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Figure Four Weekly: Can a reboot salvage 205 Live?


While it's probably best to be skeptical at this point, the beginnings of a reboot for 205 Live began last Tuesday.

A week after Enzo Amore was fired when a rape allegation against him stemming from last October was made public (and Amore reportedly didn't inform the company of the investigation prior to the public finding out), WWE announced a 205 Live general manager and a 16-man tournament to crown a new Cruiserweight Champion. The bracket has yet to be revealed, but the tournament finals are scheduled for WrestleMania.

Rockstar Spud, now going by the name Drake Maverick, made his debut and was introduced as the new GM by Daniel Bryan. Bryan called Spud someone who is going to usher in a new era and said his leadership will give everyone the type of cruiserweight action they've wanted all along.

Cedric Alexander and TJP advanced in the first two tournament matches.

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