It looks like some of the action from this year's NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Tournament will be coming to "The Most Exciting Hour on Television" on Friday nights.
During this week's episode of WWE 205 Live on the WWE Network, NXT General Manager William Regal appeared in a backstage segment where he announced that some of the matches from this year's Dusty Classic tourney will be taking place on WWE 205 Live broadcasts on Friday nights in addition to the matches that air as part of the weekly WWE NXT shows on Wednesday nights.
As noted, The Undisputed Era vs. Breezango and The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Ever-Rise were announced as the initial first round matches taking place on next Wednesday night's installment of the WWE black-and-gold brand program on the USA Network.
No matches have been announced at this point for future episodes of WWE 205 Live.
The following 12 teams have been announced as the official participants in this year's 2021 NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Tournament for the men's side of things. The teams for the NXT Dusty Rhodes Women's Tag-Team Classic Tournament have yet to be announced.
- * Jake Atlas and Isaiah “Swerve” Scott
* Austin Theory & Johnny Gargano
* James Drake & Zack Gibson
* Chase Parker & Matt Martel
* Adam Cole & Roderick Strong
* Fandango & Tyler Breeze
* Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza
* Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner
* Drake Maverick & Killian Dain
* Curt Stallion & August Grey
* Kushida & Leon Ruff
* Samir Singh & Sunil Singh
Watch William Regal's 2021 NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic Tournament announcement from this week's episode of WWE 205 Live via the video embedded below courtesy of the official WWE 205 Live Twitter page.
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— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) January 9, 2021
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