Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic returns, winners get title shot at Takeover: New York


The announcement hyped for NXT was the return of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament, where eight teams will be competing for a shot at the NXT Tag Team titles at NXT Takeover: New York.

The teams participating in this year’s tournament are The Undisputed Era, Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel, The Forgotten Sons, The Street Profits, Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano, Ricochet and Aleister Black, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven, and Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch.

The first round of matches were filmed yesterday at the NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University and the remaining matches will be filmed at the March tapings which will cover the rest of the build-up to NXT Takeover: New York.

This is the fourth annual of the Dusty Classic, with Balor and Joe, Authors of Pain, and The Undisputed Era winning the previous tournaments.