William Regal announces new match type to determine no.1 contender for NXT Championship

Archungshang Thouman
|Published 17/09/2020

William Regal announces new match type to determine no.1 contender for NXT Championship at TakeOver called the Gauntlet Eliminator Match.

William regal promised two major announcements before the show. One of them turned out to be the Women’s Battle Royal to crown the number one contender for Io Shirai’s NXT Women’s title.


The other was the introduction of a whole new match type to determine Finn Balor’s next challenger.

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The match, called the ‘Gauntlet Eliminator’ is a mix between a traditional Gauntlet match and a Royal Rumble match. It starts like a standard Gauntlet match with two men in the ring. A new wrestler will be added every 4 minutes and the last man standing will earn the right to face Finn Balor at TakeOver on Oct.4.

William Regal announces new match type to determine no.1 contender for NXT Championship


Earlier in the night, Finn Balor cut an amazing promo about how be built the NXT brand and how he’s back now when the brand needs him. Balor claimed that the NXT title was the important in the game because he held it.


With TakeOver only two and a half weeks away, fans will look forward to the next episode for the exciting matchups and the clarity it will provide regarding the top titles.

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Archie Blade

Archie Blade

Archie is a WWE and UFC Editor/Author at the SportsRush. Like most combat sports enthusiasts, his passion for watching people fight began with WWE when he witnessed a young Brock Lesnar massacre Hulk Hogan back in 2002. This very passion soon branched out to boxing and mixed martial arts. Over the years he fell in love with the theatrics that preceded the bell and the poetic carnage that followed after. Each bruise a story to tell, each wound a song of struggle, his greatest desire is to be there to witness it all. His favorite wrestler is Shawn Michaels and he believes that GSP is the greatest to ever step foot inside the octagon. Apart from wrestling, he is also fond of poetry and music.

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