Lucha Underground Announces Release of Former TNA Star

Lucha Underground Announces Release of Former TNA Star

– Lucha Underground officially announced today that they have parted ways with Hernandez. This comes after the summer debacle over Hernandez working for TNA and telling them that he already had his LU release. It was discovered that he did not have his release and TNA was forced to part ways with him and edit all footage of him recorded while he was under contract to LU.


Los Angeles, CA (September 25, 2015) – Lucha Underground, the Lucha Libre wrestling franchise from United Artists Media Group and FactoryMade Ventures, has released Shawn Hernandez from his contract and they have amicably parted ways.

“Lucha Underground” is produced by United Artists Media Group in association with FactoryMade Ventures for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of United Artists Media Group; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; and FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by United Artists Media Group.

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