WWE 205 Live
May 8, 2018
Royal Farms Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
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First Match: THE Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher vs. Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado w/Kalisto
Dorado and Gallagher will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gallagher with a side headlock takeover to Dorado. Dorado responds with a headscissors escape. Dorado slaps Gallagher in the back. Dorado and Gallagher engages in a test of strength. This leads us to a long pinning exchange in the center of the ring. Dorado ducks a clothesline from Gallagher. Dorado with a Falling HeadButt for a two count. Dorado applies a wrist lock. Dorado tags in Metalik. Dorado trips Gallagher. Metalik with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count. Metalik slaps Gallagher in the chest. Metalik handsprings over Gallagher. Kendrick makes the blind tag.
Metalik delivers a Back Body Drop. Metalik launches Kendrick out of the ring. Metalik takes down Gallagher with a SomerSault Plancha. Metalik rolls Gallagher back into the ring, but he’s not the legal man. Kendrick drops Metalik with a Step Up Enzuigiri for a one count. Kendrick follows that with a Big Boot. Kendrick with clubbing crossfaces to Metalik. Kendrick mocks The Lucha House Party. Kendrick applies a front face lock. Kendrick tags in Gallagher. Gallagher HeadButts the chest of Metalik. Gallagher is working on his joint manipulation game. Kendrick & Gallagher continues to cut the ring in half.
Kendrick repeatedly stomps on Metalik’s back. Kendrick applies an arm-bar. Metalik is throwing haymakers at Kendrick. Kendrick drives his knee into the midsection of Metalik. Metalik knocks Gallagher off the ring apron. Kendrick goes for a Stinger Splash, but Metalik ducks out of the way. Metalik tags in Dorado. Dorado with a Jumping Enzuigiri to Kendrick. Dorado follows that with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Dorado ducks a clothesline from Kendrick. Dorado with a Running Hurricanrana to Kendrick. Dorado delivers Two Standing Dropkicks. Dorado continues this onslaught with an Open Hand Chop.
Dorado connects with The Golden Rewind for a two count. Gallagher sends Metalik crashing to the outside. Kendrick drives Dorado back first into the turnbuckles. Kendrick tags in Gallagher. Gallagher blasts Dorado with a Corner Dropkick. Kendrick follows that with Slice Bread #2. Gallagher with the lateral press for a two count. Metalik goes for another SpringBoard Crossbody Block, but Kendrick and Gallagher catches him in mid-air. The Lucha House Party with Stereo SuperKicks. They take down Kendrick and Gallagher with Stereo Suicide Dives. Dorado plants Gallagher with a Shooting Star Press to pickup the victory.
Winner: Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado via Pinfall
Mustafa Ali Promo:
Find a purpose.
Find a path.
— Mustafa Ali / Adeel Alam (@MustafaAliWWE) May 6, 2018
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Second Match: Tony Nese vs. Keith Clayball
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nese launches Clayball back first across the turnbuckles. Nese blasts Clayball with an Open Hand Chop. Nese delivers his lightning quick offense. Nese starts paint brushing Clayball. Nese gets Clayball tied in the tree of woe. Nese repeatedly stomps on Clayball’s chest. Nese is doing an ab workout in the corner. Nese flex’s for the Baltimore Crowd.
Nese goes for The Running Nese, but Clayball ducks out of the way. Clayhall is throwing haymakers at Nese. Nese fires back with a Running Back Elbow Strike. Nese with a Leg Sweep to Clayball. Nese follows that with a Running Forearm Smash on the floor. Nese rolls Clayball back into the ring. Nese connects with The Running Nese to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tony Nese via Pinfall
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Drake Maverick & Cedric Alexander Backstage Segment:
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Third Match: Buddy Murphy vs. Mustafa Ali
Murphy drives Ali back first into the turnbuckles. Ali avoids a big right hand from Murphy. Ali blasts Murphy with a knife edge chop. Ali slips over the back of Murphy. Ali is getting Murphy flustered with his speed and athleticism. Ali starts dishing out more vicious chops. Murphy goes for a PowerBomb, but Ali counters with a Hurricanrana. Murphy is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Ali dropkicks Murphy off the ring apron. Ali follows that with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Murphy kicks Ali. Murphy with a Running Vertical Suplex on the floor. Murphy with cover for a two count. Murphy repeatedly whips Ali back first across the turnbuckles. Murphy delivers a Back Body Drop. Murphy stomps on the forehead of Ali. Murphy is mauling Ali in the center of the ring.
Murphy applies a rear chin lock. Ali gets back to a vertical base. Ali decks Murphy with a Jaw Breaker. Murphy goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ali lands back on his feet. Murphy ducks a clothesline from Ali. Both men are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Murphy and Ali are trading back and forth shots. Ali dropkicks the chest of Murphy. Ali fires up with his lighting quick offense. Ali side steps Murphy into the turnbuckles. Ali drops Murphy with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ali goes for a Roll Through X-Factor, but Murphy counters with a Sleeper Hold. Ali reveres the hold. Murphy creates distance with a Running Cannonball Strike.
Murphy repeatedly kicks Ali in the face. Ali responds with a series of forearm smashes. Ali sends Murphy to the ring apron. Murphy goes for a Shoulder Block, but Ali counters with a Draping Tornado DDT for a two count. Ali places Murphy on the top turnbuckle. Murphy blocks The SuperPlex. Murphy sends Ali crashing to the canvas. Murphy with a V-Trigger to Ali. Murphy follows that with an Inverted Swinging DDT for a two count. Ali catches Murphy off guard with a jack knife cover for a two count.
Murphy wears down Ali with Three PowerBombs. Ali tells Murphy to bring it. Murphy goes for another PowerBomb, but Ali counters with an X-Factor for a two count. Murphy launches Ali to the floor. Ali SuperKicks Murphy in mid-air. Ali with the cover for a two count. Ali goes for a 450 Splash, but Murphy ducks out of the way. Murphy starts attacking the left shoulder of Ali. Murphy blocks a Tornado DDT from Ali. Murphy sends Ali shoulder first to the steel ring post. Murphy plants Ali with Murphy’s Law to pickup the victory.
Winner: Buddy Murphy via Pinfall