Tyler Breeze def. Tehuti Miles
Miles is one of the many Performance Center recruits who WWE has used a bunch of times as enhancement talent during these empty arena shows over the last few months. He stood out more than most but screams Velveteen Dream 2.0 to me with his eccentric look and mannerisms. I thought he performed well here, but this was designed to be an extended squash for Breeze and in that respect it served its purpose.
Jack Gallagher def. Tony Nese
I liked that they played up their history from the 205 Live Originals vs. NXT Cruiserweights match a few months ago, giving this main event meaning in the process (even though Nese basically helped him win against Isiah "Swerve" Scott on Wednesday's NXT). Both of these guys were heel the last time I checked, so while it was an odd dynamic, they worked a well-wrestled matchup with the right guy going over. It's possible they're telling a story with Nese losing so much lately, but he's been a part of the brand for so long that it's difficult to care.
This was the first original edition of 205 Live in over a month and I don't know if many people missed it. That's because nothing of any significance happens on the show and that's sadly been the case all year. You would think the ongoing Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament would have a positive effect on 205 Live, but those matches have been exclusive to NXT so far. As for this episode, it was a quick and easy watch but didn't feature anything you need to go out of your way to see.
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