205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick has announced an eight-man tournament to find the challenger for Buddy Murphy’s WWE Cruiserweight Championship at Wrestle Mania.
Since winning the championship in October at Super Show Down, Buddy Murphy has been unstoppable and has beaten several 205 stars in the championship matches. He defended the championship against Akira Tozawa. The Tournament will start with two first-round matches next week- Kalisto vs. Tony Nese and Brian Kendrick vs. Drew Gulak.
In other results from 205 Live this week, Humberto Carrillo has beaten TJ Perkins and was joined by Drew Gulak and Jack Gallagher in the celebration. Ariya Daivari forced Johnny Lyons(enhancement talent) to submitt using the Cobra Clutch in a squash match. In the main event match, Cedric Alexander was able to beat Mike Kanellis by pinfall. Also, Tony Nese cut a promo where he said that he has finally proved that he was better than Noam Dar and that he deserves to be in the tournament to find Wrestle Mania challenger for Buddy Murphy.