10/10/17 WWE 205 Live Recap: Swann vs. TJP 2/3 Falls; Kalisto/Ali vs. Daivari/Amore Main Event
205 Live opens with a recap of last night’s Raw, which saw Kalisto defeat Enzo Amore in a Lumberjack Match to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. We see the 205 Live opening video and then Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness welcome us to the show. We see that Kalisto will be on the show later on, as well as Rich Swann and TJP battling in a 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match.
Renee Young introduces the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Kalisto. Before Kalisto can say much, he is interrupted by Enzo Amore and Ariya Daivari. Amore says he isn’t here to crash Kalisto’s party, but he is the life of the party. Amore says Kalisto is the Cruiserweight Champion, but it doesn’t matter because this is still the Zo Show. He says he is the Godfather of the Cruiserweight Division and all of the “Loserweights” are his sons. Amore says all of the guys who enjoy the fruits of his labor are the same guys who lifted Kalisto on their shoulders last night. Kalisto says a win is a win, he won, and Enzo lost. Amore says Kalisto won by a millimeter and the title has never looked worse. Amore says he is going to take the title back as TLC and Daivari gets into the ring. Amore joins him and they beat down Kalisto. Mustafa Ali’s music hits and he rushes to the ring to make the save. Amore and Daivari leave the ring as Ali and Kalisto stare them down.
We see that Rich Swann and TJP will battle in a 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match up next.
Match #1: 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match – Rich Swann vs. TJP
Swann takes out TJP before the bell, but TJP comes back and slams Swann into the barricades. TJP tosses Swann into the ring and the bell rings. TJP keeps on the attack and slams Swann to the outside and then back into the ring and goes for the knee bar. Swann quickly counters and rolls TJP up for a three count.
Winner of Fall One: Rich Swann.
TJP goes crazy and slams Swann down to the mat. TJP goes for a quick cover, but Swann kicks out at two. TJP stomps away on Swann and then slams him down to the mat. TJP connects with a dropkick and gloats in the corner. Swann comes back with a dropkick of his own, but TJP comes back with a springboard forearm. TJP goes for the cover, but Swann kicks out at two. TJP applies a rear chin-lock down on the mat, but Swann fights back to his feet. Swann delivers a cross-body and goes for the cover, but TJP quickly kicks out. TJP comes back and locks in the Cloverleaf submission, but Swann gets to the ropes. TJP slams Swann into the corner and then goes for the cover, but Swann kicks out at two. Swann comes right back with a kick to the face. Swann delivers a Tiger Driver and goes for the cover, but TJP kicks out at two. TJP comes back with a kick to the face, but Swann delivers a standing hurricanrana. Swann goes for the standing splash, but TJP gets the knees up. TJP goes for the cover, but Swann kicks out at two. Both men get to their feet and deliver dueling clotheslines.
Swann gets to his feet and delivers a right hand, but TJP comes back with a dropkick to the knee. TJP tosses Swann back into the ring and springboards back in, but Swann catches him with a roundhouse kick. Swann goes for the cover, but TJP kicks out at two. Swann climbs up top, but TJP stops him. TJP drops Swann into the knee bar submission but Swann makes it to the ropes. Swann comes back and delivers a Michinoku Driver and then delivers a standing Phoenix Splash. Swann goes for the cover, but TJP kicks out at two. Swann goes up top and delivers another Phoenix Splash and gets the pin fall.
Winner of Fall Two and winner of the match: Rich Swann.
We see Enzo Amore and Ariya Daivari backstage. Amore says Kalisto and Mustafa Ali are dirt bags. Amore quotes Lion King and Drew Gulak walks up. He says he knows their pain. He says they are sticking to their morals and he commends them for that. He says he cannot stand for a man like Kalisto to carry the Cruiserweight Championship. Gulak says he may not see eye to eye with Amore, but he knows it only takes one man to make a difference and he will do just that against Akira Tozawa.
Match #2: Akira Tozawa vs. Drew Gulak
Gulak attacks Tozawa during his entrance. Gulak beats Tozawa down on the stage and then rams him into the video boards. Gulak slams his yard sign into Tozawa’s throat and referees run out to pull Gulak back and to check on Tozawa.
We see that tonight’s main event will be Mustafa Ali and Kalisto vs. Enzo Amore and Ariya Daivari.
We take a look back to last week’s show and see Cedric Alexander’s backstage attack on The Brian Kendrick and then see Alexander getting himself disqualified in his match against Gentleman Jack Gallagher. We go backstage with Dasha Fuentes and she brings in Alexander. Alexander says he had a plan last week and he proved that. Alexander says he knows exactly who he is and while he doesn’t break the rules to get where he wants to be, he can get his hands dirty. Alexander says he will not back down and he’ll be ready when Kendrick and Gallagher try to execute their next plan.
Match #3: Mustafa Ali and Kalisto vs. Ariya Daivari and Enzo Amore
Ali and Daivari start the match. They lock up and Daivari backs Ali into the corner and Amore tags in. Daivari distracts Ali and Amore jumps Ali from the behind. Amore beats down Ali, but Ali comes right back and delivers a dropkick. Ali then kicks Amore in the face, but Daivari knocks Ali down to the floor with a boot to the face. Amore tosses Daivari to the corner and stomps away on him. Amore kicks Ali in the midsection and then he and Daivari double team Ali in the corner. Daivari tags in and drives his knee into Ali’a midsection. Daivari goes for the cover, but Ali kicks out at two. Daivari applies a waist lock down on the mat, but Ali gets free with a right hand to the face. Ali goes for a roll-up, but Daivari kicks out and then drops Ali with a spine-buster. Daivari goes for the cover, but Ali kicks out at two. Amore tags back in, but Ali catches him with a kick. Kalisto and Daivari tag in and Kalisto takes control. Kalisto dropkicks Amore to the floor and kicks Daivari in the face. Kalisto takes Daivari down with a hurricanrana and then sends Amore to the floor as well. Ali gets into the ring and he and Kalisto suicide dive onto Amore and Daivari. Kalisto tosses Daivari back into the ring and Amore slams Ali into the ring post. Daivari rolls Kalisto up from behind, but Kalisto kicks out at two and comes back with the Salida del Sol and gets the pin fall.
Winners; Kalisto and Mustafa Ali.