WWE begins Cruiserweight tournament tonight

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

WWE cruiserweight tournament (c) WWE.com


After months of changes, speculation, and qualifiers, WWE begins their Cruiserweight tournament Thursday night at Full Sail University.

All 32 wrestlers have been announced for the tournament that begins taping Thursday night. Plus, Mauro Ranallo and Daniel Bryan will be on the call.

After Thursday, the next tapings are July 14 and August 26 leading to a live finale on Wednesday, September 14.

The 10-episode series begins airing on WWE Network on July 13.

Triple H said in his most-recent media conference call that the tournament will look & feel different than a typical WWE show, with emphasis on sports elements.

32-man Cruiserweight Tournament Field

  • Kota Ibushi
  • Tajiri
  • Akira Tozawa
  • Brian Kendrick
  • Cedric Alexander
  • Johnny Gargano
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • Rich Swann
  • T.J. Perkins
  • Drew Gulak
  • Tony Nese
  • Zack Sabre, Jr.
  • Noam Dar
  • Jack Gallagher
  • Tyson Dux
  • Lince Dorado
  • Ariya Daivari
  • Jason Lee
  • Ho Ho Lun
  • Gurv Sihra
  • Harv Sihra
  • Fabian Aichner
  • Clement Petiot
  • Zumbi
  • Da Mack
  • Gran Metalik
  • Anthony Bennett
  • Raul Mendoza
  • Sean Maluta
  • Kenneth Johnson
  • Alejandro Saez
  • Damian Slater

1 Comment on WWE begins Cruiserweight tournament tonight

  1. Zumbi is no longer listed as a participant in the CWC on WWE’s website. They have taken him off the list and added Mustafa Ali.

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