Damien Priest vs Oney Lorcan vs Ridge Holland announced for NXT next week. With 2 names confirmed, there are still 3 spots left for the North American championship ladder match.
Following Keith Lee’s victory over Adam Cole at the Great American Bash, Keith Lee was crowned NXT’s first ever double champion. Lee would soon relinquish the North American Championship in the name of opportunity.
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General Manager William Regal announced a series of triple threat matches; the winners of whom would face each other in a ladder match at TakeOver: XXX. Dexter Lumis and Bronson Reed have since qualified over much more established names such as Johnny Gargano, Roderick Strong and Finn Bálor.
Damien Priest vs Oney Lorcan vs Ridge Holland announced for NXT next week
The WWE have now announced a Triple Threat qualifier between Damien Priest, Oney Lorcan and Ridge Holland next week. At first glance, Damien Priest seems to be the favourite. However, considering how poorly the favourites have fared so far, newcomer Ridge Holland might not be too bad a name to place your bets on.
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✨@ArcherOfInfamy vs. @ONEYLORCAN vs. @RidgeWWE in a Qualifying Match!
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Regardless of who wins though, it seems that the WWE want to use the vacant title to build new stars going into the future; which is never a bad thing. With NXT’s main purpose being to provide to the WWE main roster and the show now extended to 2 hours, this is the one time where the phrase too much of anything is bad, doesn’t hold true.
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