This day in lucha libre history… (April 28)

Published April 28, 2023

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

1996: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Juventud Guerrera won the WWA World Welterweight Championship after beating Rey Mysterio Jr. in Queretaro, Mexico.



2002: The three-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thez passed away at 86.



2006: Los Guerreos de la Atlantida (Rey Bucanero & Tarzan Boy) won the Los Perros del Mal‘s (Damian 666 & Mr. Aguila) hair in a hair vs. hair match at the at Arena Mexico 50th Anniversary Show.


Click on the link to watch this match in our Match of the Day section. 


 2006: Mistico & Negro Casas won the CMLL World Tag Team Championship at Arena Mexico 50th  Anniversary Show after beating Averno & Mephisto.



2018: The lucha libre legend As Charro passed away at 69.



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