Trick Williams has been on the run of his life in recent months. He is arguably one of the most popular stars on the roster.

Trick’s meteoric rise was sudden and it catapulted him to his first title win. Since then, he has not looked back. Williams went on to win the Iron Survivor Challenge and earn himself a title match against Ilja Dragunov.

Their original match had to be postponed due to Dragunov’s injury, but the Mad Dragon has offered Trick the chance to face him at NXT Vengeance. However, Trick and Carmelo Hayes will also participate in the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic against Bron Breakker and Baron Corbin. Needless to say, Trick has an uphill battle ahead of him.

During an interview with, Trick Williams compared his NXT Championship match to Shrek’s journey to Fiona. He says he has to slay the Mad Dragon to get his prize.


“Oh man. I think Shrek may be the perfect example for this. For Shrek to rescue Princess Fiona, he had to slay the dragon. So as I walk into Vengeance Day, Trick Williams needs to slay the Mad Dragon to receive his prize, which would be the NXT Championship.”

Trick has his hands full at NXT Vengeance Day. With the deck stacked against him, it will be interesting to see if he can overcome all odds and finally realize his dream.

WWE Vengeance Day 2024 Lineup:

  • NXT Championship: Ilja Dragunov (c) vs. Trick Williams
  • NXT Women’s Championship: Lyra Valkyria (c) vs. Roxanne Perez
  • NXT North American Championship: Oba Femi (c) vs. Dragon Lee
  • Men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Finals: Baron Corbin & Bron Breakker vs. Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams
  • Six-Person Mixed Tag Team Match: The Family (Tony D’Angelo, Channing ‘Stacks’ Lorenzo & Adriana Rizzo) vs. OTM (Lucien Price, Bronco Nima & Jaida Parker)
  • No Disqualification Mach: Dijak vs. Joe Gacy

As a reminder, Ringside News will have live play-by-play coverage of the event so stick with us for any late breaking news, rumors or spoilers surrounding the show.

What are your thoughts on Trick Williams’ title match? Do you think he will be able to slay the Mad Dragon? Sound off in the comments section.

Sunil Joseph

Passionate pro wrestling fan. Sunil has been writing WWE content writing for over the last five years. Sunil still gets excited when he gets to tell people that he gets paid to watch pro wrestling.

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