WWE 205 Live
March 6, 2018
Green Bay, Wisconsin
You can follow us on Twitter @PWTranscripts
Transcription by Josh Lopez
EXCLUSIVE: Heading into his quarterfinal match against @MustafaAliWWE TONIGHT on #205Live, @WWE_Murphy must make weight once again… pic.twitter.com/1gpSyNUdyM
— WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2018
First Match: Drew Gulak vs. Mark Andrews in a Quarter-Final Round Match In The Vacated WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gulak with a waist lock takedown to Andrews. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Gulak backs Andrews into the turnbuckles. Gulak slaps Andrews in the face. Andrews is pissed. Gulak applies a wrist lock. Andrews creates distance with a Rope Assisted Arm-Drag. Andrews follows that more arm-drags. Gulak rocks Andrews with a Forearm Smash. Gulak applies a side headlock. Andrews turns a Sunset Flip into a Dropkick for a one count. Gulak responds with a leg sweep. Gulak applies a Waist Lock. Andrews with a Side Headlock Takeover to Gulak. Andrews proceeds to slap Gulak in the face. Andrews goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Gulak counters with a Reverse Alabama Slam. Gulak decks Andrews with another Forearm Smash. Gulak bodyslams Andrews into the ropes for a two count.
Gulak follows that with a High Angle Slam for a two count. Gulak applies a hammer lock. Gulak dishes out a knife edge chop. Gulak is mauling Andrews in the center of the ring. Andrews creates distance with a JawBreaker. Andrews is throwing forearm shivers at Gulak. Gulak attacks the midsection of Andrews. Andrews with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Gulak. Andrews sends Gulak out of the ring with a Hurricanrana. Gulak drags Andrews out of the ring. Andrews thrust kicks the midsection of Gulak. Andrews lands a MoonSault off the announce table. Andrews rolls Gulak back into the ring.
Andrews delivers an Enzuigiri from the ring apron. Andrews with a Leaping BullDog to Gulak. Andrews connects with a Roll Through Double Foot Stomp. Andrews with a Standing Corkscrew MoonSault for a two count. Andrews repeatedly kicks Gulak in the chest. Gulak regains momentum with an Electric Chair Slam for a two count. Gulak is lighting up Andrews chest in the corner. Gulak yells at the referee. Andrews fires back with a series of Palm Strikes. Andrews is putting the boots to Gulak who’s perched on the bottom rope.
Andrews with an Avalanche Hurricanrana which sends Gulak crashing to the outside. Andrews follows that with a MoonSault off the second rope. Andrews with a Crucifix Bomb for a two count. Gulak is ripping at the beard of Andrews. Andrews goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Gulak counters with a Big Lariat in mid-air. Gulak delivers two short-arm lariats. Andrews responds with a Stun Dog Millionaire. Andrews goes for a Shooting Star Press, but Gulak gets his knees up in the air. Gulak locks in the Dragon Sleeper which forces Andrews to tap out.
Winner: Drew Gulak via Submission
Could we be looking at #205Live's NEWEST tag team? Let's see what happens… @HideoItami @TozawaAkira pic.twitter.com/nPGp8ZDSLJ
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) March 7, 2018
Mustafa Ali Promo:
This Tuesday, I take on @WWE_Murphy in the second round of the Cruiserweight Championship Tournament.
It's going to be fight. It's going to be dangerous. His eyes told me so. #205live pic.twitter.com/fTjBPbATFx
— Mustafa Ali / Adeel Alam (@MustafaAliWWE) March 4, 2018
Second Match: Hideo Itami & Akira Tozawa vs. Scott James & Nemeth Alexander
Tozawa and Alexander will start things off. Tozawa kicks Alexander in the gut. Tozawa delivers a series of forearm smashes. Tozawa turns a Sunset Flip into a PK. Tozawa follows that with a Leaping Senton Splash. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tozawa backs Alexander into the turnbuckles. Alexander kicks Tozawa in the gut. Alexander is mauling Tozawa in the corner. Tozawa goes for a Spinning Heel Kick, but Alexander ducks out of the way. Tozawa crawls under Alexander. Tozawa with a Back Drop Driver. Tozawa tags in Itami.
Tozawa throws Alexander to the corner. Tozawa and Itami connects with a Double Knee/Enzuigiri Combination. Itami follows that with a Release Fisherman’s Suplex. Itami locks in the Dragon Sleeper. Alexander tags in James. Itami is wearing down James with a series of kicks. Itami lands a Flying Clothesline. Itami is paint brushing James. Itami ducks a clothesline from Alexander. Itami delivers a Hesitation Dropkick. Itami tags in Tozawa. Tozawa plants James with The Senton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Hideo Itami & Akira Tozawa via Pinfall
Cedric Alexander Promo:
One more opponent stands in @CedricAlexander's way on the road to @WrestleMania, and his name is @roderickstrong… #205Live pic.twitter.com/PHWXT2fKkq
— WWE (@WWE) March 7, 2018
Third Match: Buddy Murphy vs. Mustafa Ali in a Quarter-Final Round Match In The Vacated WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament
Ali and Murphy exchanges words before the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Murphy backs Ali into the turnbuckles. Murphy pats Ali in the chest. Ali applies a side headlock. Murphy drops Ali with a shoulder tackle. Murphy is looking down at Ali. Ali applies a waist lock. Murphy reverses the hold. Murphy goes for a Back Body Drop, but Ali lands back on his feet. Murphy runs through Ali with another Shoulder Tackle. Drew Gulak is watching the match from the backstage area. Ali with a side headlock takeover to Murphy. Following a long grappling exchange, Ali leapfrogs over Murphy. Ali connects with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Murphy is trying to play mind games with Ali. Murphy tells Ali to be quiet.
Ali dropkicks Murphy. Ali mocks Murphy. Murphy is pissed. Murphy takes down Ali with an Inside Out Lariat. Murphy throws Ali to the corner. Murphy repeatedly stomps on Ali’s chest. Murphy rocks Ali with a big haymaker. Following a snap mare takeover, Murphy kicks Ali in the back. Murphy uppercuts Ali. Murphy places Ali on the top turnbuckle. Ali kicks Murphy in the face. Ali lands a SpringBoard 450 Splash on the left shoulder of Murphy. Ali floats over into a Hammer Lock. Ali delivers another dropkick. Ali sends Murphy crashing shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Ali drives Murphy’s injured shoulder to the top rope. Ali creates distance with an enzuigiri from the ring apron. Ali connects with a Roll Through FaceBuster for a two count. Ali uppercuts Murphy. Ali goes for a Tornado DDT, but Murphy blocks it. Murphy dumps Ali out of the ring. Murphy lands a SomerSault Plancha. Murphy rolls Ali back into the ring. Murphy with a Flying Double Knee Strike for a two count. Ali fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ali sends Murphy shoulder first to the top turnbuckle.
Ali hits a Reverse Hurricanrana. Ali follows that with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Ali repeatedly kicks the injured shoulder of Murphy. Murphy wants more punishment. Ali levels Murphy with a Clubbing Forearm Smash. Murphy regains momentum with his lighting quick offense. Murphy goes for a Big Boot, but Ali counters with a Spinning Heel Kick. Murphy responds with a Bicycle Kick. Murphy has Ali in position for Murphy’s Law, but his back gives out. Murphy with a Backslide Cover for a two count. Ali connects with a Rolling Crucifix to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mustafa Ali via Pinfall