This day in lucha libre history… (April 15)

Published April 15, 2023

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

1977: Chavo Guerrero won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in Los Angeles, California.



1977: Jose Luis Mendita (Rambo) won the Mexican National Middleweight Championship after beating Rubi Ruvalcaba at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.



1994: Rayo de Jalisco Jr. won the 1st edition of the CMLL International Grand Prix Tournament after beating King Haku at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



1995: Octagon, Super Muñeco & Rey Mysterio won the Mexican National Trios Championship after beating Los Destructores (Tony Arce, Vulcano & Rocco Valente) at the Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City.


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1997: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Brazo de Plata won the Mano Negra‘s in a Hair vs. Hair Match at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.



2007: Vangellys won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating El Dandy at the Gimnasio Ajusco in Mexico City.



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