Cruiserweight Title Match, Velveteen Dream’s Return Set For Next Week’s NXT

Below are news & notes from this week’s WWE NXT:

– The pre-show dark matches included Mansoor defeating Arturo Ruas and Mercedes Martinez defeating Xia Li.

– Velveteen Dream will officially return to the ring next week when he takes on Roderick Strong.

– Lio Rush defeated Angel Garza to once again become number one contender for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. As a result, Rush will challenge Jordan Devlin on next week’s episode.

– Below is the final advertised card for this Sunday’s TakeOver: Portland:

NXT Championship
– Adam Cole (c) vs. Tommaso Ciampa

NXT Women’s Championship
– Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Bianca Belair

NXT Tag Team Championship
– Undisputed Era (c) vs. Matt Riddle & Pete Dunne

NXT North American Championship
– Keith Lee (c) vs. Dominik Dijakovic

Street Fight
– Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai

– Johnny Gargano vs. Finn Balor