Lio Rush Challenges Drew Gulak For Cruiserweight Title On 10/9 NXT

Cruiserweight Championship bout set.

On Wednesday's episode of NXT it was announced that Lio Rush would challenge Drew Gulak for the Cruiserweight Championship on the Oct. 9 episode of NXT. Rush became the number one contender to the Cruiserweight Championship on the Sept. 18 episode of NXT when he returned from a lengthy hiatus to defeat Oney Lorcan.

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Next week will mark the first time the Cruiserweight Championship will be defended on NXT. The belt has previously been defended on pay-per-view events, WWE Raw, 205 Live, and even EVOLVE.

Triple H previously mentioned that fans would start to see 205 Live sit under the umbrella of NXT. You can view Triple H's full comments by clicking here. As previously reported, 205 Live will be moving from Tuesday to Friday beginning this week. You can view the full announcement on the move by clicking here.

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