Johnny Gargano To Defend NXT North American Title Against Velveteen Dream Next Week

A big NXT North American Title match is set to headline next week's episode of NXT.

Last week, NXT announced that Johnny Gargano will defend his NXT North American Title against Velveteen Dream. The bout was set up on the Feb. 6 episode of NXT, with Dream coming out and declaring his intentions to challenge Gargano for his title. Dream earned a shot at the title of his choosing by virtue of winning the Worlds Collide tournament over WWE Royal Rumble weekend. You can view the segment in the video above.

Gargano won the NXT North American Title from Ricochet at NXT TakeOver: Phoenix. Dream and Gargano have met twice before in singles competition. Gargano defeated Dream on the Jan. 24, 2018 episode of NXT to become the #1 Contender for the NXT Title. Dream got revenge on the Sept. 5, 2018 episode when he defeated Gargano.

Also scheduled for next week's episode is Aleister Black taking on Roderick Strong.

Fightful will provide live coverage of NXT next Wednesday beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

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