Odyssey Jones and Josh Briggs debut on 205 Live

Jul 10, 2021 - by Marc Middleton

New WWE NXT Superstars made their in-ring debuts during Friday’s WWE 205 Live episode on Peacock and the WWE Network.

The opening match saw Josh Briggs defeat Asher Hale in a physical brawl. The main event featured Odyssey Jones defeating the previously undefeated Grayson Waller.

The 6’8″ Briggs and the 405-pound Jones, who wrestled Robert Roode in a July 2 SmackDown dark match for officials, were recently announced for the 2021 NXT Breakout Tournament, along with 6 other wrestlers. You can click here for full details on the tournament, along with background information on each competitor.

The storyline behind Briggs and Jones working 205 Live was that both men requested matches as they prepare to compete in the Breakout Tournament, which begins next Tuesday on NXT with Ikemen Jiro vs. Duke Hudson. WWE touted how Briggs was the tallest competitor in 205 Live history, while Jones was the heaviest.

Stay tuned for more on 205 Live and the NXT Breakout Tournament. Below are several shots and two video clips from Friday’s debuts by Briggs and Jones:

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