Dusty Rhodes Classic tag team tournament brackets revealed including Itami & Ibushi, Gargano & Ciampa, No Way & Swann

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor


WWE has released the full brackets for the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Invitational Tournament. The brackets are available in a printable PDF.

Full Tournament Line-up…

TM-61 vs. Tino Sabbatelli & Riddick Moss
Team Aries (Austin Aries & ???) vs. Niko Bogojevic & Tucker Knight
Hideo Itami & Kota Ibushi vs. Lince Dorado & Mustafa Ali
Tye Dillinger & Bobby Roode vs. SAnitY
The Authors of Pain vs. The Bollywood Boyz
No Way Jose & Rich Swann vs. Tony Nese & Drew Gulak
NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas & Cedric Alexander
Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa vs. Bin Wang & HoHo Lun

The tournament begins tonight on NXT TV with the conclusion taking place on Nov. 19 at the “NXT Takeover: Toronto” event live on WWE Network.

Keller’s Analysis: There is a chance, based on the brackets, for a Team Aries vs. Gargano & Ciampa finals, or Itami & Ibushi vs. Revival finals, among other intriguing match-ups. NXT has been at the forefront of reviving Women’s Wrestling, Cruiserweight Wrestling, and once again Tag Team Wrestling. It’s one of the great bonuses of the WWE Network era to be able to see a tournament handled so well, with a mix of established international names and developmental talent with a real upside (plus, well, a few others, too!).

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