5/22/20 WWE 205 Live Recap

May 22, 2020 - by Michael Riba

The opening credits roll. Byron Saxton and Corey Graves are on commentary from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.

Match #1 – Tag Team Match: Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan vs. Ever-Rise (Chase Parker and Matt Martel)
Burch and Martel start the match and Burch backs Martel into the corner. Martel gets free and takes Burch to his corner. Parker tags in and stomps Burch to the mat. Parker sends Burch off the ropes, but Burch takes him down and tags in Lorcan. They double-chop Parker and then Lorcan chops Parker in the corner. Parker comes back and drops Lorcan with a clothesline. Lorcan comes back and delivers chops to Parker and Martel, and locks Parker in a single-leg Crab. Martel throws Burch into Lorcan to break the hold and then tags into the match. Martel stomps Lorcan in the corner and tags Parker back in. Parker drops Lorcan to the mat and goes for the cover, but Lorcan kicks out. Parker delivers elbow shots and tags in Martel. They send Lorcan into the corner and then Martel takes him to the mat. Martel locks in a rear headlock, but Lorcan counters and takes Martel down with a neck-breaker. Burch and Parker tag in and Burch delivers a right hand. Burch kicks Parker in the face and then connects with a dropkick.
Burch delivers an enzuigiri and then a release German suplex. Burch goes for the cover, but Martel breaks it up. Burch sends Martel to the outside and sets Parker up top. Parker shoves him down and Martel tags in. Parker and Martel slam Burch to the mat and Martel goes for the cover, but Lorcan breaks it up. Burch comes back with uppercuts, but Martel drops him with a back elbow. Burch comes back with a cross-face submission, and Lorcan locks in a single-leg Crab on Parker and they both tap out.
Winners: Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan

On this past Wednesday’s NXT, El Hijo Del Fantasma defeated Akira Tozawa to win Group B of the interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament. In Group A, Drake Maverick defeated Kushida to force a three-way tie with Kushida and Jake Atlas. Those three will meet on next week’s NXT, with the winner going on to face Fantasma in the finals.

Footage from two weeks ago on NXT is shown, when Jack Gallagher defeated Isaiah Scott after Tony Nese attacked Swerve before the match began.

Match #2 – Singles Match: Isaiah Scott vs. Tyler Breeze
They lock up and back into the corner, and then Breeze takes Scott to the mat. Scott comes back and backs Breeze into the corner, but Breeze keeps control and sends Scott to the floor. Breeze comes to the floor and delivers a forearm shot, and then slams Scott into the barricade. Breeze tosses Scott back into the ring and delivers a right hand. Breeze goes for the cover, but Scott kicks out. Breeze slams Scott into the corner and clubs him across the back. Scott comes back with a right hand that sends Breeze to the floor. Scott kicks Breeze in the head and slams him into the barricade. Scott tosses Breeze back into the ring and drops him with a face-buster. Scott goes for the cover, but Breeze kicks out. Breeze comes back with an enzuigiri and goes for the cover, but Scott kicks out. They exchange quick roll-ups and then Scott slams Breeze with a German suplex. Scott goes for the cover, but Breeze kicks out. Scott goes for the House Call, but Breeze dodges it. Breeze goes for the Supermodel Kick, but Scott blocks it.
Scott delivers a neck-breaker, but Breeze comes back with the Supermodel Kick. Breeze goes for the cover, but Scott kicks out. Breeze clubs Scott across the back and sets him on the ropes. Breeze goes for a superkick, but Scott counters with a kick of his own. Scott slams Breeze with the Confidence Boost and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Isaiah Scott

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