WWE 205 Live
May 1, 2018
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) May 2, 2018
First Match: THE Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher vs. Hideo Itami & Akira Tozawa
Gallagher and Tozawa will start things off. Tozawa dodges a couple of left jabs from Gallagher. Tozawa starts lighting up Gallagher’s chest. Tozawa drops Gallagher with a left jab. Tozawa repeatedly stomps on Gallagher’s chest. Gallagher HeadButts the midsection of Tozawa. Tozawa turns a Sunset Flip into a RoundHouse Kick. Tozawa with a Diving Senton. Tozawa continues to play to the crowd. Gallagher decks Tozawa with a Jaw Breaker. Itami and Kendrick are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kendrick applies an arm-bar. Itami responds with a side headlock. Itami with a Forearm Smash to Kendrick. Itami tells Kendrick to bring it. This leads us to a forearm exchange in the center of the ring.
Kendrick unloads vicious knife edge chops. Kendrick brings his Combination Offense to Itami. Itami drops Kendrick with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Itami tags in Tozawa. Tozawa with a Running Back Elbow Strike to Kendrick. Tozawa and Itami hits their Enzuigiri/Jumping Knee Strike Combination. Tozawa lands a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Tozawa knocks Gallagher off the ring apron. Kendrick SuperKicks Itami. Kendrick tags in Gallagher. Gallagher with a Side Russian Leg Sweep on the ringside barricade for a two count. Gallagher and Kendrick are cutting the ring in half.
Kendrick applies an arm-bar. Tozawa with stiff bodyshots to Kendrick. Kendrick goes for a Release Exploder Suplex, but Tozawa blocks it. Tozawa crawls under Kendrick. Tozawa tags in Itami. Itami with a series of buzzsaw kicks. Itami ducks a clothesline from Kendrick. Itami kicks Kendrick in the jaw. Itami with a Tornado DDT on the top rope. Itami follows that with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Itami with a Hesitation Dropkick to Kendrick. Itami goes for The Inverted Over Head Kick, but Kendrick blocks it. Tozawa makes a blind tag.
Itami and Kendrick trades stiff boots to the face. Tozawa takes down Kendrick and Gallagher with a Suicide Dive. Tozawa locks in the Octopus Stretch. Gallagher breaks the submission hold. Gallagher sends Itami crashing to the outside. Kendrick tags in Itami. Kendrick and Gallagher goes for The Doomsday Device, but Tozawa counters with a Hurricanrana. Tozawa clocks Gallagher with The Wind Mill Kick. Itami inadvertently dumps Tozawa crotch first on the top turnbuckle pad. Kendrick with a Single Leg Dropkick to Itami. Gallagher plants Tozawa with a Vicious HeadButt to pickup the victory. After the match, Itami turns his back on Tozawa.
Winner: THE Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher via Pinfall
Drew Gulak Promo:
"When you step to me, you WILL tap out." – @DrewGulak
— WWE (@WWE) May 2, 2018
Second Match: Buddy Murphy vs. Liam Louis
Murphy launches Louis to the corner. Murphy repeatedly stomps on Louis chest. Murphy with a Vertical Suplex. Murphy is putting the boots to Louis on the bottom rope. Following a snap mare takeover, Murphy slaps Louis in the face. Louis fires back with a Forearm Smash. Louis goes for a Big Boot, but Murphy counters with Three PowerBombs for a two count.
Referee Jason Ayers calls for the bell. After the match, Murphy gets into a big brawl with Cedric Alexander. Alexander with a double leg takedown on the ramp. Alexander transitions into a ground and pound attack. Murphy heads to the backstage area.
Winner: Buddy Murphy via Referee Stoppage
Third Match: Kalisto vs. Drew Gulak
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gulak with a waist lock takedown to Kalisto. Gulak with a full nelson cover for a one count. Gulak applies a wrist lock. Kalisto reverses the hold. Gulak drops Kalisto with a wrist lock takedown. Gulak is grounding Kalisto in the center of the ring. Gulak applies a hammer lock. Gulak with a side headlock takeover. Kalisto handstands over Gulak. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Gulak backs Kalisto into the turnbuckles. Gulak delivers a stiff bodyshot. Gulak applies a Single Leg Boston Crab. Gulak blasts Kalisto with a knife edge chop. Kalisto kicks Gulak in the jaw. Kalisto with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Kalisto follows that with a Hurricanrana. Gulak attacks Kalisto in mid-air.
Gulak drives Kalisto sternum first to the LED Board. Gulak stomps on Kalisto’s back. Gulak gets Kalisto trapped in The Gory Special. Gulak with the cover for a two count. Gulak transitions into a Modified Texas CloverLeaf. Kalisto crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Gulak throws Kalisto back first across the turnbuckles. Gulak with a Corner Clothesline for a two count. Gulak continues to apply pressure to the back of Kalisto. Kalisto kicks Gulak in the face. Kalisto attacks the back of Gulak’s hamstring.
Gulak with a Big Forearm Smash for a two count. Gulak is trying to rip off Kalisto’s mask. Kalisto tosses Gulak out of the ring. Kalisto with rapid fire kicks. Kalisto hits a Step Up Enziugiri. Kalisto lands a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Kalisto follows that with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag on the floor. Kalisto connects with a Flying Hurricanrana. Kalisto with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Kalisto launches Gulak over the top rope.
Kalisto takes down Gulak with a SlingShot SomerSault Plancha. Kalisto rolls Gulak back into the ring. Kalisto with the lateral press for a two count. Kalisto goes for The Salida Del Sol, but Gulak blocks it. Kalisto with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb for a two count. Kalisto is throwing haymakers at Gulak. Kalisto with a Basement Hurricanrana. Kalisto goes for a Tornado DDT, but Gulak counters with The GuLock which forces him to tap out.
Winner: Drew Gulak via Submission