Date: June 12, 2018
Location: Fed Ex Discussion board, Memphis, Tennessee
Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson
Issues took a pointy flip round right here final week with Hideo Itami interrupting Mustafa Ali vs. Buddy Murphy. That’s the primary time Itami has hinted at going after the Cruiserweight Title, which might be a bit shocking at this level given how uneventful his time in WWE has been to date. In some unspecified time in the future he must do one thing with all of his potential and if that is one of the best they’ve for him, so be it. Let’s get to it.
We open with a recap of Itami interfering in final week’s predominant occasion.
An offended Drake Maverick says Itami is banned from tonight’s present.
Lucha Home Celebration vs. Drew Gulak/Jack Gallagher/Brian Kendrick
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Lucha Home Celebration has a pinata with Gulak’s face on it. Within the again, the villains say they simply don’t like excessive flying in order that they’ve teamed as much as fight it. Kalisto and Gallagher begin issues off with Gallagher simply taking him to the mat with a waistlock. With a wrestling exhibition happening, the announcers debate Watson’s mispronunciation. Dorado and Kendrick are available in with the previous strolling over his again and sticking his tongue out at Kendrick.
Kalisto is again in and climbs onto Dorado’s shoulders for a splash, adopted by Metalik’s rope stroll splash. A dropkick retains Kendrick in hassle and it’s one sided within the first few minute. It’s off to Gulak and a hurricanrana sends him to the ground, permitting Dorado to climb onto the ropes and flip dive onto everybody without delay. Again in and Gulak simply powers Kalisto into the nook so Kendrick could make a blind and pull Kalisto off the ropes for a nasty crash.
A suplex units up a tag to Gulak and it’s time for a cross arm choke. Kalisto fights up however Kendrick distracts the referee, that means there’s no referee to see the tag. Kendrick is available in legally this time and kicks Kalisto within the face to maintain him in hassle. It’s again to Gulak for a half crab Liontamer with an arm entice to point out off the submission abilities. Kalisto kicks his strategy to freedom and scores with a center rope twister DDT, permitting the new tag to Metalik.
The center rope dropkick places Kendrick down and Dorado is available in once more to hurricanrana Gulak, adopted by a stepover spinwheel kick to the face ala Rob Van Dam. Every part breaks down and it’s time for a parade of pictures to the face. The double Golden Rewind stagger Gulak and Gallagher, leaving Metalik and Kalisto to hit stereo springboard flip dives onto the 2 of them. That leaves Dorado on his personal and Kendrick slaps on the Captain’s Hook however will get rolled up for the pin (with tights, as Gulak had tried earlier) to pin Kendrick at 15:15.
Consequence: Lucha Home Celebration b. Drew Gulak/Brian Kendrick/Jack Gallagher – Rollup to Kendrick with a handful of tights (15:15)
Lucha madness is at all times value some enjoyable.
Itami guarantees to get his palms on Murphy and Ali.
Talking of Murphy, he desires Itami however Maverick says no. Ali has requested as properly
Ali is able to get again up in opposition to Tony Nese tonight.
Hideo Itami vs. Steve Irby
Irby has trunks that say King of the Moonsault. Itami smacks away at him however will get kicked within the face to gradual him down. That earns him a Shining Wizard and one other kick to the face. Some shouting units up the highest rope backsplash for the pin on Irby at 2:26.
It’s good to see a jobber making an attempt.
Video on the very cocky Lio Rush, who desires to know how one can have two Cruiserweight Title tournaments with out the best cruiserweight on this planet.
Now again up the phrases.
Nese is warming up and says he’s able to make a press release.
TJP would possibly turn into a heavyweight and transfer as much as the primary roster. Possibly then Maverick will know that he was the massive one which bought away.
Mustafa Ali vs. Tony Nese
Buddy Murphy is in Nese’s nook. Due to this fact, right here’s Cedric Alexander to even issues out. Nese hammers away with left palms within the nook to begin however hold on as a result of we have to pose. A kick to the top places Nese on the ground the place Murphy gives a distraction, permitting Nese to forearm Ali down.
Seeking to hold issues easy, Nese picks him up and throws him again first into the submit. Again in and the bodyscissors goes on to maintain Ali’s ribs in hassle. He avoids the operating knee within the nook although and the rolling X Issue will get two. Nese is correct again with strikes of his personal although and a double clothesline places them each down.
Again up and Nese hits one other clothesline, adopted by a pumphandle driver for an additional close to fall. Ali shoves him off the highest although and it’s Cedric and Murphy getting in a struggle on the ground. They struggle up the ramp, leaving Nese to buckle bomb Ali for 2 extra. The operating knee misses although and one heck of a twister DDT crops Nese once more. The 054 provides Ali the pin at 10:09.
Consequence: Mustafa Ali b. Tony Nese – 054 (10:09)
That end by no means will get previous.
Submit match Ali says he desires a triple risk subsequent week with himself vs. Murphy vs. Itami. Backstage, Maverick makes the match.
Thomas Corridor has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has additionally been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full exhibits coated. You’ll find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or try his Amazon author page with 27 wrestling books. His newest guide is the NXT: The Full Sail Years Quantity III: From Dallas To New Orleans.
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