CMLL 65th Anniversary Show

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CMLL 65th Anniversary show
Information
Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL)
Date September 14, 1998[1]
Venue Arena México[1]
City Mexico City, Mexico[1]
Pay-per-view chronology
International Gran Prix (1998) CMLL 65th Anniversary show Homenaje a Dos Leyendas (1999)
CMLL Anniversary Shows chronology
CMLL 64th Anniversary Show CMLL 65th Anniversary show CMLL 66th Anniversary Show

The CMLL 65th Anniversary Show was a professional wrestling major show event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place on September 14, 1998 in Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. The show consisted of five matches, with the main event being a Six-man tag team match between the teams of Los Capos (Cien Caras and Máscara Año 2000) and Emilio Charles Jr. taking on three representatives of CMLL's main rúd (bad guy) group Los Boriquas, Kevin Quinn, El Boricua and Miguel Perez Jr. The semi-main event was a Lucha de Apuestas, hair vs. hair match between Ricky Santana and Apolo Dantés. In addition the show also featured an additional six-man tag match, an eight-man Atomicos match and a tag team match.[1]

The event commemorated the 65th anniversary of CMLL, the oldest professional wrestling promotion. in the world.[2] The Anniversary show is CMLL's biggest show of the year, their Super Bowl event.

Background[edit]

The event featured five professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers involved in pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines. Wrestlers portray either villains (referred to as Rudos in Mexico) or fan favorites (Técnicos in Mexico) as they compete in wrestling matches with pre-determined outcomes.

Results[edit]

# Result Stipulation Time
1 Virus and Halcon Negro Jr. defeated Sendero and El Oriental Tag team match[1]  
2 Steele, Universo 2000 and Dr. Wagner Jr. defeated Rayo de Jalisco Jr. and The Headhunters Six-man "Lucha Libre rules" tag team match[1]  
3 Hijo del Santo, Atlantis, La Fiera and Negro Casas defeated Fuerza Guerrera, Villano III, Scorpio Jr. and Bestia Salvaje Eight-man Atómicos tag team match[1]  
4 Ricky Santana defeated Apolo Dantés Lucha de Apuestas, hair vs. hair match[1]  
5 Los Capos (Cien Caras and Máscara Año 2000) and Emilio Charles Jr. defeated Los Boriquas (Kevin Quinn, La Boricua and Miguel Perez Jr.) Six-man "Lucha Libre rules" tag team match[1]  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "65th Anniversary Show". ProWrestlingHistory. September 21, 1998. Retrieved June 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ Madigan, Dan (2007). "A family affair". Mondo Lucha Libre: the bizarre and honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling. HarperColins Publisher. pp. 128–132. ISBN 978-0-06-085583-3.