Bronson Reed vs. Austin Theory
We go back to the ring and out first comes Bronson Reed. Austin Theory is out next, making his return to the ring. Theory poses on the apron and in the corner as Reed stares him down.
The bell rings and Theory offers a handshake but Reed wants none of it. Theory takes control with a headlock. Reed knocks Theory back with a shoulder. Theory with some trash talking. Reed takes him down with a headlock, overpowering and dominating Theory. Reed takes Theory down from the knee to the mat, keeping the headlock applied. Theory fights up and out but Reed sends him flying after bouncing off the ropes. Reed dodges a kick and Theory lands on his back.
Reed with a springboard elbow drop for a quick pin attempt. Reed launches Theory in from the apron now. Reed goes right into grounding Theory on the mat with another headlock instead of pinning him. The referee checks on Theory. Theory fights up and out again but Reed easily sends him flying back to the mat. Theory fights from the apron again. Theory rocks Reed and flies over, trying to bring him down but Reed just sits down on top of him for a 2 count. Theory goes to the floor for a breather but Reed comes out and sends him flying across the ringside area with ease. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Reed overpowers again. Theory gets up and rocks Reed. They trade big strikes. Reed unloads now. Reed levels Theory with a forearm, then hits the inverted Atomic Drop. Reed drops Theory with a big elbow. Reed with a running splash in the corner. Reed scoops Theory for the Jagged Edge in the middle of the ring for a close 2 count.
Theory blocks a slam and manages to put Reed down with a little bit of a belly-to-back suplex. Reed kicks out at 2. More back and forth now. Theory counters into a Blockbuster but Reed still kicks out at 2 as the crowd rallies. Theory picks Reed up off the mat and puts him on his shoulders for the ATL. It’s too much weight as Theory collapses. Reed with a senton. Reed goes to the top and hits the Tsunami flying splash for the pin to win.
Winner: Bronson Reed
After the match, Reed stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Reed talks some trash over Theory while he’s down.