This day in lucha libre history… (August 16)  

Published August 16, 2021

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

1981: Lola Gonzalez won the UWA World Women’s Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Vickie Williams in Mexico City.



1993: Ciclon Ramirez won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating El Fantasma de la Quebrada at the Arena Pista Revolucion in Mexico City.



2001: The Legends of Lucha Libre star Tinieblas Jr. won the IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship after beating Scorpio Jr. at the Arena Naucalpan in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.



2005: The Legends of Lucha Libre star Hijo del Perro Aguayo & Ultimp Guerrero won the WWA World Tag Team Championship after beating Hijo del Santo & Negro Casas at the Arena Puebla in Puebla, Puebla.



2007: El Mesias won the IWC World Heavyweight Championship after beating Cibernetico at the Gimnasio Agustin Millan in Toluca, Estado de Mexico.


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2009: El Valiente won the CMLL World Welterweight Championship after beating Sangre Azteca at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



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