Alex Shelley To Make WWE NXT TV Debut Next Week, Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic First Round Updates

Wrestling veteran Alex Shelley will make his big WWE NXT TV debut next Wednesday night as he reunites with former tag team partner Kushida for the 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

Dusty Classic tournament matches set for next Wednesday are The Time Splitters (Kushida and Shelley) vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson and James Drake). Matt Riddle and Pete Dunne vs. Mark Andrews and Flash Morgan Webster will also take place next week, putting an end to the first round.


Tonight's NXT episode saw the tournament kick off with Imperium's Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner defeat Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler of The Forgotten Sons, while NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish defeated NXT UK Tag Team Champions Wolfgang and Mark Coffey of Gallus to advance.

Stay tuned for updates on the 2020 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament.

Below are a few shots from tonight's first round matches at the NXT Arena from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL: