As noted, former Impact Wrestling talent Rockstar Spud made his WWE debut tonight at Drake Maverick, and is the new General Manager of 205 Live. Maverick’s first order of business was to announce a 16 man Cruiserweight Title tournament which will culminate at WrestleMania 34.
First round tournament matches took place tonight, and saw TJP defeat Tyler Bate and Cedric Alexander defeated Gran Metalik. First-round bouts will continue on next week’s show, with the following matches taking place:
-Roderick Strong vs Hideo Itami
-Lince Dorado vs Kalisto
In the first match of the Cruiserweight Championship Tournament, Cedric Alexander and Gran Metalik throw down in a high-stakes contest.
New 205 Live GM Reacts to WWE Debut
In related news, Drake Maverick Tweeted the following reaction to his WWE and 205 Live debut tonight:
Today is my birthday.
It took me 16 years to get here @WWE
— Drake Maverick (@RockstarSpud) January 31, 2018