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Barstool Sports' Brandon Walker set for WWE NXT TakeOver pre-show


A guest appearance is set for Sunday's NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day pre-show.

WWE has announced that Barstool Sports' Brandon Walker will appear on the pre-show for TakeOver: Vengeance Day. Walker will "help break down the upcoming matches and offer predictions for the night’s championship and Dusty Cup clashes."

Walker hosts Barstool Sports' "Rasslin'" podcast. He also made an appearance on WWE's The Bump two weeks ago.

In December, ESPN's Ariel Helwani made a guest appearance on the pre-show for NXT TakeOver: WarGames.

The TakeOver: Vengeance Day pre-show will air on the WWE Network,, YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, and Twitter at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time this Sunday. TakeOver will then begin at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Here's the card for TakeOver: Vengeance Day:

  • NXT Champion Finn Balor defends against Pete Dunne
  • NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai defends against Toni Storm and Mercedes Martinez in a triple threat match
  • NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano defends against Kushida
  • Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic finals: The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) vs. MSK (Wes Lee & Nash Carter)
  • Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic finals: Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon vs. Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez