Who will challenge Buddy Murphy for the Cruiserweight Title at WrestleMania 35?
205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick announced that an eight-man, single elimination tournament will take place in the coming weeks on 205 Live. The winner of the tournament will go on to challenge Buddy Murphy for the Cruiserweight Title at WrestleMania 35.
This is a HUGE opportunity!@WWEMaverick reveals that there will be a single-elimination tournament to determine @WWE #Cruiserweight Champion @WWE_Murphy's #WrestleMania challenger! #205Live pic.twitter.com/8aid77tNJi— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) February 20, 2019
All eight participants were not named, but Maverick did reveal half the bracket at the end of Tuesday's show. Kalisto vs. Tony Nese and Brian Kendrick vs. Drew Gulak were announced as first-round bouts. Both matchups will take place on next week's episode.
#205Live's Road to #WrestleMania begins NEXT WEEK as the tournament to determine @WWE_Murphy's @WrestleMania challenger begins!— 205Live (@WWE205Live) February 20, 2019
- @KalistoWWE vs. @TonyNese
- @mrbriankendrick vs. @DrewGulak pic.twitter.com/MgMM3nJy8W