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10 wrestlers to watch for in the Cruiserweight Classic

Sammy Sheeran
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9.73K   //    28 Jun 2016, 22:53 IST


It’s almost time!!

The WWE Cruiserweight Classic is rapidly approaching and to say fans are excited is an understatement. Many of the best wrestlers from all over the world will be a part of the event meant to showcase the exciting cruiserweight style on the WWE Network.

Wrestlers from various countries and continents are a part of it and will have a chance to make a name for themselves in front of a WWE crowd.

The upcoming brand split on the WWE main roster means NXT could be raided and that will open up quite a few roster spots and strong performances here could go a long way to getting a gig in NXT.

Here we will take a look at 10 exciting names you should be on the lookout for the cruiserweight classic.

Some honourable mentions include Brian Kendrick and Tajiri who have had careers of their own in the WWE, so for the sake of this list, we will be looking at independent stars you might not have heard of before.

#10 Cedric Alexander

Cedric Alexander

The athletic Alexander has been a mainstay in Ring of Honor since 2011. He had originally debuted as a tag team with Caprice Coleman, they were constantly in contention for the ROH Tag Team Championship, but on many occasions, came up short in their quest to gain the titles.

They would split in 2014 and Alexander found some success as a singles competitor, earning shots at both the ROH TV Title and ROH World Title, which he never won.

Alexander had many matches against some of the top talent in Ring of Honor, including current WWE Superstar Kevin Owens, Roderick Strong, Adam Cole, Jay Lethal, and newly signed WWE developmental talent Moose

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