COMMERCE CITY CO (ColoradoRapids.com) - Your Colorado Rapids hosted the first-ever officially sanctioned Lucha Libre Mexican wrestling event in Colorado and the USA featuring 12 of the sports biggest superstars on Sunday May 4 in conjunction with the club's victory over DC United.
FutboLucha 2008 was unique in America in that the event featured 12 of the biggest superstars in the sport of Lucha Libre appearing in a sanctioned appearance in the USA all at the same time as part of an official match!
(Check out exclusive photos from the Rapids' FutboLucha 2008 extravaganza in the Rapids Photo Gallery by clicking here!)
Thousands of fans attended the all-day festival and the match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park which included live bands Mexican food vendors and a Tecate beer garden in addition to the first-ever full blown Lucha Libre event in American which was part of the popular "Todo X El Todo" tour currently selling out in cities across Mexico.
Fans in attendance bore witness to such legendary luchadors as El Hijo de Santo Blue Demon Jr. Mystico Mascara Sagrada Anibal Jr. and others in action in a specially-constructed ring on the Rapids' field. Four total matches took place on the afternoon with battle royales grudge matches and even a match featuring some vertically-challenged wrestlers!
The first 5000 fans to purchase tickets also received a free commemorative Rapids Lucha Libre wrestling mask!
Thanks to all fans who attended the Rapids' inaugural FutboLucha event..........stay tuned for the possibility of FutboLucha 2009!