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NXT Cruiserweight Championship

The WWE Cruiserweight Championship was created in September 2016 as the top prize in Monday Night Raw’s Cruiserweight Division, featuring the best athletes in the world under 205 lbs. The title was introduced during the Finale of the 2016 Cruiserweight Classic, and presented to the winner of the 32-man tournament.

The WWE Cruiserweight Championship was renamed as the NXT Cruiserweight Championship on October 2, 2019.


  1. Who is the current cruiserweight champion?
  2. Who was the first ever cruiserweight champion?



WWE Cruiserweight Championship



Who is the current cruiserweight champion?


Currently Lio Rush is the NXT Cruiserweight Champion after defeating Drew Gulak on the 9th October, 2019 edition of WWE NXT.


Who was the first ever cruiserweight champion?


The inaugural champion was T.J. Perkins, who was awarded the title for winning the Cruiserweight Classic on September 14, 2016




WWE NXT Superstars react to their RAW invasion 

WWE NXT Superstars react to their RAW invasion 

WWE 205 Live Results (November 15th, 2019): Winners, Grades, and Video Highlights

WWE 205 Live Results (November 15th, 2019): Winners, Grades, and Video Highlights

Predicting what may be added to the NXT TakeOver: War Games III match card

Predicting what may be added to the NXT TakeOver: War Games III match card

WWE NXT Results November 13th, 2019: Winners, Grades, Video Highlights for latest NXT

WWE NXT Results November 13th, 2019: Winners, Grades, Video Highlights for latest NXT

WWE NXT (13th November 2019): Start Time, Predictions, Location & more of NXT on USA Network

WWE NXT (13th November 2019): Start Time, Predictions, Location & more of NXT on USA Network

WWE 205 Live Results (November 8th, 2019): Winners, Grades, and Video Highlights

WWE 205 Live Results (November 8th, 2019): Winners, Grades, and Video Highlights

Twitter reacts to WWE NXT (November 6, 2019): Triple H, Seth Rollins, Adam Cole and other comment on the show

Twitter reacts to WWE NXT (November 6, 2019): Triple H, Seth Rollins, Adam Cole and other comment on the show

New No. 1 contender for NXT Cruiserweight Championship revealed 

New No. 1 contender for NXT Cruiserweight Championship revealed 

Corey Graves reveals which two WWE Superstars he feels are being underutilized

Corey Graves reveals which two WWE Superstars he feels are being underutilized

WWE 205 Live to emanate this week from Full Sail University

WWE 205 Live to emanate this week from Full Sail University

WWE 205 Live Results (November 1st, 2019): Lio Rush in action, a rematch gets nasty 

WWE 205 Live Results (November 1st, 2019): Lio Rush in action, a rematch gets nasty 

WWE 205 Live Results (October 25th, 2019): Lio Rush returns; Isaiah "Swerve" Scott in action 

WWE 205 Live Results (October 25th, 2019): Lio Rush returns; Isaiah "Swerve" Scott in action 

5 Things NXT got right on this week’s episode (Oct 23, 2019) - Finn Balor turns heel, New #1 Contenders crowned

5 Things NXT got right on this week’s episode (Oct 23, 2019) - Finn Balor turns heel, New #1 Contenders crowned

WWE NXT Results (October 23rd, 2019): Former NXT Champion turns heel, North American Title on the line 

WWE NXT Results (October 23rd, 2019): Former NXT Champion turns heel, North American Title on the line 

WWE 205 Live Results (18th October): Possible new title contender sends message to Lio Rush

WWE 205 Live Results (18th October): Possible new title contender sends message to Lio Rush

3 confirmed roster moves that WWE imperceptibly revealed to us before the Draft

3 confirmed roster moves that WWE imperceptibly revealed to us before the Draft

WWE 205 Live Results (11th October): Unexpected interference in brutal NO DQ main event

WWE 205 Live Results (11th October): Unexpected interference in brutal NO DQ main event

5 Things NXT got right on this week’s episode (Oct 9, 2019)

5 Things NXT got right on this week’s episode (Oct 9, 2019)

Twitter reacts to WWE NXT (October 9, 2019): Triple H, Shawn Michaels and members of NXT comment on the show

Twitter reacts to WWE NXT (October 9, 2019): Triple H, Shawn Michaels and members of NXT comment on the show

WWE NXT Results (October 9th, 2019): Lio Rush challenges for gold; Kushida and Walter steal the show

WWE NXT Results (October 9th, 2019): Lio Rush challenges for gold; Kushida and Walter steal the show

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