WWE NXT 9/23 updates: Third Gauntlet Eliminator competitor, Battle Royal

We now have three confirmed participants for the first-ever NXT Gauntlet Eliminator match.



Joining Cameron Grimes and Kushida, the previously announced competitors for the match designed to determine the next title challenger to NXT World Champion Finn Balor, is none other than Kyle O’Reilly of The Undisputed ERA.

“BOOM,” read the announcement regarding the addition of O’Reilly to the NXT Gauntlet Eliminator match. “Kyle O’Reilly is the third competitor in the first-ever Gauntlet Eliminator Match for an NXT Title opportunity THIS Wednesday on WWE NXT!”

In addition to the NXT Gauntlet Eliminator Match, as well as Tommaso Ciampa vs. Jake Atlas in one-on-one action, next Wednesday’s WWE NXT show will also feature a Number One Contender Battle Royal to decide NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai’s challenger for NXT TakeOver.

Announced participants for the NXT Women’s Championship No. 1 Contender Battle Royal for the 9/23 episode of WWE NXT include Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox, Dakota Kai, Raquel Gonzalez, Shotzi Blackheart, Aliyah, Kayden Carter, Indi Hartwell, Xia Li and Kacy Catanzaro.

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Matt Boone
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Matt Boone has two decades of experience in wrestling and MMA journalism, dating back to WrestleZone.com and co-hosting Wrestle Zone Radio.

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