Isaiah Scott Becomes No. 1 Contender, NXT Cruiserweight Title Bout Set For Worlds Collide

Isaiah Scott Becomes No. 1 Contender, NXT Cruiserweight Title Bout Set For Worlds Collide

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Isaiah “Swerve” Scott came away with a major victory during tonight’s episode of NXT, taking down Tyler Breeze and Lio Rush to become the number one contender for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. With the victory in hand, Scott will now prepare to take on Angel Gazra during Worlds Collide.

This match is just getting started, and we're already feeling a little 🤯.@MmmGorgeous, @itsLioRush, and @swerveconfident look to punch their 🎟 to #WorldsCollide on #WWENXT! pic.twitter.com/JmlVcGyZeB

— WWE (@WWE) January 16, 2020

For a recap of how the match ended, check out below, and make sure to follow along with our live coverage of tonight’s NXT:

Breeze grabs Scott and hits a German suplex that launches Rush back into the ring as well. Rush blasts Breeze with a suicide dive. Scott takes out Rush with a Fosbury flop. Scott hits the ropes and runs right into a standing Spanish fly by Rush. Scott kicks out. Scott tosses Rush into a supermodel kick by Breeze. Breeze head trap superkicks Scott for a near fall. Poison ranna by Rush to Scott. Rush lands another dive on Breeze. Rush lands the Final Hour on Scott. Breeze breaks up the pin. Everyone trades strikes. Rush lands the Final Hour on Breeze. Scott breaks up the pin. Rush hits Scott with the come up. Breeze spinning heel kicks Rush. Scott hits the JML Driver on Breeze for the win.

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