205 LIVE (03.21.17)
UNCASVILLE, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves
Written by Brendan Wahl
1) Tony Nese def. TJ Perkins by pinfall in 10:29. Nese picked up the win when he rammed the back of Perkins' head into an exposed buckle and then hit the Running Nese for the win.
Drew Gulak accused fans of being responsible for injuries and reckless action by encouraging the wrestlers to perform ridiculous moves. He said that he would have a solution to this problem.
2) Akira Tozawa squashed a local competitor in 6 seconds by pinfall. The match immediately came to an end via Tozawa's snap German Suplex. Tozawa then called out Kendrick but received no answer. However, a security guy tackled Tozawa and then revealed himself as Kendrick before laying out the Japanese cruiserweight with Sliced Bread #2 on the floor. "Lesson #8: Appearances can be deceiving."
Jack Gallagher tries to teach Rich Swann some table manners until Ariya Daivari and Noam Dar interrupt. The latter asks about a revealing bit of clothing that was delivered to Alicia Fox but then quickly says that "he" will not be sending Foxy any more gifts. Noam challenges Swann to a match next week and it's accepted.
Austin Aries did an in-ring interview with himself while mocking Neville, who eventually came down to interrupt and told him to stop running his mouth. Aries then joined the announce table for color commentary.
3) Cruiserweight Champion Neville vs. Mustafa Ali in a non-title match by submission in 15:18. Neville picked up the victory with the Rings of Saturn. After the match, Neville got in Austin Aries' face but nothing went down.