A new episode of 205 Live will air on the WWE Network tonight. The sports entertainment company will air the show after SmackDown Live goes off the air in Wilkes-Barre, PA at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Cedric Alexander battles Akira Tozawa and Oney Lorcan faces Humberto Carrillo in the semi-final matches of a tournament that will determine who will challenge WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy at WrestleMania. WWE sent out the following about these contest:
Following Tony Nese and Drew Gulak’s victories over Kalisto and The Brian Kendrick, respectively, the first round of the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament — the winner of which will challenge reigning titleholder Buddy Murphy at WrestleMania — continues tonight on WWE 205 Live with two more high-stakes contests.
Fresh off his impressive win against inaugural WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJP, Humberto Carrillo will battle NXT Superstar Oney Lorcan. Then, in a blockbuster collision of former WWE Cruiserweight Champions, Akira Tozawa and Cedric Alexander will face off to keep their WrestleMania dreams alive.
See who will advance in the tournament and come one step closer to facing WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy on The Grandest Stage of Them All.
Don’t miss WWE 205 Live, tonight at 10/9 C, streaming on the award-winning WWE Network.