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This day in lucha libre history… (April 2)

Published April 02, 2021

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

1942: Murcielago Velazquez won the Mexican National Middleweight Championship after beating Bobby Bonales in Mexico City.

 

 

1982: Cesar Curiel won the NWA World Middleweight Championship after beating El Faraon at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

PHOTO: DJ Spectro 

 

1982: Mascara Año 2000 won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating David Morgan at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

1993: Dr. Wagner Jr. won the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Pierroth Jr. at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

1994: The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Konnan won the IWC World Heavyweight Championship after beating Cien Caras in Reynosa, Tamaulipas.

 

 

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

 

 

2000: Chyna & Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated The Radicalz (Perry Saturn, Dean Malenko and Eddie Guerrero) in a 6-Person Tag Team Intergender Match at WrestleMania 2000 at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, California. This was Eddie Guerrero‘s first appearance at WrestleMania.

 

 

2006: Rey Mysterio won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after beating Randy Orton and Kurt Angle in a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania 22 at Allstate Arena in the Rosemont, Illinois.

 

PHOTO: WWE

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