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This article is about professional wrestling promotions in Mexico. For an international listing, see List of professional wrestling promotions. For a list of National Wrestling Alliance-affiiated promotions, see List of NWA territories.

This is a list of professional wrestling promotions in Mexico and lists both active and defunct "lucha libre" professional wrestling promotions from the 1930s to the 2000s.

List[]

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Website Notes
Active
Alianza Universal De Lucha Libre Tlalnepantla Hector Guzman 1990 - Yes [1][2][3][4][5]
Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion Mexico City Marisela Peña Roldan
Joaquin Roldan
1993- Yes [6][7][8][9]
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre Mexico City Salvador Lutteroth
Francisco Alonso Lutteroth
Paco Alonso
1933- Yes Oldest wrestling promotion in the world. Originally known as Empresa Mundial de Lucha Libre from 1933 to 1991. Was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance until 1991.[10][11][12] Affiliated with the National Wrestling Alliance.[6][10][13][14]
Desastre Total Ultraviolento Tulancingo Crazy Boy 2007 - Yes [15][16][17]
Extreme Air Wrestling 2009 - Yes [18][19][20][21][22]
Federacion Internacional de Lucha Libre Monterrey Carlos Elizondo No [23][24][25][26][27][28]
International Wrestling Revolution Group Naucalpan de Juarez Adolfo Moreno 1996 - Yes [6][29][30][31][32]
Los Perros Del Mal Mexico City Perro Aguayo, Jr. 2008 - No Broke away from CMLL in 2008.[33]
Lucha Libre Femenil Monterrey Luciano Alberto Garcia de Luna 2000 - No [34][35][36][37]
NWA Mexico Mexico City Blue Demon, Jr.
Daniel Aceves
2008 - Yes Affiliated with the National Wrestling Alliance.[38][39][40][41][42]
Super X Grand Prix Championship Wrestling Juventud Guerrera 2004 - Yes [43][44]
Toryumon Mexico Naucalpan Último Dragón 1997 - No Hosts the Yamaha and Young Dragons Cups.[45]
Universal Wrestling Entertainment Hector Guzman 2008 - No [46]
World Wrestling Association Tijuana Benjamín Mora, Jr. 1986- No [47][48]
Xtreme Latin American Wrestling 2001 - No Has featured former Extreme Championship Wrestling stars Sabu and The Sandman.[49][50][51][52][53][54][55]
Defunct
Promo Azteca Konnan 1996 - 1998 No Broke away from AAA in 1996. Starred numerous luchadores wrestling in World Championship Wrestling during the late-1990s.[56][57][58][59][60][61][62][63]
Universal Wrestling Association Naucalpan Franciso Flores
Benjamín Mora, Sr.
Benjamín Mora, Jr.
Carlos Maynes
1974-1995 No Also called Lucha Libre Internaciónal. Associated with New Japan Pro-Wrestling since 1979, and the World Wrestling Federation between 1979 and 1985.[64][65]

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