Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1964: Rizado Ruiz won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship after beating Halcon Dorado at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
1982: Gran Hamada won the WWF World Light Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Perro Aguayo in Tokyo, Japan.
2002: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s El Hijo del Perro Aguayo won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Electroshock in Chihuahua, Chihuahua.
2002: Eddie Guerrero won the WWF Intercontinental Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Rob Van Dam at the 3rd edition of Backlash PPV at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri.
2017: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Taya Valkyrie won the Lucha Libre AAA Reina de Reinas Championship for the second-time in her career after beating Ayako Hamada at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.
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