TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 8th: Rey Mysterio, Jr. wins his first Cruiserweight title

DATELINE: JULY 8, 1996 – DISNEY MGM STUDIOS – LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL


Rey Mysterio defeats Dean Malenko on Monday Nitro to win the WCW Cruiserweight Championship for the first time. 

Mysterio, then a relative newcomer to fans in the United States, would go on to hold the Cruisrweight championship (between both WCW and WWE) a total of eight times.


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