– As noted, Hideo Itami made his WWE 205 Live debut last night with a win over Colin Delaney. Below is post-match video of Itami talking to Kayla Braxton backstage. Itami says he’s excited and it took a long time to get to the main roster but he made it. Itami says he came for just one reason – to be the WWE Cruiserweight Champion.
– The following matches were taped for tonight’s WWE NXT episode:
* Fatal 4 Way Qualifier: Lars Sullivan vs. Roderick Strong
* NXT Tag Team Title Match: The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish) vs. SAnitY (Killian Dain & Eric Young)
* WWE UK Title Match: Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne
– Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin are expected to receive another SmackDown Tag Team Title shot soon after defeating The Usos in a non-title match on last night’s SmackDown. Gable tweeted the following on their momentum after the show:
Momentum can be a scary thing…
— Chad Gable (@WWEGable) December 20, 2017