Antonio Peña Promotions, S.A de CV d/b/a Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide is a Mexican Lucha Libre (professional wrestling) promotion based in Mexico City, Mexico. Commonly referred to as simply AAA (pronounced "triple A"; an abbreviation of its original name Asistencia Asesoría y Administración, Spanish for "Assistance, Assessment, and Administration"), the promotion was founded in 1992 when Antonio Peña broke away from Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) to set up a promotion, which allowed him more creative freedom. AAA has held a number of pay-per-views (PPV) over the years and has promoted shows not just in Mexico but in the United States and Japan as well. In addition to the conventional "squared circle", the promotion occasionally uses a hexagonal wrestling ring and has a reputation for its outlandish gimmicks and characters as well as having developed a more extreme match style in recent years. Over the years AAA has worked together with several American promotions such as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and World Championship Wrestling, while currently having working relationships with the Mexican International Wrestling Revolution Group and Lucha Libre Elite promotions and the American Impact Wrestling, All Elite Wrestling (AEW), and Major League Wrestling (MLW) promotions. AAA is also partnered with the Japanese promotion, Pro Wrestling Noah.