- Ryan Cook
- JAN 10, 2017
- 9:30PM EDT
This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE 205 Live! Tonight the WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Rich Swann returns to action after missing two weeks in action when he takes on Tony Nese in the main event and Cedric Alexander finally gets his hands on Noam Dar after weeks of Dar trying his best to steal away Cedric's girlfriend, Alicia Fox! Be sure to come back here at 10 PM EST for all of tonight's action!
Cedric Alexander vs Noam Dar
Cedric goes right after Dar immediately, dropping him with right hands in the ring then once they're outside Cedric drops him with an uppercut. Cedric then puts Dar back into the ring for a quick 2 count then Dar kicks Cedric when he's upside down in the chest for a quick 2 count. Dar hits a European uppercut on Cedric for a close 2 count then starts focusing on the left arm of Cedric. Dar keeps Cedric grounded then Cedric gets up, hitting a back elbow. Cedric hits a springboard move, but Dar catches him and puts him in a Fujiwara armbar, but Cedric quickly gets his foot on the ropes. Dar gets distracted by Alicia, allowing Cedric to dropkick him then once they're back in Cedric hits a handspring roundhouse kick for a close 2 count. Dar gets a close 2 count after rolling Cedric up then hangs Cedric on the top rope. Alicia pulls Dar away when Cedric comes off the top rope with a moonsault then Dar hits him with a shining wizard for the pin and the win.
Winner: Noam Dar via pinfall
-The Brian Kendrick comes out and talks about what TAJIRI did to him last week and says that he'll make him choke on the mist next time he sees him.
The Brian Kendrick vs Sean Maluta
Maluta is in complete control early, sending him to the outside then hits him with a blockbuster before rolling him back into the ring. Maluta hits a diving headbutt for a quick 2 count then Kendrick catches him coming in in the corner, hitting a big boot for a close 2 count of his own. Kendrick follows up with a cobra clutch then Maluta gets out of it, missing a rolling thunder, but drops Kendrick with a kick for a close 2 count. Maluta hits a series of suplexes then a shining wizard for a very close 2 count. Maluta lands on the knees of Kendrick when he comes off the top rope then Kendrick locks in the Captain's Hook for the tap and the win.
Winner: The Brian Kendrick via submission
-We then get a contract signing for Ariya Daivari and Jack Gallagher, the two exchanging insults then we find out that the match will be a variation on a I Quit match then they fight before being broken up as we go to commercial.
Rich Swann vs Tony Nese
They exchange wrist locks to start the match then do several flips before Swann dropkicks Nese to the outside. Nese recovers then drags Swann out of the ring, sending Rich chest first onto the barricade then rolls him back into the ring for a quick 2 count. Nese hits a punt kick in the corner then a gut buster for a series of quick 2 counts. Nese whips Swann chest first into the turnbuckle then pulls the legs out from under Swann when he comes back with a flurry of offense. Nese misses a moonsault then Swann hits a series of lariats then a frankensteiner for a close 2 count. Nese hits a series of kicks then a double foot stomp for a close 2 count of his own. Swann hits a tiger bomb for a close 2 count then follows it up with a spinning back roundhouse kick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rich Swann via pinfall
-After the match Neville comes out and says he is king of the division then says he wants the title, Swann saying it doesn't matter where or when, that he can't handle him. Neville then challenges Rich to a match at the Royal Rumble as we go off the air.