WWE 205 Live Results (8/6/21): Kushida vs. Ari Sterling

WWE 205 Live
August 6, 2021
The Capitol Wrestling Center
Orlando, Florida

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Commentators: Vic Joseph & Nigel McGuinness

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Grayson Waller vs. Leon Ruff 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Waller slings Ruff across the ring. Waller with a waist lock takedown. Waller toys around with Ruff. Waller pie faces Ruff. Waller is willing to give Ruff a free shot. Ruff dropkicks Waller to the floor. Waller regroups on the outside. Ruff side steps Waller into the turnbuckles. Ruff with a forearm smash. Ruff showcases his speed and athleticism. Ruff ducks a clothesline from Waller. Ruff with a roll through enzuigiri. Waller dodges The Big Boot. Ruff rolls Waller over for a two count. Waller launches Ruff over the top rope. Ruff with another forearm smash. Waller catches Ruff in mid-air. Waller with a Pop Up Belly to Back Suplex. Waller applies a front face lock. Waller with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Waller talks smack to Ruff. Waller applies a chin lock on the top rope. Waller drives his knee into Ruff’s back. Ruff reverses out of the irish whip from Waller. Waller with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp for a two count.

Waller applies the bow and arrow stretch. Waller pulls Ruff down to the mat. Waller whips Ruff into the turnbuckles. Waller with a knife edge chop. Waller with clubbing shoulder blocks. Ruff responds with the sunset flip for a two count. Waller hits The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Waller starts targeting the small of Ruff’s back. Ruff decks Waller with a back elbow smash. Waller drives his knee into the midsection of Ruff. Waller goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ruff lands back on his feet. Waller kicks Ruff off the ring apron. Waller slides out of the ring. Waller hits The STO on the floor. Waller starts doing pushups. Waller wants Vic Joseph to put some respect on his name.

Ruff with a Cannonball Senton off the steel ring steps. Waller trips Ruff in mid-air. Waller rolls Ruff back into the ring. Waller applies The Argentine BackBreaker. Waller with The Rolling Senton. Waller connects with The SpringBoard Elbow Drop for a two count. Waller applies The Surfboard Stretch. Ruff rolls Waller over for a two count. Ruff denies The Tombstone PileDriver. Ruff drops Waller with The Spinning DDT. Ruff with two running forearm smashes. Ruff with a Rising Knee Strike. Waller denies The Running Bulldog. Ruff hits The SpringBoard Cutter for a two count. Ruff goes for The Frog Splash, but Waller ducks out of the way. Waller with The Roll Through Stunner for a two count. Waller argues with the referee. Waller puts Ruff on his shoulders. Ruff plants Waller with The Crucifix Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Leon Ruff via Pinfall 

Second Match: Kushida vs. Ari Sterling 

Kushida and Sterling starts running the ropes. Kushida drops down on the canvas. Sterling runs into Kushida. Shoulder Block Exchange. Double Drop Down. Double Dropkick. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Hand fighting display. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sterling with a Headscissors Takeover. Sterling dropkicks Kushida to the outside. Kushida avoids The Asai MoonSault. Kushida dropkicks the left knee of Sterling. Kushida rolls Sterling back into the ring. Kushida continues to kick the left knee of Sterling.

Kushida with a Knee Crusher. Kushida dropkicks the left elbow of Sterling. Sterling avoids The Flying Foot Stomp. Sterling drives his knee into the midsection of Kushida. Sterling stomps on Kushida’s back. Sterling with a forearm smash. Sterling rolls Kushida back into the ring. Sterling with two running knee lifts. Sterling has Kushida draped across the top strand. Sterling with a Somersault Leg Drop for a one count. Sterling applies a bodyscissors hold. Sterling rolls Kushida over for a two count. Kushida with three sharp elbow strikes. Sterling goes back to the bodyscissors hold. Kushida repeatedly kicks Sterling in the face.

Sterling ducks a clothesline from Kushida. Kushida with a series of palm strikes. Kushida whips Sterling across the ring. Kushida with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Kushida whips Sterling across the ring. Sterling denies The Hip Toss. Kushida kicks the left hamstring of Sterling. Kushida goes for The Handspring Back Elbow, but Sterling counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Sterling rocks Kushida with a forearm smash. Sterling puts Kushida on the top turnbuckle. Kushida applies The Kimura Lock. Sterling with a Leaping FrankenSteiner. Sterling with a Diving Corner Clothesline. Kushida avoids The Shooting Star Press. Kushida dropkicks the left knee of Sterling. Kushida with a running shoulder kick. Kushida with a Hip Toss. Kushida follows that with The Cartwheel Dropkick. Kushida makes Sterling tap out to The Hoverboard Lock.

Winner: Kushida via Submission 

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Author: Josh Lopez