Triple H recently talked about the WWE Cruiserweight division possibly blending in with NXT and having the Cruiserweight Championship move under the NXT brand. That change went into effect this week, as the WWE Cruiserweight Championship has been re-branded as the NXT Cruiserweight Championship on WWE.com. Plus on last night’s NXT, they promoted a Crusierweight Championship for next week’s NXT between Cruiserweight Champion Drew… Read More WWE Makes Name Change To Cruiserweight Title?
WWE NXT Superstar Buddy Murphy made his WWE 205 Live debut on last night’s show and defeated Ariya Daivari in a first round match in the WWE Cruiserweight Title tournament. The first round then wrapped with Mustafa Ali defeating Jack Gallagher in the main event. The tournament brackets were revealed and they look like this:… Read More WWE Cruiserweight Title Tournament Brackets Revealed
There are major behind-the-scenes changes going on with the WWE 205 Live brand as Vince McMahon has stepped aside and is no longer personally producing the show, according to PWInsider. The changes began with last week’s episode, which featured new 205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick and kicked off the 16-man tournament that will end at WrestleMania 34 with the crowning of a new WWE Cruiserweight… Read More Vince McMahon Steps Aside And Puts Triple H In Charge Of ‘WWE 205 Live’
It was confirmed on last night’s WWE 205 Live episode that the next call-up from WWE NXT will see Hideo Itami join the cruiserweight division. Itami’s NXT run has been plagued by injuries. He’s lost a handful of singles matches since returning to the ring back in March of this year. His last big match came at NXT “Takeover: Brooklyn III”… Read More WWE Confirms Hideo Itami Coming To 205Live
As noted, former TNA X Division Champion Rockstar Spud is no longer with Impact Wrestling. PWInsider is reporting that WWE is looking to sign Spud and add him to the Cruiserweight division. Spud joined the TNA roster after winning the first TNA British Boot Camp in 2013. He had most recently been feuding with Swoggle, f.k.a. Hornswoggle in WWE, losing their blowoff match on… Read More Former Impact Wrestling X-Division Champ Rockstar Spud & NXT Star Hideo Itami Reportedly Joining WWE Cruiserweight Division
Tonight’s WWE 205 Live will take place from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. * Noam Dar and Rich Swann finally go one-on-one * Is the alliance between TJP and Neville about to break?
WWE cruiserweight Noam Dar suffered an injury during this week’s RAW match with Austin Aries, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. No word yet on details of the injury but Dar missed this week’s 205 Live where he was to continue his feud with Rich Swann in the ring. Dar is set to be examined in… Read More Noam Dar Injured On This Week’s RAW
WWE 205 Live takes place tonight on WWE Network at 10PM ET. Due to the tapings of the Tribute to the Troops special airing Wednesday on USA Network that will take place prior to Smackdown Live tonight in Washington, DC, 205 Live was taped prior to last night’s RAW TV Tapings in Philadelphia, so it… Read More 205 Live Preview 12/13/16
WWE 205 Live, showcasing WWE’s new Cruiserweight division, will premiere tonight at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on WWE Network. The one-hour, live weekly show will be called by Mauro Ranallo, the voice of SmackDown LIVE, and Corey Graves, color commentator for Monday Night Raw. Coming off the success of WWE Network’s recent Cruiserweight Classic tournament… Read More 205 Live Premiere Tonight on WWE Network
WWE has announced that a new one-hour, in-ring program called 205 Live, featuring the WWE Cruiserweight division will premiere Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on WWE Network. WWE announced the following: STAMFORD, Conn. — A one-hour, in-ring program called 205 Live, showcasing WWE’s new Cruiserweight division, will premiere Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 10 p.m.… Read More WWE Announces New Weekly Cruiserweight Series (205 Live)