Danny Burch def. Joaquin Wilde
This match existed solely to kill time on the show. They don't have any established bad blood, and in fact, I don't think they've ever encountered each other once. Despite that, they produced a well-wrestled match in the nine or so minutes they were allotted. Wilde recently won the rubber matchup in his mini rivalry with Raul Mednoza, so I was slightly surprised to see him score the victory here.
Isiah "Swerve" Scott def. Oney Lorcan
Unlike Burch vs. Wilde, this actually made sense because of how they were teammates in last week's 205 Live Originals vs. NXT Cruiserweights main event. I'd say that the crowd didn't have an incentive to cheer for one guy over the other due to both men being babyfaces, but that didn't matter due to this happening in an empty arena. They were also given plenty of time to work with and made the most of it. Scott has the brighter future of the two in my opinion, so I was glad he went over.
205 Live is officially under a half hour every week and I'm honestly not complaining. The Cruiserweight roster is so small nowadays that there's no reason for the show to extend beyond that, especially if there aren't any storylines going on right now. Both bouts on this episode were enjoyable albeit not must-see by any means. The empty arena didn't bother me a ton simply because crowds are usually quiet for 205 Live anyway, and at least the in-ring action delivered.
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