Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014)

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014) was a professional wrestling tournament event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place from January 31 until February 14, 2014 over the course of two CMLL Super Viernes shows, with the finals on the Arena Mexico 57th Anniversary Show.wikipedia
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Bárbaro Cavernario

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra
In professional wrestling, Moreno is a two time Occidente Middleweight Champion, a one-time Welterweight Champion, and a five-time tournament winner (En Busca de un Ídolo 2014, Gran Alternativa 2014, CMLL Reyes del Aire 2016, Torneo de Parejas Increíbles 2017 and Leyenda de Plata 2018).

CMLL Torneo Gran Alternativa

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra

Mr. Niebla

The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra
In January 2014, Niebla introduced new Peste Negra members Bárbaro Cavernario and Herodes Jr. On February 14, Niebla and Cavernario defeated Soberano Jr. and Volador Jr. in the finals to win the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa.

Akuma (luchador)

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Out of all the Novato participants seven of them had participated in the Gran Alternativa tournament before, primarily the 2013 tournament; Soberano, Jr., Oro, Jr., Guerrero Negro, Jr., Herodes, Jr., Espanto, Jr., Akuma and Hombre Bala, Jr.
The following year Akuma teamed up with Rey Bucanero for the 2014 Gran Alternativa tournament, only to lose in the first round to rookie Oro Jr. and veteran La Sombra.

Black Panther (wrestler)

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Later that month Cachorro entered the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa ("Great Alternative") tournament, which is an annual tag team tournament that has a wrestling rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for the tournament.

Dragon Lee (wrestler)

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During the match Dragon Lee eliminated Herodes, Jr., but was himself eliminated by Cachorro as the third man eliminated in the tournament that was eventually won by Super Halcón, Jr. Dragon Lee was referred to as part of CMLL's Generacion 2014, a group of wrestlers who all made their debut around January, 2014 and also included Black Panther, Cachorro, Espiritu Negro, Flyer, Hechicero, El Rebelde and Star, Jr. A month after his CMLL debut Dragon Lee participated in the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa ("Great Alternative") tournament, which is an annual a tag team tournament that has a wrestling rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for the tournament.

Blue Panther

Blue Panther and The Panther teamed up for the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa ("Great Alternative") tournament, defeating Averno and EL Rebelde in the opening round, before losing to La Sombra and Oro Jr. in the second round.

Canelo Casas

Later in the year Canelo Casas was one of eight novatos ("rookies") who competed in the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa ("Great Alternative Tournament"), a tag team tournament where CMLL pairs each novato up with an experienced wrestler to give the novatos more exposure to the fans.

Star Jr.

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Star Jr. was one of 14 "rookies" entered in the 2014 Torneo Gran Alternativa ("The Great Alternative tournament"), an annual tournament in CMLL where a rookie is teamed up with a veteran wrestler for a tag team tournament.

Torneo Gran Alternativa (2016)

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Oro Jr. previously competed in both the 2013 and 2014; tournaments while Tritón was part of the 2012 tournament, and also worked the 2011 tournament under his previous identity of "Metal Blanco".

Torneo Gran Alternativa (2013)

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Out of all the Novato participants seven of them had participated in the Gran Alternativa tournament before, primarily the 2013 tournament; Soberano, Jr., Oro, Jr., Guerrero Negro, Jr., Herodes, Jr., Espanto, Jr., Akuma and Hombre Bala, Jr.

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014) was a professional wrestling tournament event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place from January 31 until February 14, 2014 over the course of two CMLL Super Viernes shows, with the finals on the Arena Mexico 57th Anniversary Show.

Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014) was a professional wrestling tournament event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place from January 31 until February 14, 2014 over the course of two CMLL Super Viernes shows, with the finals on the Arena Mexico 57th Anniversary Show.

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014) was a professional wrestling tournament event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place from January 31 until February 14, 2014 over the course of two CMLL Super Viernes shows, with the finals on the Arena Mexico 57th Anniversary Show.

Arena México 57th Anniversary Show

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (2014) was a professional wrestling tournament event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place from January 31 until February 14, 2014 over the course of two CMLL Super Viernes shows, with the finals on the Arena Mexico 57th Anniversary Show.

Spanish language

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra

Tag team

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra

La Peste Negra

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The Torneo Gran Alternativa (Spanish for "the Great Alternative tournament) concept sees a Novato or rookie team up with an experienced wrestler for a tag team tournament. The rookie winner is often elevated up the ranks of CMLL as a result of winning the tournament, but there is no specific "prize" for winning the tournament beyond a symbolic trophy. The tournament was won by rookie Cavernario and veteran Mr. Niebla, the success of the tournament led to Cavernario being added to Mr. Niebla's group La Peste Negra

Professional wrestling match types

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The tournament featured 15 professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers teaming up, some of which may be involved in pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines while others are simply paired up for the tournament.

Screenplay

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The tournament featured 15 professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers teaming up, some of which may be involved in pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines while others are simply paired up for the tournament.

Narrative thread

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The tournament featured 15 professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers teaming up, some of which may be involved in pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines while others are simply paired up for the tournament.

Heel (professional wrestling)

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Wrestlers portray either villains (referred to as Rudos in Mexico) or fan favorites (Técnicos in Mexico) as they compete in wrestling matches with pre-determined outcomes.

Face (professional wrestling)

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Wrestlers portray either villains (referred to as Rudos in Mexico) or fan favorites (Técnicos in Mexico) as they compete in wrestling matches with pre-determined outcomes.