WWE 205 Live
December 26, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Cedric Alexander & Drew Gulak Backstage Segment:
First Match: Hideo Itami vs. Jack Gallagher
Test of strength in the center of the ring. Gallagher backs Itami into the ropes. Gallagher slaps Itami in the face. Itami responds with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Itami drops Gallagher with a knee lift. Itami kicks Gallagher in the back. Itami wants Gallagher to respect him. Following a snap mare takeover, Itami delivers two knee drops. Gallagher with a double leg takedown to Itami. Itami kicks Gallagher in the chest. Itami lands a Flying Leg Drop across the back of Gallagher. Gallagher dodges a leg lariat from Itami. Gallagher uses the ring skirt to trip Itami.
Gallagher stomps on the back of Itami’s head. Gallagher applies a Cravate. Gallagher sends Itami face first to the top turnbuckle. Gallagher uppercuts Itami. Gallagher goes back to the cravate. Gallagher is toying with the Chicago Crowd. Gallagher with the lateral press for a two count. Gallagher applies a rear chin lock. Itami gets back to a vertical base. Gallagher goes for a NeckBreaker, but Itami counters with a BackSlide for a two count. Itami with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip to Gallagher.
Itami fires up with two lariats. Itami with a Spinning Heel Kick into the midsection of Gallagher. Itami follows that with the Fisherman’s Suplex. Gallagher responds with a Back Elbow Strike. Itami drops Gallagher with a Tornado Neck Snap. Itami with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Itami decks Gallagher with the Spinning Back Fist. Gallagher side steps Itami into the turnbuckles. Gallagher locks in the Captain’s Hook. Itami crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Itami creates distance with a Northern Lights Suplex. Itami has Gallagher staggering after another Spinning Back Fist. Itami connects with the Hesitation Dropkick. Itami locks in The Rings of Saturn which forces Gallagher to tap out.
Winner: Hideo Itami via Pinfall
Second Match: Tony Nese vs. Akira Tozawa
Tozawa drops Nese with a Big Boot. Tozawa starts unloading on Nese. Nese regains momentum with a back elbow strike. Nese is stomping on Tozawa shoulder. Tozawa and Nese are trading back and forth shots. Tozawa drops Nese with a left jab. Nese goes for a Sunset Flip, but Tozawa counters with a Leg Lariat. Tozawa follows that with a Running Senton. Tozawa goes for a Suicide Dive, but Nese counters with a Basement Dropkick. Nese is mocking Tozawa. Nese flex’s for the Chicago Crowd.
Nese rolls Tozawa back into the ring. Nese with the lateral press for a one count. Nese delivers three leg drops for a two count. Nese applies a Cravate. Nese drives his knee into the midsection of Tozawa. Nese whips Tozawa back first across the turnbuckles. Nese applies a Body Scissors Hold. Nese transitions into a rear chin lock. Tozawa connects with a Vertical Suplex. Tozawa with a Running Forearm Smash that knocks Nese off the ring apron. Tozawa lands a Suicide Dive.
Tozawa rolls Nese back into the ring. Tozawa with the cover for a two count. Nese with a PumpHandle Michinoku Driver for a two count. Tozawa with a series of forearm shivers to Nese. Nese responds with a Cavalcade of Kicks. Tozawa goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Nese blocks it. Nese rolls Tozawa over for a two count. Tozawa decks Nese with a Wrap Around Kick. Tozawa goes for the Senton Bomb, but Nese counters with a Palm Strike. Nese lays out Tozawa with the Running Knee Strike to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tony Nese via Pinfall
Third Match: Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali vs. Drew Gulak & Ariya Daivari
Ali and Daivari will start things off. Ali with a Waist Lock Go-Behind to Daivari. Daivari backs Ali into the turnbuckles. Daivari delivers multiple haymakers in the corner. Ali dives over Daivari. Ali lands a Deep Arm-Drag. Ali applies an arm-bar. Daivari tags in Gulak. Gulak kicks Ali in the gut. Ali with forearm shivers to Gulak. Gulak drops Ali with a Knee Lift. Ali responds with a Back Body Drop. Ali tags in Alexander. Gulak kicks out of a Double Hip Toss. Alexander applies an arm-bar. Gulak reverses the hold. Alexander with a Back Body Drop for a one count. Alexander and Ali are cutting the ring in half.
Ali with a Flying Stomp to the wrist of Gulak. Ali lands a Knife Edge Chop. Ali kicks Gulak in the chest. Ali is distracted by Daivari. Gulak shoves Ali into the ropes. Gulak tags in Daivari. Daivari repeatedly stomps on Ali chest. Daivari with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Daivari applies a Cravate. Daivari connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. The Zo Train goes for a Double Belly to Back Suplex, but Ali lands back on his feet. Ali makes the hot tag to Alexander.
Alexander with a Double SpringBoard Dropkick to The Zo Train. Alexander with two lariats to Gulak. Alexander decks Gulak with a Nasty Back Elbow Strike. Alexander goes for the HandSpring RoundHouse Kick, but Daivari trips him from the outside. Gulak kicks Alexander out of the ring. Daivari bounces Alexander head on the announce table. Daivari rolls Alexander back into the ring. Daivari with the lateral press for a two count. Daivari tags in Gulak. Gulak with a Running Stomp for a two count.
The referee is yelling at Daivari. Alexander with a SlingShot FlatLiner to Gulak. Alexander tags in Ali. Ali with two axe handle strikes to Daivari. Ali dropkicks Daivari. Ali connects with a SlingShot CorkScrew Plancha. Ali follows that with a Roll Through X-Factor for a two count. Gulak knocks Alexander off the ring apron. Daivari kicks Ali in the back. Daivari places Ali on the top turnbuckle. Gulak reminds Daivari of The No Fly Zone. Alexander with a Lumbar Check to Gulak. Ali lands The 054 to pickup the victory.
Winner: Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali via Pinfall