As we noted yesterday, via Pro Wrestling Sheet, there was talk of bringing NXT star Lio Rush up to 205 Live for the WWE Cruiserweight Title tournament, however as seen on the show last night, the final first round matches will be Mustafa Ali vs Jack Gallagher and Ariya Daivari vs Buddy Murphy.
An unconfirmed rumor making the rounds today is that Murphy was called up to replace Lio Rush, who was originally scheduled to compete in the 205 Live tournament:
Hearing from a source who has been reliable in the past that there’s been talk of putting Lio Rush in the 205 Live cruiserweight tournament.
— Ryan Satin (@ryansatin) February 13, 2018
Drake Maverick Congratulates 205 Live Stars
In related news, following last night’s tournament matches, 205 Live GM Drake Maverick Tweeted the following congratulatory message:
Thank you for joining us on @WWE205Live
— Drake Maverick (@WWEMaverick) February 14, 2018
Lana On Her Big Win
As noted, Lana picked up her first WWE main roster victory when her and her husband Rusev defeated Elias and Bayley in last night’s WWE Mixed Match Challenge episode. Lana commented on the win with the following Tweet:
Tonight a miracle happen ! I won my first match on #RusevDay against one of the greatest in ring competitors & history makers @itsBayleyWWE !!! I believe in miracles … I believe in dreams! #WWEMMC pic.twitter.com/819WF9B3x8
— CJ (Lana) Perry (@LanaWWE) February 14, 2018