Gauntlet Elimination Match to Decide Number 1 Contender for NXT Championship Announced for Next Week

The man who will face the current NXT Champion Finn Balor at the upcoming Takeover will be revealed in the next week’s episode of NXT.

William Regal announced that a Gauntlet Elimination Match, the first-ever for NXT, will take place next week.

Five men will participate in the match and the winner will be the number 1 contender for the NXT championship.

While the participants have not been announced yet, Regal did release the rules for the match.

  • It will start with two participants
  • A new participant will enter every four minutes
  • Eliminations will be made by either pinfall or submission