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-We open the show with a video package for the Cruiserweight Championship match from Super Showdown where Buddy Murphy defeated Cedric Alexander to become the new champion and the first Australian born champion in WWE history.
-Lio Rush issues an open challenge that Lucha House Party's Lince Dorado accepts.
Lio Rush vs Lince Dorado
They wring each other's arms before exchanging flips and playing to the crowd, then Lince hits a huricanrrana into a dropkick for a quick two count. Lio knocks Lince off of the top turnbuckle before hitting a tope through the ropes and tossing him into the barricade before rolling him back into the ring for a quick two count. They briefly grapple before Lio drops Lince with a flurry of strikes and tries to take the mask off of the luchadore. Lince comes back with open handed palm strikes and a diving cross body for a near fall before Lio drops Lince with a series of kicks and hits a variation of an unprettier for a near fall. Lince drops Lio with a superkick before he hits a bronco buster into a springboard stunner and a corkscrew senton.
Lince then gets distracted by Maria Kanellis as Mike attacks him from behind for the disqualification.
Winner: Lince Dorado defeats Lio Rush via disqualification when Mike Kanellis attacks him.
-Akira Tozawa versus Drew Gulak is announced for next week's show.
Tony Nese vs Cedric Alexander
Cedric puts Tony in a headlock that he has trouble getting out of before Cedric drops him with a shoulder block and Tony pushes him Cedric away when he goes for a huricanrrana. Tony hits a deep arm drag into a straight armbar before Tony mocks Cedric and Cedric chops him around the ring until he drops him and stomps him in the corner. Cedric rocks Tony with a European uppercut and hits a huricanrrana before Tony drops him with a running cross body for a near fall. Cedric misses a moonsault and hits a slingshot DDT before clotheslining him over the top rope and hitting a flipping senton. Cedric then rolls Tony back into the ring and hits a diving clothesline for a near fall before they exchange near falls and Tony finishes with a release German suplex into the corner and a running knee into a 450 splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Tony Nese defeats Cedric Alexander via pinfall with a 450 splash.