Marvel and AAA released the following press release today about their upcoming Mexican wrestling collaboration.
- This collaboration will seek to expand the sports and cultural experience of wrestling that takes place in Mexico.
- A group of new wrestlers, inspired by Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes and villains, will be introduced.
- Marvel will launch new storytelling content and a collection of clothing, accessories and other consumer products inspired by Mexican wrestling in collaboration with different partners.
SEE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO HERE: https://www.marvel.com/articles/culture-lifestyle/marvel-lucha-libre-edition-aaa
Mexico City, October 26th 2020.- Marvel and AAA get together to expand the sporting and cultural experience of Mexican wrestling. As part of the actions that will be taken for this collaboration, a new group of wrestlers inspired by Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes and villains will be introduced; and a series of family shows that will gather the perfect combination of sports, culture and entertainment that distinguishes wrestling in Mexico will be developed.
During autumn of this year, the first 4 wrestlers of this group will be announced, who will be called to revolutionize the -AAA- lineup. On the one hand, we will have the technical wrestlers: Aracno and Leyenda Americana and, on the other hand, we will have the tough wrestlers: Terror Púrpura and Venenoide.
It will be at the next AAA event, Triplemanía XXVIII, to be held on December at the Arena Ciudad de México, in Mexico City, when the public will be able to watch them live and appreciate the moves, holds, counter offenses and evolution of these wrestlers inspired by their beloved Marvel Super Heroes and villains.
“Teaming with Marvel represents the union of two fantastic worlds that house characters that public have turned into their great heroes. Therefore, it will be a pleasure to welcome you to the Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide family in a successful event, such as Triplemanía XXVIII “, concluded Dorian Roldán, General Director of Lucha Libre AAA.
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About Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
Considered a leading production and promotion company in the Mexican professional wrestling sport-show industry, founded in 1992 by Mr. Antonio Peña Herrada. AAA produces events in venues from Mexico. Among the innovative efforts taken by the brand the cartoon film “Sin Límite en el Tiempo” [No Time Limit] and the video game “La Lucha Libre Héroes del Ring” [Ring Heroes Wrestling], specially designed for the Mexican market stand out. AAA holds over 400 events a year, resulting in over 260 hours of television content for a captive and recurring audience, with almost 70 million viewers nationwide, through Space, Multimedios and TV Azteca networks. To learn more, visit www.luchalibreaaa.com
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