Ray in White. Silueta in green.
This match is for the CMLL-Reina International Junior Title. The match is taking place at Arena Mexico. Ray is the champion going into the match. Silueta debuted in 2006 and has wrestled primarily for CMLL. Ray debuted in 2003, and she wrestled as a freelancer across various companies in Japan.
The match starts with Ray gaining the advantage by using her agility to execute a nice looking armdrag. Silueta uses her grappling skills to take down Ray, and they exchange holds on the ground before they both stand and Silueta hits a big armdrag on Ray. Things start getting heated. Silueta and Ray grab each other's hair. The commentary mentions that one of Silueta's teachers was El Satanico, who was one of the top heels in Mexico in the 1980s. Ray tries a couple of kicks, but Silueta catches Ray's leg, she spins Ray around and hits a big clothesline. Silueta goes for the pin, but only gets a one count. Ray gets back to her feet and quickens the pace. She comes off the ropes for a lucha armdrag. Silueta gets back on her feet. She takes down Ray with a flying head scissors. Silueta submits Ray with a reverse crab. Silueta wins the first fall.
Silueta locking in a reverse crab.
The second fall starts with a forearm exchange. Ray quickens the pace. Ray runs the ropes, hits a lightning fast head scissors take over. She hits a handspring back elbow in the corner and a stunner variation. Ray goes for the cover and gets a two count. Ray is known for being one of the best fliers in Joshi history. Ray goes to the apron and hits a cool senton variation into the ring on Silueta. Silueta manages to fight back and get a breather by hitting a DDT. Silueta tries to go to the top rope, but Ray cuts her off and hits a snap German suplex. Ray hits a series of kicks and a Sunset Flip bomb to gain the pin in the second fall.
Ray celebrates winning the second fall
Silueta is slow getting up for the 3rd fall. After a minute, Silueta is able to get back on her feet. Ray and Silueta start the fall with a strike exchange. Ray gets the edge. She chokes Silueta on the ropes, hits a guillotine leg drop from the inside of the ring to the apron, and a big 619. Ray goes for the pin, but only gets a two count.
Silueta fights back. After blocking a corner kick from Ray, Silueta hits a springboard dropkick that sends Ray to the floor. Silueta hits a senton from the apron to the outside on Ray. Ray gets back in the ring. Silueta follows by hitting a big missile dropkick off the top rope. Silueta tries to go back to the top rope, but she's too slow and Ray catches her with a big spinning kick that drops Silueta from the top rope to the outside. Ray hits a cartwheel dive off the apron to the outside on Silueta. You can really tell the announcing team is impressed by Ray's abilities. They started the match by doing comedy. By this point in time, the comedy has stopped and they are putting over Ray's technique big time.
Ray knocks Silueta off the top rope
Ray catches Silueta with a hip toss as Silueta was getting back in the ring. Ray goes to the top rope. She misses a moonsault. Silueta goes for a quick cover. She gets a 2.5 count. Ray catches Silueta with a small package. She gets a two count. Silueta catches Ray in a submission. Ray doesn't give up. Silueta lets go. She hits a bodyslam on Ray and a big moonsault off the top rope . Ray kicks out at 2.9! The announcers start arguing about whether that was a 3 count or not.
Ray catches Silueta with a quick Huracanrana. She gets a 2 count. Ray locks in an armbar. Silueta reaches the ropes. Ray jumps to the top rope, but Silueta cuts her off. Big Super Plex by Silueta! Ray kicks out again at 3.1! Silueta wins the fall, the match, and the title!
Silueta, the new champion
This match is great. Ray was an athletic marvel, and Silueta is pretty good in her own right. The match moved along at a good pace, and the 3rd fall had some good near falls. Overall, it was a very good match.