– The rumors of Austin Aries coming to WWE 205 Live are true as a promo aired for his impending debut on tonight’s episode, as seen above. No date was given but Aries, who was on commentary, said if and when he gets back in the ring, 205 Live will never be the same. We’ve noted how Aries vs. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville was discussed for WrestleMania 33 at one point.
“It’s going to be a great day to be GREAT … and a BAD DAY to be YOU!” – @AustinAries #205Live pic.twitter.com/ZP86pCF0qG
— WWE (@WWE) February 22, 2017
– As seen on Smackdown, tonight’s battle royal to crown a new #1 contender for WWE Champion Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 33 ended in a draw as Luke Harper and AJ Styles were eliminated “at the same time”. SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan announced on Talking Smack that Harper vs. Styles will take place on next week’s SmackDown with the winner facing Wyatt in Orlando.