NWA World Light Heavyweight Tournament, 2011

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Shocker was stripped of the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship in May 2011. He'd been inactive since a week after he won the title, suffering a knee injury on a dive.

This tournament includes 16 luchadors and will take place entirely in Arena Mexico. The luchadors have been split up into two blocks of eight. The blocks themselves will be split into half by tecnico/rudo lines, setting up a four versus four cibernetico. The final survivor from each block will meet in a singles match for the vacant title.

Block A (June 7 @ Arena Mexico)

Cibernetico sides were

tecnico: Hijo del Fantasma, La Máscara, Toscano, Metro
rudo: Mr. Águila, Psicosis II, Olímpico, Ephesto

Order of Elimination

  1. Ephesto (by Toscano)
  2. Metro (by Olimpico)
  3. Toscano (by Psicosis)
  4. Olimpico (by La Mascara)
  5. Psicosis (disqualified for unmasking La Mascara)
  6. La Mascara (disqualfied for fouling Psicosis) - same time as last elimination
  7. Mr. Aguila (by Hijo del Fantasma)

Winner: Hijo del Fantasma

Block B (June 14 @ Arena Mexico)

Cibernetico sides were

tecnico: La Sombra, Blue Panther, Máximo, Sagrado
rudo: Rey Bucanero, Atlantis, Felino, Texano Jr.

Order of Elimination

  1. Sagrado (by Felino)
  2. Felino (by Blue Panther)
  3. Texano Jr. (by La Sombra)
  4. Maximo (by Atlantis)
  5. Atlantis (by La Sombra)
  6. Blue Panther (by Rey Bucanero) - same time as previous elimination
  7. La Sombra (by Rey Bucanero)

Winner: Rey Bucanero

Final (June 21 @ Arena Mexico)

Rey Bucanero defeated Hijo del Fantasma in three falls to win the championship.