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Next challenger for Cruiserweight title decided on WWE 205 Live


A new number one contender to the NXT Cruiserweight Championship was decided on last night's episode of 205 Live.

Curt Stallion defeated Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari, Ashante "Thee" Adonis, and August Grey in a fatal five-way number one contender's match on 205 Live last night. Stallion will get a future title shot against NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar, though WWE hasn't announced when that title match will be taking place.

Stallion pinned Nese in last night's fatal five-way match after hitting a reverse Spanish Fly off the top rope. Stallion's face was bloody after being busted open above the eye earlier in the match.

Stallion, who formerly wrestled for EVOLVE, has been a regular on 205 Live since being introduced as a new WWE signee as part of last month's Performance Center class.

Last night's number one contender's match was in celebration of the show being the 205th episode of 205 Live.

In his most recent title defense, Escobar retained against Jake Atlas on this week's NXT.