Alex Riley vs. Michael McGillicutty
The bell rings and they lock-up with a collar and elbow tie-up. They make a clean break. Stanford says A-Ry is up 2 to 1 in this series. They lock-up again in the corner, the ref calls for a clean break, McGillicutty pie-faces A-Ry, A-Ry pushes him, McGillicutty goes down. The announcers sell the amateur sports backgrounds of both men. A-Ry takes McGillicutty down into a side headlock. They both hit some punches and kicks. McGillicutty Irish-whips A-Ry and he counters, sending McGillicutty to the turnbuckle. A-Ry stands on the second rope and begins punching McGillicutty, and actually makes it to 10! The crowd, of course, counts along. A-Ry then plants McGillicutty with a front face-slam, for a near fall. A-Ry hits a single-arm suplex, for another near fall. McGillicutty goes to the outside and tries to pull A-Ry, under the bottom rope, to the outside, by his ankles. A-Ry fights it; McGillicutty slams the back of his knee on the apron. He finally pulls him out, A-ry's skulls makes a 'thud' on the mat. McGillicutty verbally abuses A-Ry.
(Commercial) (The Geico gecko isn't funny anymore).
Back in the ring, McGillicutty has A-Ry in a side headlock. McGillicutty is screaming like a madman (this could be a good gimmick for him going forward; the beard helps). A-Ry works his way up, breaks free, McGillicutty whips him to the ropes and attempts a double front drop-kick, but A-Ry holds the ropes and McGillicutty gets nothing but mat (I don't see how it hurts more if you miss your mark, he was going to back-bump regardless). A-Ry grabs his legs and flips over him for a pin, and gets a near fall. McGillicutty hits a monster clothesline. 1…2… A-Ry kicks out. McGillicutty flips by his neck to the mat, and hits a running snap mare from behind, to a sitting A-Ry. Back to a side headlock and giving forearms to A-Ry's face. McGillicutty hits a running reverse elbow to A-Ry in the corner and goes back to the headlock spot. (McGillicutty's Arsenal: move, move, rest-spot…move, move, rest-spot). A-Ry gets up and hits a sweep/Rock-Bottom. A-Ry hits some high-energy offense: flying double ax-handle, clothesline, and spine-buster. Then he hits his signature DDT, and McGillicutty kicks out! Let's go Riley chants. McGillicutty hits a Saito suplex on A-Ry; he kicks out. McGillicutty goes to the top rope. Matthews says we've never seen this from him. A-Ry grabs the top rope and McGillicutty loses his balance (and probably a couple of kids). A-Ry hits a rather sloppy, but effective belly to belly superplex. McGillicutty kicks out! A-Ry lifts him on his shoulders for the Final Score; McGillicutty gets out, and hits the Turning Heads neck breaker for the win. (Decent match from two guys with huge up-sides).
Winner by pin fall: Michael McGillicutty (7:45)
They plug the main-event.
MGK – Invincible is now available on iTunes.
Dave Batis…I mean Mason Ryan makes his way to the ring. (His hair is finally starting to get long; that 'in-limbo' hairdo wasn't doing him any favors). Stanford says if he was casting an action super-hero, he would cast Ryan, regardless of his acting skills (or wrestling skills). Justin Roberts introduces Tyler Reks, accompanied by Curt Hawkins. Stanford asks why Hawkins still needs a cane. Matthews says he has obviously used it to his advantage.
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