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New title match set for premiere episode of WWE NXT on USA Network

Another match has been announced for the premiere episode of WWE NXT on the USA Network.

NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish of The Undisputed Era will defend their titles against Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins of The Street Profits.

Also, Candice LeRae has been added to the #1 contender match with Mia Yim, Bianca Belair, and Io Shirai. The winner of this match will receive a title match as they will be next in line to challenge for Shayna Baszler’s NXT Women’s Championship.

WWE officially announced last month that NXT will be airing on the USA Network starting Wednesday, September 18th. The show will air live weekly 2-hour shows every Wednesday night.

For the first two episodes, the first hour will air on the USA Network while the second hour airs on the WWE Network. Then on October 2nd, the show will air on the USA Network for the full broadcast. 

Below is the updated line-up:

Street Fight
Matt Riddle vs. Killian Dain 

NXT North American Title Match
The Velveteen Dream (champion) vs. Roderick Strong 

NXT Tag Team Title Match
Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish of The Undisputed Era (champions) vs.  Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins of The Street Profits

Fatal 4 Way to crown a new #1 contender
Candice LeRae vs. Io Shirai vs. Bianca Belair vs. Mia Yim

The first hour will feature the NXT North American Title match while the second hour will feature the Street Fight.






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