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Santos Escobar vs. Tyler Breeze set for WWE NXT


Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar is set for non-title action on this week's episode of NXT.

WWE announced tonight that a non-title match between Escobar and Tyler Breeze will take place on NXT this Wednesday. There was an angle on NXT last week where Legado del Fantasma attacked Breezango in the parking lot and abducted Fandango.

Legado del Fantasma brought Fandango to the ring later on last week's show, with Escobar cutting a promo about how Breezango disrespected and mocked lucha libre culture. Breeze tried to make a save for his partner but was laid out by Raul Mendoza and Joaquin Wilde. Escobar then warned that this would be Isaiah "Swerve" Scott's future if he speaks Escobar's name again.

Karrion Kross vs. Danny Burch, Bronson Reed vs. Damian Priest, and a TakeOver qualifying match between Kushida, Cameron Grimes, and an opponent who has yet to be announced are also set for Wednesday's show. Plus, WWE will follow up on last week's confrontation between Adam Cole and Pat McAfee.

The winner of the Kushida vs. Grimes vs. mystery opponent match will become the third wrestler to qualify for the ladder match for the vacant North American Championship at TakeOver XXX, joining Reed and Priest.