NXT TakeOver 31 - NXT Cruiserweight Championship: Santos Escobar vs. Isaiah 'Swerve' Scott Result

NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match

Santos Escobar (c) vs Isaiah Scott

They lock up before exchanging arm drags and head scissors before Santos gets two off of a roll up. Scott kicks Santos in the midsection before Santos hits a forearm and gets sent over the top rope and down onto the floor. Scott hits a dive and tosses Santos back into the ring only for Santos to get back out and Scott hits a Fosbury flop. Back in the ring Scott gets two before Escobar goes back out and Scott focuses on joint manipulation. Back in the ring Scott slams the arm of Santos into the mat before hitting a flying arm bar. Santos scrambles to the bottom rope for the break before sending Scott out of the ring and hitting a suicide dive. Back in the ring Santos clotheslines Scott before setting him on the top turnbuckle and hitting a frankensteiner into an elbow drop for two. Santos mocks and slaps Scott before Scott comes back with a flurry of punches and a clothesline. Santos rolls out of the ring before Scott boots him from the apron and tosses him back inside before hitting a rolling flat liner for two. Scott traps Santos in the corner into an implant DDT for two before Joaquin Wilde distracts the referee. Santos hits a shoulder breaker for a near fall off of the distraction before Scott crotches Santos on the top rope. Scott hits a frankensteiner onto Raul and Joaquin at ringside before Ashante Adonis comes out and sends Mendoza and Wilde to the back. Back in the ring Santos hits the Phantom Driver for a near fall before hitting a three amigos. Scott avoids a dive by Santos and snaps his arm before hitting the House Call into a 450 for a near fall. They spill out of the ring and onto the floor before Scott falls backwards into the exposed turnbuckle. Back in the ring Escobar hits another shoulder breaker for the pin and the win.

Winner: Santos Escobar retains his Cruiserweight Championship by defeating Isaiah Scott via pinfall.

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