New WWE NXT Cruiserweight Champion Crowned – Full Details


On Tuesday night’s episode of WWE NXT, Santos Escobar issued an open challenge to any cruiserweight in the locker room to face him for the title.

Kushida would answer the call and shockingly defeated Escobar to become the new NXT Cruiserweight Champion. This is Kushida’s first title reign in NXT, and ends Escobar’s title reign at 314 days. Escobar won the title in May 27th and became the undisputed champion by beating Jordan Devlin at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver.

You can check out some highlights from the match below:

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