This day in lucha libre history… (April 7)

Published April 07, 2021

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

1972: Angel Blanco won the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship after beating Raul Reyes at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



1986: Javier Cruz won the NWA World Welterweight Championship after beating El Dandy at the Arena Coliseo Monterrey in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.


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1991: Hawaiian Beasts (Kokina, Fatu & Samoan Savage) won the UWA World Trios Championship after beating Los Villanos (Villano I, Villano IV & Villano V) at El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.



1995: Silver King & Shocker won the 2nd edition of the CMLL La Gran Alternativa Tournament after beating Dr. Wagner Jr. & Astro Rey Jr. (Mephisto) at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



1997: The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Ultimo Dragon won the WCW World Television Championship after beating Prince Iaukea at the episode 82 WCW Monday Nitro at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama.


Click here to watch this complete match in our Match of the Day section. 


2017: Angel de Oro won the CMLL Rey de Aire Tournament after beating Euforia at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



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