Arez joins MLW via the draft

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

MLW issued the following press release to announce the addition of Arez for the July 10 event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena.

Round 4 of the 2021 Open Draft, presented by Supershow the Game, went live tonight featuring luchador Arez joining MLW for its highly anticipated upcoming season. Watch round 4 of the MLW Open Draft at:

Cesar Duran and Azteca Underground have done it again in inking  another big selection in Arez. The master of “strange style”, Arez is one of the hottest luchadores to cross the border in years.

Mentored by the legendary Blue Demon Jr., Arez’s speed and technique are a challenge for opponents to keep pace with.

“I think it’s safe to say who is owning this draft, no?,” said Cesar Duran in a statement to “Arez’s mission in MLW is quite simple: it’s to collect gold and masks in the name of Azteca! See you in just a few weeks, amigos.”

How will Arez fair in Philly next month? We’ll find out in just a few weeks when he makes his MLW debut July 10th in Philadelphia at the 2300 Arena (buy tickets).

Arez’s bio is now available at:

Also announced as returning for the new season of MLW:

  • Calvin Tankman
  • Mads Krügger

Live coverage of the 2021 Open Draft continues as Alicia Atout hosts round 5 next Thursday at 7 p.m. ET at:

Powell’s POV: Cesar Duran is the new character played by Luis Fernandez-Gil, who played Dario Cueto in Lucha Underground. Duran leads Azteca Underground Inc. in the MLW storylines.


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