Enzo vs. The Cruiserweight division (and Braun Strowman)
At WWE No Mercy, Enzo Amore shocked the world when he defeated Neville for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. Of course, The Certified G resorted to some questionable tactics when he kicked Neville with a low-blow while the referee was distracted. Enzo’s victory – and the method with which he attained it – drew ire from the other Cruiserweights on Twitter.
Welp.........?— Cedric Alexander (@CedricAlexander) September 25, 2017
ENZO AMORE IS A DAFTY PASS IT ON— SUPERNOVA (@NoamDar) September 25, 2017
And they called me a joke ... #WWENoMercy— Jack A. Gallagher (@GentlemanJackG) September 25, 2017
I don't consider him the champ. It's vacant as far as I'm concerned. https://t.co/R8qzN8lfb9— ??TJ Perkins (@MegaTJP) September 25, 2017
Ugh, I'll just have to count my ABs harder to save our show.— Tony Nese (@TonyNese) September 25, 2017
On Raw, the newly-crowned Cruiserweight Champion had his victory celebration to close the show. Talking up his accolades as only he can – and preparing to retire a “Certified G” jersey – Enzo was then confronted by the entire Cruiserweight division. He remained confident and insulted the other competitors before The King of the Cruiserweights emerged to address The Realest Guy in the Room. Enzo continued to hurl insults – this time personal attacks at the former champion. As Neville explained how Enzo alienated everyone near him, he entered the ring, prompting the WWE Cruiserweight Champion to present a no-contact clause signed by Raw General Manager Kurt Angle. The clause said that Neville could not lay a hand on The Certified G or else he loses an opportunity for a rematch.
As Enzo continued to insult the Cruiserweights and espouse his own stardom, The King of the Cruiserweights had enough and attacked. With the support of the other Cruiserweights, Neville dismantled the new champion, seemingly throwing away his rematch opportunity to defend the honor of the Cruiserweight division.
Unfortunately for Enzo, the punishment didn’t end with Neville. After Raw went off the air, Braun Strowman charged the ring and attacked the WWE Cruiserweight Champion. The Cruiserweights followed suit – each one taking an opportunity to show The Certified G exactly how they feel.
With no allies and the entire division against him, how will Enzo respond? Can the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion truly elevate the division, or is he just setting himself up to be a short-term titleholder? Find out tonight on WWE 205 Live at 10/9 C, streaming on the award-winning WWE Network.