WWE 205 Live
June 13, 2017
Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Vic Joseph will be the brand new play by play commentator for WWE 205 Live.
— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) June 14, 2017
First Match: Cedric Alexander vs. Ariya Daivari
Alexander and Daivari goes into the collar and elbow tie up. Alexander with a roll through into a wrist lock. Daivari responds with a side headlock. Daivari drops Alexander with a shoulder tackle. Daivari dodges a leg lariat from Alexader. Alexander applies a side headlock on Daivari. Daivari drives Alexander into the turnbuckles. Daivari rams his shoulders to the midsection of Alexander. Daivari lights up Alexander chest in the corner. Alexander responds with a leg scissiors takedown. Alexander follows that with a basement dropkick for a one count. Daivari sends Alexander to the ring apron.
Alexander responds with a Enziguri. Alexander goes for a Springboard Clothesline, but Daivari sends Alexander crashing face first to the top turnbuckle pad for a two count. Daivari repeatedly drives his knee to the back of Alexander. Daivari applies a rear chin lock. Daivari ducks a clothesline from Alexander. Daivari connects with a neck breaker for a two count. Daivari launches Alexander back first into the turnbuckles. Daivari talks smack to Alexander. Daivari lightly kicks Alexander in the head. Alexander fires back with a flurry of knife edge chops.
Daivari responds with a leaping knee strike for a two count. Daivari goes back to the rear chin lock. Alexander gets back to a vertical base and is trying to fight out of the rear chin lock. Alexander finally escapes and lands a vicious back elbow strike. Alexander with a Handspring Enziguri for a two count. Alexander connects with a Springboard Clothesline. Alicia Fox appears on the titantron to distract Alexander. Noam Dar arrives at the ringside area. Alexander drops Dar with a Basement Dropkick. Daivari with a inside cradle from behind for a two count. Alexander plants Daivari with a the Lumbar Check to pickup the victory. After the match, Alicia Fox continues to call for Noam Dar. Alexander hangs up the Alicia Fox FaceTime Call.
Winner: Cedric Alexander via Pinfall
– The Hype Bro’s, Jinder Mahal and Shinsuke Nakaumra will join Renee Young and JBL on Talking Smack
– We get a video package about Mustafa Ali which is suddenly interrupted by a No-Fly Zone ad from Drew Gulak. Drew says that he stands for the WWE Universe and a better 205 Live. Next week Mustafa Ali will take on Drew Gualk. Also Jack Gallagher will go one on one against Tony Nese.
Austin Aries, Tony Nese and Jack Gallagher In-Ring Promo:
It’s good to be back in New Orleans and in the center of a WWE Ring. Aries thought this moment might have been different. He would’ve been in this ring as the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion, but that’s not the case. Aries won’t play the whoa is me card. When it counted the most, he didn’t get the job done. That’s okay because he’s been in the position before. You have to work hard and keep going until you get the job done. There are more questions than answers for Austin Aries. Is he injured? Is he taking time off? After months of dealing with Neville and TJ Perkins, he has some knee and neck issues, so he’s informed everybody that he’s not medically cleared to wrestle.
Tony Nese comes out to interrupt Aries. Aries doesn’t know what his future holds. Nese says that Aries future should be getting out of that ring, climb over that guardrail and grab a seat while a premier athlete takes that ring. Aries should save whatever little dignity he has left by quietly fading into the past. The future is right in front of you. Nese talks tough, but the last time they were in the ring, he was making him tap out. What exercise did Tony Nese do to finally grow a set? Nese says Aries always had his jokes, but in his future, Nese doesn’t have time for Austin or his jokes. Jack Gallagher joins the conversation. Does Tony Nese know where he is? This is a town known for having fun. There’s always time for jokes. He can talk about the horse and the bathtub. There is one about ping pong balls, but that’s for a different time. If Nese thinks he’s the future of 205 Live and if we are to believe that he’s going to replace Austin Aries, that makes Nese the biggest joke of them all. Nese is no Austin Aries. Nese goes after Gallagher. Gallagher attacks Nese with William The Third The Umbrella.
— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) June 14, 2017
Second Match: TJP vs. Akira Tozawa
TJP applies a waist lock. TJP backs Tozawa into the corner. We have ourself a clean break. Tozawa applies a side head lock. Tozawa and TJP runs the ropes. Tozawa lands a deep arm-drag. Tozawa with a rolling crucifix for a two count. We have ourself a standoff. TJP applies a side head lock. TJP dives over Tozawa. Tozawa kicks TJP in the chest. Tozawa follows that with a senton for a two count. Tozawa applies an arm-bar. Tozawa lands a boot across the jaw of TJP. Tozawa dives off the second rope, but TJP counters with a dropkick in mid-air. TJP bodyslams Tozawa. TJP connects with a Slingshot Senton for a two count. TJP dabs in the middle of the ring. TJP starts working on the shoulder of Tozawa. TJP transitions into a rear chin lock. Tozawa gets back to a vertical base.
TJP lands a clubbing blow to the back of Tozawa. TJP witha Springboard Forearm Strike for a two count. TJP lands a back suplex. TJP goes for the cover again, but Tozawa kicks out at two. TJP applies a Standing Indian Death Lock. TJP transitions into a Butterfly Submission Hold. TJP continues to ground Tozawa. Tozawa gets out of the chin lock finally. Tozawa connects with a hurricanrana. Tozawa with a running forearm that knocks TJP off the ring apron. Tozawa drops TJP with a suicide dive. Tozawa rolls TJP back into the ring. Tozawa lands a sliding boot to the jaw of TJP for a two count.
Tozawa ascends to the top rope. TJP drops Tozawa crotch first on the top turnbuckle. TJP goes for a SuperPlex, but Tozawa sends him crashing to the canvas. Tozawa goes for a spinning heel kick, but TJP counters with a Double Chicken Wing Gut Buster for a two count. Tozawa and TJP trades back and forth forearm strikes. Tozawa lands a massive jab to the jaw of TJP. TJP gets Tozawa trapped in the Knee Bar, but Tozawa gets out of the hold. Tozawa with a quick rollup for a two count. TJP goes for the Detonation Kick, but Tozawa gets back on his feet. TJP lands a spinning round house kick. Tozawa responds with a nasty exploder suplex. Tozawa connects with a Flying Senton off the top turnbuckle to pickup the victory.
Winner: Akira Tozawa via Pinfall
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