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This day in lucha libre history… (May 19)

Published May 19, 2020

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

1989: El Hijo del Santo won the Masdek‘s hair in a mask Vs. hair match at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez in Tijuana, Baja California.

 

PHOTO: Hijo del Santo 

 

1997: Pierroth Jr. won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship for the fourth-time in his career after beating Latin Lover at Lucha Libre AAA live show in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.

 

PHOTO: WWE 

 

2000: Legends of Lucha Libre‘s Hijo del Perro Aguayo won El Texano hair in a hair Vs. hair match at Lucha Libre AAA live show at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.

 

PHOTO: Lucha Libre AAA 

 

2000: Venum Black won Kid Azteca‘s hair in a hair Vs. hair match at Lucha Libre AAA live show at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.

 

PHOTO: Lucha Libre de Tijuana

 

2002: Eddie Guerrero retained the WWF Intercontinental Championship after beating Rob Van Dam at Judgment Day PPV at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

 

2012: Juventud Guerrera won the Lucha Libre AAA World Cruiserweight Championship after beating Jack Evans, Teddy Hart & Psicosis in a fatal 4-way match at La Plaza de Toros Belisario Arteaga in Chilpancingo, Guerrero.

 

Click here to watch this complete match in our Match of the Day section 

 

2012: El Consejo (Texano Jr., Toscano & Mascara Año 2000 Jr.) won the Lucha Libre World Trios Championship after beating Los Psycho Circus (Psycho Clown, Murder Clown & Monster Clown) at La Plaza de Toros Belisario Arteaga in Chilpancingo, Guerrero.

 

PHOTO: Lucha Libre AAA

 

2019: Rey Mysterio won the WWE United States Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Samoa Joe at the Money in the Bank PPV at the XL Center in Harford, Connecticut.

 

 

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