William Regal Announces WWE 205 Live Will Join NXT In Hosting First-Rounds Of Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is coming to 205 Live.

Via Twitter, William Regal announced that starting next week, 205 Live will be joining with NXT to hold the first rounds of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The brand will be represented in the event by the teams of Ever-Rise, Jake Atlas & Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, The Bollywood Boyz, and Curt Stallion & August Grey.

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The tournament is set to begin on the January 13 episode of NXT. The winners of the tournament will not only receive the Dusty Cup, but also an NXT Tag Team Title match against current champions Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch.

Here is a list of the teams currently scheduled for the tournament:

* Jake Atlas & Isaiah "Swerve" Scott
* The Way (Austin Theory & Johnny Gargano)
* The Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake & Zack Gibson)
* Ever-Rise (Chase Parker & Matt Martel)
* The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole & Roderick Strong)
* Breezango (Fandango & Tyler Breeze)
* Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza)
* Imperium (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner)
* Drake Maverick & Killian Dain
* Curt Stallion & August Grey
* Kushida & Leon Ruff
* The Bollywood Boyz (Samir Singh & Sunil Singh)

Also announced on NXT was the first-ever Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. More information regarding the tournament will be made available in the coming days and weeks.

Results for the January 8 edition of 205 Live can be found here.

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