The match was made after recent social media comments between Gargano and Strong. Last week's NXT episode saw Strong and Gargano lose a Triple Threat to Bronson Reed, with the winner earning a spot in the Ladder Match for the Vacant NXT North American Title at the upcoming "Takeover: XXX" event.
Below is the updated line-up for tomorrow's NXT episode:
* NXT Champion Keith Lee addresses Karrion Kross
* Mercedes Martinez vs. Shotzi Blackheart
* Roderick Strong vs. Johnny Gargano
After the comments made by two of our competitors this past week, I am making it OFFICIAL for tomorrow's episode of #WWENXT on @USA_Network...— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) July 28, 2020
Tomorrow night's episode of @WWENXT will now feature @roderickstrong taking on @JohnnyGargano one-on-one!