WWE 205 Live: Sept. 24, 2019
On the latest episode of WWE 205 Live, Oney Lorcan brought his tag team partner Danny Burch to the Cruiserweight division to battle WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak and Tony Nese. Plus, cousins face off as Humberto Carrillo goes toe-to-toe with Angel Garza.
Humberto Carrillo def. Angel Garza
After Humberto Carrillo wished his cousin Angel Garza a happy birthday, Garza took to Twitter to issue a challenge, claiming that Carrillo dishonored their family by failing to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at WWE Clash of Champions. Carrillo accepted the challenge, and the WWE Universe was in for a fast-paced, high-flying family affair.
After a dizzying sequence of counters and quick moves from both competitors, Garza stopped his cousin from advancing before removing his paints to reveal his signature ring gear and taking an early advantage.
Feeding off the energy of the WWE Universe, Carrillo rallied and overpowered Garza, tossing him to the mat and finding his second wind with an impactful dropkick. Carrillo continued to push forward, keeping Garza on defense, before flattening him on the outside.
Following a huge dropkick off the top, Carrillo again ascended the ropes, but his cousin quickly countered by taking Carrillo down and delivering a series of hard and fast strikes, only to grow frustrated when he couldn’t secure victory.
Carrillo prepared for a moonsault, but Garza evaded it, and both Superstars attempted the same submission hold. Throwing everything at each other, the cousins collided in the center of the ring with a double crossbody.
Garza recovered first and again ramped up his attack, but he was derailed when he charged his cousin and crashed into the ring post. Carrillo quickly capitalized and executed the Aztec Press for the victory.
Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch def. Drew Gulak & Tony Nese
Last week, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak distracted Oney Lorcan, allowing Tony Nese score a victory against The Premier Athlete. Despite losing a No. 1 Contenders Match to Lio Rush on NXT, Lorcan remained focused on Gulak, recruiting his tag team partner Danny Burch to battle Gulak and Nese.
The Boston Brawler gave his team the upper hand by unleashing his rage on Nese and Gulak until The Premier Athlete jabbed him in the eye with his thumb, allowing Nese and the champion to take turns attacking Lorcan.
As Nese and Gulak’s confidence brewed, Lorcan attempted to fight back but was met with the force of Nese’s power and Gulak’s sheer brutality. The ever-resilient Lorcan battled back, knocking Nese off the ring apron and sending Gulak crashing to the floor.
Lorcan was briefly halted by Gulak before overpowering the champion and tagging in Burch, who delivered resounding strikes to Gulak. As Nese saved his partner from a double-team maneuver, he and Burch went tumbling to the outside.
Gulak and Lorcan brawled in the center of the ring, with The Boston Brawler applying a single-leg crab as Burch locked Nese in a crossface. Gulak, however, pushed Lorcan into Burch, breaking both holds.
Burch and Lorcan nearly scored victory when The Boston Brawler delivered an uppercut while Nese was hoisted on Burch’s shoulders. Despite Nese kicking out, Lorcan and Burch maintained their intensity, taking out Gulak and delivering their trademark tag team maneuver to Nese for the win.
A family affair
Despite putting forth a valiant effort in the Triple Threat Match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at WWE Clash of Champions, Humberto Carrillo was unable to take the title from Drew Gulak. Humberto’s cousin, Angel Garza, did not take kindly to the loss and claimed that Carrillo had dishonored their family by not capturing the championship.
Garza took to social media to share his criticism of Carrillo and challenged him to a match to prove he is the family’s top competitor.
Calling for backup
Last week on WWE 205 Live, Tony Nese capitalized on an assist from WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak to pick up a victory against Oney Lorcan. The Boston Brawler was building significant momentum during the hard-fought battle, but Lorcan’s onslaught was derailed by Gulak, who grabbed his leg and gave Nese the opening to roll up Oney for the win.
From that moment, the rage-fueled Bostonian has been dead-set on getting retribution against Gulak. Lorcan took to Twitter – as only he can – and announced that because Nese needed his friend to beat Lorcan last week, The Boston Brawler was bringing his friend to help him take care of Nese and Gulak – his tag team partner Danny Burch! Despite Lorcan’s loss to Lio Rush on WWE NXT, which saw The Man of the Hour become the No. 1 Contender to the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, Lorcan remains focused on a fight with Gulak.
Don’t miss the most exciting hour of television, WWE 205 Live, tonight at 10/9 C, streaming live on the award-winning WWE Network.