Format for Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament

WWE announced on their website, the format for the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament.

We reported last week that that current NXT Cruiserweight Champion Jordan Devlin is in the United Kingdom and unable to defend the championship due to the travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can read WWE’s announcement regarding the format for Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament below:

Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament format revealed

NXT General Manager William Regal announced this past Wednesday on WWE’s The Bump that an Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion will be crowned, as titleholder Jordan Devlin is unable to defend his championship due to current circumstances.

Now, the format for that tournament has been revealed. has confirmed the following:

-Eight Superstars will be split into two groups of four.

-Superstars will compete against each of the three other members of their group.

-The Superstar with the best record in each group will advance to the championship match.

-Any ties will be broken by head-to-head record.

-The winner of Group A will face the winner of Group B to determine the new Interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion.

The full groups will be revealed tomorrow on and WWE’s social media platforms, so check back here for more information, and be sure to watch the start of the tournament on NXT, this Wednesday at 8/7 C on USA Network!