Another war of the Wednesday Night ratings battle between NXT & AEW is upon us, tonight. AEW Dynamite will take place from the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah & NXT will have a very interesting setting for their show, tonight. It’ll take place from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida due to the Coronavirus outbreak. It’s unknown if there will be any crowd for the event, but it sounds like it’ll be held with no fans allowed in. It’ll surely make for an interesting view on live television, this evening.
Let’s get into what each show has in-store for us, tonight…
WWE NXT Preview
- NXT Tag-Team Championship – The Broserweights (C) (Matt Riddle & Pete Dunne) vs The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish)
Preview – Weeks after winning the NXT Tag-Team Championships, Matt Riddle & Pete Dunne will defend their titles against the team they took them from, Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish. This will be the match of the night across both shows & promises to be thrilling action for as long as it lasts. This bitter rivalry will reach it’s climax, tonight.
- NXT North-American Championship – Keith Lee (C) vs Cameron Grimes
Preview – NXT North American Champion, Keith Lee will defend his title against # 1 contender, Cameron Grimes. Grimes earned this title opportunity by defeating Lee’s last title challenger, Dominik Dijakovic, last week. NXT General Manager, William Regal made this match official immediately after Grimes’ victory. Lee was looking at Damian Priest as a potential challenger, but after being called out by Grimes, last week, he accepted without hesitation.
- What does Johnny Gargano have in-store for Tommaso Ciampa?
Preview – After his explosive interview with Mauro Ranallo, last week, Johnny Gargano promised to send a message to Ciampa, tonight. What will these 2 former NXT champions & bitter rivals have in-store for each other, tonight?
- # 1 Contender’s Ladder Match Qualifying Match – Mia Yim vs Dakota Kai
Preview – With NXT Women’s Champion, Rhea Ripley defending her title against Charlotte at WrestleMania 36, next month, NXT General Manager, William Regal announced that at NXT TakeOver: Tampa Bay there will be a # 1 Contender’s Ladder Match to determine Ripley or Charlotte’s next challenger. The first qualifying match, was last week with Chelsea Green earning the first spot in the match after she defeated Shotzi Blackheart. Who will join Green in the match?
AEW Dynamite Preview
- 6-Man Tag-Team Match – Joey Janela & Private Party vs Death Triangle (PAC & The Lucha Bros)
Preview – Last week, PAC announced that he & The Lucha Bros have formed an alliance & they call themselves Death Triangle. They plan on sending a message to the entire AEW locker room & will begin that mission by taking out their frustrations on Joey Janela & Private Party.
- Cody vs Ortiz (with Santana)
Preview – After the announcement of the 1st ever Blood & Guts match & the participants, last week, 2 of the members of the match will set the table for the match, tonight when Cody of The Elite goes head-to-head with Ortiz of The Inner Circle. Will anyone else from their respective teams get involved?
- Rules for the Blood & Guts Match Will Be Announced
Preview – In 2 weeks time, AEW will debut their first ever Blood & Guts match which will feature The Elite (Cody, Kenny Omega, Hangman Page, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) against The Inner Circle (Chris Jericho, Jake Hager, Sammy Guevara, Santana & Ortiz) in a match that wil have 2 rings side-by-side, surrounded by an enormous steel cage. That’s all we know, until the full set of rules are announced, tonight.
Tonight will be one of the most interesting nights of the Wednesday Night Wars & we have a couple of stacked cards.
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