WWE 205 Live
May 29, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: THE Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher vs. Lucha House Party
Drew Gulak joins the commentary team for this match. Dorado and Kendrick will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kendrick with a Fireman’s Carry TakeOver to Dorado. Dorado responds with a HeadScissors Neck Lock. Kendrick escapes the hold. Kendrick applies a hammer lock. Dorado with a Side HeadLock TakeOver to Kendrick. Kendrick drops Dorado with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Kendrick attacks the midsection of Dorado. Dorado leapfrogs over Kendrick. Dorado ducks a clothesline from Kendrick. Dorado with a Running HeadScissors TakeDown. Dorado follows that with a DropKick. Dorado tags in Kalisto. Lucha House Party delivers a Pop Up Splash for a two count. Kalisto tags in Dorado.
Dorado with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike to Kendrick. Dorado applies a Side HeadLock. Kendrick goes for a Back Body Drop, but Dorado lands back on his feet. Gallagher makes a blind tag. Gallagher decks Dorado with a Forearm Smash. Gallagher slams Dorado’s head on the ring apron. Gallagher with the cover for a one count. Gallagher locks in a Cravate. Gallagher goes for a Bodyslam, but Dorado counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Dorado slips over the back of Gallagher. Dorado tags in Kalisto. Kalisto with a SpringBoard Seated Senton to Gallagher. Kalisto targets the left hamstring of Gallagher. Kalisto kicks Gallagher in the chest. Kalisto delivers a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Kalisto is playing to the crowd.
Kalisto rams his shoulders into the midsection of Gallagher. Kalisto goes for a Tornado DDT, but Gallagher blocks it. Gallagher ducks a clothesline from Kalisto. Gallagher tags in Kendrick. Kendrick with a Double Sledge to Kalisto. Kendrick follows that with clubbing crossfaces. Kendrick and Gallagher are cutting the ring in half. Gallagher with a Back Elbow Smash for a two count. Gallagher with an Arm-Ringer for a two count. Gallagher tags in Kendrick. Kendrick whips Kalisto’s head off the top rope. Kendrick levels Kalisto with a Big Boot for a two count. Kendrick goes back to The Cravate. Kendrick transitions into an Arm-Bar. Kendrick irish whips Kalisto to the corner. Kalisto launches Kendrick over the top rope.
Kalisto tags in Dorado. Dorado with a Diving Crossbody Block to Kendrick. Dorado knocks Gallagher off the ring apron. Dorado side steps Kendrick into the turnbuckles. Dorado with rapid fire chops to Kendrick. Dorado with a Flying Hurricanrana for a two count. Dorado connects with The Golden Rewind. Gallagher drags Kendrick out of the ring. Dorado ducks a clothesline from Gallagher. Dorado lands a Suicide Dive. Dorado rolls Kendrick back into the ring. Gulak attacks Dorado behind the referee’s back. Kendrick locks in The Captain’s Hook which forces Dorado to tap out.
Winner: THE Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher via Submission
— WWE (@WWE) May 30, 2018
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Second Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Buddy Murphy For The WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Murphy applies a wrist lock. Alexander reverses the hold. Murphy with a series of wrist lock takedowns. Murphy and Alexander are trading leg sweeps. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Following a standing switch exchange, Murphy goes for a Back Body Drop, but Alexander lands back on his feet. Alexander dodges a spinning back fist from Murphy. Early stages of this match is anything you can do, I can do better. Murphy with a single leg takedown to Alexander. Alexander leapfrogs over Murphy. Alexander slips over Murphy’s back. Alexander finally hits the HeadScissors TakeOver. Alexander is displaying his athletic ability. Alexander tells Murphy to bring it.
Alexander dropkicks Murphy for a one count. Murphy drives Alexander back first into the turnbuckles. Murphy repeatedly stomps on Alexander’s chest. Murphy with a Forearm Smash to Alexander. Alexander responds with a Back Elbow Smash. Alexander rocks Murphy with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Alexander with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Alexander lands a Suicide Dive which sends Murphy tumbling over the announce table. Murphy sweeps the legs of Alexander. Murphy dumps Alexander on the ring apron. Murphy throws Alexander back first across the ringside barricade. Murphy breaks the referee’s ten count.
Murphy dishes out brutal soccer kicks. Murphy with the cover for a two count. Murphy repeatedly whips Alexander back first across the turnbuckles. Following a Snap Mare TakeOver, Murphy continues to target the back of Alexander. Murphy applies a rear chin lock. Murphy with SlingShot Forearms to Alexander. Alexander responds with a Uppercut. Murphy kicks Alexander in the gut. Alexander creates distance with a Spinning Heel Kick. Alexander rams his shoulders into the midsection of Murphy. Alexander staggers Murphy with a Jumping Enzuigiri. Alexander goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Murphy counters with a Spinning Heel Kick for a two count. Murphy drives his knee into the back of Alexander. Alexander SuperKicks Murphy. Alexander and Murphy are trading back and forth shots.
Alexander blocks a Bicycle Knee Strike from Murphy. Alexander drops Murphy with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Alexander follows that with a RoundHouse Kick. Alexander lands a SomerSault Plancha. Alexander connects with a SpringBoard Clothesline for a two count. Alexander goes for a SlingShot FlatLiner, but Murphy counters with a Bicycle Knee Strike. Murphy with a SomerSault Plancha of his own. Murphy dives over Alexander. Alexander with a Michinoku Driver for a two count. Alexander’s back starts giving out. Alexander goes for a Saito Suplex, but Murphy lands back on his feet. Murphy kicks Alexander in the face. Murphy with a Running Vertical Suplex for a two count. Alexander drops Murphy with a SlingShot FlatLiner on the apron. Both men avoids the referee’s ten count.
Alexander punches Murphy in the jaw. Alexander goes for The Neuralyzer, but Murphy counters Back Drop DDT for a two count. Murphy brings his lightning quick offense to Alexander. Alexander with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Murphy. Murphy responds with a Forearm Smash. Alexander with a Uppercut to Murphy. Murphy rocks Alexander with another High Knee Strike for a two count. Murphy goes for Murphy’s Law, but Alexander rolls him over for a two count. Murphy PowerBombs Alexander for a two count. Murphy with a Bicycle Knee Strike for a two count. Murphy is expressing his frustrations. Alexander fires back with Two Neuralyzer’s. Alexander plants Murphy with The Lumbar Check to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE CruiserWeight Champion, Cedric Alexander via Pinfall
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