At the start of WWE 205 Live, Drake Maverick announced a tournament to determine Buddy Murphy’s WrestleMania 35 opponent for the Cruiserweight Championship.
Maverick, who has been teasing a big announcement all day, has revealed that the tournament will feature eight of 205 Live’s top talents, with the winner going on to WrestleMania 35 to challenge Murphy for the Cruiserweight Championship.
This is a HUGE opportunity!@WWEMaverick reveals that there will be a single-elimination tournament to determine @WWE #Cruiserweight Champion @WWE_Murphy‘s #WrestleMania challenger! #205Live pic.twitter.com/8aid77tNJi
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) February 20, 2019
This is the second year in a row WWE has used a tournament on 205 Live to determine the Cruiserweight Championship match at WrestleMania, with last year creating the Mustafa Ali vs Cedric Alexander match after the championship was made vacant due to Enzo Amore being released.