Here's a place to check results and comment along with the latest airing of WWE 205 Live in its regular Tuesday night at 10PM Eastern time slot on WWE Network.
Since no one else can touch him after the post-No Mercy beatdown, General Manager Kurt Angle has recruited some fresh blood to face Cruiserweight champion Enzo Amore. Sadly, it wasn’t Hideo Itami like I dreamed, but former United States titleholder Kalisto should pose a formidible challenge for the Smacktalker Skywalker. Or at least a new target for his one-liners.
And while they can co-exist on the apron while antagonizing Zo, Cedric Alexander does not get along with The Brian Kendrick and his new friend Jack Gallagher. Ced actually thought he was coming to Gentleman Jack’s aid against Kendrick a few weeks back, only to have the British fighter turn on him and attack him from behind. After finding himself on the receiving end of another two-on-one assault, Alexander gets an official match against Gallagher tonight.
Expect more tonight on Drew Gulak’s plan for a better 205 Live - and his issues with Akira Tozawa - along with the next steps in TJP’s feud with Rich Swann, too.
We'll post match results and plot developments here. And this gives you Cagesiders a dedicated place to rave and/or bitch about whatever goes down on the WWE’s cruiserweight showcase - while it’s being broadcast!
Enjoy the show!
- Recap of Raw’s main event segment with Enzo Amore running down the entire roster before Kurt Angle introduced Kalisto to kick his butt
- Nigel McGuinness is back! He and Vic Joseph run down the announced matches for tonight, revealing Kalisto will face Ariya Daivari
- Kalisto out for a promo, talking about how he quickly accepted Angle’s offer to join the cruiserweights, because they’re the hardest working guys he’s ever seen... The luchador is then cut off by the champ
- Amore out, and he does his entrance spiel. He says Kalisto is the luckiest luchador in Hollywood, because now he’s on The Zo Show. The champ would be embarrassed to give Kalisto’s outfit to Salvation Army. You can’t give away lucha masks, but now that he’s on a show with Enzo, they’ll sell like everything the champ touches. Kalisto cuts him off to say Amore didn’t earn the title, and has the production trunk roll footage of how he low blowed Neville. Zo says winning is winning. He’ll give Kalisto credit - he went toe-to-toe with Braun Strowman. But he ended up in the trash can, and now Angle is spreading trash all over his show. Amore runs down the fans who complain about him disrespecting the cruiserweight division, but says he still signs for them when they wait for him at the airport because he’s all about giving the people what they want. And they want matches from 205 Live, so he introduces Kalisto’s first opponent. Despite what he said last night, Zo says Daivari is his boy, and he’s gonna be the biggest Persian since the Kardashians - and hand Kalisto his first ‘L’.
- Kalisto def. Ariya Daivari via pinfall following Salida Del Sol. Daivari got in plenty of offense as Amore looked on from backstage, including a nearfall off a Frog Splash, before Kalisto hit his finisher OUT OF NOWHERE
- A look back at Jack Gallagher’s turn and Cedric Alexander’s issues with Jack and The Brian Kendrick
- On his way to the ring, Drew Gulak reminds a young fan about his third proposal (No Chants). In the ring, he grabs a mic. There’s been a lot of talk about the changing landscape in 205 Live, something he’s been talking about for weeks. He has been explaining his vision for a Drew-topia, but Akira Tozawa interrupted him from presenting the remaining 260 proposals last week. So before his match tonight, he’d like to finish his POWERPOINT PRESENTATION! Sadly, we only get proposal #8: “No Flipping” before his opponent butts in...
- After Ali enters, Tozawa hits the stage for a round of “AH” chants, aggravating Gulak before the opening bell. Akira is watching from a steel chair he set-up on the stage.
- Mustafa Ali def. Drew Gulak via pinfall following the 0-5-4. Good back and forth, but Gulak was thrown off several times by Tozawa leading the fans in chants, not to mention his opponent’s flaunting of proposal #8.
- Tozawa comes down to the ring to “AH” in Drew’s face
- TJP vs. Rich Swann face off again next week
- Dasha Fuentes interviews Kendrick backstage. He cuts off her question to say he has sympathy for Alexander, because Gallagher is in the locker room thinking of ways to hurt Cedric. Brian also says he feels bad for Enzo Amore, because he should have stood up for Enzo, because he’s also faced a jealous locker room before. TBK says he joins Daivari in standing with their champ. Kendrick returns to talking about Alexander, saying he’s looking forward to Jack kicking his butt because he represents the current generation of guys - he’s soft. Before he can continue, Cedric attacks from behind! He leaves TBK laying and heads off.
- Jack Gallagher def. Cedric Alexander via disqualification. Gallagher worked at Cedric’s knee, scurried under the ring to escape punishment and then stopped Jack from using his umbrella before deciding to use William III as a weapon himself.
- Post-match, Alexander snapped, throwing Jack into the timekeeper’s area and off the announce table before officials finally separated them. Kendrick limped to ringside to check on his ally, and the show ends with Cedric taunting both his rivals from the ring, daring them to bring it.