We start off tonight’s show with a look at the contract signing between Jack Gallagher and Neville from Raw.
We are in Ontario, California and your announcers are Austin Aries, Mauro Ranallo, and Corey Graves.
Akira Tozawa vs. Brian Kendrick
Tozawa with forearms and punches. Tozawa with a kick to the head followed by a back senton for a near fall. Tozawa with a slam and punches. Tozawa with random screms and he punches Kendrick and sends him into the turnbuckles. Tozawa with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Tozawa with chops in the corner. Kendrick with a forearm. Tozawa teases a chop and Kendrick flinches so Tozawa with a jab. Tozawa kicks Kendrick. Tozawa sends Kendrick into the turnbuckles. Kendrick with a kick and he goes to the apron. Kendrick exposes the turnbuckle but Tozawa with elbows to knock Kendrick to the floor. Tozawa is sent into the ring post.
Kendrick rakes the eyes. Kendrick sends Tozawa back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Kendrick goes for the Captain’s Hook and he connects with crossfaces. Kendrick stands on Tozawa’s neck and then he hits a suplex. Kendrick gets a near fall. Tozawa with elbows but Kendrick with a forearm to the back. Tozawa with a back heel kick but Kendrick with a boot to the head and then he takes Tozawa down for the Captain’s Hook but Tozawa blocks it. Kendrick blocks a German suplex but Tozawa with a rana.
Kendrick goes to the apron and Tozawa with a forearm to knock Kendrick to the floor. Tozawa with a suicide dive that sends Kendrick into the announce table. Kendrick sends Tozawa into the apron and then Kendrick puts Tozawa in the frame of the ring. Kendrick gets back into the ring and Tozawa cannot get loose and the referee gets to ten.
Winner: Brian Kendrick (by count out)
Tom Phillips asks Brian Kendrick if he is able to put his issues with Tozawa behind him. Kendrick says that Tozawa has disrespected him. Tozawa thinks he knows better but he found out tonight that he does not. Lesson number one, beat the man to the fight. Lesson number two, there is more than one way to win a match. Brian says he is not done teaching Akira Tozawa lessons.
Noam Dar is in the interview area and he is asked about what Rich Swann said last week before their match.
Dar says he is not uncomfortable. Him and Alicia are like two peas in a pod. What kind of lowlife speaks to a man’s lady like that. Dar is asked why Alicia is not here. Dar says Alicia is a little under the weather. She would never leave him. He is going to dedicate his victory tonight to his girlfriend, Alicia Fooooox.
We go to commercial.
Noam Dar vs. Mustafa Ali
Ali with a wrist lock and Dar with a reversal. Ali with a kip up and reversal. Dar goes to the floor to get away from Ali. Dar returns to the ring and they lock up. Dar wtih an Irish whip and Ali floats over and hits a drop kick. Dar goes to the floor again. Dar with a head butt to the midsection. Ali with a head scissors an he blocks a kick from Dar. Ali with a round kick and Dar goes back to the floor. The referee keeps Ali from bringing Dar back into the ring. The referee checks on Dar on the floor so Ali flips over the referee.
Dar goes up top and hits a cross body for a near fall. Ali is sent to the apron and he connects with a punch and then he kicks Ali in the knee and Ali falls face first onto the hardest part of the ring. Dar goes to the floor and he sends Ali back into the ring. Ali wtih a kick and then he stomps on the arm. Dar drives the shoulder onto his own and he gets a near fall. Dar puts the hand on the mat and stomps on the elbow.
Dar with a European uppercut for a near fall. Dar with an arm bar. Ali with punches but Dar with a knee to the midsection. Ali with a sunset flip and he rolls through and hits a drop kick. Ali with a clothesline and back elbow. Dar with an Irish whip and Ali with a kick from the apron. Ali with a rolling neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Ali tries to pick up Dar and Dar plays possum and gets a near fall with a rollup. Dar with a European uppercut. Ali with a tornado DDT and both men are down.
Ali goes up top for the inward 450 but Dar goes to the apron. Ali goes for a gorilla superplex but Dar escapes and he kicks Ali in the knee and Ali hits the turnbuckles. Dar with a running knee to the head and he gets the three count.
Winner: Noam Dar
Austin Aries shows a video package for . . . himself. Aries says he is one of the most decorated sports entertainers. He says there is no one else at the A Double level.
Austin says when he decides to step into the ring, 205 Live will never be the same.
We go to commercial.
We are back with comments from Neville after the contract signing. Neville says Jack Gallagher made the biggest mistake. He puts hands on the King. Jack now has his full attention. At Fastlane, he will look forward to making that cockroach suffer.
Jack Gallagher is interrupted while doing dips and he is asked about his strategy against Tony Nese. Jack says his opponent combines different styles well. Tonight will be a preview of how he will win the Cruiserweight Title.
Jack Gallagher vs. Tony Nese
They lock up and Nese with a waist lock take down and he poses. Gallagher with a single leg take down and he applies a hammer lock using his leg. Gallagher leans back onto an arm bar . Gallagher with a side head lock and then Gallagher with a headstand on the turnbuckles and he floats over Nese. Gallagher takes Nese down with his legs. Gallagher with a front face lock and Nese backs him into the corner. Nese with a kick to the back of the head after Gallagher with a clean break. Nese with a back elbow for a near fall followed by a cross face.
Gallagher with forearms but Nese sends Gallagher over the top rope to the floor. Nese teases a move to the floor but he lands on the apron when Gallagher moves. Nese with a cartwheel to avoid Gallagher followed by a super kick. Nese with a kick to the chest and they return to the ring. Nese gets a near fall. Nese with punches and he gets a near fall. Nese with a body scissors. Gallagher stands up and escapes the body scissors. Nese kicks Gallagher to the mat and follows with a hard Irish whip and he gets a near fall. Nese stands on Gallagher’s midsection. Nese with a slam and a leaping leg drop for a near fall.
Gallagher with forearms followed by a European uppercut and drop kicks. Gallagher wtih a rollup for a near fall. Gallagher with a head butt to the midsection. Nese with a rollup for a near fall. Gallagher escapes the one arm power bomb and Gallagher with a rollup. Gallagher with a head butt and both men go down. Gallagher sets for the running drop kick but Nese knows it is coming so he goes to the apron. Nese drops Gallagher on the top rope. Nese puts Gallagher on the turnbuckles. Gallagher with elbows followed by a head butt that sends Nese into the tree of woe. Nese with a German suplex while staying on the turnbuckles.
Nese pulls himself up. Gallagher with a forearm to the back and then he goes for a belly-to-back superplex. Gallagher sets for the running drop kick and he hits it and gets the three count.
Winner: Jack Gallagher
We go to credits.