NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match Confirmed For Survivor Series Kickoff

Sarah Schreiber announced during the WWE Now stream on Sunday afternoon that Lio Rush will defend the NXT Cruiserweight Championship against SmackDown’s Kalisto and Raw’s Akira Tozawa on the Survivor Series Kickoff show.

As previously noted, Shawn Michaels will be on the Kickoff show to reveal the Men’s NXT team.

Below is the updated Survivor Series card for tonight:

No Holds Barred WWE Championship Match
– Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Rey Mysterio

Universal Championship Match
– “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Daniel Bryan

NXT Championship Match
– Adam Cole (c) vs. Pete Dunne

Champion vs. Champion vs. Champion
– Becky Lynch vs. Bayley vs. Shayna Baszler

Champion vs. Champion vs. Champion
– The Viking Raiders vs. The New Day vs. Undisputed Era

Champion vs. Champion vs. Champion
– AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Roderick Strong

5-Man Triple Threat Tag Team Match
– Team Raw (Captain Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Randy Orton, Ricochet & Drew McIntyre) vs. Team SmackDown (Captain Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Mustafa Ali, Shorty G & King Corbin) vs. Team NXT

5-Woman Triple Threat Tag Team Match
– Team Raw (Captain Charlotte Flair, Natalya, Asuka, Kairi Sane & Sarah Logan) vs. Team SmackDown (Captain Sasha Banks, Carmella, Dana Brooke, Lacey Evans & Nikki Cross) vs. Team NXT (Captain Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Bianca Belair, Io Shirai, & Toni Storm)

Kickoff – NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match
– Lio Rush (c) vs. Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa

The Survivor Series Kickoff show goes live at 5pm ET, while Survivor Series officially begins at 7pm ET on the WWE Network.


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