Bronson Reed gets a date with Johnny Gargano.
On the April 27 episode of NXT, Bronson Reed earned an NXT North American Title bout against Johnny Gargano by defeating Austin Theory. During Tuesday's episode of NXT it was announced that Reed will get his second crack against Gargano on the May 18 episode of NXT.
The match will take place inside a steel cage.
Gargano successfully defended the NXT North American Title against Reed at night two of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver. Reed earned his shot at night one of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver by winning a six-man gauntlet match.
Also set for next Tuesday is the rematch between Toni Storm and Zoey Stark. Stark defeated Storm during the kick-off show of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver night one.
.@JohnnyGargano isn't going to be happy about this...— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) May 12, 2021
Per #WWENXT GM @RealKingRegal, The NXT North American Champion will defend his #NXTNATitle against @bronsonreedwwe NEXT WEEK on @USA_Network! @austintheory1 @WWEKarrionKross pic.twitter.com/YPjmWaYn6r
Here is the current lineup for the May 18 episode of NXT:
WWE NXT - May 18
- Steel Cage Match - NXT North American Championship: Johnny Gargano (c) vs. Bronson Reed
- Toni Storm vs. Zoey Stark