By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
NXT unveiled the following bracket for the men’s 2021 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic via WWE.com.
Left Side of the Bracket
-Adam Cole and Roderick Strong vs. Tyler Breeze and Fandango.
-Tony Nese and Ariya Daivari vs. Ashante Adonis and Desmond Troy
-Kushida and Leon Ruff vs. Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory.
-“Grizzled Young Veterans” Zack Gibson and James Drake vs. “Ever-Rise” Matt Martel and Chase Parker.
Right Side of the Bracket
“MSK” vs. Isaiah Scott and Jake Atlas.
-Drake Maverick and Killian Dain vs. Curt Stallion and August Grey.
-Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner vs. Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik.
-Raul Mendoza and Joaquin Wilde vs. “The Bollywood Boyz” Sunil Singh and Samir Singh.
Powell’s POV: NXT has not revealed details on MSK, though I remain hopeful that the tournament will be the launchpad for Dezmond Xavier and Zachary Wentz. NXT previously announced a dozen teams for the tournament, but they added four more teams today. The tournament begins tonight on NXT television.