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The Mexican National Lightweight Championship (Campeonato National de Peso Ligero in Spanish) is a Mexican professional wrestling singles championship created and sanctioned by the Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F.. Although the Commission sanctions the title, it does not promote the events in which the title is defended.

The Mexican National Lightweight Championship was created in 1934, making it one of the oldest wrestling championships in existence today. Empresa Mexicana de la Lucha Libre (EMLL) was given the promotional control of the title while the Commission only have to approve the champions. Jack O'Brien was recognized as the first champion in 1934, after winning a tournament sanctioned by Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F. and promoted by CMLL. The championship has been Vacated on a number of occasions, most notably four times because the champion moved up a weight class, once because the champion was not Mexican citizen and once because the reigning champion, Guerrero Samurai, was killed in a car accident.

Championship tournaments

2008 Mexican National Lightweight Tournament

In 2008 the Mexican National Lightweight Championship was reindtroduced after being vacant since 2005. CMLL held two Torneo cibernetico matches on the 9th and 16 September to determine the finalists. Pierrothito won the first Cibernetico by eliminating Pequeño Olimpico in the end. Mascarita Dorada won the second Cibernetico, eliminating Pequeño Warrior in the last fall. On September 23, 2009 Pierrothito defeated Mascarita Dorada to win the title.

Cibernetico - September 9, 2008
# Eliminated Eliminated by
1 Pequeno Lizmark Mr. Aguilita
2 Mini Universo 2000 Bracito de Oro
3 Mr. Aguilita Niño de Acero
4 Bracito de Oro Fire
5 Cosmico Último Dragóncito
6 Fire Shockercito
7 Niño de Acero Pierrothito
8 Último Dragóncito Pequeño Olímpico
9 Mini Damián 666 Pequeño Olímpico
10 Shockercito Pierrothito
11 Pequeño Olímpico Pierrothito
12 Pierrothito Winner
Cibernetico - September 16, 2008
# Eliminated Eliminated by
1 Bam Bam Unknown
2 Celestial Unknown
3 Pequeño Ninja Unknown
4 Pequeño Unknown
5 Pequeño Halloween Unknown
6 Fantasy Unknown
7 Sombrita Unknown
8 Electrico Unknown
9 Pequeño Black Warrior Mascarita Sagrada
10 Mascarita Sagrada Winner

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