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This day in lucha libre history… (July 6)

Published July 06, 2020

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

1985: The Legends of Lucha Libre star Super Astro won the UWA World Middleweight Championship after beating Gran Hamada in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

 

 

1988: Yoshihiro Asai won the Black Terry‘s hair in a hair Vs. hair match in Arena Naucalpan in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.

 

 

1997: El Samurai won the J-Crown after beating Jushin “Thunder” Liger at the NJPW Summer Struggle in Sapporo, Japan. In this title match the J-Crown was made up of the British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship, NWA World Welterweight Championship, UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship, WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship & WWF World Light Heavyweight Championship. Originally this championship was known as the J-Crown Octuple Unified Championship, but Liger had lost the championship against Yuji Yasuraoka on June 6, 1997.

 

 

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