On this week’s edition of NXT, three teams advanced to the next round including the mystery debuting team!
That team, advertised as MSK turned out to be Nick Carter and Wes Lee – Formerly The Rascalz in Impact Wrestling. They advanced to the next round in their first NXT match with a victory over Jake Atlas and Isaiah ‘Swerve’ Scott.
The two other teams to advance to the quarter finals are The Undisputed Era team of Adam Cole and Roderick Strong and The Grizzled Young Veterans. They defeated Breezango and Ever-Rise respectively.
Next week will see two new matches in the men’s tournament as well as the start of the recently announced women’s tournament.
Leon Ruff and KUSHIDA will face Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory in the fourth match of the first round. Additionally, Imperium will face Lucha House Party to determine the fifth of eight quarter-finalists.
The women’s tournament will also start next week with a first round match up pitting Toni Storm and Mercedes Martinez against Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter.
The other two teams announced for the tournament are Candice LeRae teaming, as expected, with Indi Hartwell and Ember Moon tagging with Shotzi Blackheart. There has been no word on where those two teams will sit in the bracket.