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Maria Kanellis

Perhaps for the first time in history, a wife defeated her husband for a WWE championship as Maria Kanellis forced Mike Kanellis to lay down for her shortly after winning the 24/7 Championship. The night began with a match billed as the first of its kind, a mosh pit mixed tag match. The match itself was […]

Jamie Greer - Mar 5, 2019

On Tuesday night, NXT’s Oney Lorcan became the next NXT Superstar to make the jump to the main brands, joining Raw‘s Cruiserweight Division and the 205 Live brand. He entered the Cruiserweight Championship tournament, defeating another recent NXT call up in Humberto Carrillo and advanced to the next round. He had previously appeared on one episode […]

Jamie Greer - Feb 22, 2019

It had previously been reported that both Hideo Itami and Tye Dillinger had requested their releases from the WWE in the past few weeks, and today the WWE confirmed that both WWE Superstars had in fact been granted their requests. But at the same time, the WWE also confirmed a third release, in former WWE […]

Wrestlers and Props

Here’s a tip you learn in Wrestling 101: “Trust no one.” Not your manager, who may abandon you for a higher-paying client. Not your tag team partner, who may betray you for a chance at singles gold. Not your on-screen boyfriend/girlfriend who may decide you’re not worth the trouble. Not your long-time ally who may […]

Jamie Greer - Jan 25, 2019

On January 10, the WWE announced plans for an inter-brand tournament entitled Worlds Collide, that would pit five WWE Superstars each from NXT, NXT UK and 205 Live against each other in a rather unique tournament. The entire tournament will be taped over Royal Rumble weekend at the Royal Rumble AXXESS events, starting with a […]

Best Matches in Royal Rumble
Fox Marsh - Jan 23, 2019

This Sunday, the Road to WrestleMania officially begins with the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, live from Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. This year’s card seems even more notoriously stacked, compared to more recent pay-per-views, and even in comparison to the Royal Rumble of last year. With an official time of 5:00 EST for the Kickoff Show, […]

Dan Niles - Jan 21, 2019

Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […]

Jamie Greer - Jan 18, 2019

On the same day it was reported that The Revival had asked for a release from the WWE, another report came out that Maria Kanellis and her husband, Mike Bennett (aka WWE Superstar Mike Kanellis), had both asked for their release from the WWE as well. With both reports, it escalated to rumors that many more […]

Jamie Greer - Jan 10, 2019

WWE announced today that over the course of Royal Rumble weekend, as part of the AXXESS Event, they will film a 3-day tournament, called Worlds Collide, that will air at a later date as a co-joined WWE Network special featuring talents from NXT, NXT UK and 205 Live. The Superstars of @WWENXT, NXT UK and […]

Adam Morrison - Nov 8, 2018

As seen on this week’s WWE 205 Live from Manchester, Lio Rush was victorious over a local competitor by the name of Josh Morrell. As is often the case with these enhancement talents, there is often a lot to say about the names used. In this case, it’s the same scenario. Morrell was actually a man […]

Marc Madison - Nov 8, 2018

The pre-taped 205 Live edition for November 7th emanated from Manchester, England. With Survivor Series quickly approaching new rivalries are reaching a boiling point and the Cruiserweight champions’ latest challenge presents itself in the form of Mustafa Ali. The show kicked off with a tag team match involving the Lucha House Party against TJP and Mike […]

Jamie Greer - Nov 6, 2018

On last week’s Monday’s episode of Raw, it was announced that 205 Live trio Lucha House Party, featuring former US Champion Kalisto and Cruiserweight Classic competitors Gran Metalik (formerly 4x CMLL World Welterweight Champion Máscara Dorada) and Lince Dorado would be heading to Raw and joining the brand’s tag team division, who then faced former NXT Tag Team Champions The […]

Lance Larson - Oct 24, 2018

As 205 Live heads into its one hundredth episode, the main event of the show, Mustafa Ali versus Hideo Itami in a Falls Count Anywhere Match. This honestly has a chance to be the 205 Live Match of the Year. Both men are high level performers, and Ali has been very vocal online about his […]

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Lance Larson - Oct 18, 2018

The WWE Cruiserweight Classic, which took place in the summer of 2016, seemed to mark a minor change in WWE’s thinking. Typically a big man’s promotion, WWE was now putting time, money, and effort to present a different kind of product, appeasing the increasingly growing indie wrestling scene that highlighted this kind of work. The tournament […]

Lance Larson - Oct 17, 2018

Coming off his huge title win in Melbourne, Victoria, Buddy Murphy, the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion, did not make an appearance on the show, but instead sent in a video promo, saying he will return to 205 Live when he’s good and ready. Clearly still a heel, he’ll stay off television for another week or […]

Lance Larson - Oct 10, 2018

At Super Show-Down, Buddy Murphy defeated Cedric Alexander to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, ending Alexander’s six month reign, and handing him his first singles loss all year. This was probably the match of the night. It was really well worked, most everything looked crisp, and Murphy’s knees should now be considered a weapon. The […]

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WWE SmackDown Tonight

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