WWE Cruiserweight Classic Results (7/20) – Dorado/Ali, Tozawa vs Johnson, Tajiri Returns

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WWE Cruiserweight Classic Results

July 20th, 2016 

Report By Joshua Lopez for WrestleZone.com

First Match: Tajiri (Japan) vs. Damian Slater (Australia) in a First Round Match in the Cruiserweight Classic Tournament 

Tajiri and Slater locks up. Tajiri applies a wrist lock. Slater reverses the hold and transitions into a hammer lock. Slater applies a side headlock. Tajiri goes for a shoulder tackle, but Slater stands still. Slater drops Tajiri with a shoulder tackle of his own. Tajiri with a series to the back of Slater. Tajiri works on Slater’s shoulder. Tajiri with a knee drop to the elbow of Slater. Slater fires up with a dropkick. Tajiri armdrags and applies a Kimura Lock.

Slater with a spin kick that sends Tajiri to the outside. Slater with a slingshot corkscrew splash to Tajiri. Slater rolls Tajiri back into the ring. Slater with a back elbow to Tajiri. Slater plants Tajiri with a Tornado DDT. Slater with a running knee strike for a two count. Tajiri applies a waist lock. Slater with a running dropkick to the knee of Tajiri. Taijiri with a series of round house kicks to Slater’s shoulder. Tajiri gets Slater in the Tarantula. Tajiri with a handspring elbow. Tajiri connects with the Buzzsaw Kick to Slater to pickup the victory. 

Winner: Tajiri (Japan)