WWE Making Major Changes to Cruiserweight Division

205 Live has had a different feel to it these last couple of weeks. It turns out there is a good reason for this. One that has the potential to completely turn around the division’s fortunes. Something fans of 2016’s Cruiserweight Classic have been hoping for.

A booking change has reportedly taken place backstage in WWE. According to a report from PW Insider, Vince McMahon is no longer working on 205 Live. Instead, Triple H has been overseeing the last couple of shows.

The last two episodes of 205 live have focused primarily on in-ring action and a single-elimination tournament to declare a new champion. Those are hallmarks of Triple H’s booking style,┬ánot Vince McMahon’s. Triple H was also the creative lead for the 2016 Cruiserweight Classic. The belief is he wants to put the focus back on the in-ring action and less on storylines and segments. Good news to supporters of the cruiserweight division.

WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament

The current 16-man Cruiserweight Championship tournament has already seen the following matches:

  1. Cedric Alexander defeated Gran Metalik
  2. TJP defeated Tyler Bate
  3. Kalisto defeated Lince Dorado
  4. Roderick Strong defeated Hideo Itami

The matches for next week’s show will be:

  1. Akira Tozawa vs. Mark Andrews
  2. Drew Gulak vs. Tony Nese