Drew Gulak has managed to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Title at Extreme Rules 2019 as he defeated Tony Nese in a singles match at his hometown in Philadelphia.
They charge after the bell rings. Gulak drops Nese before they went back and forth. Gulak takes Nese to the mat and they tangle. They break and get to their feet, sizing each other up as fans chant for Gulak. Nese shows off with some moves and takes Gulak down for a quick 1 count. Nese charges and clotheslines Gulak over the top rope to the floor. Nese poses and plays to the crowd but they boo him. They end up on the floor and Gulak hits a big stiff lariat from the apron for a pop.
The referee counts but Gulak brings it back in at 6 and gets a two-count. More back and forth for a few minutes after a break. Nese with a big German suplex into the turnbuckles as Gulak is checked on. Gulak is hanging from the second rope as Nese goes to the top and hits a moonsault to the floor, hitting Gulak on the way down. Nese brings it back into the ring and hits the 450 for another close pin attempt. Gulak fights back and hits a big boot.
Nese fights back and they trade strikes in the middle of the ring. Gulak catches Nese with a roll-up but he rolls through. Nese goes for the Sunset Driver but it’s blocked again. Gulak counters with a powerbomb in the middle of the ring but Nese kicks out once again. Gulak comes back and hits a clothesline for another two-count. Fans try to rally for Gulak as he wastes some time. Gulak grabs Nese and hits the Cyclone Clash in the middle of the ring for the pin to win.