In addition to SmackDown Live, WWE returns to the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio this evening for the post-Fastlane edition of 205 Live. Tonight's show will feature the conclusion of the semifinals of the tournament designed to determine the challenger to Buddy Murphy's WWE Cruiserweight Championship at WrestleMania 35.
WWE.com released the following preview for tonight's show:
Tournament semifinals commence tonight!
Tonight on WWE 205 Live, the semifinals of the Cruiserweight Championship Tournament will be decided as Cedric Alexander faces Oney Lorcan and Tony Nese battles Drew Gulak.
Who will advance to the finals?
Tonight on WWE 205 Live, former allies and tag team partners Tony Nese and Drew Gulak will face off in the semifinals of the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament. Nese defeated former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kalisto in an impressive first round showing, while Gulak defeated his former ally The Brian Kendrick to advance.
Additionally, Cedric Alexander – hoping to return to The Grandest Stage of Them All – will battle NXT Superstar Oney Lorcan. Alexander defeated fellow former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Akira Tozawa, while Lorcan earned a shocking victory against Humberto Carrillo.
See who will advance in the tournament and move one step closer to facing WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy at WrestleMania 35. Don’t miss WWE 205 Live tonight at 10/9 C, streaming on the award-winning WWE Network.