Shane Thorne of TM-61 defeated Roderick Strong at last night's WWE NXT live event in San Jose to advance his team in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
The match was supposed to be Austin Aries
and Strong vs. TM-61 but Aries suffered the injury at Thursday's live event. NXT General Manager William Regal
made Strong vs. Thorne last night in San Jose.
Last night's show also saw The Authors of Pain defeat Rich Swann and No Way Jose to advance.
Below is an updated look at the brackets:
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 defeated Aries and Strong
* Sanity defeated TJ Perkins and Kota Ibushi
* The Authors of Pain defeated No Way Jose and Rich Swann
* Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano over The Revival by forfeit due to injury to Scott Dawson
* Sanity vs. TM-61
* DIY vs. The Authors of Pain
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