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The Grizzled Young Veterans attack MSK on WWE NXT


One of the Tag Team title matches that had been announced for next week's NXT may no longer be taking place on the episode.

Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners MSK (Wes Lee & Nash Carter) had been set to challenge for Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch's NXT Tag Team titles next Wednesday, but there was a backstage segment on tonight's show where MSK were attacked by The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake). Gibson later cut a promo and claimed that Lee's hand had been broken when Gibson used a chair in the attack.

Drake said The Grizzled Young Veterans had been given a "hefty fine" by NXT general manager William Regal following the attack.

WWE didn't address the status of the Lorcan & Burch vs. MSK NXT Tag Team title match, but it wasn't promoted for next week's show after the backstage attack. Women's Dusty Classic winners Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez will challenge for Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler's WWE Women's Tag Team titles on NXT next Wednesday.

MSK (former Rascalz Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz) made their NXT debut in this year's men's Dusty Classic. They defeated The Grizzled Young Veterans in the tournament finals at TakeOver: Vengeance Day earlier this month. This was the second straight year that The Grizzled Young Veterans lost in the Dusty Classic finals. Matt Riddle & Pete Dunne defeated them to win the 2020 tournament.

The Grizzled Young Veterans defeated Drake Maverick & Killian Dain on NXT tonight.