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EMLL - EMPRESSA MUNDIAL DE LUCHA LIBRA

NWA WORLD LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

November 6, 1952--Present

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott

1.Gypsy Joe
11/06/52-Des Moines, IA
Defeats Johnny Balbo to become National Wrestling Alliance World Light Heavyweight Champion.

2.Frank Stojack
08/10/53-Spokane, WA

3.Al Kashey
11/30/57-Tulsa, OK
Awarded when NWA withdraws recognition from Stojack, who continues to defend the title in Northwest until he retires in 1958.

4.Dory Dixon
02/13/59-Mexico City, MEXICO

5.Rey Mendoza
09/11/59-Guadalajara, MEXICO

6.Gory Guerrero
07/30/60-Mexico City

7.Ali Bey
08/
06/63-El Paso, TX

8.Gory Guerrero [2]
09/24/63-El Paso, TX

TITLE VACANT
12/66
Guerrero leaves EMLL
Guerrero continues to defend the title until 1972.

9.Rey Mendoza [2]
08/04/67-Mexico City
Defeats Dory Dixon in tournament final.

10.Angel Blanco
05/19/68-Torren, MEXICO

11.Rey Mendoza [3]
12/25/68-Mexico City

12.Carlos Elio Colisetti
12/19/69-Mexico City

13.Rey Mendoza [4]
03/20/70-Mexico City

14.El Solitario
11/27/70-Mexico City

15.David Morgan
03/17/72-Mexico City

16.Rey Mendoza [5]
04/21/72-Mexico City

17.Alfonso Dantes
06/13/72-Tijuana, MEXICO

18.Kim Sung Ho
06/29/73-Mexico City

19.Rey Mendoza [6]
12/21/73-Los Angeles, CA

TITLE VACANT
07/74
Mendoza leaves to form UWA.

20.Dr. Wagner
09/22/74-Mexico City
Wins tournament.

21.Adorable Rubi Rubaleaba
02/27/76-Mexico City

22.Carlos Plata
07/16/76-Mexico City

23.Alfonso Dantes [2]
10/24/76-Guadalajara, MEXICO

24.Chavo Guerrero
02/11/77-Los Angeles, CA

25.Roddy Piper
04/13/77-California

26.Chavo Guerrero [2]
04/15/77-Los Angeles, CA

27.Alfonso Dantes [3]
04/21/77-Mexico City

28.El Fararon
06/
02/78-Mexico City

29.Pak Choo (Kengo Kimura)
12/08/78-Mexico City

30.Alfonso Dantes [4]
04/30/79-Mexico City

31.Raul Mata
01/20/80-Guadalajara, MEXICO

32.Alfonso Dantes [5]
12/15/80-Mexico City

33.Tony Salazar
04/
03/81-Mexico City

34.David Morgan [2]
03/22/82

35.Mascara Ano 2000
04/02/82-Mexico City

36.El Fararon [2]
11/16/82-Mexico City

37.Ringo Mendoza
01/15/83-Guadalajara, MEXICO

38.Satanico
07/28/83-Mexico City

39.Ringo Mendoza [2]
10/23/83-Guadalajara, MEXICO

40.M.S.1
02/13/85-Acapulco, MEXICO

41.Rayo de Jalisco, Jr.
06/21/85-Mexico City

42.M.S.1 [2]
03/20/87-Mexico City

43.Cien Caras
06/24/87-Neztahualcoyotl, MEXICO

44.Lizmark
03/20/88-Mexico City

45.Fabuloso Blondie (Ken Timbs)
06/24/88-Mexico City

46.Lizmark [2]
12/09/88-Mexico City

47.Satanico [2]
07/21/89-Mexico City

48.Pirata Morgan
10/21/89-Cuernavaca, MEXICO

49.Fabuloso Blondie [2]
02/14/90-Mexico City

50.Lizmark [3]
03/21/90-Acapulco, MEXICO

51.Satanico [3]
11/26/90 Leon, MEXICO

52.Lizmark [4]
05/01/91-Acapulco, MEXICO

53.Satanico [4]
04/05/92-Mexico City

54.Apolo Dantes
07/25/92-Puebla, MEXICO

55.Jaque Mate
03/25/93-Cuernavaca, MEXICO

56.El Dandy
12/04/94-Mexico City

57.Black Warrior
10/15/96-Mexico City

58.Shocker
05/04/97-Mexico City

59.Black Warrior [2]
03/10/98-Mexico City

[Records unclear]

60.Tarzan Boy
03/06/2000-Puebla, MEXICO

Title Vacant
04/2001
Tarzan Boy vacated due to an injury

61.Vampiro
02/09/2003-Mexico City, MEXICO
Defeated Tarzan Boy to win the vacant title

62.Shocker [2]
05/03/2004-Puebla, MEXICO

Title Held Up
04/17/2005-Mexico City
Held up when Shocker no-shows the scheduled title defense against Ultimo Guerrero.

63.Dr. Wagner Jr.
04/17/2005-Mexico City, MEX
Defeated Ultimo Guerrero

64.Atlantis
07/22/2007-Mexico City, MEX

65.Texano Jr.
04/05/2009-Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEX

66.Ephesto
05/26/2009-Mexico City, Mexico
Defeated Rey Bucanero for title.

Title Vacant

08/12/2010
Title was vacated when CMLL returned it to NWA

67.Super Nova
05/19/2013-Blackfoot, ID
Defeated El Hijo de Rey Misterio and Lizmark Jr. in the 3-way final of the tournament (not recognized by the NWA).

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