Last night's (Sun. September 24, 2017) WWE No Mercy pay-per-view (PPV) saw a big change in the Cruiserweight division - a change nobody was expecting to see.
Former Monday Night RAW Tag Team Title challenger Enzo Amore has been running rampant on 205 Live for the past few weeks of his WWE career, and found himself in the No. 1-contender's spot for Neville's Cruiserweight Title. This set up a bout between the pair at No Mercy last night that surprisingly didn't go down until the latter portion of the card. Neville has reigned as the "King Of The Cruiserweights" for quite some time now, but it wasn't an easy road to get there.
Prior to his WWE career, Neville got his start in the industry back in 2004 when he began working the European independent circuit. After moving on to do work for more distinguished promotions such as Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), Global Force Wrestling (GFW) (TNA and Impact Wrestling), Ring Of Honor (ROH), Chikara and Ballpark Braw, Dragon Gate, and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) before landing a deal with WWE.
Neville was sent to the company's developmental program of NXT where he would remain for three years and win the NXT Championship. After dropping the title to Sami Zayn at an NXT TakeOver event, Neville was called up to the main roster and made his official debut on a March episode of Monday Night RAW back in 2015.
Following nearly a year with a superhero-esk gimmick, Neville suffered an injury that would sideline him for several weeks. Upon his return, Neville appeared at Roadblock: End Of The Line to seemingly congratulate Rich Swann on his Cruiserweight Title win, but ended up attacking Swann instead.
He would go on to win the Cruiserweight Title and defend it against multiple top contenders, which included a tremendous feud with Austin Aries - who has since departed from the company. After Amore's split with longtime tag team partner Big Cass, he made the decision to drop down to 205 Live and chase a singles career.
In Amore's title clash with Neville last night, "The Realest Guy In The Room" hit a low blow on Neville while the ref wasn't looking, which allowed him to get the three count on "The King Of The Cruiserweights" for the title win.
Fellow 205 Live star Jack Gallagher took to Twitter to respond to the shocking victory, and his comment was simply amazing:
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