This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE 205 Live. Tonight after defending his WWE Cruiserweight Championship at the Greatest Royal Rumble this past Friday, we find out who will be the next number one contender and much more so be sure to come back here at 10pm EST after Smackdown! Live to find out who will step up and challenge for the Cruiserweight championship!
Hideo Itami & Akira Tozawa vs Jack Gallagher & The Brian Kendrick
Jack and Akira start the match off, Akira in control early, overpowering him with his speed and athleticism before Hideo and Brian tag in. They exchange wrist locks, forearms and chops until Hideo hits a dragonscrew leg whip before tagging Akira back in. Akira hits a missile dropkick before Kendrick sends him out of the ring with a boot and tags Jack back in. Akira fights out of the corner and tags Hideo in who drops Jack from the apron and hits a flying clothesline and a hesitation dropkick in the corner. Akira then tags back in and hits a tope to the outside before they get back into the ring and Hideo accidentally sends Akira off of the top and Jack knocks him out with a headbutt for the pin and the win.
Winner: Jack Gallagher & The Brian Kendrick defeat Hideo Itami & Akira Tozawa via pinfall when Jack knocks Akira out with a headbutt.
-We get a video package for the Cruiserweight championship match from the Greatest Royal Rumble this past Friday before Buddy Murphy has a squash match against local talent.
Kalisto vs Drew Gulak
They start the match by locking up before Drew takes Kalisto repeatedly until he gets back to his feet and they lock up for a clean break. Drew starts focusing on the lower back of Kalisto, putting him in several submissions until Kalisto comes back with a series of kicks. Kalisto sends Drew out of the ring before hitting w tope to the outside, they get back in the ring and Kalisto hits one out of the other side. They then get back in the ring once more before Drew counters the Solida del Sol into the Gulock for the tap and the win.
Winner: Drew Gulak defeats Kalisto via submission with the Gulock.