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This day in lucha libre history… (September 26)

Published September 26, 2021

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

1952: El Santo won the NWA World Welterweight Championship for the second-time in his career after beating Bobby Bonales at the Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.

 

 

1958: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 47th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, Espectro I won the Torbellino Blanco‘s mask in a Mask Vs. Mask Match. In this way, we knowed the identity of Mariano Yugueros.

 

 

1980: EMLL (today known as CMLL) held the 47th Anniversary Show at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. In the Main Event, El Satanico won the Mocho Cota‘s hair in a Hair Vs. Hair Match.

 

 

1982: Canek won the UWA World Heavyweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating Riki Choshu at El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.

 

 

1991: Jerry Estrada was the first luchador to win the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Pierroth Jr. at the Arena Isabel in Cuernavaca, Morelos.

 

 

2004: Hijo del Santo won the WWA World Welterweight Championship for the ninth-time in his career after beating Cobarde Jr. at the Poliforum Juan Gabriel in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.

 

 

2009: Lucha Libre AAA held Heroes Inmortales III at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. In this show, Cibernetico won the Copa Antonio Peña after beating Konnan Big in a 12-Man Battle Royal Match. La Parka, Octagon, Silver King, Alan Stone, El Zorro, Ultimo Gladiador, Kenzo Suzuki, Marco Corleone, Pimpinela Escarlata and Dark Ozz also participated in this match.

 

 

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