By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for tonight’s NXT television show.
-Finn Balor vs. Timothy Thatcher vs. Dexter Lumis in a qualifier for the ladder match for the vacant NXT North American Championship.
-NXT Champion Keith Lee responds to Karrion Kross.
-Johnny Gargano vs. Roderick Strong.
-Io Shirai and Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai and Candice LeRae.
-Mercedes Martinez vs. Shotzi Blackheart.
-Isaiah “Swerve” Scott vs. Jake Atlas.
-NXT Tag Champions Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel return.
Powell’s POV: WWE announced that the women’s tag match will open the show since our last update. The ladder match will take place at NXT Takeover XXX on Saturday, August 22. Bronson Reed has already qualified for the match. Tonight’s show is being taped today in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. Join John Moore for his weekly NXT live review as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. John’s NXT audio reviews are available for Dot Net Members every Thursday.