Tonight, WWE will air new episodes of the Mixed Match Challenge and WWE 205 Live from the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
Announced for 205 Live is the continuation of the WWE Cruiserweight Title tournament when Hideo Itami faces Roderick Strong and Kalisto faces Lince Dorado in first round matches.
On tonight’s WWE Mixed Match Challenge, Goldust and Mandy Rose will battle Jimmy Uso and Naomi, and fans will get to vote on either Kurt Angle or Daniel Bryan as the match’s special guest referee.
Be sure to join ProWrestling.com immediately following WWE Smackdown tonight for complete coverage of both 205 Live and WWE MMC!
WWE.com is hyping the following story line points for tonight’s WWE 205 Live:
- What does Drake Maverick have in store for WWE 205 Live?
- Who will advance in the WWE Cruiserweight Championship tournament?
Last week on WWE 205 Live, the Cruiserweight division changed forever as new General Manager Drake Maverick was introduced to the WWE Universe. Maverick immediately addressed the future of the WWE Cruiserweight Title, announcing a 16-man Cruiserweight Championship Tournament that would crown a new champion at WrestleMania.
The first two matches of the tournament pitted Cedric Alexander against Gran Metalik, and TJP against Tyler Bate. The inclusion of the first-ever WWE U.K. Champion served as proof positive that Maverick was looking to live up to his promise of including the best Cruiserweights in the world. Tonight, Maverick has tapped NXT’s Roderick Strong to take on Hideo Itami in what is sure to be a hard-hitting, high-octane contest.
With the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament off to an incredible start, what else does Maverick have planned for WWE 205 Live? What other competitors could make their way to WWE 205 Live?