Johnny Gargano was set to take on KUSHIDA at NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day, but that NXT North American Title match is not happening now. Austin Theory broke the news last night, and WWE has confirmed that Gargano is injured.
WWE NXT put out a tweet saying that Johnny Wrestling sustained an injury. They did not specify how Gargano is injured or when he will be back in action. Due to his absence, Austin Theory will take on KUSHIDA this week on NXT.
After announcing an injury sustained by @JohnnyGargano, @austintheory1 will battle @KUSHIDA_0904 TONIGHT on #WWENXT!
This situation changes up WWE NXT tonight, but it also switches up the TakeOver card in a big way. We’ll have to see if they book another match in place of the North American Title match.
You can check out the updated lineup for WWE NXT below.
Austin Theory vs Kushida
Legado del Fantasma vs MSK – Men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Semifinals
Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher vs The Grizzled Young Veterans – Men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Semifinals
Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart vs The Way – Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Semifinals
Cameron Grimes makes in-ring return