Medium: Television Title:The Characters Bio: An everyman type of underdog, “Fighting” Jack Fletcher was as good a wrestler as he was at delivering on his promises made during awkward backstage interviews. Signature Move: Crapping his pants.
While most people on Netflix were probably checking out DJ Tanner from Fuller House La Magistral Cradling Los Pollos Locos, they were probably too high on their nostalgia trip to check out another Netflix original show that featured wrestling.
With the start of the second season, Lucha Underground put out a comic book to capitalize on the show’s serialized development, since that is the show’s strongest attribute after insane lucha libre action. With season two rapping up tonight with Ultima Lucha Dos, it seemed fitting I post up this recap of the four-issue series.
Medium: Comic Books Title: Super Pro K.O. Bio: Despite backstage politics, rookie sensation, Joe Somiano, looks to make a name for himself within the Super Pro K.O. wrestling league. Signature Move: Unknown.
Medium: Television Title:Mister Ed Bio: Looking to curb his overeating and sudden weight gain, Tiger turned to ballet to get back in shape and even incorporated it into his wrestling style. It proved so successful that he hung up his wrestling boots for a pair of ballet slippers. Signature Movie: The pirouette.
Medium: Video Games Title:Saturday Night Slam Masters, Final Fight, Marvel vs. Capcom Bio: A veteran of the Capcom Professional Wrestling Association, the former Mayor of Metro City was as dangerous outside the ring as he was inside. Despite his many accomplishments, he has yet to beat his dream match opponent, Zangief. Signature Move: The Pothole Plugger.
Medium: Video Games Title:Street Fighter series Bio: The Red Cyclone is one of the biggest and strongest competitors of the street fighting circuit. He has more scars than Sabu due to wrestling bears (not from botching table spots). Despite being a heel, he doesn’t think it makes him a bad guy. Signature Move: Spinning piledriver.