Two teams added to WWE NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic
Two teams have been added to the field for the 2021 men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
WWE has announced that Kushida & Leon Ruff and The Bollywood Boyz will be taking part in this year’s men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. Here’s the updated list of teams:
Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong)
Ever-Rise (Chase Parker & Matt Martel)
Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)
Curt Stallion & August Grey
Killian Dain & Drake Maverick
Imperium (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner)
The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake)
Legado Del Fantasma (Raul Mendoza & Joaquin Wilde)
NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano & Austin Theory
Isaiah “Swerve” Scott & Jake Atlas
Kushida & Leon Ruff
The Bollywood Boyz (Samir & Sunil Singh)
Kushida & Ruff first teamed together when they lost to Gargano & Theory on NXT last month. On this week’s New Year’s Evil episode of NXT, Kushida & Shotzi Blackheart defeated Gargano & Candice LeRae in a mixed tag team match.
The Bollywood Boyz are facing Stallion & Grey in a non-tournament match on 205 Live tonight.
The men’s Dusty Classic will kick off with Undisputed Era vs. Breezango and The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Ever-Rise taking place on NXT next Wednesday (January 13). The team that wins the tournament will receive the Dusty Cup and a shot at Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch’s NXT Tag Team titles.
WWE has also announced that a women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will be held soon.