WWE 205 Live
May 23, 2017
– We get a video package for the Akira Tozawa/Brian Kendrick Street Fight.
First Match: Rich Swann vs. Ariya Daivari
Daivari says that his shirts are worth more than Swann’s life. Swann dropkicks Daivari. Daivari rolls out of the ring. Swann connects with the basement dropkick. Daivari backs himself in the corner. Daivari tries to sucker Swann into the turnbuckles. Daivari and Swann runs the ropes. Daivari leapfrogs over Swann. Swann dropkicks Daivari. Swann goes for a slingshot crossbody on the outside, but Daivari ducks out of the way. Daivari drives Swann back first into the LED Board.
Daivari with a snap mare followed by a diving knee to the wrist of Swann. Daivari applies an arm-bar. Swann gets back to a vertical base and lands a big right hand. Daivari responds with a lifting knee strike. Daivari with a clubbing blow to the back of Swann. Daivari with a boot to the chest. Daivari sends Swann to the corner. Swann lands a boot across the jaw of Daivari. Daivari drops Swann with the Arm Breaker for a two count.
Daivari gets Swann in the Cobra Clutch. Daivari follows that with a leaping neck breaker for a two count. Daivari goes back to the Cobra Clutch. Swann gets out of the Cobra Clutch with a Jaw Breaker. Swann with an elbow strike in the corner. Swann connects with a drop toe hold that sends Daivari face first to the middle rope. Swann with two clotheslines to Daivari. Swann lands a spinning heel kick. Swann follows that up with a spinning leg drop. Swann with a spinning Round House Kick to Daivari for a two count. Swann connects with the Phoenix Splash to pickup the victory. After the match, Noam Dar tosses Swann out of the ring. Dar celebrates with Alicia Fauuuuuuux.
Winner: Rich Swann via Pinfall
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Second Match: Cedric Alexander vs. Johnny Boone
Boone goes for a big boot, but Alexander responds with a vicious back elbow across the jaw. Boone rolls out of the ring. Boone stammers on the outside. Alexander chases Boone. Alexander slaps Boone in the chest. Alexander with a Springboard Clothesline to Boone. Alexander plants Boone with the Lumbar Check to pickup the victory.
Winner: Cedric Alexander via Pinfall
Third Match: THE Brian Kendrick vs. Akira Tozawa in a Street Fight
Kendrick hops out of the ring immediately after the bell rings. Tozawa connects with the suicide dive. Kendrick rams Tozawa face first into the announce table. Tozawa with a hip toss that launches Kendrick over the announce table. Tozawa tosses Kendrick back inside the ring. Tozawa with the quick cover, but Kendrick kicks out at two. Tozawa with a running boot across the chest of Kendrick. Tozawa follows that with a senton for a two count. Tozawa lands a series of knife edge chops. Kendrick has yet to take his jacket off. Tozawa lands a jab across the jaw of Kendrick. Kendrick lowers the top rope which sends Tozawa crashing to the outside. Tozawa brings out a table. Tozawa is landing haymakers on the outside. Kendrick with a boot to the gut of Tozawa. Tozawa responds with a hurricanrana. Tozawa with a running forearm that knocks Kendrick off the ring apron. Tozawa goes for another suicide dive, but Kendrick throws his jacket at Tozawa’s face.
Kendrick with a series of clubbing blows to the back of Tozawa. Kendrick suplex’s Tozawa on the outside. Kendrick rolls Tozawa back into the ring. Kendrick brings out purple duck tape. Kendrick with a big boot to Tozawa. Kendrick wraps the purple tape around Tozawa mouth. Kendrick applies the Captain’s Hook. Tozawa gets back to a vertical base. Kendrick goes for Slice Bread #2, but Tozawa launches Kendrick to the outside. Tozawa connects with the Pump Kick. Tozawa and Kendrick are brawling on the ramp. Kendrick whips Tozawa face first to the LED Board. Kendrick with a knee to the midsection of Tozawa. Kendrick rakes the eyes of Tozawa. Kendrick sends Tozawa shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Kendrick using the purple duck tape to trap Tozawa on the steel ring post.
Kendrick repeatedly whips Tozawa back with a leather strap. Kendrick drags a table around the ringside area. Tozawa finds a way out of the purple duck tape. Tozawa is now whipping Kendrick with the leather belt. Tozawa goes for a Double Stomp, but Kendrick ducks out of the way. Kendrick gets Tozawa back into the Captain’s Hook. Tozawa and Kendrick spill to the outside. Kendrick bounces Tozawa head on the announce table. Tozawa responds with a clubbing blow to the back. Kendrick and Tozawa are fighting for position on the steel ring steps. Tozawa lands a front slam. Tozawa goes for the enziguri, but Kendrick blocks it. Tozawa connects with the Saito Suplex. Kendrick goes for the Captain’s Hook, but Tozawa counters with a DDT on the steel ring steps. Tozawa places Kendrick on the table. Tozawa with a flying senton off the top rope through the table. Tozawa rolls Kendrick back into the ring. Tozawa scores the pinfall.
Winner: Akira Tozawa via Pinfall