1944 in professional wrestling

1944 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 1944.

Promotion Name Abbreviation
Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre EMLL

Calendar of notable showsEdit

Date Promotion(s) Event Location Main Event
September 22 EMLL EMLL 11th Anniversary Show Mexico City, Mexico Gorilla Ramos defeated Black Guzmán (c) in a best two-out-of-three falls match for the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship[1]
(c) – denotes defending champion(s)

Notable eventsEdit

Championship changesEdit

EMLLEdit

incoming champion – Tarzán López[2]
No title changes[2]
incoming champion - Firpo Segura[3]
No title changes[3]
incoming champion – Tarzán López[4]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
January 1 Bobby Bonales EMLL show [4]
incoming champion – Joe Silva[5]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
April 28 Raul Romero EMLL show [5]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
September 20 Gorilla Ramos EMLL 11th Anniversary Show [6]
October 18 Tarzán López EMLL show [6]
incoming champion – El Santo[7]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
February 18 Jack O'Brien EMLL show [7]

DebutsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ruiz Glez, Alex (September 7, 2010). "CMLL: 79 historias, 79 Aniversario, las 79 luchas estelares" [CMLL: 79 stories, 79 anniversaries, the 70 main events]. Súper Luchas (in Spanish). Retrieved February 2, 2020.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  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 c "Wrestlers debuted in 1944: 1 - 9 of 9". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Wrestlers born in 1944: 1 - 50 of 55". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  10. ^ a b "Wrestlers born in 1944: 51 - 55 of 55". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  11. ^ a b "Wrestlers deceased in 1944: 1 - 21 of 21". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.