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By Mike Johnson on 2016-06-23 09:10:00

WWE will film the first episodes of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tonight at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida.

A 32 Man tournament, the Classic will play out over 10 episodes starting in July on the WWE Network before culminating in a live special in September for the finals.

Brazilian talent Zumbi is out of the tournament.  Alternate Mustafa Ali will be replacing him.

Competing in the tournament:

  • Kota Ibushi
  • Gran Metalik
  • Tajiri
  • Zack Sabre Jr
  • Noam Dar
  • Da Mack
  • Mustafa Ali
  • Clement Petiot
  • Fabian Aichner
  • Harv Sihra
  • Gurv Sihra
  • Rich Swann
  • Brian Kendrick
  • Cedric Alexander
  • Akira Tozawa
  • Jack Gallagher
  • Johnny Gargano
  • Tony Nese
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • Ho Ho Lun
  • TJ Perkins
  • Anthony Bennett
  • Drew Gulak
  • Tyson Dux
  • Lince Dorado
  • Sean Maluta
  • Raul Mendoza
  • Kenneth Johnson
  • Alejandro Saez
  • Damien Slater
  • Jason Lee
  • Ariya Daivari

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