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The EMLL 49th Anniversary Show was a professional wrestling major show event produced by Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre (EMLL) that took place on September 17, 1982 in Arena México, Mexico City, Mexico. The event commemorated the 49th anniversary of EMLL, which would become the oldest professional wrestling promotion in the world. The Anniversary show is EMLL's biggest show of the year, their Super Bowl event.
The event featured at least two 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. Due to the nature of keeping mainly paper records of wrestling at the time no documentation has been found for some of the matches of the show. The main event of the show was supposed to see Ric Flair defend the NWA World Heavyweight Championship Title against Ortiz, but Flair was unable to work the previous week's CMLL Super Viernes show as well as the Anniversary show due to issues with the visa he needed to allow him to be more than just a tourist.
With Ric Flair being unable to compete EMLL booked Halcón Ortiz to defend his Mexican National Heavyweight Championship against rival Dr. Wagner instead. Ortiz was successful in turning back the challenge of El Galeno del Mal ("The Bad Doctor") in a best two-out-of three falls match. The main event of the show saw both Perro Aguayo and Tony Salazar put their hair on the line in a Lucha de Apuesta, the most prestigious match type in Mexican Wrestling. Aguayo defeated Salazar two falls to one, which meant that Salazar was shaved completely bald after the match.
Halcón Ortiz would hold the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship until August, 1983 when he lost it to Pirata Morgan. Ortiz never got a match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
- Halcón Ortiz (c) defeated Dr. Wagner in a Best two-out-of three falls match for the Mexican National Heavyweight Championship
- Perro Aguayo defeated Tony Salazar in a Two out of three falls Lucha de Apuesta hair vs. hair match