NWA World Middleweight Contender Tournament, 1979

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An eight person tournament which took place over three weeks. All matches took place at Arena Coliseo Guadalajara. The first round match ups are not known.

Jalisco I, Jalisco II, El Idolo, and Carlos Plata were listed as being in the tournament and are believed to be eliminated in the first round.

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
   Mano Negra     August 26, 1979
   
   Mano Negra  
August 19, 1979
   Tony Salazar W  
 Tony Salazar
     
September 2, 1979      Tony Salazar
   Satoru Sayama W
   Satoru Sayama  
   
   Satoru Sayama W
August 19, 1979
   Sangre Chicana  
 Sangre Chicana
        August 26, 1979


Sayama would win the championship by defeating Satanico on September 9