This day in lucha libre history… (February 5)

Published February 05, 2023

Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history

1984: The lucha libre legend El Santo passed away at 67 in Mexico City.



1991: Lasser won the UWA World Lightweight Championship after beating Rocky Santana at Arena Puebla in Puebla, Puebla.



1995: Los Destructores (Tony Arce, Vulcano & Rocco Valente) won the Mexican National Trios Championship after beating Los Payasos (Coco Rojo, Coco Azul & Coco Amarillo) in Tonala, Jalisco.



1999: El Hijo del Santo & Negro Casas won the CMLL World Tag Team Championship after beating Scorpio Jr. & Bestia Salvaje at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.


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2006: Fantasma de la Opera won the IWRG Intercontinental Welterweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Avisman I at Arena Naucalpan in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.



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