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The CMLL 72nd Anniversary Show was a professional wrestling major show event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) that took place on September 16, 2005 in Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. The show consisted of six matches, with the main event being a Lucha de Apuestas, hair vs. hair vs. hair match between Héctor Garza, Perro Aguayo, Jr. and Universo 2000. It also featured four Six-man tag team matches, including a Mini-Estrella match. The show also saw a singles match for the vacant CMLL World Women's Championship. The event commemorated the 72nd anniversary of CMLL, the oldest professional wrestling promotion. in the world. The anniversary show is CMLL's biggest show of the year, their Super Bowl event.
The event featured six professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers involved in pre-existing scripted feuds or storylines. Wrestlers portray either villains (referred to as Rudos in Mexico) or fan favorites (Técnicos in Mexico) as they compete in wrestling matches with pre-determined outcomes.
- Bam Bam, Pequeno Olimpico & Ultimo Dragoncito defeat Pequeno Violencia, Pierrothito & Sombrita in a Six Man Tag Team Two Out Of Three Falls Match (10:42)
- Felino, Heavy Metal & Ultimo Dragon defeat Apolo Dantes, Mascara Magica & Sangre Azteca [2:1] in a Six Man Tag Team Two Out Of Three Falls Match (13:16)
- Dragon pinned Dantes [1:0] (4:12)
- Azteca pinned Felino [1:1] (10:58)
- Dragon pinned Magica, Metal pinnt Azteca [2:1]
- Marcela defeats Dark Angel in a Two Out Of Three Falls Match to win the vacant CMLL Women's Championship (12:35)
- Dr. Wagner Jr., Mistico & Negro Casas defeat Damian El Terrible, Mephisto & Tarzan Boy [2:1] in a Six Man Tag Team Two Out Of Three Falls Match (13:11)
- Mephisto pinned Casas zur Aufgabe [0:1] (5:32)
- Wagner pinned Tarzan [1:1] (9:31)
- Mistico pinned Tarzan zur Aufgabe [2:1]
- Los Guerreros del Infierno (Rey Bucanero & Ultimo Guerrero) & Averno defeat La Ola Amarilla (Hiroshi Tanahashi, Okumura & Shinsuke Nakamura) [2:1] in a Six Man Tag Team Two Out Of Three Falls Match (16:40)
- Tanahashi pinned Guerrero [0:1] (9:42)
- Guerrero pinned Tanahashi [1:1] (12:01)
- Los Guerreros pinned Nakamura [2:1]
- Perro Aguayo Jr. and Universo 2000 defeat Hector Garza in a Three Way Hair Vs. Hair Reverse Elimination Match (12:22)
- Perro Aguayo Jr. pinned Universo 2000 (6:52)
- Universo 2000 pinned Hector Garza