Cedric Alexander is now the second longest reigning Cruiserweight Champion in the title’s short lineage. He is currently at 101 days as champion, 96 days short of Neville’s 197-day record.
Last night on 205 Live, General Manager Drake Maverick made an announcement regarding who Alexander’s next title defense will be against. Maverick announced a #1 contenders match for next week featuring 4 of the division’s top-ranked competitors.
Next week, Mustafa Ali, TJP, Hideo Itami, and Drew Gulak will meet in a fatal 4-way match. The winner will earn a title shot against Cedric Alexander.
205 Live Title Picture
Alexander won the title by defeating Mustafa Ali in the finals of a tournament to declare a new champion. The title had been vacated after Enzo Amore was released from the company. Alexander defeated Mustafa Ali on the WrestleMania 34 Kickoff show.
Since then, Alexander has defended the title against Kalisto, Buddy Murphy, and most recently, Hideo Itami.
205 Live 7/17 Results
- TJP defeated Noam Dar
- This was a rematch from two weeks ago when Dar defeated TJP in under 30 seconds.
- Drew Gulak defeated Danny Garcia
- After the match, Gulak stated his case for a Cruiserweight title shot.
- Danny Garcia wrestles indies in the Toronto area.
- Lio Rush defeated Akira Tozawa
- Rush wins his first real test since debuting on 205 Live.
- Rush pulled Tozawa off the top rope as he was going for his Senton. This allowed Rush to hit his frog-splash for the win.