WWE 205 Live Results (11/14): Kalisto's Birthday Celebration
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The shows starts by Kalisto welcoming us and letting us know that tonight is his birthday. He says that he plans to celebrate his birthday tonight by beating Enzo's right-hand man, Drew Gulak. We see Enzo and Drew Gulak backstage with a giant birthday cake. Enzo says that he needs Gulak to take on Kalisto before his championship match.
Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness welcome us to the show as they preview Kalisto vs. Drew Gulak and Ariya Daivari vs. Mustafa Ali for tonight.
The Brian Kendrick and Jack Gallagher vs. Rich Swann and Cedric Alexander (Tornado Tag Match): Before things can get started, Kendrick says that Swann and Alexander are going to find out bad choices will lead to cruel consequences. Swann then gets on the mic to let everyone know that they are in the hometown of Alexander. Action gets started with everyone going after each other. All four are fighting at ringside and Alexander gets drop kicked on the announcer table by Gallagher. Finally, things settle in the ring with Swann taking on both Gallagher and Kendrick as Alexander is trying to recover on the floor.
Gallagher goes for two pins, both only at two. Alexander gets back in the ring and hits his usual signature moves to nearly put away Gallagher. Alexander hits a spanish fly and goes for a pin, but it is broken up by Kendrick. Gallagher pushes Kendrick out of the way as Alexander flies off the top rope and crashes into Gallagher. Kendrick locks in the captain's hook in the middle of the ring. Gallagher grabs Swann and locks in a submission of his own. Referee raises Alexander's arm and Swann grabs it to hold it up. Kendrick switches over and now both guys are trying to submit Swann. Gallagher and Kendrick are on a roll now. Swann is looking to get back into it. Swann hits a double leg drop on both of his opponents and goes for a pin, but only a one-count.
Swann heads up top, but Kendrick halts that. Kendrick looks to hit a big move, but Alexander momentarily stops him and gets tossed out. Both Gallagher and Kendrick are up with Swann now and just throw him off the top, landing face-first. Alexander grabs Gallagher and throws him into the barricade on the outside. Kendrick charges in, but gets kicked and springboard clotheslined by Alexander. The Lumbar check get countered, even the captain's hook gets countered. Gallagher runs in and hits a dropkick to the thigh. Alexander finally hits the lumbar check on Kendrick and picks up the pinfall victory. Winners: Rich Swann and Cedric Alexander
We head backstage where we see Kalisto's birthday cake, again.
Ariya Daivari vs. Mustafa Ali: Daivari is on the mic before the match begins. He says that tonight might be the very last night of the "Zo Show," if Kalisto ends up winning at Survivor Series. Since Enzo has won the title all of the other cruiserweights have become more well known and richer and that's not going to happen with Kalisto as champion. Daivari then rips on the crowd. Ali then gets on the mic, saying that who says he'll translate what Daivari was saying and basically calling Daivari a suck up to Enzo. Ali then says Daivari looks stupid.
Ali starts off with his his high-flying ways with a crossbody and goes for a pin, but only a two. Ali heads up to the top rope again, but Daivari was ready this time and shoves him all the way to the floor. Action is back in the ring as Daivari stomps away at his opponent and goes for a pin, but only a two. Ali is still not able to get much offense thus far. Daivari heads up top, but the elbow drop misses. Ali is on the apron and flips over his opponent. Ali with some running chops, dropkick, kip-up and all sorts of attacks including a tornado DDT. Daivari drops Ali and goes up top again. Daivari hits a big splash clean and goes for a pin, but only a two. Daivari goes up top again, but Ali hops up and takes him down. Ali hits the 054 and gets the win. Winner: Mustafa Ali
We head backstage where Kalisto is getting ready for his match. Tozawa comes in and wishes Kalisto "Happy Birthday" and hypes him up for his match against Gulak.
Drew Gulak (with Enzo Amore) vs. Kalisto: Before the match begins, Enzo and Gulak each with mics in hand as we see birthday balloons and cake at ringside. Enzo mocks that it's Kalisto's birthday and says that he went out of his way to make today special and put together a party. "Who doesn't like a party?" Gulak responds "a commemoration!" Enzo then says that his present to Kalisto is getting beat up by Gulak. Enzo goes on and on and Kalisto finally comes out to stop them from talking too much.
Gulak then instantly goes for some mat wrestling and tells Kalisto "Come on, birthday boy!" as he slaps his head. Gulak with some massive chop to Kalisto's chest. Action spills to the outside as Enzo taunts Kalisto. Gulak beats up on Kalisto and tries to throw him in the giant cake. Kalisto gets away and gets tossed back into the ring. Enzo continues to yell at Kalisto as Gulak works away at kalisto and goes for a pin, but only a two. The Crowd randomly singing "Happy Birthday" to Kalisto. Action comes near the cake again, but nobody gets tossed into it. Back in the ring, Gulak locks in the surfboard submission as Enzo really enjoys what he's seeing.
Kalisto gets away, then hits a move or two. Gulak goes to the bottom rope and tries for a chop, but misses. Kalisto is on the apron and Enzo sweeps his feet as the referee was checking on Gulak. Gulak then starts singing "Happy Birthday" to "Dear Kalisto," before he can finish the song, Kalisto hits the Salida del Sol. Winner: Kalisto
After the match, Enzo immediately attacks and sends Kalisto to the outside. The Crowd chants "we want cake" as the two battle. Kalisto looks like he's going to throw Enzo into it, but Gulak charges in and puts a stop to that. Gulak tries to hit Kalisto with a powerbomb into the cake, but Kalisto hits double superkicks. Enzo ends up running away and Kalisto chases after.
We head backstage where we see Enzo talking with Dasha Fuentes. Enzo says that even though today wasn't as happy as he was hoping, he's still going to enjoy some cake. Kalisto shows up and throws Enzo's face into the cake. Kalisto yells a bunch of things to Enzo about their upcoming match and throws some more cake at the fallen champion to end the show.