Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1978: Ultraman won the Leon Negro‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask at the El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
1978: Canek won the UWA World Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Lou Thez at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
1982: Irma Gonzalez won the UWA World Women’s Championship after beating Lola Gonzalez at the El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.
1989: Blue Demon won the El Matematico‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask at the Plaza de Toros Monumental Monterrey in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.
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2017: Ultimo Dragon won the AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship after beating Tajiri at the Summer Explosion show at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.
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