WWE has confirmed that Ridge Holland will face Trey Baxter on the pre-show at NXT’s TakeOver 36 event.
BREAKING NEWS: @RidgeWWE will battle @TreyBaxterWWE on the #NXTTakeOver 36 Pre-Show this Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on @peacockTV in the US, @WWENetwork everywhere else and across WWE social platforms! https://t.co/Tti4JOX4dH
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) August 20, 2021
The match was made official after Baxter challenged Holland on his Twitter account, with Ridge Holland replying with a video of his own. After Holland replied, their bout was added to the card for the event. You can watch both the challenge, and Holland’s response below:
#AllHeart means putting yourself in tough spots and never taking the easy route.
So instead of waiting, I’m creating opportunity.
Thank you @RealKingRegal for giving me this opportunity.
— Trey Baxter (@TreyBaxterWWE) August 20, 2021
— Ridge Holland (@RidgeWWE) August 20, 2021
The full match card for NXT TakeOver 36 is as follows:
- (P) Trey Baxter vs Ridge Holland – Singles match
- Walter (C) vs Ilja Dragunov – Singles match for the NXT United Kingdom Championship
- Karrion Kross (C) w/ Scarlett vs Samoa Joe – Singles match for the NXT Championship
- Raquel Gonzalez (C) vs Dakota Kai – Singles match for the NXT Women’s Championship
- LA Knight (C) vs Cameron Grimes w/ Ted DiBiase – Singles match for the WWE Million Dollar Championship – If Cameron Grimes is to lose, Ted DiBiase must become the butler of LA Knight
- Kyle O’Reilly vs Adam Cole – Two-out-of-three falls match – 1st Fall: Singles match – 2nd Fall: Street Fight – 3rd Fall: Steel Cage (if necessary)