As announced on Wednesday night’s WWE NXT broadcast by General Manager William Regal, a 12-man Gauntlet Eliminator Battle Royal match will take place on next week’s show. The stipulation goes as follows: The match will start with 12 NXT Superstars under traditional, over-the-top rope battle royal rules. The final six remaining Superstars will advance to a Gauntlet Match that will take place at TakeOver: Stand & Deliver (Night One). The winner of the that match will challenge NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano at TakeOver: Stand & Deliver (Night Two).
The following NXT Superstars that will compete in the match are – Jake Atlas, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, Leon Ruff, Austin Theory, Dexter Lumis, Tyler Rust, Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Pete Dunne, Roderick Strong, Bronson Reed, and LA Knight.
The NXT “Takeover: Stand and Deliver” event will take place on Wednesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8. Night One will air on the USA Network, while Night Two will air on Peacock and the WWE Network.
Here is updated card for TakeOver: Stand & Deliver, along with the Gauntlet Battle Royal match announcement:
NXT Women’s Title Match
Raquel Gonzalez vs. Io Shirai (c)
Triple Threat for the Vacant NXT Tag Team Titles
MSK vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Legado del Fantasma
Gauntlet Eliminator for a NXT North American Title Shot
6 Superstars TBA from 12-Man Battle Royal held on March 31 with Jake Atlas, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, Leon Ruff, Austin Theory, Dexter Lumis, Tyler Rust, Kushida, Cameron Grimes, Pete Dunne, Roderick Strong, Bronson Reed, and LA Knight
NXT Title Match
Karrion Kross vs. Finn Balor (c)
NXT North American Title Match
Gauntlet Eliminator winner vs. Johnny Gargano (c)
NIGHTS TO BE CONFIRMED:
Title Unification Match
NXT Cruiserweight Champion Jordan Devlin vs. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar
NXT UK Title Match
Tommaso Ciampa vs. WALTER (c)
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) March 25, 2021