Johnny Gargano will defend his WWE NXT North American Title on Night Two of the upcoming “Takeover: Stand and Deliver” event.
NXT General Manager William Regal has announced a 12-man Gauntlet Eliminator Battle Royal for next Wednesday’s NXT show. The final six competitors will advance to a Gauntlet Match on Night One of Takeover, and their order of elimination in the Battle Royal will determine the Gauntlet order.
The 12 Superstars announced for the Battle Royal are Jake Atlas, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, Leon Ruff, Austin Theory, Dexter Lumis, Tyler Rust, Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Pete Dunne, Roderick Strong, Bronson Reed, and LA Knight.
The winner of the Gauntlet Match on Takeover Night One will then advance to Night Two to challenge Gargano, with the title on the line.
The NXT “Takeover: Stand and Deliver” event will take place on Wednesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8. Night One will air on the USA Network while Night Two will air on Peacock and the WWE Network.
Below is the current Takeover card, along with video from the segment:
NXT Women’s Title Match
Raquel Gonzalez vs. Io Shirai (c)
Triple Threat for the Vacant NXT Tag Team Titles
MSK vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Legado del Fantasma
Gauntlet Eliminator for a NXT North American Title Shot
6 Superstars TBA from 12-Man Battle Royal held on March 31 with Jake Atlas, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, Leon Ruff, Austin Theory, Dexter Lumis, Tyler Rust, Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Pete Dunne, Roderick Strong, Bronson Reed, and LA Knight
NXT Title Match
Karrion Kross vs. Finn Balor (c)
NXT North American Title Match
Gauntlet Eliminator winner vs. Johnny Gargano (c)
NIGHTS TO BE CONFIRMED:
Title Unification Match
NXT Cruiserweight Champion Jordan Devlin vs. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar
NXT UK Title Match
Tommaso Ciampa vs. WALTER (c)
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) March 25, 2021