This week's NXT episode will bring the two Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament. Kushida faces Drake Maverick to close out Group A. El Hijo del Fantasma collides with Akira Tozawa to determine Group B winner.
One of only two former Cruiserweight Champions in the tournament – and the only previous titleholder who remains in contention – Akira Tozawa boasts an experience advantage against Fantasma, but will it be enough to ground the high-flying rookie?.
Drake Maverick still have the chance to dreams alive in the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament, but what stops him supposes to be his toughest challenge as he goes one-on-one with Kushida.
It’s a due or die situation for Maverick in the Tournament’s final night of group competition. With a win, Maverick (1-1) would force a three-way tie atop Group A. Jake Atlas (2-1) previously lost to Kushida (2-0), but he defeated Maverick.
This week we will also get to see Rhea Ripley taking on Io Shirai with her eyes on her former championship. The former NXT Champion Reha Ripley is laser-focused on regaining the NXT Women’s Championship but what stopes her grab the opportunity is a match with Io Shirai, whom she’ll face Wednesday night on NXT.
Last week Rhea Ripley returned to NXT to claim a rematch for NXT championship which she lost to Charlotte Flair at WrestleMaina
Rhea Ripley Vs. Io Shirai
Kushida Vs. Drake Maverick
El Hijo del Fantasma Vs. Akira Tozawa
Roderick Strong Vs. Dexter Lumis
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