New champion crowned on Monday Night Raw


After being originally slated for SummerSlam, WWE inexplicably moved up the Cruiserweight championship match to Monday Night, resulting in Akira Tozawa defeating Neville for the title.

Tozawa got the advantage early, connecting on a stiff jab to get the two count before the champ rolled out of the ring ahead of the commercial break. Back from the break, Neville was in control, targeting Tozawa's shoulder.

Tozawa turned around the comeback, hitting a german suplex. Neville rolled out of the ring and Tozawa connected on two running dive attempts through the ropes.

He set Neville up for the diving senton, but Neville got up just in time to reverse, connecting on a suplex from the top rope. Tozawa eventually worked his way back, narrowly moving from the Red Arrow attempt and setting Neville up for the senton again, finally connecting for the pinfall and we got a new champion!


The win ended Neville's 198-day reign as King of the Cruiserweights.