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This day in lucha libre history… (April 8)

Published April 08, 2022

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

1944: El Santo won the Jack O’Brien‘s hair in a Mask Vs. Hair Match at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

1974: Lucha Libre AAA founder Antonio Peña debuted as a professional wrestler as El Genio.

 

 

1979: Astro Rey won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Dos Caras at El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.

 

 

1995: Eddie Guerrero won the ECW World Television Championship after beating 2 Cool Scorpio at the ECW Three Way Dance event at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

 

2011: Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Escorpion won the 17th edition of the CMLL La Gran Alternativa Tournament after beating Mascara Dorada & Metal Blaco (Triton) at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

2016: La Mascara won the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Angel de Oro at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

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