Full Details On NXT’s Championship Tournament

As previously reported, WWE NXT will be crowning it’s first ever NXT Champion in the coming weeks. At Thursday night’s tapings from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, an 8 man “Gold Rush Tournament” began to crown the first NXT Champion.

First Picture of the New NXT Championship Belt

The 8 participants include:

  • Bo Dallas
  • Richie Steamboat
  • Leo Kruger
  • Jinder Mahal
  • Seth Rollins
  • Drew McIntyre
  • Michael McGillicutty
  • Justin Gabriel

The first 2 rounds of matches took place Thursday night, with the finals set to take place at the next NXT tapings later this month.

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