The field is set for the NXT Breakout Tournament.
At NXT Great American Bash, the eight competitors were announced for the NXT Breakout Tournament. The following superstars are set to compete:
Trey Baxter - Formerly known as Blake Christian. Faced Kushida on the June 15 episode of NXT.
Carmelo Hayes - Formerly known as Christian Casanova. Faced Kushida on the June 1 episode of NXT and faced Adam Cole on the June 22 episode of NXT.
Andre Chase - Formerly known as Harlem Bravado. Defeated Guru Raaj on the July 2 episode of 205 Live to qualify.
Josh Briggs - Former EVOLVE Champion. Will make his 205 Live debut on Friday.
Ikemen Jiro - Featured regularly on 205 Live since making his debut in May.
Joe Gacy - Defeated Desmond Troy on the July 2 episode of 205 Live to qualify.
Odyssey Jones - Formerly known as Omari Palmer. Had worked NXT dark matches. Wrestled Robert Roode in a dark match ahead of the July 2 episode of WWE SmackDown. Set to compete on Friday's 205 Live.
Duke Hudson - Formerly known as Brendan Vink. Hasn't wrestled since May 11, 2020 on WWE Raw.
The tournament will begin on the July 13 episode of NXT with Jiro vs. Hudson.
July 13 - NXT
- NXT Championship: Karrion Kross (c) vs. Johnny Gargano
- NXT Breakout Tournament: Ikemen Jiro vs. Duke Hudson
- Sarray in action