Humberto Carrillo def. Drew Gulak
I've been digging the storyline these two have had going in recent months as it reminds me a lot of the rivalry Ali had with Gulak back in 2017. This was a very well-wrestled match, which should come as no surprise seeing as how Carrillo is an exciting young performer and Gulak has a tendency to make anyone he shares the ring with look great. Gentleman Jack Gallagher teased going after Gulak eventually as well, so look for that matchup to happen sooner rather than later.
Ariya Daivari def. Oney Lorcan in a WWE Cruiserweight Championship No. 1 Contender's Match
With Cedric Alexander and Buddy Murphy now gone from 205 Live, Lorcan is going to have big shoes to fill as one of the best all-around wrestlers in the Cruiserweight division. Unfortunately, he's no miracle worker, and I don't think he was able to get an exciting bout outing of Daivari. I appreciate how strongly Daivari has been built up this year, but I personally could not care less about the dude and don't find him the least bit interesting. To their credit, this was a solid match, but Daivari does nothing for me as a challenger to the championship, even if it makes sense from a storyline standpoint right now.
It's almost depressing how small the Cruiserweight division has become with so many stars either moving on to other shows or leaving the company. It's gotten to the point where the show is being built around Tony Nese and Daivari fighting for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. Nese has at least grown on me, but something feels terribly wrong about Daivari being the new top heel of the division. This was a good show with two quality matches, but as I've said before, 205 Live desperately needs new talent.
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