrageous characters and dramatic story lines. Beginning June 28, all seven episodes of “Masked Warriors” will be available on Hulu Latino via Hulu and Hulu Plus in an exclusive unreleased cut including never before seen matches and extra footage. Beginning July 11, the “Masked Warriors” season two premiere dropkicks its way to Hulu with new episodes every Wednesday through September 19th. The series was filmed in HD with stunning production values bringing the up close and in your face aspect of wrestling to greater heights. Show page URL (live on June 28):
Lucha Libre USA is the only company in America dedicated to Mexican pro wrestling. Lucha Libre USA’s “Masked Warriors” will feature its exclusive world-class roster of Luchastars including Lizmark Jr., Super Nova, Pequeño Halloween, Marco Corleone, Shane “Hurricane” Helms, El Oriental and more. From time to time, special guests make appearances. Be sure to tune in, as you never know who might show up.
According to Steve Ship, chief executive officer for Lucha Libre USA, "With Hulu Latino on Hulu and Hulu Plus, we’re given an entrée to a new generation of Lucha Libre fans craving modern access to ourcontent. Over-the-top is an understatement when it comes to Lucha Libre's ‘Masked Warriors!’”

Additional Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors info
In addition, the new Lucha Libre USA app for iPhone allows fans to create and become their own Masked Warrior.
Twitter: @LuchaLibreUSA
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WWE Network Not Launching Until 2013?

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the launch of the WWE Network in the fall of 2012 is in jeopardy of not happening.

As the company continues to crunch numbers, they continue to get a negative projection of how things would go if the company launches in 2012 given the current state of WWE business.

WWE is more likely to continue signing deals like the recent one announced with ION television for the new Wednesday night program called "Main Event." WWE had targeted April 1st of 2012 to launch WWE Network on the same day as WrestleMania 28. It then got pushed back to a tentative time this fall around November and now it appears it may be pushed back to 2013.
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Current Plans For Who Attacked Sting On Impact

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the angle where three masked men attacked Sting two weeks ago on Impact is a way to get Sting off television.

TNA needed a way to get Sting off television without people asking why he isn't going to be involved in the Bound For Glory series. 

As of now, TNA doesn't know who they are going to have be revealed as the three men. It is expected the storyline will be put on hold for a little bit.