Coming out of tonight's WWE NXT TV tapings, below is an updated look at the brackets for the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The tournament will wrap at Takeover: Toronto on November 19th.
As noted, TJ Perkins
was announced as Hideo Itami's replacement due to the neck injury and Roderick Strong
was revealed to be Austin Aries' mystery partner. Another change saw Johnny Gargano
and Tommaso Ciampa
advance to the third round due to an injury to NXT Tag Team Champion Scott Dawson.
First Round Matches:
* TM-61 defeated Tino Sabbatelli and Riddick Moss
* Austin Aries and Roderick Strong defeated Otis Bogojevic and Tucker Knight
* RAW Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi defeated Lince Dorado and Mustafa Ali
* Sanity defeated Tye Dillinger and Bobby Roode
* The Authors of Pain defeated The Bollywood Boyz
* No Way Jose and Rich Swann defeated Tony Nese and Drew Gulak
* NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival defeated Cedric Alexander and Andrade "Cien" Almas
* Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano defeated Tian Bin and HoHo Lun
Second Round Matches
* TM-61 vs. Aries and Strong
* Sanity defeated TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi
* The Authors of Pain vs. No Way Jose and Rich Swann
* Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano over The Revival by forfeit due to injury to Scott Dawson
* Sanity vs. winner of Aries and Strong vs. TM-61
* DIY vs. winner of The Authors vs. Jose and Swann
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