Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1980: Kato Kung Lee won the NWA World Welterweight Championship after beating Americo Rocca at the Arena Pista Revolucion in Mexico City.
1992: The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar El Solar was the first luchador to win the UWF Super Middleweight Championship after beating Canelo Casas (Heavy Metal) at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
1992: Los Cowboys (El Texano & Silver King) won the UWA World Tag Team Championship after beating Gran Hamada & Kendo at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
1997: The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Perro Aguayo, Canek & Hector Garza defeated Fuerza Guerrera, Heavy Metal & Jerry Estrada in a 6-Man Tag Team Match at the 10th edition of the Royal Rumble PPV at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
2015: Zeuxis won the Mexican National Women’s Championship after beating Estrellita at the Arena Puebla in Puebla, Puebla.
2016: Esfinge won the 7th edition of the CMLL La Copa Jr. after beating Puma at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
2018: Cuatrero won the CMLL World Middleweight Championship after beating Angel de Oro at the Day 6 of the CMLL-NJPW Fantasticamania tour the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
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