Rich Swann is asked for his strategy tonight. Swann says they know each other so well. We see highlights from their first match.
TJ Perkins enters and he says that since we are talking a stroll down selective memory lane so they can see their second match. Perkins says he handled him just fine. Swann tells Perkins to act like he has been there.
They are asked how this will affect their friendship. Swann says it won’t affect it because he isn’t going to lose.
We are in Las Vegas, Nevada and your announcers are Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness.
Match Number One: Rich Swann versus TJ Perkins
They lock up and Swann with a side head lock. Swann with a side head lock take down but Perkins with a rollup for a near fall. Swann holds on to the side head lock when Perkins tries to escape. Perkins with a hip toss and Swann with a kick. Swann with a side head lock and Perkins with a head scissors. Swann returns to the side head lock take down. Perkins tries for a rollup but Swann rolls through. Perkins goes for the knee bar but Swann escapes. Swann with a crucifix for a near fall. Swann with a drop kick and Perkins goes to the floor. Swann goes to the apron and hits a cannonball with Swann landing on his feet.
They return to the ring and Swann kicks Perkins in the back. Swann with a snap mare and Swann with another kick to the back for a near fall. Swann with a chop in the corner. Swann wtih an Irish whip but Perkins gets Swann on his shoulders. Perkins drop kicks Swann in the leg and Swann lands awkwardly in the corner. Perkins kicks and chokes Swann in the corner. Perkins with a back elbow and he gets a near fall. Perkins with a rear chin lock.
Swann with a boot to stop a splash from Perkins and Swann gets a near fall. Perkins sends Swann high into the air and Swann lands on the mat and Perkins follows with a drop kick to the head and he gets a near fall. Perkins with a rear chin lock. Swann with punches but Perkins with a knee to the midsection. Perkins with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Perkins with a slingshot senton for a near fall. Perkins with an arm bar. Swann with a clothesline and kicks to Perkins. Swann with a flip leg drop for a near fall.
Swann sets for a Gibson Driver but Perkins blocks. Perkins counters with a rana. Perkins with a springboard forearm and both men are down. Perkins with a boot to the head and then both men with boots and punches. They both hit round kicks and both men are down. The referee starts his count. Both men grab the other by the hair and Perkins tries for the Detonation Kick but Swann escapes. Swann with a back heel kick but Perkins with the knee bar. Perkins with a double knee gutbuster for a near fall. Perkins kicks Swann in the hamstring.
Swann with a punch to Perkins and he goes down. Swann with a boot. Swann with a crucifix to counter a Detonation Kick. Swann with a kick followed by a Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Swann goes up top for the Phoenix Splash and he hits it for the three count.
Winner: Rich Swann
After the match, Swann offers his hand to Perkins and he refuses. Swann starts to leave the ring but Perkins stops Swann and gives a half hearted hand shake before leaving.
We take a look back at the Number One Contender Match from last week.
Mustafa Ali talks to Cedric Alexander about last week and how Enzo stole the victory. Cedric says Enzo caught him sleeping and he has to refocus.
Brian Kendrick enters and he asks Cedric if he wants to be kicked to the curb because that is what will happen if you let people walk over you.
Cedric says he does not know what it was like for Kendrick, but he is still fighting to get to the top.
Kendrick says that Cedric is just like Jack Gallagher. Brian says that Cedric does not have what it takes.
Drew Gulak walks in the back and he has pamphlets and people are not throwing them away this week.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Drew Gulak is in the ring.
Drew introduces himself and he says last week he tried to put the Oh into 205 Live. Oh, as in oh what an exciting power point presentation. Unfortunately, his oh was interrupted by the ah of Akira Tozawa. Drew says even a ground based wrestler like himself can be put off by an annoying chant like Ah. The worst part about it is that Akira Tozawa isn’t even here to accept his challenge for a rematch. Tozawa is overseas.
Drew says he will make the most of it and it is time to review the rest of his power point presentation.
We go to Drew’s plan for a better 205 Live.
We go to the third slide and it is NO Chants.
Even Mr. McMahon’s music says No Chants. No Chants in Hell. On 205 Live, competitors should compete in complete silence out of respect.
Slide Number Four is No Elaborate Ring Gear. Drew says he is a shining example. A reliable pair of trunks and a reliable pair of boots.
Slide Number Five is no interrupting.
Drew is interrupted by a siren and Tyler Breeze comes out and he is joined by Fandango.
Fandango asks who is this Drew Garlic. Tyler says it is Gulick.
Drew corrects them.
Tyler says they got a tip that someone was doing a little impersonating. Fandango says his alias is captain underpants. Drew denies it but the crowd chants it.
Fandango says if he isn’t a captain they will treat him like the perp he is. Fandango might have gotten a little too close to Drew.
Tyler says they are normally on Smackdown but they got so many complaints about a fashion felon on 205 Live that they needed to investigate a guy in tiny underpants.
Tyler and Fandango say they like underpants. They go through all different types of underwear. Tyler says what Drew is wearing is too much. Fandango says they are disgusting and he calls Drew a disgusting freak.
Drew starts to leave the ring but Tyler stops him and he asks if Drew wants to add assaulting a fashion officer to his charges.
Fandango cuffs him. Tyler reads him his rights and he says that he has the right to remain stylish. Anything he wears will be seen in a mirror. He is entitled to a fashion consultant.
Gulak tries to escape but Tyler and Fandango stop him and they say the streets of Las Vegas are safe.
We take a look at what happened to Enzo Amore on Raw.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Cedric Alexander versus Brian Kendrick
Kendrick with a kick and a running forearm into the corner. Kendrick with an Irish whip and Alexander floats over and hits a head scissors followed by a drop kick. Kendrick sends Alexander to the apron and Alexander with an enzuigiri followed by a springboard clothesline for a near fall. Alexander with a waist lock and forearm. Alexander with a back elbow that sends Kendrick to the floor. Alexander with a flip dive onto Kendrick.
Kendrick and Alexander fight on the apron on opposite sides of the ring post. Kendrick pulls Alexander into the turnbuckles and Alexander falls to the floor with the referee checking on him. Kendrick sends Alexander back into the ring.
Jack Gallagher’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Kendrick gets the ring bell but he throws it into the ring and it slides to Gallagher who stands on it. Gallagher hits Alexander with the umbrella.
Winner: Cedric Alexander (by disqualification)
Gallagher hits Kendrick with the umbrella and then he punches Alexander. Gallagher with a head butt to Alexander and he kicks Alexander to the floor. Gallagher sees Kendrick in the opposite corner and he offers his hand to Kendrick.
Kendrick hesitantly shakes his hand.
We go to credits.