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LeRae & Hartwell advance in WWE NXT women's Dusty Classic


Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell have advanced to the semifinals of the inaugural women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

LeRae & Hartwell advanced in the tournament by defeating the debuting Gigi Dolin (Priscilla Kelly) & Cora Jade (Elayna Black) on Friday's 205 Live. LeRae & Hartwell will face either Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon or Marina Shafir & Zoey Stark (Lacey Ryan) in the semifinals.

LeRae & Hartwell vs. Dolin & Jade was the first women's match in 205 Live history. Hartwell got the win by pinning Jade.

LeRae & Hartwell are the second team to advance in the women's Dusty Classic. The eight-team  tournament kicked off with Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter upsetting Toni Storm & Mercedes Martinez on this week's NXT. During the match, NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai interfered and attacked Martinez. Catanzaro & Carter will face either Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez or Aliyah & Jessi Kamea in the semifinals.

WWE has announced that the first round of the women's Dusty Classic will continue with Kai & Gonzalez vs. Aliyah & Kamea taking place on NXT this coming Wednesday.