Updated WWE NXT Preview (August 17, 2021)


Official WWE NXT Preview

With TakeOver 36 just five days away--airing this Sunday on the Peacock Network--tonight marks our go-home edition of NXT. Speaking of, the official WWE NXT Preview has been released by WWE!

  • The Diamond Mine's Open Challenge: as previously reported here, Kushida has not been medically cleared to defend his Cruiserweight title, as previously reported. Instead, Roderick Strong will hold an open challenge.
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  • Tag Team Championship Match: MSK(c) vs Imperium.
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  • Mano a Mano: NXT Champion Karrion Kross comes face-to-face with challenger Samoa Joe ahead of this Sunday's TakeOver 36 clash.
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  • NXT Breakout Tournament Semifinals: Duke Hudson vs Carmelo Hayes.
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  • Mixed Tag Match: InDex (Indi Hartwell & Dexter Lumis) vs Robert Stone & Jessi Kamea with Franky Monet.
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  • Mujer a Mujer: NXT Women's Champion Raquel Gonzalez will have final words with challenger and former BFF, Dakota Kai.
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All this, and more, tonight on NXT!

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