Rumor On Buddy Murphy in 205 Live Tournament, Maverick Congratulates Tourney Stars, Lana On Her Big Win


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:

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:

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: