Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1984: El Talisman won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Americo Rocca at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.
1988: El Hijo del Santo won the Leon Chino‘s mask in a Mask vs. Mask Match at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.
1990: Pegasus Kid (Chris Benoit) won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship after beating Jushin “Thunder” Liger at the NJPW Summer Night Fever II at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.
2005: Hector Garza won the Pierroth Jr.‘s hair in a Hair vs. Hair Match at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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