Santos Escobar defeated Jordan Devlin and became the undisputed NXT heavyweight champion in the introductory fight TakeOver: Stand and Deliver Night two.
NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver Night two opened with an exciting match between the champions in the heaviest category, Santos Escobar and Jordan Devlin. It was a high-octane fight in which both men pulled out high-intensity offenses.
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The battle to become an unprovoked king of cruisers was not easy for any man, but it was especially difficult for Devlin who also had to fight Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza. In the end, it turned out to be too much for the Irish ace, who went down to his opponent after a hard fight.
Santos Escobar defeated Jordan Devlin to become the undisputed NXT heavyweight champion
Devlin was originally the NXT champion in the heaviest category. However, travel restrictions due to the pandemic kept him away from the show. Escobar won the Interim Championship last June and has held it ever since. Given that Devlin was able to return last month, the couple are arguing over who the real champion is.
The argument had to be resolved on the scale and what kind of match it was. Just when Devlin seemed to be at the top, both Wilde and Mendoza set out to regain momentum for their leader. Devlin managed to overcome the chances and almost won the match. However, a blow to the head by Escobar made him collapse from the top. The interim champion then grabbed both titles and became the undisputed champion of cruisers,
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Although he was a heel, Escobar celebrated the victory by having a son by his side. Both father and son had the title. Despite being a bad guy in the story, it was hard not to feel happy about the performer.
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