Zany circus-like act wins over the audience at Lucha VaVoom in Los Angeles.

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, burlesque performer Kitten DeVille performs at the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lucha Libre Mexica…

New York has Broadway. Las Vegas has Cirque du Soleil. Mexico has Lucha Libre wrestling. Only Los Angeles mashes the whole thing together, the…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, Lowrider cars line up outside the Mayan Theatre hosting the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lucha Lib…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, wrestling fan Nikki Layson, left, cheers performers at the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lucha Libr…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, burlesque performer Kitten DeVille performs at the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lucha Libre Mexica…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, The Crazy Chickens perform in the ring during a performance at the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lu…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, wrestler Dr. Maldad and Mexican Spitfire of Burlesque, Ruby Champagne, perform at the Lucha VaVoom Val…

After this year's annual Cinco de Mayo week performances, Lucha VaVoom headed to Chicago for a show Saturday, with dates planned later in the …

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, Aerialists Kate and Mei perform at the Lucha VaVoom Valentine’s show of Lucha Libre Mexican wrestling …

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, Lucha libre transvestite wrestler Cassandro, who calls himself “The Queen of the Ring,” right, pulls t…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, Lucha libre transvestite wrestler Cassandro swan-dives from a third-story balcony to pin his opponent …

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, wrestling duo The Crazy Chickens fly over the ropes and into the audience during the Lucha VaVoom Vale…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, burlesque dancer Karis Wilde, a male dancer who performs in drag, performs at Lucha VaVoom's Valentine…

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, wrestler Niebla Roja, top, flies over referee Platainitos, to land on wrestler Cassandro, left, during…

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 LOS ANGELES  — It's hard to say which zany circus-like act wins over the audience at Lucha VaVoom.