When WWE announced that they were going to be creating a global Cruiserweight Classic, it was made evident that the show was set to launch the career of many future superstars.
Naom Dar, Kota Ibushi and Cedric Alexander look like the most likely stars to be given contracts with WWE following the end of the tournament. All three men have lit up the squared circle on the Network exclusive show but it seems Kota could be the first one to make his debut for WWE.
The Japanese Superstar has already appeared at many untelevised NXT events but recent speculation suggests that the former NJPW superstar will be in Brooklyn next weekend which points towards an NXT: Takeover Back to Brooklyn debut.
Kota would add a new dimension to NXT especially since the likes of Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura could be set to leave the brand soon. NXT will need to make a lot more signings to their roster if they are hoping to cope with the talent that will be promoted in the near future.
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The Cruiserweight Classic has incredibly worked to not only launch the career of many wrestling superstars all over the world, but it has served to allow current stars, including Tomasso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano (or Johnny Wrestling).
Commentary for the show comes from SmackDown duo Mauro Ranello and Daniel Bryan who have seen the show become one of the most popular on the Network. As already stated, it has begun rumors that WWE has signed many of the wrestlers who were included in the first season of the show.
It seems many of these stars could be heading to WWE's Raw brand since the Cruiserweight Championship looks set to be unveiled on the flagship show next month.
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SmackDown was home to the Cruiserweight Division for many years until the Division was scrapped and the title retired before WWE then opted to abolish the brand split. Shockingly the Cruiserweight division was one of the first changes WWE announced that they would be making.
It isn't yet known who will be competing in the Division for the newly designed Championship, the rules have changed a lot since 2007 when the belt was last relevant and especially since SmackDown currently have a Cruiserweight as their World Champion.
The Division was made for superstars who were considered too small to compete for the main title, but former Champions like Rey Mysterio then went on to become World Champion rendering the 225-pound rule irrelevant.
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