1946 in professional wrestling

1946 in professional wrestling describes the year's events in the world of professional wrestling.

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List of notable promotionsEdit

Only one promotion held notable shows in 1946.

Promotion Name Abbreviation
Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre EMLL

Calendar of notable showsEdit

Date Promotion(s) Event Location Main Event
September 28 EMLL EMLL 13th Anniversary Show Mexico City, Mexico Steve Morgan defeated Firpo Segura (c) in a best two-out-of-three falls match for the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship[1]
(c) – denotes defending champion(s)

Notable eventsEdit

Accomplishments and tournamentsEdit

EMLLEdit

Accomplishment Winner Date won Notes
NWA World Welterweight Championship tournament El Santo March 1–15 [2][3]

Championship changesEdit

EMLLEdit

incoming champion – Tarzán López[4]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
February 23 Gory Guerrero EMLL show [4]
New[5]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
March 15 El Santo EMLL show Defeated Peter Pancoff in the tournament final to become the first champion[5]
incoming champion - Firpo Segura[6]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
September 28 Steve Morgan EMLL 13th Anniversary Show [6]
incoming champion – Gory Guerrero[7]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
Uncertain Vacated N/A Championship vacated for undocumented reasons[7]
May 31 El Santo EMLL show Defeated Tuffy Truesdale to win the vacant championship[7]
incoming champion – Raul Romero[8]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
April 15 Emilio Charles align=left|[8]
incoming champion – Black Guzmán[9]
No title changes[9]
incoming champion – Gory Guerrero[10]
Date Winner Event/Show Note(s)
February 23 Vacated N/A Championship vacated after Guerrero won the NWA World Middleweight Championship

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. ^ "Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre >> Tournaments >> page 3". CageMatch. Retrieved September 22, 2018.
  3. ^ Royal Duncan and Gary Will (2006). "Mexico: EMLL NWA Welterweight Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 390. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ a b Duncan, Royal; Will, Gary (2000). "Mexico: EMLL NWA World Welterweight Title [Lutteroth]". Wrestling title histories: professional wrestling champions around the world from the 19th century to the present. Waterloo, ON: Archeus Communications. p. 390. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ a b c 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ a b c "Wrestlers debuted in 1946: 1 - 12 of 12". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Wrestlers born in 1946: 1 - 50 of 59". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  13. ^ a b "Wrestlers born in 1946: 51 - 59 of 59". Wrestling Data. Retrieved February 1, 2020.