WWE 205 Live Live Coverage 12/27 NEVILLE Challenges Rich Swann, A Gentleman's Duel & More!

This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE 205 Live! Tonight we have a new challenger looking to take the gold away from the champion as after making a statement on RAW last week then winning the tag match last week on 205 Live, NEVILLE is looking to crown himself as champion of the Cruiserweights and dethrone Rich Swann. We also have what is being called a Gentleman's Duel between Ariya Daivari and Jack Gallagher, hopefully this won't involve dueling pistols like it did in the old days. Be sure to come back here at 10PM EST to see who walks away as Cruiserweight champion!

-We open with a video package for NEVILLE.

Cedric Alexander vs Tony Nese

They shake hands before the match starts then exchange wrist locks before Cedric rolls him up then hits a huricanrrana for a quick 2 count. Nese sends Cedric to the outside then hits a shotgun dropkick off the top rope for a quick 2 count once he's back inside. Nese hits Cedric with a series of right hands on the ground then Cedric starts fighting back, but Nese drops him with a series of kicks for a quick 2 count. Cedric drops Nese repeatedly then hits a hand spring roundhouse kick then hits a springboard clothesline for a close 2 count. Nese rolls up Cedric for a close 2 count of his own then the referee ejects Alicia Fox from ringside allowing Nese to hit a shotei for the pin and the win.

Winner: Tony Nese via pinfall

-After the match Noam Dar tries to get Alicia to kiss him and she slaps him twice then we have an interview with NEVILLE who talks about joining the cruiserweight division. NEVILLE talks about his career in Japan and says that Rich Swann isn't on his level.

Mustafa Ali vs John Yurnet

John is in control early, dropping Ali repeatedly then Ali rolls him up for a series of quick 2 count then they exchange pin attempts. Ali hits a cutter then hits an imploding 450 splash for the pin and the win.

Winner: Mustafa Ali via pinfall

-Next we get a video package for Ariya Daivari.

Ariya Daivari vs Jack Gallagher Gentleman's Duel Match

There is an assortment of weapons on a table as Jack allows Daivari to pick from a frying pan, a rope, an umbrella, a lead pipe, a candle stick and a tea pot. Ariya picks a lead pipe and Jack picks an umbrella then when Jack turns around Ariya swings at him and misses before Jack drops him with the umbrella. Daivari sends Jack into the table face first then pounds on him in the corner. Jack drops Ariya with a series of headbutts then hits a dropkick in the corner, sending Ariya to the outside as we go to commercial.

Winner: Jack Gallagher via forfeit

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