Lucha Underground and Baja Desert Championship on El Rey Network May 31st
AUSTIN, TX (May 30, 2017) – “Lucha Underground” will return for the second half of the third season on El Rey Network followed by the world premiere of “Baja Desert Championship: Origins.”
8:00pm et “Lucha Underground” All Night Long…Again – The Mack faces Johnny Mundo in an All Night Long Match. The luchador with the most pinfall and submission victories by the end of the night is the Lucha Underground Champion.
9:00pm et “Baja Desert Championship: Origins” – A one-hour special introducing audiences to the breakneck speed and high-stakes drama that bond the multi-generational families who race in the SCORE off road series. El Rey Network will air the entire 2017 SCORE off road series, which will also include the historic SCORE Baja 1000 50th Anniversary race. These global races encompass the most difficult terrain in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. People from all walks of life modify or build their own vehicles to join the races, including motorcycles, stock Volkswagen, production vehicles, buggies, trucks, and custom fabricated race vehicles. The modified cars, extreme conditions, terrain and speed lead to captivating drama and suspense.
About SCORE International
SCORE International, which produces and sanctions the four-race SCORE off road series, began in 1973 when it was founded by the late Mickey Thompson. SCORE continues today for the fifth year under the ownership and direction of Roger Norman following nearly 39 years under the ownership of Sal Fish as the leading sanctioning body in the sport of desert racing. Most famous for its flagship event the legendary SCORE Baja 1000, SCORE began its 44th year of producing championship desert racing in 2017. SCORE races offer classes for Pro and Sportsman cars, trucks, UTVs, Motorcycles and Quads.
About El Rey Network
El Rey Network is a 24-hour, English-language lifestyle network targeting “Strivers,” viewers who hold strong core beliefs about the importance of family, independence, hard work, craftsmanship, and legacy. Founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, and curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network features action-packed programming, relatable heroes and aspirational stories that embrace today’s America. El Rey’s slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,” the one-on-one interview program “El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair,” and “Lucha Underground,” a lucha libre wrestling series produced by Mark Burnett. El Rey Network’s lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and television series including genre, action, and sci-fi/ horror. El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade, with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.