Humberto Carrillo def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher, Mark Andrews and NXT UK Tag Team Champion James Drake in a Fatal 4-Way Match
We just saw a Fatal 4-Way earlier in the evening during the SmackDown Live taping, but this was a blast, nonetheless. Andrews and Drake are excellent on NXT UK and I'm glad they got their chance to shine on this show. Meanwhile, Carrillo and Gallagher have had some bad blood between each other for weeks, so while it was weird for an Englishman to not win this match, it made sense for Carrillo to pin Gallagher so he could earn his respect.
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Tony Nese def. Ligero (Non-title)
Ligero has always impressed me on NXT UK and his flashy, high-flying style makes him a fantastic fit for the Cruiserweight division. Meanwhile, Nese has been delivering great match after great match since turning babyface last year and this was another entertaining outing from him. Granted, it never reached a point where it was amazing or anything all those lines, but both guys put forth a nice effort. Daivari laid out Nese and Ligero afterward, so he has the edge heading into Money in the Bank.
Whenever 205 Live emanates from England, they usually borrow talent from NXT UK, which is refreshing, but the matches never really have storyline significance. Thankfully, that wasn't the case this time around. The opening four-way progressed the story with Carrillo and Gallagher while Ariya Daivari furthered his feud with Nese following the main event ahead of their WWE Cruiserweight Championship clash. Both bouts were enjoyable, so this was a fun show on the whole.
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