This day in lucha libre history… (May 18)

Published May 18, 2023

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

1938: Jack OBrien won the Mexican National Lightweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Dientes Hernandez in Mexico City.



2000: Tony Rivera won the Super Cacaco‘s (Nosawa) Hair vs. Hair Match at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. Tony Rivera & Super Cacao bet their hair after losing a relevos suicidas match against Brazo de Oro & Fugaz.



2003: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri won the WWE Tag Team Championship after beating Team Angle (Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas) in a Ladder Match at Judgment Day PPV at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina.



2004: Chavo Classic (Chavo Guerrero Sr.) won the WWE Cruiserweight Championship after beating Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Spike Dudley in a Triple Threat Match at the episode 249 of SmackDown at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.



2008: Metalik (Mascara Dorada) won the Jaque‘s hair in mask vs. hair match at Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco.



2018: Volador Jr. & Flyer won the CMLL La Gran Alternativa Tournament after beating Ultimo Guerrero & Templario at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.


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