After Jordan Devlin and Santos Escobar took over the WWE universe with a stunning match for the NXT Heavyweight Championship at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver on Thursday, 205 Live is proud to present a collection of some of the most legendary title matches in the brand’s history.
Future championship bouts will include:
Cedric Alexander vs. Mustafa Ali of WrestleMania 34 – Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali emerged as the last two men to emerge from a wildly unpredictable 16-man tournament for the vacant championship title, while The Heart and Soul of 205 Live featured in an unforgettable classic, leaving even John Cena in shocked, watching from the stands.
Murphy vs. WrestleMania 35’s Tony Nese – While then-champion Murphy and Tony Nese have been training partners for some time, Murphy pounced on the Premier Athlete in no time when Nese emerged victorious from an eight-man tournament to determine Murphy’s WrestleMania. challenger, setting the stage for a hot title fight at The Showcase of the Immortals.
Santos Escobar vs. NXT’s Isaiah “Roll” Scott TakeOver 31 – In a historic moment, the NXT Heavyweight Championship was defended for the first time at the NXT TakeOver. Santos Escobar put his title on the line against Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, and both players took advantage of the big stage to dazzle the NXT Universe with a thrilling match.
Tonight’s 205 Live, which will air at 10/9 C on Peacock in the US and the WWE network elsewhere, will also feature an impressive TakeOver: Stand & Deliver ranked match between Devlin and Escobar.