This coming Tuesday night’s episode of WWE 205 Live will see NXT Superstar Isaiah “Swerve” Scott make his main roster in-ring debut as he faces WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak in the main event of the evening. The match will reportedly be a Non-Title Match and it is currently being billed as a “Battle Of The Brands” since it will be a Superstar from NXT going up against a Superstar from 205 Live.
Back in April, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott (A.K.A. Shane “Swerve” Strickland or Killshot in Lucha Underground) signed with The WWE. He recently made his in-ring debut for The NXT brand on an episode of NXT TV when he faced Cameron Grimes (Trevor Lee) in The First Round of The NXT Breakout Tournament, but came up short.
WWE 205 Live this coming Tuesday night will also feature a Contract Signing between 205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick & Mike Kanellis for their upcoming Singles Match.
Below are WWE’s announcements for the match and the segment:
Battle Of The Brands
As The Superstars of The Cruiserweight division set out to prove they are worthy of a title opportunity, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak is primed to compete in a 205 Live vs. NXT battle against a competitor with whom he shares a rich history – Isaiah “Swerve” Scott.
Despite a loss to Cameron Grimes in The NXT Breakout Tournament, the confident Scott has impressed The WWE Universe with his incredible speed and agility. Looking to make a statement in WWE, Scott aims to topple Gulak and put NXT – and 205 Live – on notice.
Before competing in WWE, Gulak & Scott crossed paths multiple times in EVOLVE and other organizations, thus providing a backdrop for a competitive clash.
Maverick & Kanellis To Sign Their Match Contract
Last week on WWE 205 Live, a heated confrontation between Mike Kanellis & WWE 205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick got personal when Kanellis started questioning whether Maverick was making his wife happy. Maverick finally had enough of The Opportunist’s verbal jabbing, attacked his tormentor and drove Kanellis from the ring.
Kanellis’ animosity stems from his feeling that he hasn’t been given the opportunities he feels he deserves and that Maverick’s quest for The 24/7 Championship is hindering Kanellis and the purple brand.
After the confrontation, Maverick told Kanellis he would grant him a championship opportunity if he could beat The General Manager himself in a match. This Tuesday, the contest will become official when Maverick & Kanellis sign the contract!
Don’t miss WWE 205 Live, streaming live Tuesday at 10/9 C on the award-winning WWE Network.