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First team advances to WWE NXT women's Dusty Classic finals


Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez are headed to the finals of the women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

Kai & Gonzalez advanced to the finals of the women's Dusty Classic by defeating Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter on tonight's episode of NXT. Gonzalez pinned Catanzaro to get the win.

The women's Dusty Classic finals are being held at NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day on Sunday, February 14. Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell are facing Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon in the semifinals, with the winning team advancing to face Kai & Gonzalez at TakeOver.

In the first round of the tournament, Kai & Gonzalez defeated Aliyah & Jessi Kamea. LeRae & Hartwell defeated Gigi Dolin (Priscilla Kelly) & Cora Jade (Elayna Black) in the first round, while Blackheart & Moon defeated Marina Shafir & Zoey Stark (Lacey Ryan).

TakeOver: Vengeance Day will also feature NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai defending her title against Toni Storm and Mercedes Martinez in a triple threat match. Storm & Martinez teamed together in the women's Dusty Classic but lost to Catanzaro & Carter in the first round after Shirai attacked Martinez during the match.