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This is the base page (originally the sole page, but split due to length) for a group of pages documenting the characters/wrestlers that appear on Lucha Underground and the tropes that apply to them. Every character's entry will have a list of allies, their running and former feuds, first appearances, last appearances (where applicable), their current alignments, their Aztec tribal affiliations (where applicable), and Aztec Warfare appearances (where applicable). Additionally, this page hosts the current running Lucha Underground title history.


As the character pages get updated with each episode of the show that is aired (as well as select info from official sources), they contain unmarked spoilers, beware.

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    Current Championship History 

Currently recognized Lucha Underground championship history
From top to bottom: Lucha Underground Championship, Trios Championship, Gift of the Gods.
There are currently three recognized titles in Lucha Underground: the Lucha Underground Championship, the Trios Championship and the Gift of the Gods. The Lucha Underground Championship is the organization's main title, which was inaugurated on January 7, 2015 in the first Aztec Warfare match. The Trios Championship is the current tag team title for groups of three wrestlers, and was inaugurated in the Trios Title Tournament final on April 22, 2015 . The Gift of the Gods title is a special title won through a tournament in which luchadores compete to earn one of seven Aztec Medallions, which earn them a spot in a 7-man match to earn the full title. The holder of the Gift of the Gods earns the right to challenge the Lucha Underground champ at any moment, as long as he/she announces it one week in advance to Dario Cueto, so that he may promote the matchnote . When the Gift of The Gods title holder challenges the Lucha Underground champ, win or lose, the Gift of the Gods title becomes vacant and the Aztec Medallions are once again up for grabs. However, should the Gift of the Gods title holder not immediately challenge the Lucha Underground champ, other luchadores can challenge the Gift of the Gods champ to earn the title for themselves and be able to challenge the Lucha Underground champ instead. The title was inaugurated at Ultima Lucha on August 5, 2015.

Lucha Underground also recognizes the AAA Mega Championship, the main title of Mexican wrestling promotion (and LU's sibling promotion) AAA. The AAA Mega Championship can be defended on Lucha Underground and a title change would translate to AAA.
  • Lucha Underground Champion: Jake Strong, since November 7th, 2018
    • Former champions:
      • Prince Puma (inaugural champion, won on January 7th, 2015, lost on August 5th, 2015)
      • Mil Muertes (won on August 5th, 2015, lost on March 16th, 2016)
      • Fenix (won on March 16th, 2016, lost on March 23th, 2016)
      • Matanza Cueto (won on March 23rd, 2016, lost on November 16th, 2016)
      • Sexy Star (won on November 16th, 2016, lost on November 23rd, 2016)
      • Johnny Mundo (won on November 23rd, 2016, lost on October 18th, 2017)
      • Prince Puma (won and lost on October 18th, 2017)
      • Pentagon Dark (won on October 18th, 2017, lost on September 19th, 2018)
      • Marty "The Moth" Martinez (won on September 19th, 2018, lost on November 7th, 2018)
      • Pentagon Dark (won and lost on November 7th, 2018)
  • Lucha Underground Title #1 Contender: Vacant
  • Lucha Underground Trios Champions: Kobra Moon, Daga, and Jeremiah Snake, since August 15th, 2018
    • Former champions:
      • Son of Havoc, Ivelisse and Angelico (inaugural champions, won on April 22nd, 2015, lost on July 29th, 2015)
      • Disciples of Death (won on July 29th, 2015, lost on March 16th, 2016)
      • Son of Havoc, Ivelisse and Angelico (won on March 26th, 2016, lost on April 27th, 2016)
      • Rey Mysterio, Dragon Azteca Jr. and Prince Puma (won on April 27th, 2016, lost on May 25th, 2016)
      • PJ Black, Jack Evans and Johnny Mundo (won on May 25th, 2016, lost on July 20th, 2016)
      • Fenix, Aerostar and Drago (won on July 20th, 2016, lost on June 7th, 2017)
      • Drago, Pindar, and Vibora (won on June 7th, 2017, lost on October 11th, 2017)
      • The Mack, Killshot, and Dante Fox (won on October 11th, 2017, "lost" on June 13th, 2018)note 
      • The Mack, Killshot, and Son of Havoc ("won" on June 13th, 2018, lost on August 15th, 2018)
  • AAA Mega Champion: Fenix, since August 25th, 2018note 
  • Gift of the Gods Champion: Vacant
    • Former champions:
      • Fenix (inaugural champion, won on August 5th, 2015, lost on January 28th, 2016)
      • King Cuerno (won on January 28th, 2016, lost on March 2nd, 2016)
      • Fenix (won on March 2nd, 2016, cashed in on March 16th, 2016)
      • Chavo Guerrero Jr. (won on May 18th, 2016, lost on May 25th, 2016)
      • Cage (won on May 25th, 2016, cashed in on June 1st, 2016)
      • Sexy Star (won on July 13th, 2016, lost on October 26th, 2016)
      • Johnny Mundo (won on October 26th, 2016, cashed in on November 23rd, 2016)
      • Pentagon Dark (won on October 11th, 2017, cashed in on October 18th, 2017)
      • Dragon Azteca Jr. (won on July 25th, 2018, lost on September 19th, 2018)
      • Marty "The Moth" Martinez (won and cashed in on September 19th, 2018)
      • Jake Strong (won on October 24th, 2018, cashed in on November 7th, 2018)
  • Aztec Medallion Holders: None
    • Former Aztec Medallion Holders
      • Season One: Fenix, Sexy Star, King Cuerno, Bengala, Aerostar, Jack Evans, Big Ryck
      • Season Two, Round One: Texano, Aerostar, Cagenote , Sexy Star, The Mack, Siniestro de la Muerte, Joey Ryan, Chavo Guerrero Jr.note 
      • Season Two, Round Two: Night Claw, Daga, Marty "The Moth" Martinez, Killshot, Siniestro de la Muerte, Sexy Star, Mariposa
      • Season Three: Paul London, Saltador, Mala Suerte, Son of Havoc, Drago, Cortez Castro, Pentagon Dark
      • Season Four, Round One: Dragon Azteca Jr., King Cuerno, Ivelissenote , The Macknote , Son of Havocnote , Mil Muertesnote , Dezmond X
      • Season Four, Round Two: Officially none, as Antonio Cueto united the Medallions in the Gift of the Gods himself. Unofficially, Aerostar, Big Bad Steve, Hernandez, Jake Strong, PJ Black, King Cuerno, and Dante Fox, as they were handpicked by Antonio to compete for the Gift of the Gods.

    Important Matches and Powerful Objects 
Once a Season, Lucha Underground holds a match known as Aztec Warfare. This normally twenty-person battle royal (number defied during Aztec Warfare II with the late-match addition of Matanza Cueto at #21) was originally used to determine the very first Lucha Underground champion. The first three Aztec Warfares each saw a new champion crowned, with Pentagon Dark breaking tradition by retaining in the fourth. In stark contrast to a normal over-the-top battle royal, eliminations in Aztec Warfare are by pinfall or submission.
  • Past Aztec Warfare winners:
    • Aztec Warfare I: Prince Puma (January 7th, 2015. Entered at #7, three eliminations)
    • Aztec Warfare II: Matanza Cueto (March 23rd, 2016. Entered at #21, nine eliminations)
    • Aztec Warfare III: Sexy Star (November 16th, 2016. Entered at #12, two eliminations)
    • Aztec Warfare IV: Pentagon Dark (June 13th, 2018. Entered at #6, nine eliminations)

Season 3 introduced two new MacGuffins: the Piedra Immortal and the Gauntlet of the Gods.

The former, an ancient Aztec amulet, was originally stated to only work on women (with that later Jossed near the end of Season 4), causing them to become at least The Ageless (with a stated overlap of Immortality Begins at 20), if not invoking Complete Immortality. It was broken by Captain Vasquez to revive her daughter, Catrina, but the half-amulet only guaranteed her a sort of half-life, stuck in between two worlds, unless the amulet is made whole again. As Catrina managed to regain her life at the expense of Fenix, she voluntarily gave her half of the amulet to Melissa Santos. In turn, Melissa gave her half to Aerostar, exchanging it for Fenix's life. With one half of the amulet already in his possession, Aerostar then paid a visit to his old friend Vasquez, reminiscing with her before she gave him her half and disintegrated, joining her father and daughter in the afterlife as the Piedra Immortal finally became whole once more. Traveling back in time once again, Aerostar arrived at Dario Cueto's funeral, just after Antonio Cueto left. Opening the casket, he laid the amulet upon Dario's chest, reviving him.

The latter, the Gauntlet of the Gods (given its official name during Ultima Lucha Tres), was given to Dario Cueto by Councilman Delgado, and has been heavily implied to have come directly from the Unknown Benefactor. As Delgado told Dario that "his Ascension is complete" and to "have a new host body ready", it was originally thought (but has since been disproven) that the Gauntlet contained the Unknown Benefactor himself. The Gauntlet was later revealed to be a conduit for godly possession and would soon begin to influence Cage, leading to much destruction including the death of Councilman Delgado. It would later draw the interest of Captain Vasquez, who knew of its powers and even struck a deal with Catrina to procure it at all costs. It was stolen from Cage by Jeremiah Crane for Catrina, then stolen by Dario Cueto while Cage fought Crane and Mil Muertes to get it back. As revealed by Cage, the Gauntlet is powerful enough to nullify other major powers, such as Catrina's teleportation. While Muertes won the Gauntlet at Ultima Lucha Tres, it was subsequently stolen from him by the returning King Cuerno. Catrina's attempt to reclaim the Gauntlet from Cuerno ended in failure, as Cuerno informed her that he had given the Gauntlet to someone else (heavily implied at the time and later directly confirmed to have been Aerostar), who hid it away. When asked about it by Antonio Cueto, Cuerno later claimed that it had been stolen from him. Seeing it as a necessity to defeat Matanza in a Sacrifice match, Aerostar gave the Gauntlet to Johnny Mundo to use against the Monster. The Gauntlet enabled Mundo to overcome Matanza, but when he intended to keep it, Aerostar appealed to his vanity and he voluntarily gave it back. Aerostar then met with King Cuerno and Dragon Azteca Jr., and the three arranged to hide it again, but DA Jr. convinced them to lend it out once more to the returning Black Lotus, who used it to finish off Matanza for good. She and DA Jr. were then ambushed by Jake Strong, who took the Gauntlet and returned with it to the Order's limousine.
  • Holder of the Piedra Immortal: Dario Cueto
  • Holder of the Gauntlet of the Gods: In the possession of the Order

In Season 3, Dario Cueto introduced the Cueto Cup, a thirty-two person tournament, with the winner receiving an automatic title shot at Ultima Lucha Tres.
  • Cueto Cup I Winner: Prince Puma (August 23rd, 2017)


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