WWE Royal Rumble: Buddy Murphy vs Kalisto vs Akira Tozawa vs Hideo Itami



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28 Jan 2019, 05:43 IST

Will Hideo Itami finally earn respect and his first WWE title?
Will Hideo Itami lastly earn respect and his first WWE title?

Since defeating the seemingly unbeatable Cedric Alexander for the Cruiserweight Championship again at WWE Tremendous Present-Down in his hometown of Melbourne, Australia, Budd Murphy has been unstoppable. The Juggernaut of 205 Dwell has crushed one of the best that the Purple Model has needed to supply, knocking off Cedric Alexander in a rematch, together with the brand new SmackDown Dwell Celebrity Mustafa Ali.

Tonight, he confronted his hardest problem but, as he defended the Cruiserweight Championship in opposition to three opponents; Kalisto, Akira Tozawa, and Hideo Itami. And in a Deadly-4-Method match, the unstoppable one does not should be crushed.

Kalisto and Akira Tozawa each regarded to grow to be two-time Cruiserweight Champions and remind each the 205 Dwell roster and the WWE Universe that they are greater than enjoyable having superstars. As Tozawa stated on a current episode of 205, he did not come to the USA to be a joke.

Hideo Itami, although, was able to seize his first championship within the WWE. To say the previous KENTA’s run within the WWE has been a letdown could be an understatement. Tonight, he regarded to indicate the WWE Universe why he was introduced into the corporate: to get the respect he is earned. On the ultimate episode of 205 Dwell, he defeated Kalisto and Tozawa and stared down the Cruiserweight Champion. May tonight be his evening? 

Kalisto vs Akira Tozawa vs Hideo Itami vs Buddy Murphy

Hideo Itami instantly rolled out of the ring, forcing the remainder of the combatants to go for fast covers. Murphy despatched Kalisto into the nook, permitting Tozawa to lock him up within the octopus stretch. Murphy broke out, taking him down with a backbreaker.

Murphy prevented a hurricanrana try from Kalisto, however the former champion lastly despatched him flying with one other one. Tozawa dropped Kalisto with a kick and went exterior for Murphy. Murphy drove Tozawa into the barricade, then caught Kalisto as he went for a suicide dive, suplexing him on the mat.

Hideo Itami obtained contained in the ring and stared down Buddy Murphy. At this level, the heavy hitters started working one another over with highly effective kicks and slaps. Murphy would not have the ability to commerce blows with Itami perpetually, as he drove the champion into the nook. Itami discovered Kalisto going up the apron, stopping him from getting inside. Murphy took Kalisto away within the powerbomb place, and Tozawa crashed into them each with a suicide dive.

Itami, the one man left standing amongst all of the carnage, introduced Kalisto and Tozawa in for pin makes an attempt, solely getting a pair of two-counts. On the apron, Kalisto launched Tozawa into Murphy with a monkey flip. Kalisto introduced down Itami with a springboard senton and a springboard spinning elbow strike.

The Lucha Home Celebration member dropped Itami with a rolling Demise Valley Driver. Murphy again inside caught him earlier than he might hit the Salida del Sol, garden darting him into Itami within the nook. Tozawa blindsided Murphy with a missile dropkick and took him down along with his hanging mixture adopted by a shining wizard.

Itami prevented Tozawa from connecting with the Senton Splash, however the former champion introduced Itami down with a hurricanrana, touchdown head first. On the skin, Tozawa hit Itami with a suicide dive. Kalisto tried to sneak up on Murphy, just for the champion to ship him flying into the opposite two opponents. Lastly, Murphy dove onto his three challengers as effectively, taking out all three males with a beautiful assault.

Murphy despatched Kalisto inside, which can have been a mistake. As he obtained up on the apron, Kalisto drove him face first into the mat with a hurricanrana. Kalisto went up prime however was stalled by Itami and Tozawa, permitting Murphy to place him for the bundle superkick. Tozawa broke up the pinfall try.

Murphy and Tozawa traded strikes whereas Kalisto and Itami recovered. A excessive cross physique from Itami was caught by Murphy, however as he went for a sit out powerbomb, Tozawa planted him with the reverse hurricanrana. Itami despatched Tozawa exterior and went for the pin. Kalisto broke it up, dropping Itami with the Salida del Sol. Murphy, surprised, could not break it up, however Itami managed to kick out anyway.

Tozawa made it again inside, and all 4 males began hanging one another. Murphy and Itami knocked out Tozawa and Kalisto, and Murphy averted Itami’s fists for a flying knee.

Murphy averted an enzuigiri from Kalisto, sending him into Itami. Kalisto and Tozawa surprised Murphy with a double superkick. Kalisto escaped a German suplex for an enzuigiri. Tozawa averted the hurricanrana driver for a kick of his personal. Murphy again to his ft hit one other knee on Tozawa and Kalisto who tried a springboard manoeuvre.

Itami tried to go for the GTS ’18, however Murphy escaped, touchdown two gunshot knees on the jaw of Itami. Lastly, Murphy’s Legislation completed Itami and the match, sealing one other victory for the Juggernaut.

Outcomes: Buddy Murphy defeated Hideo Itami by way of pinfall.

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