Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1993: Hijo del Santo won the WWA World Welterweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating Heavy Metal at the Auditorio Rio Nilo in Tonala, Jalisco.
2000: Dark Carnival (The Great Muta & Vampiro) won the WCW World Tag Team Championship after beating KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clark) at the New Blood Rising PPV at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
2002: Psicosis II won the Mexican National Middleweight Championship after beating Pimpinela Escarlata in Plaza de Toros La Taurina in Haumantla, Tlaxcala.
2007: Volador Jr., El Sagrado & La Sombra won the Mexican National Trios Championship after beating Los Perros del Mal (Damina 666, Halloween & Mr. Aguila) at the Arena Puebla in Puebla, Puebla.
2010: Jushin “Thunder” Liger won the CMLL Universal Championship after beating La Sombra (Andrade) at the Arena Mexico in Mexico.
PHOTO: CMLL Magazine / Alexis Salazar
2013: Mephisto won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating La Mascara at the Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco.
2017: Zeuxis won the CMLL-Reina International Championship after beating Marcela at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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