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TJP vs Humberto Carrillo
They take each other down and make their way to their feet before TJP puts Humberto in a side headlock before they do flips and Humberto sends TJP out of the ring as Drew Gulak and Jack Gallagher make their way down to ringside. TJP gets back into the ring and Humberto takes him down before focusing on his knee, TJP turning it into a head scissor before Humberto gets back to his feet. TJP tries to pin the shoulders of Humberto to the mat before he slams him to the mat and snaps his arm. TJP hits a slingshot senton for a two count and a low dropkick before he puts Humberto in the tree of woe and hits a delayed dropkick for a two count. They dodge each other's kicks before Humberto sends him out of the ring with an enzuigiri and hits a flipping senton to the outside.
Humberto rolls TJP back into the ring for a two count before getting a near fall off of a sunset flip. TJP then locks in an STF before Humberto gets to the ropes for the break before Humberto hits an Arabian Press for the pin and the win.
Winner: Humberto Carrillo defeats TJP via pinfall with an Arabian Press.
-After the match Drew and Jack congratulate Humberto.
Ariya Daivari vs Johnny Lyons
Ariya beats Johnny down in the corner before Johnny dropkicks him, Ariya coming back with an enzuigiri and kicks him in the midsection. Ariya then hits a hammer lock lariat before locking in the million dollar dream for the tap and the win.
Winner: Ariya Daivari defeats a local performer via submission with the million dollar dream.
Mike Kanellis vs Cedric Alexander
They lock up and Mike goes for a straight armbar before Cedric takes him down and they get back to their feet before Mike backs Cedric into the corner. They lock up again and Mike puts Cedric in a side headlock until he drops him with a shoulder block and Cedric hits a deep arm drag into a straight armbar. Mike comes back with chops and elbows to the back of the neck before Cedric hits a huricanrrana into a dropkick and rocks Mike with a right hand. Cedric chops Mike in the corner and hits a snapmare into a dropkick to the back of the head for a quick two count before Mike nearly knocks him out with a right hand when he goes for a springboard move. Mike elbows Cedric in the shoulders and plays to the crowd until he hits a low dropkick and chokes him in the ropes.
Cedric comes back with chops and European uppercuts before rolling through for a near fall. Mike sends Cedric face first into the middle turnbuckle for a two count before locking in a rear chin lock; Cedric hitting a jawbreaker and right hands once he gets free. Cedric dropkicks Mike before he tweaks his knee when he goes for a springboard clothesline Cedric gets a near fall off of an inside cradle. Cedric superkicks Mike before Mike counters the Lumbar Check and the Neuralizer into a Michinoku driver for a near fall. They exchange strikes until Mike hits a backpack stunner for a near fall and Cedric gets a series of near falls before hitting a Michinoku driver for a near fall.
They exchange strikes with Mike on the apron and Cedric in the ring before Cedric ends up on the apron and boot each other. Mike hits a spine buster onto the ramp and Cedric gets back into the ring at the count of nine before Mike locks in a Boston crab. Cedric gets to the ropes right before tapping and sends Mike out of the ring before hitting a flipping senton. Maria distracts Cedric before Mike superkicks him when he gets back in the ring and hits a spinning neckbreaker for a very close near fall. Cedric then hits the Lumbar Check for the pin and the win.
Winner: Cedric Alexander defeats Mike Kanellis via pinfall with the Lumbar Check.
-We end the show with 205 Live general manager Drake Maverick announcing the first two matches for the Cruiserweight tournament featuring Kalisto and Tony Nese and The Brian Kendrick and Drew Gulak.