Report: WWE “prodigy” may be set for main roster call-up @WWE/Twitter

WWE’s 23-year-old prodigy, Lio Rush, hasn’t been on NXT television much since his ill-timed tweet regarding the release of Emma.

According to Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin, WWE may be shooting Rush right up to 205 Live.

Since Enzo Amore’s release and Triple H’s reported takeover of the cruiserweight show, 205 Live has seen a dramatic turn in the way they shoot the show from being character-driven to an immense focus on the in-ring product.

In recent weeks we’ve seen Tyler Bate, Roderick Strong and now Mandrews make their respective 205 Live debuts. That falls in line with landing a general manager, Drake Maverick fka Rockstar Spud, to run the show.

If WWE pushes Rush to the 205 Live roster, it would fit right in his skillset to be matched with fellow high-flyers with an incredible in-ring workrate.

We should see what happens as the 16-man cruiserweight tournament to crown a new champion at WrestleMania continues.

Rush has been wrestling since 2014, winning the Ring of Honor Top Prospect tournament in 2016.

WWE made specific mention of Rush joining former tag team partner “The Velveteen Dream” Patrick Clark at the Performance Center.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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