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Injury forces WWE to make a change to the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

Tyler Bate is out of action with a minor knee injury. The news was revealed in a exclusive video that you can check out by scrolling down. This means that he is not medically cleared to continue in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament.

Bate told Cathy Kelley that he tweaked his knee and he thought that it would get better if he rested. He was told that he would have to sit out for 2 weeks so Moustache Mountain (Bate and Trent Seven) would have to withdraw from the tournament. The tapings have already taken place and we noticed that Bate and Seven were replaced by Roderick Strong and Pete Dunne but there was no explanation on why until now.

The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic kicked off on March 7. Here are the first round matches that have aired on television:

– The Authors Of Pain defeated TM61
– SAnitY defeated Riddick Moss and Tino Sabbatelli
– The Street Profits defeated Heavy Machinery

Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch were scheduled to face Moustache Mountain on next week’s show.

We won’t spoil anything here but if you want to know what the finals for Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic look like, then you can click here. Also, you can click here for complete NXT TV spoilers from last week’s tapings. Matches from the recent tapings will begin airing on this coming Wednesday’s broadcast on the WWE Network.

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