Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Cruiserweight Classic results for July 13, 2016. The show featured four first-round matches in the 32-man tournament, headlined by Japanese superstar Kota Ibushi taking on Samoan up-and-comer Sean Maluta.
Be back here tomorrow for a more in-depth recap of the night’s show!
1. Gran Metalik defeated Alejandro Saez. Also known as Máscara Dorada in his native Mexico, the accomplished luchador defeated his Chilean opponent with the Dorada Screwdriver. Metalik will face the winner of next week’s Tajiri/Damian Slater match.
2. HoHo Lun defeated Ariya Daivari. Lun won the match with his trademark bridging German suplex. The wrestler/promoter from Hong Kong will advance to the second round, where he will face either Noam Dar or Gurv Sihra.
3. Cedric Alexander defeated Clement Petiot. A veteran of the American independent scene, Alexander used his Lumbar Check finisher to put Petiot away.
4. Kota Ibushi defeated Sean Maluta. After some surprising offense and a scary dive to the outside from Maluta, Ibushi rallied back and hit the Last Ride powerbomb for the victory. He will face Cedric Alexander in the next round.