Santos Escobar retains the NXT Cruiserweight Championship
WWE held the episode 418 of NXT Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, in whose show Santos Escobar retained the NXT Cruiserweight Championship against Isaiah “Swerve” Scott in a Title Match. In this way, the leader of the Legado del Fantasma got his first title defense.
The show began with the bad news that Karrion Kross had to vacate the NXT Championship after being injured at the NXT TakeOver: XXX Main Event Match.
The NXT General Manager William Regal confirmed the immediate future of the NXT Championship. Regal announced that the next NXT Live episode, which will air on September 1 under the name NXT Super Tuesday, will have a 60-Minute Iron Man Match between Johnny Gargano, Tomasso Ciampa, Finn Bálor and Adam Cole to define a new NXT Champion.
In the first match of the evening, Breezango won the NXT Tag Team Championship after beating IMPERIUM in a Title Match.Tyler Breeze & Fandango ended the 195-day reign of Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner.
Main Event Match: Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez defeated Io Shirai & Rhea Ripley (Tag Team Match)
Fifth Match: Kyle O’Reily with Bobby Fish & Roderick Strong defeated Drake Maverick (Single Match)
Fourth Match: Santos Escobar defeated Isaiah “Swerve” Scott (NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match)
Third Match: Shotzi Blackheart defeated Mia Yim (Single Match)
Second Match: Tommaso Ciampa defeated Jake Atlas (Single Match)
First Match: Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango) defeated IMPERIUM (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner) (NXT Tag Team Championship Match)
Imperium (Marcel Barthel y Fabian Aichner) vs. Breezango (Tyler Breeze y Fandango)
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