WWE revealed that they have some huge announcements to give during this week’s episode of NXT. William Regal appeared during the final quarter of the show and let fans know what they have planned.
William Regal announced that an elimination gauntlet match will be taking place. Here are the rules for the match:
- Two men will start in the ring
- Every 4 minutes, another competitor will enter
- The only way to be eliminated is via pinfall or submission
The final remaining competitor will become the #1 contender for the NXT Title and earn the right to face Finn Balor at NXT TakeOver on October 4th. The match will be taking place on next week’s episode of NXT. The participants of the match have yet to be announced.
Tommaso Ciampa will also square off against Jake Atlas. Atlas is looking to get some payback after being attacked by Ciampa on last week’s show
A women’s battle royal will be held to determine the #1 contender for the NXT Women’s Championship as well. The winner will challenge Io Shirai for the title at TakeOver.