Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1960: Gory Guerrero won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Ringo Mendoza at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
1967: Rene Guajardo won the NWA World Middleweight Championship after beating Apolo Curiel at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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1988: Atlantis won the NWA World Middleweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Emilio Charles Jr. at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
1988: Yoshihiro Asai won the UWA World Welterweight Championship after beating Ray Richard at the Plaza de Toros El Cortijo in Mexico City.
2011: Mr. Niebla won the 7th edition of the CMLL La Leyenda Azul Tournament after beating Atlantis at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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