Tournament to crown Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion to begin next week

April 8, 2020

On Wednesday morning’s edition of WWE’s The Bump, NXT General Manager William Regal revealed that a tournament to crown an interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion will be held in the coming weeks since reigning titleholder Jordan Devlin is in the U.K. and currently unable to defend his title due to current circumstances. Mauro Ranallo reported later that night that the tournament will begin next Wednesday during NXT on USA network

Details on the tournament, including the entrants and the full bracket, will be revealed in the coming days on WWE’s Digital and Social platforms, so be sure to stick with us as more news breaks on this developing situation, and tune into NXT every Wednesday at 8/7 C on USA Network to see who will be crowned Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion.

UPDATE: Devlin has shared his reaction to the news with WWE, including a warning to the competitors entering the tournament.

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