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Women's Dusty Classic finals set, winning team to receive title shot


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Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon are headed to the finals of the first-ever women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

Blackheart & Moon advanced to the finals of the women's Dusty Classic by defeating Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell on tonight's NXT. Blackheart & Moon will face Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez in the finals at NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day this Sunday.

It was announced on tonight's NXT that the team that wins the women's Dusty Classic will receive the Dusty Cup and a shot at the WWE Women's Tag Team titles. Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler are the current Women's Tag Team Champions. The titles can be defended on WWE's main roster brands and in NXT.

Blackheart & Moon defeated Marina Shafir & Zoey Stark in the first round of the women's Dusty Classic and LeRae & Hartwell in the semifinals. Kai & Gonzalez defeated Aliyah & Jessi Kamea in the first round of the tournament and Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter in the semifinals.

Here's the updated 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