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This day in lucha libre history… (September 24)

Published September 24, 2021

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

1943: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 10th Anniversary “B” Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event, El Santo won the Bobby Bonales‘ hair in a Mask Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1948: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 15th Anniversary “B” Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Tarzan Lopez defeated Harry Fields in a Single Match.

 

 

1951: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 18th Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Enrique Llanes won the NWA World Middleweight Championship after beating Sugi Sito.

 

 

1954: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 21st Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, the No Disqualification Match between Gori Guerrero and Cavernario Galindo ended in no contest, being considered one of the bloodiest fights in history.

 

 

1963: Gori Guerrero won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Ali Bey in El Paso, Texas.

 

 

1965: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 32nd Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Karloff Lagarde won the NWA World Welterweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Huracan Ramirez.

 

 

1977: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 43rd Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, El Faraon won the Legends of Lucha Libre star Perro Aguayo‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1999: CMLL held the 66th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Mr. Niebla won the Shocker‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Jose Luis Jair Soria Reyna.

 

Click here to watch this complete match in our Match of the Day section. 

 

2004: Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Nicho el Millonario (Psicosis) won the X-LAW Heavyweight Championship after beating L.A. Park at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana, Baja California.

 

 

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