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Corey Graves calling NXT TakeOver XXX, Mauro Ranallo update

Update --

Post Wrestling's John Pollock reported that Mauro Ranallo is home with family in Canada and isn't calling NXT TakeOver XXX tonight: "Mauro Ranallo is back home with family in Canada - he won't be calling tonight's TakeOver card."

Vic Joseph, Beth Phoenix, and Corey Graves are the commentary team for tonight's show.

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A special guest will be on commentary for NXT TakeOver XXX.

During a pre-TakeOver Q&A with Kayla Braxton, Paul "Triple H" Levesque announced that Corey Graves will be part of the commentary team for tonight's TakeOver show. Triple H noted that Graves did commentary for the original NXT Arrival event and will now be a special guest for the 30th TakeOver special.

Triple H joked that Graves begged and pleaded to be part of the show and said Graves will be doing commentary all night tonight. The rest of the commentary team for the show wasn't stated.

"It’s been a while since I’ve been so excited about anything that I’m having trouble sleeping," Graves tweeted overnight.

The TakeOver XXX pre-show will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time tonight, with the main card starting a half hour later. Here's the list of matches for the show:

  • NXT Champion Keith Lee defending against Karrion Kross
  • Adam Cole vs. Pat McAfee
  • NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai defending against Dakota Kai
  • Ladder match for the vacant NXT North American Championship (Bronson Reed, Damian Priest, Cameron Grimes, Johnny Gargano, and Velveteen Dream)
  • Finn Balor vs. Timothy Thatcher
  • Triple threat number one contender's tag match: Legado del Fantasma (Raul Mendoza & Joaquin Wilde) vs. Breezango vs. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch (pre-show)