A major battle royal is happening on the March 31 episode of NXT.
NXT General Manager William Regal announced a 12-man battle royal will take place next Wednesday. The final six men will compete in a gauntlet match. The order of the gauntlet match will be determined by the order of elimination in the battle royal.
The gauntlet match will take place on night one of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver.
The winner of the gauntlet match will face Johnny Gargano for the NXT North American Championship at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver night two.
The competitors include Dexter Lumis, Bronson Reed, Leon Ruff, Roderick Strong, LA Knight, Pete Dunne, Roderick Strong, Tyler Rust, Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, Jake Atlas, Cameron Grimes, and Austin Theory.
NEXT WEEK: 12 men who collide in a #BattleRoyal to determine who will qualify for the #GauntletEliminator!— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) March 25, 2021
The winner of the #GauntletEliminator will face @JohnnyGargano for the NXT #NXTNATitle on Night 2 of #NXTTakeOver: Stand & Deliver! #WWENXT pic.twitter.com/ojonBaPafc
Johnny Gargano had the same reaction as everyone else.
Wait. What's happening????— Johnny Gargano (@JohnnyGargano) March 25, 2021
March 31 - WWE NXT
- 12-Man Battle Royal to qualify for Gauntlet Eliminator
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