WWE Announces Tournament To Crown Interim Champion For New Look NXT Cruiserweight Championship Due To Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic! Unification Bout With Champion Jordan Devlin Planned?

WWE Announces Tournament To Crown Interim Champion For New Look NXT Cruiserweight Championship Due To Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic! Unification Bout With Champion Jordan Devlin Planned?

Well, the inaugural championship looked like this and was featured exclusively on 205 Live.

Now it is an NXT strap and its new look can be seen in the below image as WWE reports:

Tournament to crown Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion to begin next week

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 [April 15, 2010] 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.

The Irish Ace gives his thoughts on William Regal’s announcement of a tournament to crown an Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion, and issues a warning to the “frauds” entering the tournament.

So from this…

…to this.

Interesting news; a unification bout like in boxing and MMA is likely when pandemic eases and Devlin van travel back to North America.

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