Drake Maverick kicks off the show giving the updates on the 205 Live tournament.
A video package airs introducing Oney Lorcan for those not familiar with his work on the NXT or NXT UK brands.
Oney Lorcan defeated Humberto Carrillo in the first round of 205 Live Tournament
Lorcan countered the moonsault off the top from Carrillo with his boots and then hit a nelson suplex to get the pin.
Mike and Maria Kanellis confront Drake Maverick backstage about not being included in the tournament. Maverick says that Kanellis’s win loss record doesn’t qualify him to compete, but he’s set up a match for him tonight against a local competitor. An angry Maria tells Maverick that her husband is a 16 year vet, and doesn’t need to prove anything before they both walk away.
Mike Kanellis vs Colby Corino ended in a no contest
Mike attacked Corino even before the bell rang. Referee asked Corino if wanted to start the match but before he could answer Mike attacked him again and hit him with a rolling cutter. Referee declared the no contest.
Tony Nese gets a handcam promo saying he is not the same man he used to be and he is one round closer towards going to Wrestlemania, which is in his home-state.
Promo from Cedric Alexander. Alexander says he’ll do whatever it takes to be a champion once again, regardless of how many opportunities he gets. No one will stop him from going on to WrestleMania and winning back his Cruiserweight Championship, not even his friend Akira Tozawa.
Cedric Alexander defeated Akira Tozawa in the first round of 205 Live Tournament
They shake hands before they go at it. After a good back and forth match, Alexander caught Tozawa in a Lumber Check taking him down from the top turnbuckle. Tozawa and Alexander hug following the bout.