Produced by Liz Fairbairn, Co-Founder of Lucha VaVOOM


 Featuring world-class lucha libre wrestling, burlesque, aerialists, comedy, music, and more


Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th

at The Mayan Theatre in downtown Los Angeles


Tickets on sale now

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Los Angeles, CA (December 21, 2023)—Lucha VaVoom de La Liz (LVVDLL) — where world-class professional lucha libre wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide — has announced its two-night Valentine’s glam/slam extravaganza on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th at The Mayan Theatre (1038 S Hill St.) in downtown Los Angeles.

Dubbed La Venganza del Amor (The Revenge of Love), LVVDLL’s Valentine’s shows will set your heart ablaze with an unforgettable array of superstar wrestlers, along with daring aerialists and alluring burlesque gods and goddesses mixing LVVDLL’s brand of sexo y violencia like never before. Tickets for this 21+ event are on sale now for $45.00‒$95.00 at

Co-founded in 2002 by Liz Fairbairn and Rita D’Albert as Lucha VaVOOM (LVV), Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated variety show has been wowing audiences across the globe for over 20 years. In February 2022, LVV re-emerged out of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Fairbairn alone curating, producing, directing, and financing close to twenty Lucha VaVOOM shows through 2023 including LVV’s 20th anniversary celebration throughout 2022 as well as the launch of a Las Vegas residency at the legendary House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, which kicked off in July, 2023 with two shows and more dates scheduled in 2024. As LVV’s sole producer for the last two years, Fairbairn also oversaw and directed a special tribute show (Sept. ‘23), in partnership with Amazon Prime Video, honoring her close friend and one of LVV’s biggest stars, the trailblazing lucha libre wrestler and queer icon Cassandro. Plus, Fairbairn brokered two unique cross-promotional collaborations for LVV with major movie studios, including with Sony Pictures for their original action thriller film Bullet Train (July ‘22) and Warner Bros. Pictures’ for their feature film Blue Beetle (August ‘23). Now Fairbairn heads into 2024 with her new production company ‒ Lucha VaVoom de La Liz. Says Fairbairn, “I could not be more grateful for my awesome and dedicated production team, and our spectacular international talent. I look forward to exploring new ground creatively and new collaborations, as well as getting our show into new markets.”

In October, “The Baddest Woman on the Planet” Ronda Rousey surprised the wrestling world with her unannounced performance in the ring during the first night of LVV’s Halloween engagement ‒ marking her first match ever outside the WWE, as well as her return to the pro wrestling world since losing at SummerSlam on August 5th. Rousey teamed up with AEW star – and real-life friend – Marina Shafir to take on Taya Valkyrie and Brian Kendrick, with the two pals emerging victorious. The UFC legend’s appearance at LVV got picked up around the world by the likes of UK’s Daily StarMetro, and The Sun, as well as the New York Post. Following the show, Ronda posted the full match on her YouTube channel and took to Instagram to share: “Lucha VaVOOM was honestly the best Lucha/burlesque hybrid show I’ve ever had the pleasure of jumping into unannounced. Anyone who doubted me and Marina Shafir could make magic in a ring is an idiot – thank you Taya Valkyrie and Brian Kendrick for being down to get down with us.”

The wrestling lineup for the Valentine’s engagement features Taya Valkyrie (AEW superstar and four-time AAA Reina de Reinas champion), Magno “The Man Mountain” Rudo, Li’l Cholo, Los Crazy Chickens, Paquita, the unidentified flying object and perennially airborne Jack Cartwheel, Los Angeles de Cassandro, Aéreo, El Gran Lobo, Sr. Lobo, and Dirty Sanchez, the scatological master of lucha libre with his underhand, dirty tricks and signature move “A Taste Of The Awful!” Plus, two gorgeous mini lady wrestlers, Beautiful Bobbie Jo and Ms. Shytayla.

LVVDLL promises to deliver incendiary burlesque gods and goddesses, twisty contortionists, and death-defying aerialists, including the incomparable Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière (internationally renowned neo-burlesque dancer hailing from Kahnawake, Quebec, whose accolades include being voted #1 burlesque performer in Canada and holds titles from the Burlesque Hall of Fame), bringing her cowgirl skills to the LVVDLL stage. Other performers confirmed include Raquel Reed (burlesque dancer from Absinthe in Las Vegas), Kara Spade (Filipino-American burlesque dancer), and roller-skating duo Duo Mexica. Plus, performing a duet will be Lena Fumi (contortionist, aerialist, and dancer) and Katy Mikelle (acrobat, burlesque dancer, and contortionist).

Delivering insanely off-the-cuff commentary both nights will be LVV’s long time comedian host Blaine Capatch and ring announcer extraordinaire Ignacio Serricchio.

left: Magno “The Man Mountain” Rudo lifting up Dama Fina (credit: Jennifer McCarthy)

center: Taya Valkyrie (credit: Safi Alia Shabaik)

right: Los Crazy Chickens (credit: David Chi)

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