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This day in lucha libre history… (September 25)

Published September 25, 2021

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

1941: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 8th Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Mike London defeated Gorilla Ramos in a Single Match.

 

 

1942: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 9th Anniversary Show at the Old Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Jesus Anaya was the first luchador to win the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Black Guzman.

 

 

1947: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 14th Anniversary Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Gory Guerrero retained the NWA World Middleweight Championship after beating Rito Romero.

 

 

1953: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 20th Anniversary Show at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Blue Demon retained the NWA World Welterweight Championship after beating El Santo.

 

 

1959: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 26th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Cavernario Galindo won the Torbellino Blanco hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1964: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 31st Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Rayo de Jalisco won the NWA World Middleweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Benny Galant.

 

 

1981: Fishman won the WWF World Light Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating the Legends of Lucha Libre star Perro Aguayo in Los Angeles, California.

 

 

1998: Arkangel de la Muerte won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship after beating Torero at the Arena Coliseo de Acapulco in Acapulco, Guerrero.

 

 

2009: Okumura & Yujiro won the 15th edition of the CMLL La Gran Alternativa Tournament after beating Mistico & Angel de Oro at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

 

2009: Ultimo Guerrero retained the CMLL World Heavyweight Championship after beating Jushin “Thunder” Liger at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City.

 

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

 

2016: Heidi Katrina won the CMLL-REINA International Championship after beating Chik Tormenta at the Shin-Kiba 1st RING in Tokyo, Japan.

 

 

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