With the Open the Freedom Gate title defense twenty-four hours away, current champion, Johnny Gargano, was involved in a four-way freestyle against Tony Nese, Alex Reynolds, and Lince Dorado. Click the read more for detailed results from tonight’s Evolve 14 event that took place on live iPPV in Ybor City, Florida!
Nese takes care of Dorado and Reynolds at first but Gargano and Reynolds battle and after criss crossing, Gargano with a drop kick. Gargano with a back slide to Dorado and he rolls up Reynolds for a near fall. Dorado with a springboard corkscrew splash for a near fall onGargano. Dorado with a drop kick to Gargano.
Dorado gets tripped by Nese and then Nese with a double jump moonsault onto Dorado for a near fall. Reynolds and Nese try for kicks. Nese lands on his feet after a German suplex attempt and then both men with drop kicks. Dorado with a drop kick to Reynolds but Garganocatches Dorado off the ropes.
Nese punches Gargano in the ribs and sends Johnny to the apron but Johnny with a spear on Nese and a suicide dive onto Reynolds. Gargano with a splash onto Dorado followed by one off the apron onto Nese. Garagano with a DDT to Reynolds for a near fall.
Gargano with a chop to Reynolds and then he puts him on the turnbuckles. Reynolds pushesGargano off. Then he does the same to Dorado. Gargano sends Dorado into Reynolds on the turnbuckles for a drop kick. Dorado tries for a superplex and then Gargano joins in. Nese finishes off the tower of doom move.
Nese gets a near fall on Reynolds. Nese with a forearm to Reynolds but Reynolds with a chop. Nese and Reynolds continue to exchange chops. Nese with a matrix into a back heel kick and a super kick. Dorado with an X Factor to Nese. Dorado with kicks to Gargano butGargano with a super kick.
Reynolds with a kick to Gargano and Gargano avoids a suplex. Reynolds with a kick and a cutter from a back breaker position. Reynolds with a moonsault for a near fall when Nese German suplexes Reynolds. Dorado breaks up the cover with a double stomp.
Dorado goes to the turnbuckles for a corkscrew splash onto Gargano and Reynolds. Dorado goes up top again and hits a rana on Reynolds. Dorado with kicks to Gargano’s head and he tries for a rana but Gargano counters with a sit out power bomb for a near fall.
Nese with a running drop kick to Gargano’s back. Nese with a back breaker and then he kicks Gargano. Reynolds with a rollup on Nese for a near fall. Reynolds back body drops Nese over the top rope to the floor. Gargano with a kick to Reynolds and then he lawn darts him into the turnbuckles. Gargano hits Hurts Donut on Reynolds. Dorado with a shooting star press onto Gargano while Nese hits a splash on Reynolds for the three count.
Winner: Tony Nese
After the match, Lenny asks Tony about his first win in Evolve. He says that he showed why he is the premier athlete. He asks Johnny how his back is. At Evolve 16, there is an open contract for Jacksonville, so he tells Gargano that he will see him on Saturday.