Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1951: The Lucha Libre AAA founder Antonio Peña was born in Mexico City, Mexico.
1972: Alfonso Dantes won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Ray Mendoza in Tijuana, Baja California.
1982: Los Misioneros de la Muerte (El Texano, Negro Navarro & El Signo) won the Takano, Saito & Kobayashi‘s hair in a hair Vs. hair match at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
1991: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Perro Aguayo & Gran Hamada won the UWA World Tag Team Championship after beating Brazo de Oro & Brazo de Plata at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
1992: Rayo de Jalisco Jr. won the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship after beating El Egipcio at the Arena Pista Revolucion in Mexico City.
1999: Cuauhtemoc Velazco Vargas a.k.a. Diablo Velazco passed away in Guadalajara, Jalisco.
2018: Alfredo Pasillas Dorado a.k.a. Arkangel de la Muerte passed away in Mexico City, Mexico.
2008: Hector Garza, Hijo del Fantasma & La Mascara won the CMLL World Trios Championship after beating Mistico (Caristico), Blue Panther & Marco Corleoneat the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
2008: Texano Jr. won the Heavy Metal’s hair in a 10-Man Steel Cage Match at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Damian 666, Mr. Aguila, El Terrible, Shocker, Negro Casas, Marco Corleone & Alex Koslov also participated.
2008: Faby Apache won the Mary Apache‘s in a hair Vs. hair match at Triplemania XVI at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
2009: Xtreme Tiger won the Lucha Libre AAA World Cruiserweight Championship for the first time in his career after beating Alex Koslov, Crazy Boy & Alan Stone in a Four-Way Match at Triplemania XVII at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
2009: Dr. Wagner Jr. won the Lucha Libre AAA Megachampionship for the first time in his career after beating El Mesias at Triplemania XVII at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
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2014: Shocker & Negro Casas won the CMLL Tag Team Championship after beating Rush & La Mascara at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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