This day in lucha libre history… (July 6)

Published July 06, 2022

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

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



1988: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Yoshihiro Asai won the Black Terry‘s hair in a Hair vs. Hair Match at 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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