Tony Nese Gets Cruiserweight Title Match At Extreme Rules

Tony Nese will get a chance to reclaim WWE Cruiserweight Championship in the match against Drew Gulak at Extreme Rules 2019 show.

Drew Gulak vs Tony Nese Cruiserweight Championship Extreme Rules 2019
Drew Gulak vs Tony Nese Cruiserweight Championship Extreme Rules 2019

The WWE Cruiserweight Championship match was part of the pre-show at Stomping Grounds 2019 last Sunday. Drew Gulak pinned Akira Tozawa in a triple threat match to become the new Cruiserweight Champion. Tony Nese was also a part of the match but was taken out when Gulak pinned Tozawa.

This week at 205 Live, a no. 1 contender’s match took place between Tony Nese and Akira Tozawa with the winner challenging Gulak at Extreme Rules. After a typically good match, Tony Nese hit a belly-to-back Piledriver to pin Tozawa. Afterward, they shared a moment of respect in the ring as Tozawa gave a hug to Nese.

Tony Nese won the Cruiserweight Championship at WrestleMania after defeating Buddy Murphy. He successfully defended the title against Ariya Daivari at Money in the Bank. The fatal 4-way to choose Nese’s challenger at Stomping Grounds ended in a double pin with both Gulak and Tozawa locked in a small package. Then, it was decided that the championship would be contested in a triple threat match at Stomping Grounds.

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