WWE 205 Live
June 26, 2018
Citizens Business Bank Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Tony Nese vs. Akira Tozawa
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nese backs Tozawa into the ropes. Nese reminds Tozawa that he’s the premiere athlete. Nese paint brushes Tozawa. Tozawa returns the favor. Tozawa ducks a clothesline from Nese. Tozawa unloads two knife edge chops. Tozawa drops Nese with a straight left jab. Tozawa repeatedly stomps on Nese’s chest. Nese decks Tozawa with a Back Elbow Smash. Nese dives over Tozawa. Nese ducks a clothesline from Tozawa. Nese delivers his lighting quick offense. Nese mocks Tozawa. Tozawa turns a Sunset Flip into a PK. Tozawa follows that with a Senton Splash. Tozawa plays to the crowd.
Nese avoids a Suicide Dive. Tozawa goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Nese catches him in mid-air. Nese dumps Tozawa face first on the apron. Nese with a Running Back Elbow Strike. Nese rolls Tozawa back into the ring. Nese with the cover for a one count. Nese locks in a Cravate. Nese stomps on Tozawa’s back. Nese with a clubbing haymaker for a two count. Tozawa with shots to the midsection of Nese. Nese slams Tozawa’s head on the top rope. Nese with a MoonSault for a two count. Nese attacks the ribs of Tozawa. Nese gets Tozawa trapped in the Torture Rack.
Nese blasts Tozawa with a Knife Edge Chop. Tozawa responds with a Hurricanrana. Tozawa hits The Shining Wizard. Tozawa sets up for The Senton Bomb. Nese wisely rolls himself out of the ring. Tozawa lands a Suicide Dive. Tozawa follows that with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Nese with a Tip Up GutBuster for a two count. Nese rams his boot across Tozawa face. Nese goes for The Running Nese, but Tozawa ducks out of the way.
Tozawa delivers a Big Boot. Nese responds with a Forearm Smash. Tozawa negates the Turnbuckle German Suplex. Tozawa swings and misses on a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Nese goes for a Back Body Drop, but Tozawa lands back on his feet. Tozawa kicks Nese in the jaw. Nese levels Tozawa with a Jumping Uppercut. Nese and Tozawa are trading back and forth shots. Tozawa sends Nese crashing to the canvas. Tozawa connects with The Senton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Akira Tozawa via Pinfall
.@CedricAlexander wants to defend his #Cruiserweight Championship against @HideoItami?!?!? Even #205Live GM @WWEMaverick is surprised! pic.twitter.com/9lTBBNUuvU
— 205Live (@WWE205Live) June 27, 2018
Second Match: Lio Rush vs. Dewey James
#205Live better get used to FEELIN' THE RUSH! @itsLioRush pic.twitter.com/VCuWVLD8aM
— 205Live (@WWE205Live) June 27, 2018
Rush slowly takes off his jewelry after the bell rings. Rush slaps James in the face. Rush tells James to bring it. Rush starts running the ropes. Rush ducks a clothesline from James. Rush kicks James in the gut. Rush decks James with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Rush sends James to the ring apron. Rush delivers a Rolling Kick. Rush rolls James back into the ring. Rush fires off another Jumping Enzuigiri. Rush plants James with The Final Hour to pickup the victory.
Winner: Lio Rush via Pinfall
Cedric Alexander & Hideo Itami Backstage Segment:
Tensions are about to boil over between @HideoItami and @WWE #Cruiserweight Champion @CedricAlexander on #205Live! pic.twitter.com/l1ySzKiKL1
— WWE (@WWE) June 27, 2018
Mustafa Ali & Buddy Murphy Backstage Segment:
Third Match: The Lucha House Party vs. THE Brian Kendrick, Jack Gallagher and Drew Gulak in a 6-Man Tag Team Elimination Match
Lucha House Party lands Trifecta Dives before the bell rings. Metalik and Gallagher will start things off. Metalik handsprings over Gallagher. Metalik slaps Gallagher in the chest. Metalik applies a wrist lock. Metalik tags in Kalisto. Kalisto with a Fireman’s Carry Slam. Kalisto tags in Dorado. Kalisto with a Tip Up Splash to Gallagher. Dorado follows that with a Diving HeadButt. Dorado tags in Metalik. Metalik with a SpringBoard Splash for a two count. Metalik SuperKicks Kendrick. Gallagher irish whips Metalik to the corner. Metalik SuperKicks Gallagher. Metalik drops Gallagher with a Reverse SlingBlade. Metalik is scaling the ropes. Metalik is distracted by Drew Gulak. Metalik knocks Gulak off the ring apron. Metalik goes for a Diving HeadButt, but Gallagher counters with a HeadButt. Gran Metalik is officially eliminated.
Gallagher tags in Kendrick. Kendrick ducks a clothesline from Dorado. Dorado dropkicks Kendrick. Dorado side steps Kendrick into the turnbuckles. Dorado starts lighting up Kendrick’s chest. Dorado with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Kendrick sends Dorado to the ring apron. Dorado creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Once again Gulak is running interference. Dorado with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Dorado with a Snap Vertical Suplex to Kendrick. Dorado knocks Gallagher off the ring apron. Dorado goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Kendrick counters with a Back Body Drop for a one count. Kendrick applies a Figure Four Leg Lock. Kendrick tags in Gulak.
Gulak stomps on Dorado’s back. Gulak applies a rear chin lock. Dorado gets back to a vertical base. Gulak slams Dorado’s head on the canvas. Dorado’s mask falls off. Dorado is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Dorado with an inside cradle for a two count. Gulak drags Dorado to the corner. Gulak tags in Gallagher. Gallagher applies an arm-bar. Dorado is trying to create separation. Gallagher with a Swinging Arm-Ringer to Dorado. Gallagher tags in Kendrick. Kendrick, Gallagher and Gulak are cutting the ring in half.
Kendrick is applying pressure to the left shoulder of Dorado. Kendrick delivers Clubbing HeadButts in the corner. Gulak and Gallagher attacks Dorado behind the referee’s back. Kendrick is trying to wear down Dorado with Forearm Shivers. Dorado finally clears the ring. Kendrick rams his shoulders into the midsection of Dorado. Dorado sends Gallagher crashing to the outside. Dorado connects with The Golden Rewind. Brian Kendrick is officially eliminated. Gallagher is choking Dorado with his boot. Gallagher bodyslams Dorado for a two count. Gallagher applies a Front Face Lock. Frequent tags from Gallagher and Gulak.
Gulak calls Kalisto a cheater. Gallagher starts bending Dorado’s fingers. Gallagher tags in Gulak. Gulak with a Knee Lift to Dorado. Dorado responds with a Jaw Breaker. Gulak tags in Gallagher. Dorado with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Gallagher. Gallagher tags in Gulak. Gulak drops Dorado with a Big Body Shot. Gulak goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Dorado lands back on his feet. Dorado with a Spinning Heel Kick. Kendrick prevents Dorado from making the tag to Kalisto. The referee yells at Kendrick. Gulak applies The GuLock which forces Dorado to tap out. Lince Dorado is officially eliminated.
Gulak talks smack to Kalisto. Kalisto with a Leaping Enzuigiri to Gulak. Kalisto follows that with a Flying Seated Senton. Kalisto with a Jumping Knee Strike to Gallagher. Kalisto ducks a clothesline from Gulak. Kalisto with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Splash. Kalisto kicks Gulak in the gut. Kalisto hits The Basement Hurricanran for a two count. Gallagher drags Kalisto out of the ring. Gulak tags in Gallagher. Gallagher drives Kalisto back first into the ring apron. Gallagher rolls Kalisto back into the ring. Following a snap mare takeover, Gallagher stomps on Kendrick’s head. Gallagher tags in Gulak. Gulak bodyslams Kalisto into the ropes for a two count. Gulak with a SlingShot Stomp to the chest of Kalisto. Gulak HeadButts Kalisto for a two count. Gulak tags in Gallagher.
Gulak and Gallagher goes for a Double Suplex, but Kalisto lands back on his feet. Kalisto with rapid fire kicks to Gulak and Gallagher. Kalisto with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver to Gulak. Kalisto follows that with a Rolling Kick. Kalisto plants Gallagher with a Salida Del Sol. Jack Gallagher is officially eliminated. Kalisto dropkicks Gulak. Kalisto with a SlingShot Plancha to the outside. Kalisto rolls Gulak back into the ring. Kalisto is showing signs of fatigue. Kalisto with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Kalisto goes for another Salida Del Sol, but Gulak blocks it. Gulak shoves Kalisto to the canvas. Gulak with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Gulak is trying to rip off Kalisto’s mask. Gulak applies The GuLock which forces Kalisto to tap out.
Winner: THE Brian Kendrick, Jack Gallagher and Drew Gulak via Submission