WWE 205 Live
May 22, 2018
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Drew Gulak vs. Gran Metalik w/The Lucha House Party
THE Brian Kendrick and Jack Gallagher joins the commentary team for this match. Gulak applies a waist lock. Gulak with a side headlock takedown to Metalik. Metalik responds with The HeadScissors Escape. Gulak goes for the early cover, but only gets a one count. Metalik applies a side headlock. Metalik drops Gulak with a shoulder tackle. Gulak leapfrogs over Metalik. Metalik SomerSaults over Gulak. Metalik slaps Gulak in the chest. Metalik delivers a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Metalik dropkicks Gulak. Gulak is playing mind games with Metalik.
Metalik with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Gulak. Metalik with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count. Metalik blasts Gulak with an Open Hand Chop. Gulak gets Metalik tied in the tree of woe. Gulak repeatedly stomps on Metalik’s chest. Gulak tosses Metalik out of the ring. Gulak with a Judo Throw to Metalik. Gulak applies an arm-bar. Gulak gets Metalik’s shoulders pinned to the mat for a two count. Gulak drives his knee into the midsection of Metalik. Metalik creates distance with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver.
Metalik ducks a clothesline from Gulak. Gulak with a Big Boot to Metalik. Metalik kicks Gulak in the jaw. Metalik follows that with a Spinning BullDog. Metalik fires off another Missile Dropkick for a two count. Gulak launches Metalik to the ring apron. Metalik levels Gulak with a Open Palm Strike. Metalik hits The Quebrada. Metalik rolls Gulak back into the ring. Metalik with a SpringBoard Splash for a two count. Metalik and Gulak are trading back and forth shots.
Gulak with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Metalik side steps Gulak into the turnbuckles. Metalik SuperKicks Gulak. Metalik connects with a SpringBoard Coast To Coast for a two count. Metalik goes for The Metalik Driver, but Gulak blocks it. Metalik rolls Gulak over for a two count. Gulak ducks a clothesline from Metalik. Metalik drops Gulak with a Back Elbow Smash. Metalik goes for a Second Rope MoonSault, but Gulak gets his knees up in the air. Gulak applies The GuLock which forces Metalik to tap out.
Winner: Drew Gulak via Submission
Buddy Murphy Video Package:
"Next week, I'm going to come in the bigger, the faster, the STRONGER athlete!" – @WWE_Murphy cannot WAIT for his @WWE #Cruiserweight Championship match against @CedricAlexander next week on #205Live! pic.twitter.com/dgnjcCXFcf
— WWE (@WWE) May 23, 2018
Second Match: TJ Perkins vs. Christopher Guy
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Perkins applies a waist lock. Perkins transitions into a hammer lock. Perkins with a Side HeadLock TakeOver to Guy. Perkins dabs in the center of the ring. Guy responds with a Test of Strength. Perkins delivers a LegScissors TakeOver. Perkins connects with The Sacrifice. Perkins whips Guy shoulder first to the middle turnbuckle. Perkins uppercuts Guy. Perkins kicks Guy in the gut. Perkins follows that with Two Suplex’s.
Perkins with a SlingShot Senton. Perkins goes for The Detonation Kick, but Guy lands back on his feet. Guy dropkicks Perkins. Guy dives over Perkins. Perkins turns a Sunset Flip into a Basement Dropkick. Perkins with a Bow and Arrow Stomp to Guy. Perkins plants Guy with The Detonation Kick to pickup the victory.
Winner: TJ Perkins via Pinfall
— WWE (@WWE) May 23, 2018
Cedric Alexander Interview:
— WWE (@WWE) May 23, 2018
Third Match: Akira Tozawa vs. Hideo Itami
Tozawa and Itami starts things off with Stereo Boots. Itami with a series of haymakers to Tozawa. Itami with a Spinning Heel Kick. Tozawa avoids a Leg Lariat from Itami. Tozawa is playing to the crowd. Tozawa blocks a Big Boot from Itami. Tozawa and Itami are trading knife edge chops. Tozawa rocks Itami with a stiff jab. Tozawa repeatedly stomps on Itami’s chest. Following a snap mare takeover, Tozawa hits The PK. Tozawa with a Back Senton for a two count. Tozawa stomps on Itami’s back. Tozawa bodyslams Itami for a two count. Tozawa applies a rear chin lock. Itami creates distance with a Jaw Breaker. Tozawa continues to light up Itami’s chest in the corner.
Itami launches Tozawa to the ring apron. Tozawa with a Forearm Smash to Itami. Itami kicks Tozawa in the chest. Itami lands a Flying Knee Drop. Itami wants Worcester to respect him. Itami with a Neck Breaker for a one count. Itami kicks Tozawa in the back. Itami with a Baseball Slide Dropkick to Tozawa. Itami whips Tozawa shoulder first into the ringside barricade. Itami with a RoundHouse Kick to the chest for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Itami applies a rear chin lock. Tozawa gets back to a vertical base. Itami drives his elbow into the back of Tozawa’s neck. Itami kicks Tozawa in mid-air.
Itami with a Running Knee Lift to Tozawa. Itami repeatedly kicks Tozawa in the head. Itami mocks Tozawa. Itami levels Tozawa with another Running Knee Lift. Itami with clubbing knee drops to Tozawa. Itami with a Snap DDT for a two count. Itami goes back to the rear chin lock. Tozawa rolls Itami over for a two count. Tozawa lands a deep arm-drag. Tozawa follows that with The Shining Wizard. Tozawa goes for The Senton Bomb, but Itami rolls himself out of the ring. Tozawa wipes out Itami with a Flying Cannonball Strike.
Tozawa with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Itami blocks The Saito Suplex. Itami with a Tornado DDT on the top rope. Itami with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Itami decks Tozawa with Palm Strikes. Tozawa catches Itami with an Inside Cradle for a two count. Tozawa clocks Itami with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Itami has Tozawa perched on the top turnbuckle.
Itami HeadButts Tozawa. Itami connects with an Avalanche Falcon Arrow for a two count. Itami drops Tozawa with a Running Knee for a two count. Tozawa avoids The Hesitation Dropkick. Tozawa locks in the Octopus Stretch. Tozawa lands a Suicide Dive. Tozawa goes for a Senton Bomb, but Itami ducks out of the way. Itami rocks Tozawa with Two Hesitation Dropkicks. Itami plants Tozawa with a Spin Out Knee Strike to pickup the victory.
Winner: Hideo Itami via Pinfall