All participants of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic revealed



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All participants of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic revealed

In the next episode of NXT, we will see a welcome return: that of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. A single-elimination tournament honoring American Dream Dusty Rhodes will kick off next Tuesday's episode of WWE's development sector show and is now in its seventh year.

Among the winners of this tournament were names of all thickness: Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe, AOP, Undisputed Era (in the lineup of Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly), Aleister Black and Ricochet, Broserweights (Riddle and Pete Dunne) and the current owners of the couple, the MSK.

As usual, those who manage to win the tournament will receive a title shot for the NXT Tag Team Championships currently held by Imperium members Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel, recently strengthened by the arrival of former NXT UK champion Walter on American soil.

Update on the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

Yesterday, the official Twitter account of NXT slowly revealed all the couples who will take part in the 2022 edition of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, which, unlike last year, will only consist of eight tag-teams: MSK Andre Chase and his student Bodhi Hayward Creed Brothers Malik Blade and Edris Enofe Grizzled Young Veterans Legado of the Phantom Jacket Time (Kushida and Ikemen Jiro) Josh Briggs and Brooks Jensen Recall that the only team to have qualified is the one made up of Malik Blade and Edris Enofe who overtook Joe Gacy and Harland when the latter got disqualified due to Harland's excessive enthusiasm.

In the last few hours, the tournament draw has also been made official, although it is not known which matches will open the competition this Tuesday: The start of the Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is also scheduled for the beginning of February, the female counterpart of the tournament in which a chance to face the Toxic Attraction, Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne, will be up for grabs, for the couple titles female NXT.

Even though NXT 2.0 is still produced under a TV-PG rating, there are rumors that the show might switch to TV-14 in the near future. It seems that the higher-ups at the USA network are not opposed to the idea, Within the origins of this NXT 2.0 concept was an idea that the rating of the program would shift from TV-PG to TV-14.

Source confirms that’s still very much on the table and USA Network is not opposed. If / when WWE decides to make the change is TBD.