WWE 205 Live
Original Air Date: November 7, 2018
Event Date: November 6, 2018
(available on the WWE Network)
Commentary: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson
Ring Announcer: Greg Hamilton
Drake Maverick talks about tonight’s show, including some words from Mustafa Ali and the Lucha House Party versus TJP and Mike Kanellis. Also, Mark Andrews will take on Buddy Murphy.
“Hail to the Crown” by CFO$ featuring From Ashes to New
TJP & Mike Kanellis w/ Maria Kanellis vs Lince Dorado & Kalisto
(referee: Charles Robinson)
Result: Lince Dorado pins TJP with a hurricanrana
Good match. I like the team of TJP and Kanellis. The have a lot of power and technical expertise on their side. Lucha House Party, of course, brought the speed and the dives, and it all worked to make a really fun match. Hopefully this feud can continue to grow.
At the Performance Center, Lio Rush laughs at Cedric Alexander for training (with Steve Corino). Rush says Alexander doesn’t need school to get his confidence back, he just needs to let Rush teach him a few things in a match.
Lio Rush vs Josh Morrell
(referee: Ryan Tran)
Result: Lio Rush wins via pinfall after the Final Hour
A squash, but an interesting one. Morrell got some offense in the beginning, and that made Rush angry. Rush was very aggressive in this short match, and I think that was very good for him. We don’t see Rush angry very often.
After the match, Rush dedicates his victory to Cedric Alexander. Rush says he respects Aleander for going to the Performance Center to try to get out of his slump. Alexander works hard, but no one works harder than Rush. Rush is not going to let Alexander use him as a way to get back to his winning ways. Next week, the age of Alexander meets its final hour.
A look at Mark Andrews.
Mustafa Ali talks about how the Cruiserweight Title slipped through his hands at Wrestlemania. Now, he has another chance. Buddy Murphy stands in his way, but this is Ali’s time to become champ.
Buddy Murphy (Cruiserweight Champ) vs Mark Andrews
(referee: Jason Ayers)
Result: Buddy Murphy wins via pinfall after Murphy’s Law
Very good match. Buddy Murphy just went about his business early in the match, but Andrews was able to get a string of quick moves to turn things in his favor. The fight went to the outside where Andrews did well, but back in the ring, Murphy took over with his strength and some nice counters. There was one sequence in particular that I really liked where both men countered each other a few times in succession before a big move was hit.
Another good show. It felt kind of like a character building week, but a very entertaining character building week. I’m very much looking forward to everything that was being built here.
Match of the Night
Buddy Murphy vs Mark Andrews
Both of these guys are always fun to watch.
Official Results: https://www.wwe.com/shows/wwe-205-live/2018-11-07