Prepare to be amazed! None trip to Mexico City is fulfilled without going to the Lucha Libre!
The Lucha Libre is one of the most representative sports in the Mexican folklore, that, besides of being a subculture with millions of followers, it represents Mexico in the world. The Mexican Lucha Libre have passed all type of frontiers and its exponents also wrestled in Japan, United States, Spain, Germany, England and Puerto Rico, that made them a legend.
Its background is based on 1863, during the french intervention in Mexico, Enrique Ugartechea, the first Mexican wrestler, developed and invented Lucha Libre mexicana, based on Greco-Roman wrestling.
There is a great variety of Mexican wrestlers that are famous around the world: El Santo, Blue Demon, Huracán Ramírez, Dr. Wagner, Canek, Dos Caras, Perro Aguayo, Atlantis and many more.
5 reasons to not miss the Lucha Libre.
1.- Masks, The masks are part of the fascination Lucha Libre generate. They are made of flashy colors and designs. It is the most important accessory for the wrestler.
2.- Wrestling moves. Part of the adrenaline in the show is admiring the wrestling holds they do, no matter in the ground or the flying ones.
3.- Souvenirs. You can’t go back home without getting your own Lucha Libre mask or a keychain.
4.- The environment. Everyone is enjoying the wrestling, no matter the side you are cheering for ( There are the “Técnicos” and the “Rudos”).
5.- The bets. The rivalry between the wrestlers reach the match point when one of them looses their mask.
Lucha Libre in Mexico has a lot of fans. Tours to Lucha Libre on this days are a great choice, because they include safe transportation and the best seats available for the events.
Going to the “Luchas” will be a great experience during your staying in Mexico. If you want to visit one of the best arenas for this, the Arena Mexico has plenty of shows that you have to live once.
So, grab your mask and don’t be late for cheering your favorite wrestler, as you observe pure adrenaline! A mask and two tequila shots are the perfect combination for starting the party.