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This day in lucha libre history… (October 16)

Published October 16, 2020
Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history

1964: El Santo & Rayo de Jalisco won the Mexican National Tag Team Championship after beating Espanto I & Espanto II at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

2001: Pierrothito won the CMLL World Mini Championship for the first-time in his career after beating Ultimo Dragoncito at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

2004: Lucha Libre AAA held the 8th edition of Verano de Escandalo great event in Orizaba, Veracruz. In the Main Event, Heavy Metal won the Mosco de la Merced AAA‘s mask in a Steel Cage Match. El Intocable, El Zorro, Psicosis II & Hysteria also participated. In this way, we learned the identity of Juan Valdez.

 

 

2007: Bam Bam won the Pequeño Violencia‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

2011: Ricky Marvin won the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship after beating Satoshi Kajiwara at the Pro Wrestling NOAH Navigation Sunday 2011 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo Japan. Ricky Marvin was the first luchador to win this title.

 

 

2011: WWE held the TV tapings of the episode 635 of Friday Night SmackDown at the Palacio de los Deportes. This was the second WWE show held in Mexico. It was broadcast on October 21.

 

 

2018: Ultimo Guerrero won the CMLL World Heavyweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Diamante Azul at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

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