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This day in lucha libre history… (September 23)

Published September 23, 2021

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

1917: The lucha libre legend El Santo was born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo.

 

 

1937: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 4th Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Jack O’ Brien defeated Joe Maynes in a Single Match.

 

 

1960: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 27th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Ruben Juarez won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Ray Mendoza.

 

 

1977: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 44th Anniversary “A” Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Fishman won the Sangre Chicana‘s mask in a Triple Threat Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Andrés Durán Reyes. El Cobarde also participated in this match.

 

 

1983: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 50th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Sangre Chicana won the MS-1‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1988: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 55th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Mascara Año 2000 won the Mogur‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of José de Jesús Pantoja Flores.

 

 

1994: CMLL held the 55th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Negro Casas won the Mocho Cota‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

2005: Atlantis won the 8th edition of the CMLL International Grand Prix Tournament at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City after beating the Legends of Lucha Libre star Hijo del Perro Aguayo.

 

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