WWE 205 Live
January 22, 2021
The Capitol Wrestling Center
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Commentators: Vic Joseph & Nigel McGuinness
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell vs. Gigi Dolin & Cora Jade In A First Round Match In The Inaugural Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament
The first-ever Women's #DustyClassic rolls into #205Live with 1st Round action between #TheWay's @CandiceLeRae & @indi_hartwell and newcomers @priscillakelly_ & @CoraJadeWWE! pic.twitter.com/80ww9EPClX
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Indi Hartwell and Cora Jade will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Hartwell sends Jade face first into the canvas. Jade with heavy bodyshots. Hartwell drives her knee into the midsection of Jade. Hartwell sends Jade to the corner. Jade side steps Hartwell into the turnbuckles. Jade tags in Dolin. Dolin ducks a clothesline from Hartwell. Dolin nails Hartwell with The Pump Kick. Jade kicks Hartwell in the gut. Dolin with a forearm smash. Hartwell clotheslines Dolin. Hartwell tags in LeRae. LeRae kicks Dolin in the gut. LeRae backs Dolin in the ropes. LeRae is putting the boots to Dolin. LeRae goes for a Leg Drop, but Dolin ducks out of the way. Dolin drives LeRae back first into the turnbuckles. Dolin tags in Jade. Jade with a Rising Knee Strike. Jade is distracted by Hartwell. LeRae scores the elbow knockdown for a one count.
LeRae transitions into a ground and pound attack. LeRae repeatedly slams Jade’s face on the canvas. LeRae applies the cravate. LeRae punches Jade in the back. LeRae sends Jade to the corner. LeRae with a Running Hip Attack. Hartwell tags herself in. Hartwell with a running forearm smash for a two count. Hartwell applies the cravate. Jade with elbows into the midsection of Hartwell. Hartwell reverses out of the irish whip from Jade. Hartwell with The Side Walk Slam for a two count. Hartwell tags in LeRae. Following a snap mare takeover, LeRae applies a rear chin lock. Jade is displaying her fighting spirit. Jade uppercuts LeRae. Jade decks LeRae with a back elbow smash. Jade side steps LeRae into the turnbuckles. LeRae stops Jade in her tracks. Jade uses her feet to create separation. Hartwell and Dolin are tagged in.
Dolin ducks a clothesline from Hartwell. Dolin with a forearm smash. Dolin repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Hartwell. Dolin thrust kicks the left knee of Hartwell. Dolin with The RoundHouse Kick. Dolin knocks LeRae off the ring apron. Dolin follows that with The Pump Kick for a two count. Dolin applies a front face lock. Dolin tags in Jade. Hartwell denies The Double Vertical Suplex. Hartwell drops Jade with The Big Boot. Hartwell kicks Dolin in the gut. Hartwell with The Delayed Vertical Suplex. Hartwell tags in LeRae. Jade rolls LeRae over for a two count. Jade with The La Magistral for a two count. Jade follows that with The Rolling Cruicifix for a two count. LeRae with a waist lock go-behind. LeRae rolls Jade over for a two count. LeRae tags in Hartwell. Hartwell kicks Jade in the gut. Hartwell connects with The Side Slam to pickup the victory.
Winner: Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell via Pinfall
Despite their original opponents being unable to compete in the #DustyClassic, @TonyNese & @AriyaDaivariWWE aren’t worried at all about @NXTCiampa & #TimothyThatcher! #205Live pic.twitter.com/hMDyCGnrjf
— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) January 22, 2021
Second Match: Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher vs. Ariya Daivari & Tony Nese In A First Round Match In The 2021 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament
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Timothy Thatcher and Ariya Daivari will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Thatcher applies a side headlock. Thatcher with a side headlock takeover. Thatcher transitions into a hammerlock. Thatcher grapevines the legs of Daivari. Thatcher applies the bow and arrow stretch. Thatcher rolls Daivari for a one count. Thatcher applies a front face lock. Daivari with a waist lock go-behind. Daivari tags in Nese. Nese rolls Thatcher over for a two count. Thatcher with a single leg pick. Thatcher applies a toe and ankle hold. Thatcher transitions into an arm-bar. Thatcher tags in Ciampa. Ciampa applies a wrist lock. Ciampa grabs a side headlock. Headlock Takeover Exchange. Standing Switch Exchange. Ciampa goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Nese holds onto the ropes. Nese with a double leg takedown. Ciampa denies the single leg crab. Ciampa applies a front face lock.
Nese backs Ciampa into the turnbuckles. Nes puts the right leg of Ciampa on the middle rope. Daivari tags himself in. Ciampa decks Daivari with a back elbow smash. Ciampa with forearm shivers. Nese sweeps out the legs of Ciampa. Daivari repeatedly wraps Ciampa’s legs around the steel ring post. Daivari talks smack to Thatcher. Daivari with an elbow drop. Daivari repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Ciampa. Daivari continues to work on the left knee of Ciampa. Daivari applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Nese delivers a cheap shot to Thatcher. The referee is trying to calm down Thatcher. Daivari tags in Nese. Nese repeatedly stomps on Ciampa’s chest. Nese poses for the crowd. Nese tags in Daivari.
Wish Bone Attack. Thatcher rocks Nese with a forearm smash. Ciampa creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ciampa tags in Thatcher. Thatcher with Two Side Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Thatcher unloads a series of uppercuts. Nese denies The Sleeper Hold. Thatcher blocks a boot from Daivari. Thatcher with a back heel trip. Thatcher applies The Achillies Hold. Nese with a Running Bulldog across the top strand. Daivari tags in Nese. Nese with The SpringBoard MoonSault. Nese tags in Daivari. Daivari lands The Persian Lion Splash for a two count. Daivari tags in Nese. Thatcher shoves Nese away with his feet. Thatcher tags in Ciampa. Ciampa with a chop/forearm combination. Nese dropkicks the left knee of Ciampa. Ciampa with a Jumping Knee Strike. Thatcher uppercuts Daivari in mid-air. Ciampa connects with Willow’s Bell to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher via Pinfall
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