WWE has announced the lineup for the 200th episode of 205 Live.
Yes, WWE's Cruiserweight brand is 4 years old and as part of its 200th episode, “The” Brian Kendrick will take on the former Tehuti Miles, Ashante “Thee” Adonis.
205 Live to feature a pair of exciting singles clashes
The landmark 200th episode of 205 Live will feature a pair of thrilling singles bouts that pit 205 Live Originals against some of the rising stars of the purple brand.
Will the third time be a charm for Ashante “Thee” Adonis?
The acrobatic young Superstar is counting on it as he prepares for his third singles bout against The Brian Kendrick.
Adonis and Kendrick have engaged in a pair of competitive matches in recent weeks, but the former Cruiserweight Champion has used his veteran smarts to edge the rookie on both occasions.
Nevertheless, Kendrick has seemingly taken a liking to Adonis, as he has imparted his wisdom on the flashy young competitor after each win, telling him things like, “Drop the ego, and you’ll be a star.”
Adonis, who brawled with Legado del Fantasma during the NXT Cruiserweight Title Match between Santos Escobar and Isaiah “Swerve” Scott at NXT TakeOver 31 this past Sunday, will have a chance to use Kendrick’s teachings as they collide for a third time, but will it be enough to finally topple The Man With a Plan?
Several weeks ago, Ariya Daivari narrowly defeated Jake Atlas via devious methods, sticking his thumb into the eye of the 205 Live upstart before bragging about his win ad nauseam.
Since then, however, Atlas has started to make a name for himself across NXT and 205 Live, defeating former Cruiserweight Champion Tony Nese in what some would call an upset and brazenly taking on the sadistic Tommaso Ciampa in a pair of singles matches.
Daivari, meanwhile, has created the Daivari Dinero Division, wherein he has risked $10,000 in matches against some local competitors and emerged victorious every time. Daivari is coming off a loss to “Swerve,” and while none of his money was on the line for that bout, he will undoubtedly be in a foul mood as he looks to rebound from the defeat.
Plus, the 200th episode of the purple brand will also feature an exciting look back at Sunday’s edge-of-your-seat title fight between Escobar and “Swerve.”
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