WWE 205 Live
January 24, 2020
American Airlines Center
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Jon Quasto and Aiden English is our commentators this week.
First Match: Tyler Breeze vs. Ariya Daivari
— WWE (@WWE) January 25, 2020
Breeze with rapid fire haymakers after the bell rings. Daivari kicks Breeze in the gut. Breeze dropkicks Daivari. Breeze transitions into a corner mount. Daivari tumbles to the floor. Breeze punches Daivari in the back. Breeze rolls Daivari back into the ring. Daivari repeatedly stomps on Breeze chest. Daivari slams Breeze head on the top turnbuckle pad. Daivari with a straight right hand. Breeze responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Breeze with clubbing shoulder blocks. Daivari reverses out of the irish whip from Breeze. Breeze drops Daivari with an Apron Enzuigiri. Daivari with a Big Boot. Daivari dropkicks Breeze off the ring apron. Daivari argues with the referee. Daivari rolls Breeze back into the ring. Daivari hits The Draping NeckBreaker.
Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Daivari scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Daivari applies a rear chin lock. Breeze decks Daivari with a JawBreaker. Breeze sends Daivari crashing to the outside. Daivari with a shoulder block. Daivari drops Breeze with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Daivari transitions into a ground and pound attack. Daivari applies The NeckBreaker Stretch. Breeze with a backslide cover for a two count. Both men are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Breeze thrust kicks the midsection of Daivari. Breeze with a running basement dropkick. Breeze follows that with a Flying Forearm Smash. Daivari reverses out of the irish whip from Breeze. Breeze kicks Daivari in the chest. Breeze clotheslines Daivari for a two count.
Breeze goes for The Unprettier, but Daivari blocks it. Daivari with rapid fire haymakers in the corner. The referee admonishes Daivari. Breeze catapults Daivari to the corner. Daivari kicks Breeze in the face. Breeze connects with The SuperModel Kick in mid-air for a two count. Daivari goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Breeze lands back on his feet. Breeze hits The Unprettier for a two count. Daivari had his foot on the bottom rope. Breeze goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Daivari blocks it. Daivari avoids The Beauty Shot. Breeze negates The HammerLock Lariat. Breeze rolls Daivari over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tyler Breeze via Pinfall
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Second Match: THE Brian Kendrick vs. Danny Burch
— WWE (@WWE) January 25, 2020
Burch start things off with a ShotGun Dropkick. Burch is throwing haymakers at Kendrick. Burch slams Kendrick head on three turnbuckle pads. Burch uppercuts Kendrick. Burch repeatedly stomps on Kendrick’s chest. The referee calls for a clean break. Burch stomps on Kendrick back. Burch with an uppercut forearm. Burch bodyslams Kendrick. Kendrick hammers down on the back of Burch neck. Burch scores the elbow knockdown. Burch continues to uppercut Kendrick. Kendrick ducks a clothesline from Burch. Burch drops Kendrick with The Lou Thez Press. Burch transitions into a ground and pound attack.
Kendrick applies a side headlock. Burch puts Kendrick down with the shoulder tackle. Kendrick reverses out of the irish whip from Burch. Burch picks Kendrick out of mid-air. Kendrick regroups on the outside. Burch repeatedly slams Kendrick’s head on the steel ring steps. Burch resets the referee’s ten count. Kendrick with a Side Russian Leg Sweep into the ring steps. Burch gets back in the ring at the count of nine. Kendrick locks in The Captain’s Hook. Burch goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Kendrick lands back on his feet. Kendrick goes back to The Captain’s Hook. Burch backs Kendrick into the turnbuckles.
Burch with forearm shivers. Burch uppercuts Kendrick. Burch with two elbow knockdowns. Burch with a corner clothesline. Burch follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Burch delivers a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Burch with a German Suplex. Burch HeadButts Kendrick for a two count. Kendrick delivers an eye poke. Kendrick with a single leg dropkick. Burch negates The Slice Bread #2. Burch clotheslines Kendrick. Burch is distracted by Ariya Daivari. Kendrick uses Daivari for leverage to pickup the victory.
Winner: THE Brian Kendrick via Pinfall
Third Match: Lio Rush vs. Tony Nese
— WWE (@WWE) January 25, 2020
A lot of jaw jacking before the bell rings. Nese flexes his muscles. Quick shoving contest. Rush ducks a clothesline from Nese. Rush with a single leg takedown for a one count. Rush runs around Nese. Nese drops Rush with a shoulder tackle. Rush kick Nese in the face. Nese thrust kicks the midsection of Rush. Nese with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Nese with two haymakers. Rush kicks Nese in the face. Nese pulls Rush off the second rope. Nese transitions into a ground and pound attack. Nese with a Running Elbow Strike for a two count. Nese talks smack to Rush. Nese bodyslams Rush. Nese prepares for The 450 Splash. Rush rolls himself to the ring apron. Rush knocks Nese off the apron. Rush lands The Suicide Dive. Rush is fired up.
Nese delivers a gut punch. Nese launches Rush over the steel ring steps. Rush goes for a Sunset Flip, but Nese counters with a Spinning Back Kick for a two count. Nese kicks Rush in the back. Nese repeatedly whips Rush back first into the turnbuckles. Rush is throwing haymakers at Nese. Nese dropkicks Rush for a two count. Nese applies the bodyscissors hold. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Rush transitions into a ground and pound attack. Rush decks Nese with a JawBreaker. Nese slides under Rush. Nese goes for a PumpHandle Driver, but Rush lands back on his feet. Rush delivers his combination offense. Rush kicks Nese in the face. Nese catches Rush in mid-air. Rush avoids The Spinning Back Kick. Rush rolls Nese over for a two count. Rush connects with The Come Up for a two count.
Rush plays to the crowd. Nese with a Southpaw Haymaker. Nese follows that with a Running Bulldog across the top rope. Nese goes for a SpringBoard MoonSault, but Rush ducks out of the way. Nese with The PumpHandle Driver for a two count. Nese toys around with Rush. Rush slaps Nese in the face. Rush is mauling Nese in the corner. Nese unloads a cavalcade of kicks. Rush thrust kicks the left knee of Nese. Rush drops Nese with a Spinning Hook Kick. Nese responds with a Rolling Palm Strike. Rush with two haymakers. Both men are in a very precarious position. Both superstars crash and burns to the outside. Nese throws Rush over the announce table before the referee’s ten count to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tony Nese via Count-Out
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