WWE NXT Preview, July 29: Triple Threat Qualifier for North American Championship

Triple Threat | Finn Bálor vs. Dexter Lumis vs. Timothy Thatcher for North American Title opportunity

Tonight on NXT, three of the hardest hitting men on the roster, namely, Finn Balor, Timothy Thatcher and Dexter Lumis will collide in a Triple Threat bout to earn a spot in the North American Championship Ladder Match.

Last week, Bronson Reed punched his ticket to the title bout and tonight one Superstar will rightfully earn his spot in the high-profile title picture. Which man will rise to the occasion tonight?

Keith Lee addresses Karrion Kross’ heinous actions

Last week, Karrion Kross decimated Dominik Dijakovic in singles action as Keith Lee watched. The Herald of Doomsday smashed the steel steps into Dijak and then put him to sleep as Lee watched helplessly.

Blackzilla will be in the ring tonight to address Kross’ heinous actions as well as the message the Devil Of Monterrey sent him in the process. What words will Lee have for Kross tonight?

Johnny Gargano battles Roderick Strong

Both Johnny Gargano and Roderick failed to seize the North American Championship opportunity as they competed with Bronson Reed in a Triple Threat match last week. A backstage spat prior to the showdown marked the beginning of a feud between Gargano and Strong, and while both of them failed to advance, the two former champions have now found themselves in a war of their own.

Now that the tensions have escalated on social media, both Johnny and Roddy will be looking to tear each other apart when they face each other tonight on NXT.

Shotzi Blackheart vs. Mercedes Martinez (w/ Robert Stone)

Mercedes Martinez turned out to be the latest recruit of The Robert Stone Brand following her assault on Shotzi Blackheart last week. The Latina Sensation dropped Shotzi with a vicious boot to the face and joined Stone and Aliyah’s alliance right on sight.

Tonight, Blackheart will have an opportunity to seek revenge against Martinez. Will the young Shotzi triumph over the veteran Mercedes?

Isaiah ‘Swerve’ Scott takes on Jake Atlas

Scott clashes with Jake Atlas, who came just one win away from competing for the NXT Cruiserweight Title during a recent eight-man tournament to determine a new champion. Both men are now looking for NXT Cruiserweight Championship opportunity.