WWE 205 Live
March 27, 2018
PPG Paints Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
.@WWEMaverick is getting a front-row seat for all the #Cruiserweight action as he joins @McGuinnessNigel and @VicJosephWWE on commentary! #205Live pic.twitter.com/6LPkGUE0lY
— 205Live (@WWE205Live) March 28, 2018
First Match: Tony Nese vs. Mark Andrews
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nese with a early waist lock takedown. Andrews responds with a side headlock takeover. Nese applies a head scissors neck lock. Nese transitions into a side headlock. Nese drops Andrews with a shoulder tackle. Andrews leapfrogs over Nese. Nese blocks the Hip Lock Slam from Andrews. Nese goes for a snap mare takeover, but Andrews lands back on his feet. Nese leapfrogs over Andrews. Andrews somersaults over Nese. Andrews delivers a deep arm-drag. Nese backs Andrews into the turnbuckles. Nese decks Andrews with a back elbow strike. Nese dives over Andrews. Nese thrust kicks the midsection of Andrews. Nese follows that with a knee lift. Nese blasts Andrews with a Buzzsaw Kick.
Andrews responds with two more deep arm-drags. Andrews turns a sunset flip into a low dropkick for a one count. Nese positions Andrews on the top rope. Andrews kicks Nese in the jaw. Andrews connects with a Flying Hurricanrana. Nese rolls himself out of the ring. Andrews goes for a Suicide Dive, but Nese counters with a Running Back Elbow Strike. Nese kicks Andrews in the gut. Nese whips Andrews back first across the turnbuckles for a two count. Nese applies a Body Scissors Hold. Andrews gets Nese in a pinning position for a two count. Nese drops Andrews with a Running Knee Lift for a two count. Nese applies a waist lock. Andrews gets back to a vertical base.
Nese throws Andrews to the corner. Andrews creates distance with a back elbow smash. Andrews follows that with a Jumping Enzuigiri. Andrews hits the Modified 619. Nese goes for a German Suplex, but Andrews counters with a Leaping Bulldog. Andrews levels Nese with a double knee strike. Nese catches Andrews in mid-air. Andrews with a Tornado DDT to Nese. Andrews lands a MoonSault off the second turnbuckle. Nese kicks Andrews in the ribs. Nese with a Single Knee GutBuster for a two count. Nese is showing his frustration. Nese with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Andrews fires back with a chop/forearm combination.
Nese sends Andrews crashing to the outside. Nese delivers a Vicious Forearm Smash on the floor. Nese rolls Andrews back into the ring. Nese goes for a SpringBoard MoonSault, but Andrews ducks out of the way. Andrews repeatedly slaps Nese in the chest. Nese clocks Andrews with a Clubbing Forearm. Andrews responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Andrews blocks the SitOut PowerBomb from Nese. Andrews dishes out a Standing Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Nese goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Andrews counters with the StunDog Millionaire for a two count. Andrews lands the Shooting Star Press to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mark Andrews via Pinfall
He WANTS it; he's GOT it! @WWEMaverick grants @MandrewsJunior an opportunity against @DrewGulak on #205Live! pic.twitter.com/lS8QrspGwk
— WWE (@WWE) March 28, 2018
Drew Gulak Backstage Interview:
Is @DrewGulak the best submission specialist in ALL of @WWE? He looks forward to going toe-to-toe with @MandrewsJunior NEXT WEEK on #205Live! pic.twitter.com/SvSG8VWkIg
— WWE (@WWE) March 28, 2018
Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali Sit-Down Interview:
Second Match: Akira Tozawa vs. TJ Perkins vs. Kalisto vs. Buddy Murphy in a Fatal Four Way Match
Tozawa and Kalisto are brawling in the corner. Murphy slams Kalisto on the canvas. Kalisto throws Murphy out of the ring. Tozawa and Kalisto goes back to the aggressive collar and elbow tie up. Tozawa ducks a clothesline from Perkins. Kalisto sends Tozawa to the outside with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Kalisto follows that with a SlingShot Spinning Senton. Perkins is chilling in the center of the ring. Murphy tugs on Perkins hair. Perkins with a leg scissors takeover to Murphy. Murphy applies a side headlock. Murphy delivers a Running Head Scissors TakeOver. Kalisto with a SpringBoard Spinning Elbow Strike to Murphy. Tozawa sweeps the legs of Kalisto. Tozawa with a Leaping Senton Splash for a one count.
Murphy kicks Tozawa in the gut. Murphy goes for a bodyslam, but Tozawa lands back on his feet. Perkins throws Tozawa out of the ring. Perkins wants to form an alliance. Murphy goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Perkins kicks him in the back. Perkins repeatedly stomps on Murphy’s chest. Perkins is choking Murphy with his boot. Perkins drives Murphy face first into the steel ring post. Perkins with a Standing Indian Death Lock/Abdominal Stretch combination to Kalisto and Tozawa. Kalisto blasts Perkins with multiple knife edge chops. Tozawa is still trapped in this Indian Death Lock. Perkins with a Northern Light Suplex for a two count. Perkins kicks Kalisto out of the ring. Murphy is pissed.
Murphy is dishing out lariats. Murphy with a Hip Toss to Perkins. Murphy follows that with a dropkick. Murphy clotheslines Perkins over the top rope. Murphy whips Kalisto back first to the ringside barricade. Murphy bounces Perkins head on the apron. Murphy rocks Kalisto with a big haymaker. Tozawa and Kalisto sends Murphy crashing into the barricade with a Double Hip Toss. Tozawa thrust kicks the midsection of Perkins. Perkins with a Running Boot to Kalisto. Perkins kicks Tozawa in the gut. Perkins locks in a Gory Special/SurfBoard Combination. Perkins turns a sunset flip from Tozawa into a Texas CloverLeaf.
Murphy drops Perkins with a Big Boot. Kalisto ducks a clothesline from Murphy. Kalisto with a Spinning DDT to Murphy. Tozawa responds with a Windmill Enzuigiri. Tozawa with a big haymaker to Perkins in the corner. Perkins connects with a Rebound Dropkick. Tozawa knocks Perkins off the ring apron with a Helluva Kick. Tozawa lands a Suicide Dive. Kalisto follows that with a Corkscrew Plancha. Murphy wraps this sequence with a beautiful SomerSault Plancha.
Murphy rolls Kalisto back into the ring. Tozawa trips Murphy on the top rope. Tozawa sets up for the Senton Bomb. Kalisto gets Tozawa in a precarious position. Perkins drives Kalisto face first to the canvas. Perkins applies a Bow and Arrow Stretch. Murphy tries to steal the victory from the outside. Tozawa breaks this pinning/submission combination with a Senton Bomb. Tozawa with the lateral press for a two count. Tozawa and Murphy are trading back and forth shots. Kalisto kicks Murphy in the chest.
Kalisto connects with The Salida Del Sol. Tozawa responds with a Shining Wizard for a two count. Following a haymaker exchange, Murphy clotheslines Tozawa over the top rope. Murphy follows that with a Massive Back Body Drop to Kalisto. Perkins gets Murphy trapped in the Knee Bar. Murphy takes out Kalisto and Tozawa with a CorkScrew Plancha. Perkins goes for the Detonation Kick, but Murphy lands back on his feet. Perkins rolls Murphy over for a two count. Perkins goes for a SpringBoard Forearm, but Murphy counters with Murphy’s Law to pickup the victory.
Winner: Buddy Murphy via Pinfall