WWE Cruiserweight Classic Results 9/14/16

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Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Cruiserweight Classic results for September 14, 2016. Results for the previous episode can be found here, and you can find our Best and Worst recap right here. Tonight’s show featured an exhibition tag team match, plus the final matches of this 10-week tournament, crowning WWE’s inaugural CWC champion.

1. Semifinal Match: Gran Metalik defeated Zack Sabre, Jr. Metalik caught a charging Sabre and dropped him into the Metalik Driver for the win, earning him the first spot in the finals.

2. Semifinal Match: T.J. Perkins defeated Kota Ibushi. After working on Ibushi’s knee throughout the match, a kneebar/crossface combination finally got the Golden Star to tap out.

3. Non-Tournament Tag Team Match: Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa defeated Cedric Alexander and Noam Dar. The newly-minted Team D.I.Y. picked up the victory after hitting Dar with their superkick/running knee combination.

4. WWE Cruiserweight Classic Final: T.J. Perkins defeated Gran Metalik. After Triple H declared that the winner would go to Raw as WWE’s new Cruiserweight Champion, Perkins countered a second-rope Metalik Driver attempt into a kneebar, forcing Gran Metalik to submit. The 32-year-old Perkins is the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion, and the first to hold the title since its retirement in 2008.

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