Cruiserweight Tournament Finals – two-hour special Wednesday night to determine first champion, Final Four preview

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

Photo Josh Perry © PWTorch)


WWE has arrived at the finals of a 10-week Cruiserweight Tournament to determine the first champion.

WWE will be airing a live two-hour special on the Network at 9:00 p.m. EST following this week’s NXT episode.

The Final Four match-ups include Zack Sabre, Jr. vs. Gran Metalik and Kota Ibushi vs. T.J. Perkins.

The tournament was set up for a big-time finale of Sabre vs. Ibushi, but it remains to be seen if WWE books an upset in one of the semi-final matches.

WWE is also expected to highlight the other top Cruiserweight tournament competitors who did not make it to the Final Four as part of the two-hour show.

Final Four – September 14

  • Semi-Finals: Zack Sabre, Jr. vs. Gran Metalik
  • Semi-Finals: Kota Ibushi vs. T.J. Perkins
  • Final: Sabre-Metalik winner vs. Ibushi-TJP winner

Network Schedule – September 14

  • 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST – CWC marathon
  • 8:00 p.m. – WWE NXT episode featuring Bobby Roode
  • 9:00 p.m. – Cruiserweight two-hour finale

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