Star-Studded Viva La Lucha Event During ComicCon San Diego July 22

It has been seven years since Viva La Lucha ran a live event in San Diego, CA.  Now, a TV pilot and six Pay Per View spectaculars later, Viva La Lucha returns to where it all began for one incredible night of lucha libre action on Friday, July 22.
Part of the Masked Republic multi-media entertainment company focused on producing premiere television programming and live events and promoting lucha libre and the sport’s stars through the first officially licensed apparel and merchandising available throughout the world, Viva La Lucha regularly features the biggest names in the industry and the stars will be stepping into the ring in San Diego.

In the main event it will be lucha legends LA Park (the original La Parka) and Konnan teaming with spectacular 3rd generation star Hijo De Rey Misterio as they battle three vile Americans in former NWA Worlds Champion Adam Pearce, former WWE Smackdown superstar SiNN “Kizarney” Bohdi, and Pearce’s American Psycho.

The show will also feature lucha legend Solar, international stars Black Tiger IV, Puma, and TJP, rising stars including Pro Wrestling Revolution Jr. Heavyweight Champion Famous B, ladies from Masked Republic’s Lucha Las Vegas show NY Knockout Nicky and Buggy, and more.

Presented in association with JSR Merchandising, the festivities in San Diego will actually kick off the day prior as JSR unveils the all-new Masked Republic apparel line in their booth at the San Diego Comic Con.   The first set of these officially licensed shirts feature the likenesses of LA Park, Konnan, Solar, Rayo De Jalisco Jr, Rey Misterio Sr, and Hijo De Rey Misterio.

Signing autographs at the JSR booth at Comic Con (Booth #114) will be LA Park, Konnan, Hijo De Rey Misterio, Solar, Black Tiger IV, Puma, Adam Pearce, SiNN, Buggy, and Lucha Las Vegas’ Manny Peeples.  For a complete listing of autograph session dates and times go to VivaLaLucha.com.

Tickets for the Viva La Lucha live event are ON SALE NOW at Lucha Libre Taco Shop in San Diego (1810 W. Washington) and at three Monte De Piedad locations in National City (695 Highland Ave), San Ysidro (329 E, San Ysidro (329 E. San Ysidro Blvd), and San Diego (3301 Palm Ave.)  Tickets are 100% GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING which means fans who come early will be able to get ringside at no additional cost.  Tickets are priced family friendly at $10 for kids (5-11 years old) and $20 for adults.  Plus all fans can do a $5 VIP Add-On to their ticket, allowing access to a private Meet and Greet with the luchadors before the show.  Cameras and Sharpies are encouraged.
Fans who listen to Diego 91.7 FM (http://www.diego917.com/) or La Mejor 99.3 FM (http://www.LaMejor993.com/)  will have multiple chances to win free tickets, so listen for your chance to come see all of the stars of Viva La Lucha.
The event takes place on Friday night, July 22 at San Diego County’s newest state of the art YMCA facility, Border View YMCA, located at 3601 Arey Drive, San Diego, 92154, only 10 minutes South of Dowtown San Diego.  There is ample free parking available for fans.
For up to date news and more detailed information, go to VivaLaLucha.com and follow us on Twitter (@MaskedRepublic), and on Facebook or call the Viva La Lucha hotline at  (619)334-3054.
Susie Albin-Najera
Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com

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