This day in lucha libre history… (January 8)

Published January 08, 2023

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

1984: Rayo de Jalisco Jr. won the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Pirata Morgan at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.



1993: Espectrito I was the first luchador to win the Mexican National Minis Championship after beating Mascarita Sagrada Original at Lucha Libre AAA Live Show at Queretaro, Queretaro.



1998: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Juventud Guerrera won the WCW Cruiserweight Championship after beating Ultimo Dragon at the episode 1 of WCW Thunder at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.


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2013: Alberto del Rio won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after beating Big Show in a Last Man Standing Match at the TV tapings of the episode 699 of Friday Night SmackDown at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.



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