1942 in professional wrestling

1942 in professional wrestling describes the year's events in the world of professional wrestling.

List of years in professional wrestling

List of notable promotionsEdit

Only one promotion held notable shows in 1942.

Promotion Name Abbreviation
Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre EMLL

Calendar of notable showsEdit

Date Promotion(s) Event Location Main Event
September 25 EMLL EMLL 9th Anniversary Show Mexico City, Mexico Jesus Anaya defeated Black Guzmán in a tournament final for the newly created Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship[1]

Notable eventsEdit

  • June 26 – Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta makes his debut as the silver masked ring character El Santo, which would go on to become one of the most famous names in lucha libre as well as starring in over 50 lucha films.[2]

Championship changesEdit

EMLLEdit

incoming champion – Black Guzmán[3]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
February 11 Tarzán López EMLL show [3]
incoming champion - Firpo Segura[4]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
Uncertain Rye Duran EMLL show [4]
incoming champion – Vacant[5]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
May 24 Murciélago Velázquez EMLL show [5]
incoming champion – Dientes Hernandez[6]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
October 9 Adolfo Bonales EMLL show [6]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
September 25 Jesus Anaya EMLL show [1]
incoming champion – Jack O'Brien[7]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
March 1 Ciclón Veloz EMLL show [7]

DebutsEdit

BirthsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: National Lightweight Title [Lutteroth]". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. p. 393. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  2. ^ L.L. Staff (2008). "Lucha Libre: Conoce la historia de las leyendas de cuadrilátero". Santo (1917-1984) (in Spanish). Mexico. p. 54. Grandes Figuras de la Lucha Libre.
  3. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2006). "Mexico: EMLL NWA World Middleweight Title [Lutteroth]". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. pp. 389–390. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  4. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: National Heavyweight Title". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. pp. 390–391. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  5. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: National Middleweight Championship". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. p. 392. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  6. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: National Lightweight Title [Lutteroth]". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. p. 393. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  7. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: National Welterweight Title [Lutteroth]". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. p. 392. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  8. ^ a b "Wrestlers debuted in 1942: 1 - 7 of 7". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
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  10. ^ a b c d e "Wrestlers born in 1942: 1 - 51 of 69". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.