WWE 205 Live Results (06/12): Six-Man Tag Team Blockbuster
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
205 Live opens up with General Manager Drake Maverick recapping last week’s main event between Mustafa Ali and Buddy Murphy. Drake Maverick also talks about Hideo Itami’s attack which prevented a decisive finish and says to show that kind of tactic not only won’t earn you a Title Opportunity but flat out won’t be tolerated under his leadership, Itami is barred from appearing on tonight’s show.
Vic Joseph, Percy Watson, and Nigel McGuinness welcome us to tonight's show and talks about Itami being sent home.
We get some words from Mustafa Ali saying that he has agreed to return to the ring to face Murphy’s “training partner” Tony Nese for later on tonight. But first, it will be the Six-Man Tag Team Match.
Before the Six-Man Tag Team Match, Dasha Fuentes asks Kendrick, Gallagher, and Gulak why they have teamed up against the Lucha House Party. They say the reason is because of the numbers game and that Gulak wants to have a master class of teammates to make the Lucha House Party to tap out.
The Lucha House Party (Kalisto, Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik) vs. Gentleman Jack Gallagher, Drew Gulak & The Brian Kendrick: Early back and forth action with Dorado running over Kendrick's back and hitting a back body drop. Metalik gets tagged in. Metalik walks the ropes and hits a big splash down on Kendrick. Metalik with a hurricanrana followed by a dropkick and tags Dorado back into the match for the cover. Kendrick is able to tag in Gulak who pops Dorado in the face. Dorado with a springboard arm drag and sends Gulak out to the floor. Dorado with an assisted leap on the top rope out to the floor, taking out all three opponents. Kalisto is in now. Kalisto kicks Kendrick away and goes up to the second rope, but Gallagher trips Kalisto, who gets the back of his head smacked on the turnbuckle. Kendrick with with some clubbing blows then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Kendrick continues to work on Kalisto's neck and eventually tags Gulak back in. Kalisto tries to sneak under Gulak and gets the tag, but the referee is distracted and doesn't allow Kalisto out of the ring.
Gulak stomps on Kalisto and brings Gallagher back in. Gallagher hits a power slam on Kalisto and does a little mocking of Kalisto's taunt. Kendrick back in and hits a big boot then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Kalisto continues to get destroyed in this one. Kalisto finally hits a tornado DDT and gets a window to finally tag out. Metalik with a springboard splash followed by a big chop to Gallagher, then a superkick, then walks the ropes, then a dropkick, then goes for a pin, but only a two count. Gulak is in now against Dorado. Dorado goes for a suplex, but gets denied, then goes for a hurricanrana, then a cover, but only gets a two count. Gulak with a big lariat, then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Gulak with the roll-up and holds the tights, but the referee sees it and stops his count. Dorado answers with a spinning heel kick, then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Gallagher tries to lock in the captain's hook, but everyone is in the ring now taking each other out. Dorado hits a double springboard stunner. Kalisto and Metalik with stereo flips to the outside. Back in the ring, Kendrick is able to get the captain's hook in on Dorado in the middle of the ring. Dorado is able to counter with a handful of tights and gets the victory. Winners: The Lucha House Party (Kalisto, Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik)
We head to the locker room area where we get a promo from Hideo Itami. Itami says that Mustafa Ali and Buddy Murphy didn't deserve to be in the main of event of last week's show. Itami then says that he is going to be the next Cruiserweight Champion and they will respect him.
General Manager Drake Maverick is watching Itami's promo on his phone when Murphy barges in, demanding a shot at Itami. Drake says that Ali has asked for the same thing and neither of them are getting it because emotions are running too high. Maverick then says that he can’t risk having another main event ruined. He also gives Buddy some advice. Maverick tells Murphy that he should come to his boss with a request, not an ultimatum.
We get a promo from Mustafa Ali saying that he was so close to beating Murphy last week, but where he's from if you get knocked down, you get back up. Ali then says that he will be taking on Tony Nese tonight and hopes Murphy and Itami are watching.
Akira Tozawa vs. Steve Irby: Tozawa quickly gets to work on Irby. Tozawa with a chop followed by a straight punch, then some stomps in the corner. Tozawa with a kick to the face followed by a running senton and Irby gets in some offense with a pump kick and knee to the midsection of Tozawa. Irby with a couple of forearms to the face of Tozawa. Tozawa hits a hurricanrana followed by a running knee and heads up to the top rope for a missile dropkick. Tozawa with a couple more kicks, then heads up to the top rope and hits his finishing move, then goes for a cover and gets the victory. Winner: Akira Tozawa
We get another coming soon video vignette for Lio Rush who is on top of a building. He feels disrespected and wonders how there has been two cruiserweight tournaments and neither included him, the best cruiserweight in the world. Rush then says that it is the right time, and the right place, and he’s the right man.
We head to the locker room area where we see that Tony Nese is getting ready for his match. Nese says that Ali made a huge mistake accepting his challenge and that tonight is not about Ali getting back into the title hunt, it's about him making a statement at Ali's expense.
We get a promo from TJP saying that he is not surprised we’re having another 205 Live without a high profile match for him. TJP then says that he's gonna keep hitting the weights and racking up Instagram lights, and when he goes heavyweight, Drake Maverick is gonna remember him not as the man who carried the division on his back, but the one who got away.
Before the main event, Nese does his usual taunting then he brings out his workout partner, Buddy Murphy, who joins him at ringside. Buddy Murphy then gets in the ring to intimidate Ali a bit. Cedric Alexander's music hits and he quickly gets in the ring. Alexander and Murphy clear out and the match gets going.
Mustafa Ali vs. Tony Nese (with Buddy Murphy): Ali with a spinning heel kick to send Nese out to the floor. Ali heads out as Murphy gets between the two wrestlers. Alexander looks on, but doesn't get involved. Nese throws Ali back-first into the ring post. Murphy talks trash to Ali and Alexander approaches. The referee says that he is going to throw both Alexander and Murphy out if they don't stay back. Maverick is looking on from the back as Nese runs over Ali, then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Nese drapes Ali's neck over the top rope. Ali with a springboard moonsault, then lands on his feet. Nese charges the corner, misses and Ali pops him with a kick. Ali with a rolling facebuster, then goes for a pin, but only a two count. Nese recovers and hits a back elbow on Ali. Ali tries for a tornado DDT, but gets denied. Nese with some more strikes. Hefty double clothesline in the middle of the ring.
Nese up on the second rope. Ali goes up, gets flipped back, lands on his feet, and Nese hits him with a lariat. Nese nails Ali with a pump-handle driver, then goes for a cover, but only a two count. Nese shows some frustration. Ali gets back up and hits a superkick on Nese, then looks for the 054. Murphy helps pull Nese out of the ring. Ali ends up flipping over the referee and taking out Nese. Murphy strikes Alexander and the two fight in the ring. Murphy gets sent out to the floor and Alexander hits a rough looking suicide dive. The two fight to the back. In the ring, Nese nearly puts Ali down, but Ali kicks out. Nese looks to finish Ali off, but Ali kicks the middle turnbuckle. Ali with a tornado DDT, heads up and nails the 054, then goes for a cover and gets the win. Winner: Mustafa Ali
After the match, Ali gets on the mic and tells Drake Maverick that next week he wants a Triple Threat Match against Hideo Itami and Buddy Murphy. We head backstage where Drake Maverick is asked by Dasha about what Ali just said. Maverick decides to give them what they want and it will be next week's main event. Ali celebrates in the ring as 205 Live goes off the air.