This day in lucha libre history… (July 26)  

Published July 26, 2023

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

1942: Lucha libre legend El Santo debuted at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.



1975: Villano III won the Lobo Rubio‘s hair in a Mask vs. Hair Match at the Monumental Plaza de Toros Mexico in Mexico City.



1980: Cien Caras won the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Tony Benetto in Puebla, Puebla.



1981: Angel Blanco won the Dorrel Dixon‘s hair in a Hair vs. Hair Match at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.



1984: Chamaco Valaquez won the NWA World Welterweight Championship after beating Mocho Cota at Arena Isabel in Cuernavaca, Morelos.



2009: Rey Mysterio retained the WWE Intercontinental Championship after beating Dolph Ziggler at the 3rd edition of WWE Night of Champions at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennylvania.



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