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WWE reveals bracket for 2022 women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

The tournament will begin with two matches taking place on NXT this Tuesday.
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WWE has revealed the bracket and full list of teams for this year's women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

The eight-team tournament will kick off on NXT this Tuesday night. Here are the first-round matchups:

Left side of the bracket --

  • Io Shirai & Kay Lee Ray vs. Lash Legend & Amari Miller
  • Ivy Nile & Tatum Paxley vs. Kayden Carter & Kacy Catanzaro

Right side of the bracket --

  • Indi Hartwell & Persia Pirotta vs. Wendy Choo & Dakota Kai
  • Cora Jade & Raquel Gonzalez vs. Yulisa Leon & Valentina Feroz

Shirai & KLR vs. Legend & Miller and Nile & Paxley vs. Carter & Catanzaro are set to take place on NXT this Tuesday.

Paxley made her WWE debut on the premiere episode of NXT Level Up last Friday, teaming with Nile to defeat Fallon Henley & Kayla Inlay.

This is the second-ever women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. Gonzalez & Kai were the winners of last year's tournament.

The team that wins the tournament will receive a shot at Toxic Attraction's NXT Women's Tag Team titles. Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne retained the titles against Hartwell & Pirotta at NXT Vengeance Day last week.

Also at Vengeance Day, The Creed Brothers (Julius & Brutus Creed) defeated MSK (Wes Lee & Nash Carter) to win the 2022 men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The Creed Brothers will be getting a shot at  NXT Tag Team Champions Imperium (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner).