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This day in lucha libre history… (May 18)

Published May 18, 2022

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 the 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 the 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 the Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

 

 

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

 

PHOTO: CMLL/Alexis Salazar 

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