NXT Gauntlet Eliminator Match Updates

WWE NXT Preview (9/23/2020): Gauntlet Eliminator, Women’s Title No. 1 Contender Battle Royal

The fifth and final participant in the first-ever NXT Gauntlet Eliminator match has been announced.

WWE took to their official company website to announce Bronson Reed as the fifth and final competitor scheduled for the match that will decide who challenges Finn Balor for the NXT World Championship at next month’s NXT TakeOver live special event on the WWE Network.

Reed joins previously announced NXT Gauntlet Eliminator entrants Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Kyle O’Reilly and Timothy Thatcher in the five-man bout that will take place on NXT On USA this coming Wednesday night, September 23, 2020.

WWE.com released the following announcement:

First-ever Gauntlet Eliminator Match to decide Finn Bálor’s first challenger

Who will get the first chance to challenge The Prince? The answer to that question will be decided in the first-ever Gauntlet Eliminator Match next Wednesday in the Takeoff to TakeOver on NXT.

Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Kyle O’Reilly, Timothy Thatcher and Bronson Reed will battle in this unique bout with the rules as follows:

    * Two men will start in the ring.
    * Every four minutes, another competitor will enter.
    * The only way to be eliminated is via pinfall or submission.
    * The last man standing will be named the No. 1 Contender and challenge Finn Bálor for the NXT Title at the next edition of NXT TakeOver on Sunday, Oct. 4.

Which Superstar will emerge victorious and earn an opportunity at the NXT Championship?

Stay tuned to WWE’s digital and social platforms in the coming days as the rest of the field is revealed.

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