In addition to NXT, some of the first round of the 2021 men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will play out on 205 Live.
A video aired on Friday night's 205 Live episode where NXT general manager William Regal announced that -- starting next week -- 205 Live will be joining with NXT to hold the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. WWE hasn't announced which matches will be taking place on 205 Live.
Curt Stallion & August Grey defeated The Bollywood Boyz in a non-tournament match on this week's 205 Live. Both teams have been announced for the Dusty Classic.
The Dusty Classic will kick off with Undisputed Era's Adam Cole & Roderick Strong vs. Breezango and The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Ever-Rise taking place on Wednesday's NXT.
The team that wins the tournament will get the Dusty Cup and a shot at Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch's NXT Tag Team titles. Here's the current list of teams for the Dusty Classic:
- Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong)
- Ever-Rise (Chase Parker & Matt Martel)
- Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)
- Curt Stallion & August Grey
- Killian Dain & Drake Maverick
- Imperium (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner)
- The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake)
- Legado Del Fantasma (Raul Mendoza & Joaquin Wilde)
- NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano & Austin Theory
- Isaiah "Swerve" Scott & Jake Atlas
- Kushida & Leon Ruff
- The Bollywood Boyz (Samir & Sunil Singh)