Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1966: Tinieblas Jr.‘s birthday. The Legends of Lucha Libre superstar was born in Mexico City.
PHOTO: Oscar Rodriguez
1972: Murcielago Velazquez passed away at 62. Jesus Velazquez Quintero was considered one of the first masked luchadores, he lost his mask as Murcielago Enmascarado against Octavio Gaona on July 18, 1940 at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
1990: Pierroth Jr. & Bestia Salvaje won the Mexican National Tag Team Championship after beating Atlantis & Angel Azteca at the Arena Puebla in Puebla.
2009: Ephesto won the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Rey Bucanero at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
2017: Mini Psycho Clown won the Lucha Libre AAA World Mini Championship after beating Dinastia at the Gimnasio Olimpico Juan de la Barrera in Mexico City.
2017: El Mesias & Pagano won the Lucha Libre AAA World Tag Team Championship after beating Dark Cuervo & Dark Scoria at the Gimnasio Olimpico Juan de la Barrera in Mexico City.
© 2020 Lucha Central
RELATED NOTE: This day in lucha libre history… (May 25)