This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE 205 Live! Tonight the former WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins looks to exact revenge against Austin Aries after he was defeated in the fatal four way two weeks ago! We also have Noam Dar looking to put an end to Rich Swann and him trying to steal away Alicia Fox! Be sure to come back here at 10 PM EST for all of the action!
Akira Tozawa vs Tony Nese
They lock up to start the match for a not so clean break, Nese shoving Akira before sending him out of the ring. Akira gets back in and hits Nese with a series of forearms, then Nese slides out of the ring before Tozawa can dropkick him. Nese slides back in and takes control of Tozawa with a shoulder lock as Kendrick comes out and watches at ringside, cheering Nese on. Akira comes back, then Kendrick tries to distract him by getting up on the apron, but Akira side steps him and Nese runs into Kendrick before Tozawa hits his bridging German suplex for the pin and the win.
Winner: Akira Tozawa via pinfall
Rich Swann comes out and has Noam and Alicia come out, Alicia turning on Dar and siding with Swann. Alicia tells him to go, then Swann decides that he doesn't want her either and leaves as we go to commercial.
Mustafa Ali vs Ariya Daivari
Ariya is in control early, whipping Ali into the corner, then catching him coming off of the top rope and hitting a spinning spinebuster for a quick two count. Ali hits a rolling neckbreaker for a quick two count of his own, then hits a dropkick when Ariya jumps off of the top rope. Ali follows up and starts to go for the imploding 450 splash, but Drew Gulak comes out with a bull horn and a sign and distracts him, allowing Ariya to pull him off of the middle rope. Ariya then turns Ali inside out with a hammerlock lariat for the pin and the win.
Winner: Ariya Daivari via pinfall
Austin Aries vs TJ Perkins
TJ kicks Aries in the knee, then shoves him into the corner before stomping on him and playing to the crowd. Aries catches TJ coming in, then hits an arm drag before TJ puts him in a head scissors; Aries getting out of it by standing on his head and hoping to his feet, showing off his impressive athleticism. Aries dropkicks TJ for a quick one count, then puts him in a straight armbar before dropping his knee onto his arm repeatedly. TJ counters with a head scissor before playing to the crowd, Aries trying to turn it into the Last Chancery, but TJ quickly rolls out of the ring. Aries reclines on the top rope until TJ comes back in and misses a sling shot senton,
Aries hitting one of his own before TJ rolls out of the ring. Aries dives through the ropes and takes out TJ, then chops him around ringside before rolling him back into the ring. TJ catches Aries on the top rope, then dropkicks the back of his neck for a quick one count. TJ hits Aries with a series of European uppercuts, then stomps on his face before doing a lax pin that infuriates Aries. TJ puts Aries in a butterfly lock, but he's quick to get out of it, only for TJ to drop him with a chop to the chest.
TJ misses a standing corkscrew moonsault, then Aries drops him with a back elbow and a clothesline before hitting a gutbuster into an STO and a pendulum elbow for a near fall. Aries hits a neckbreaker, then lands on his feet when he misses a 450 splash, hurting him knee and TJ immediately locking in a kneebar. Aries crawls to the ropes for the break, then TJ starts kicking it immediately after, the two deciding to exchange strikes before TJ drops Aries with a series of punches and kicks. Aries misses a discus forearm, then hits a belly to back suplex before hitting a running forearm in the corner. Aries hits a 450 splash for a near fall, TJ getting his foot on the ropes; Aries immediately going for another pin attempt and getting the same result. Aries locks in the Last Chancery, but TJ gets his foot to the ropes for the break, then rolls out of the ring. Aries rolls him back into the ring, but TJ hits him with a dropkick on the apron, then goes for the Detonation Kick, but Aries counters and hits a Discus Fivearm for the pin and the win.
Winner: Austin Aries via pinfall
-Neville comes out after the match and brawls with Aries before Aries locks in the Last Chancery, only for TJ to come back and help Aries. Neville pulls TJ off of him and stomps on him himself before TJ hits the Detonation Kick as he and Neville stand tall as we go off of the air with TJ sitting on the mat and Neville locking in the Rings of Saturn before the referees make him stop.