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This day in lucha libre history… (September 21)

Published September 21, 2021

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

1933: Salvador Lutteroth Gonzalez held the EMLL (today known as CMLL) Debut Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Yaqui Joe defeated Bobby Sampson in a Single Match.

 

 

1934: EMLL (today known as CMLL) 1st Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event Match, Stephan Berne defeated Tigre Ray Ryan by disqualification.

 

 

1945: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 12th Anniversary Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event Match, Gori Guerrero won the Mexican National Middleweight Championship after beating Bobby Bonales.

 

 

1950: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 17th Anniversary Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event Match, Sugi Sito won the NWA Wolrd Middleweight Championship after beating Tarzan Lopez.

 

 

1956: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 23rd Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, El Santo won the El Gladiador‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Luis Ramirez Romero.

 

PHOTO: Lucha Libre de Ayer, de Hoy y Siempre

 

1973: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 23rd Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Ray Mendoza & Rindo Mendoza won the Angel Blanco & Kim Chul Won‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1979: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 46th Anniversary Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Gran Cochisse won the Americo Rocca‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1984: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 51st Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Atlantis won the El Talisman‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Arturo Beristain Ramirez.

 

 

1989: The Legends of Lucha Libre star Fuerza Guerrera won the NWA World Welterweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Aguila Solitaria at the Arena Puebla in Puebla, Puebla.

 

 

1990: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 57th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Rayo de Jalisco Jr. won the Cien Caras‘ mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Carmelo Reyes Gonzalez.

 

PHOTO: SuperLuchas

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2001: El Felino won the CMLL World Welterweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating Nosawa at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

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