Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1944: Jack O’Brien won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating El Santo in Mexico City.
1990: Fishman won the WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Rey Misterio at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.
1994: The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Ultimo Dragon won the UWA World Middleweight Championship for fifth-time in his career after beating Kouji Ishinriki at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
2006: Miss Janeth won the Lucha Libre AAA Reina de Reinas Championship after beating Cynthia Moreno, La Diabolica and Martha Villalobos in a 4-Way Elimination Match in Orizaba, Veracruz.
2007: Chavo Guerrero Jr. won the WWE Cruiserweight Championship after beating Gregory Helms at the 9th edition of No Way Out PPV at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
2010: Ricky Marvin & Taiji Ishimori won the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship after beating Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Genba Hirayanagi at Pro Wrestling NOAH The Second Navigation ’10 in Osaka, Japan.
2013: Dinastia won the Lucha Libre AAA World Mini Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Mini Abismo Negro at the Lienzo Charro Ignacio Leon Ornelas in Irapuato, Guanajuato.
2013: Los Psycho Circus (Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Psycho Clown, Munder Clown & Monsther Clown) won the Lucha Libre AAA World Trios Championship for the second-time in his career after beating El Consejo (Texano Jr., Mascara Año 2000 Jr. & Toscano) at the Lienzo Charro Ignacio Leon Ornelas in Irapuato, Guanajuato.
2014: La Peste Negra (Mr. Niebla, Negro Casas & El Felino) won the Mexican National Trios Championship after beating Rush, La Mascara & Titan at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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