WWE NXT is holding another Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, but the matches won’t be limited to the black and gold brand. 205 Live is technically under the NXT umbrella, and they are taking full advantage of that.
William Regal revealed during 205 Live that Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic matches will also take place during the company’s Cruiserweight showcase.
“Starting next week 205 Live will be joining with NXT to hold the first rounds of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The winners will not only win the coveted Dusty Cup, but they will also receive an NXT Tag Team Championship match.”
The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is a yearly tournament featuring some of the best tag team action in WWE. Now fans will be able to catch some of that action on 205 Live as well.
You can check out the video with William Regal’s announcement and an updated list of the teams below.
- August Grey and Curt Stallion
- “The Bollywood Boyz” Sunil Singh and Samir Singh
- “Breezango” Tyler Breeze and Fandango
- Drake Maverick and Killian Dain
- “Ever-Rise” Matt Martel and Chase Parker
- “The Grizzled Young Veterans” James Drake and Zack Gibson
- “Imperium” (Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner)
- Jake Atlas and Isaiah Scott
- Kushida and Leon Ruff
- Adam Cole and Roderick Strong
- “The Way” Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory
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