Venue: Smoothie King Center (New Orleans, LA)
Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, & Aiden English
205 Live points its focus to (the) WrestleMania (Kickoff Show) as GM Drake Maverick declares an elimination tournament. The prize? A shot at Buddy Murphy‘s Cruiserweight Championship. Also on the show Mike Kanellis tries to figure out a winning formula as he takes on former champ Cedric Alexander and Ariya Daivari follows up his nu-metal promo last week by making mince meat out of a poor nameless dude.
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Buddy Murphy
- Humberto Carrillo vs. TJP (**1/2)
- Ariya Daivari vs. Johnny Lyons (SQUASH)
- Cedric Alexander vs. Mike Kanellis (**1/2)