10/9/20 WWE 205 Live Recap
The opening credits roll. Nigel McGuinness and Vic Joseph are on commentary from the Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Jordan for the 200th episode of 205 Live.
Match #1 – Singles Match: Ariya Daivari vs. Jake Atlas
Atlas sends Daivari to the corner and delivers a series of chops. Daivari comes back and sends Atlas to the floor, but Atlas pulls him out and slams him into the barricade a few times. Atlas tosses Daivari back into the ring, but Daivari comes back with a throat punch. Daivari drapes Atlas over the ropes with a neck-breaker, and then delivers chops and shots in the corner. Daivari kicks Atlas in the midsection and goes for the cover, but Atlas kicks out. Daivari applies a rear chin-lock and slams Atlas to the mat. Daivari drives a knee into Atlas’ back and goes back to the rear chin-lock. Atlas fights back and they exchange forearm shots. Daivari delivers a basement dropkick and then drops Atlas to the mat. Daivari goes for the cover, but Atlas kicks out. Daivari drives his knee into Atlas’ face against the ropes and then sends him back to the mat. Daivari delivers another chop, but Atlas fights back with shots of his own. Daivari knocks Atlas to the mat again, and then slams him into the turnbuckle. Atlas comes back with a kick to the face, but Daivari drops him with a DDT. Daivari goes for the cover, but Atlas kicks out.
Atlas comes back with a crucifix pin for two, but Daivari delivers another shot to Atlas. Daivari slaps Atlas in the head, but Atlas fights back and they exchange shots. Daivari sends Atlas to the corner, but Atlas comes back with a forearm shot. Atlas delivers right hands and drops Daivari with a back body drop. Atlas delivers an uppercut and drops Daivari with a German suplex. Atlas delivers a pump kick and goes for the cover, but Daivari kicks out. Atlas delivers a knee strike and rolls Daivari up for a two count. Atlas delivers an uppercut, but Daivari comes back with a neck-breaker. Daivari goes up top and hits the Persian Splash. Daivari goes for the cover, but Atlas kicks out. Daivari goes fort he hammer-lock lariat, but Atlas ducks. Daivari delivers a superkick to the back of Atlas’ head, but Atlas comes back with a pump kick. Atlas sends Daivari to the outside and sends him to the floor. Atlas rolls Daivari back into the ring, but Tony Nese runs in and delivers a knee strike to Atlas, and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner via disqualification: Jake Atlas
-After the match, Daivari drops Atlas with the hammer-lock lariat.
Footage of the matches between Ashante Adonis and The Brian Kendrick is shown. Kendrick has won both of their previous matchups, and then given pep talks to Adonis after the matches.
A vignette for The Singh Brothers airs. They have been renamed The Bollywood Boyz, and they will be returning to 205 Live soon.
Footage of the NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match between Santos Escobar and Isaiah “Swerve” Scott from this past Sunday’s NXT TakeOver: 31 airs. Escobar successfully defended the title.
Match #2 – Singles Match: Ashante “Thee” Adonis vs. The Brian Kendrick
Kendrick backs Adonis into the corner, but they have a clean break. Adonis backs Kendrick into the corner this time, but then delivers a forearm shot. Adonis delivers an uppercut and applies a side headlock. Adonis delivers a few elbow strikes and then takes Kendrick down with a dropkick. Adonis drops Kendrick with a back body drop and then clotheslines him to the floor. Kendrick tries to pull Adonis to the floor, but Adonis kicks him away. Adonis trips himself up in the ring skirt, and Kendrick takes advantage. Kendrick sends Adonis into the barricade with a Russian leg sweep and rolls back into the ring. Adonis gets in at the nine count and blocks a kick from Kendrick. Adonis drops Kendrick with a clothesline and goes for the cover, but Kendrick kicks out. Kendrick goes for the Captain’s Hook, but Adonis gets free. Kendrick takes Adonis down with a leg lariat and goes for the cover, but Adonis kicks out. Kendrick drops Adonis with a butterfly suplex and goes for the cover, but Adonis kicks out again. Kendrick applies a seated abdominal stretch, but Adonis fights back with elbow strike and body shots.
Kendrick sends Adonis to the corner and charges, but Adonis dodges and takes Kendrick down with a cross-body. Adonis drops Kendrick with a DDT and goes for the cover, but Kendrick kicks out. Kendrick fights back with shots to Adonis’ back, but Adonis drops him with a spine buster. Adonis goes for the cover, but Kendrick kicks out once more. Adonis picks Kendrick up, but Kendrick gets free and kicks him in the face. Kendrick delivers a few more kicks and then goes for the Captain’s Hook. Adonis rolls through, but Kendrick kicks him in the face. Kendrick goes for the cover, but Adonis kicks out. Kendrick locks in the Captain’s Hook, but Adonis rolls through and gets a two count. Adonis kicks Kendrick in the back of the head and then delivers the Long Kiss Goodnight and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Ashante “Thee” Adonis
-After the match, Kendrick extends his hand for a handshake, and Adonis accepts. Kendrick leaves the ring as Adonis celebrates to end the show.