Most common way points are scored in a wrestling match
Takedown - (2 points) You score two points for taking your opponent down to the mat and gaining control of him/her.
Escape - (1 point) You score one point for getting away or getting to a neutral position when your opponent has you down on the mat.
Reversal - (2 points) You score two points when your opponent has you down on the mat and you come from underneath and gain control of your opponent.
Near Fall or Back Points) - (2 or 3 points) You get near fall points when you almost but not quite get your opponent pinned and his back is exposed to the mat. If a near fall lasts for two seconds, you get 2 points. If a near fall lasts for 5 seconds, you get 3 points.