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