Strong and Aries defeated Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight to move on in the tournament; they will face TM-61 in the second round of the tournament. You can watch Strong’s NXT debut entrance below:
The second member of #TeamAries has officially been REVEALED in the form of @roderickstrong! #WWENXT #DustyClassic @AustinAries pic.twitter.com/kVhyuqEWpQ— WWE (@WWE) October 20, 2016
The other tournament match tonight saw Rich Swann and No Way Jose defeat Tony Nese and Drew Gulak; they will face the Authors of Pain in the next round.
- Next week’s show will be highlighted by two more Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic matches, as WWE is advertising #DIY versus HoHo Lun and Tian Bing, who will make his NXT television debut.
The other match for next week’s show, which will close out the first round, features WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins teaming with Kota Ibushi against Lince Dorado and Mustafa Ali.
- The following videos feature match highlights from tonight’s show, including both Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic matches, and Patrick Clark’s interruption of NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura: