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This day in lucha libre history… (May 31)

Published May 31, 2020

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

1994: El Santo won the Mexican National Middleweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating Tuffy Truesdale at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

1967: Vampiro‘s Birthday. Ian Richard Hodgkinson was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

 

 

1991: Los Villanos (Villano I, Villano IV & Villano V) won the UWA World Trios Championship for the third-time in his career after beating Kokina, Fatu & Samoan Savage at El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.

 

 

1995: Octagoncito (Original) won the Espectrito I’s hair in a mask Vs. hair match at Lucha Libre AAA live show in Veracruz.

 

 

1996: El Rayo de Jalisco Jr. won the CMLL World Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Apolo Dantes at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

 

2002: Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Bucanero won the CMLL World Tag Team Championship for the second-time in his career after beating El Hijo del Santo & Negro Casas at the Arena Mexico in Mexico.

 

 

 

2012: Oficial Factor won the IWRG Rey del Ring tournament at the Arena Naucalpan in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.

 

 

2012: La Sombra won the IWGP Intercontinental Championship after beating Shinsuke Nakamura at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

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