NXT Preview (2/5/18): Pete Dunne vs Roderick Strong

Tonight’s episode of NXT will be a taped show from Winter Park, Florida. 4 matches have been announced for the episode.

NXT May 2nd, 2018

  • Pete Dunne vs Roderick Strong

    • Roderick Strong turned on Pete Dunne in the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Classic. In the process, Strong aligned with the Undisputed Era to turn the trio into a stable of 4.
    • Tonight, Dunne has a chance to get even with his former partner as the two collide inside the ring. It’s likely Strong will have his Undisputed Era teammates nearby, however.
  • Kona Reeves Returns to the Ring

    • Vignettes featuring a new and improved version of Kona Reeves have taken place over the last few weeks. Tonight he makes his return to the ring.
    • The 25-year-old Hawaiian was trained by Afa at the Wild Samoan Pro Wrestling Training Center. He was signed to WWE in 2014.
    • The last time Reeves wrestled on NXT was over a year ago in a loss to Hideo Itami. He’s had 7 matches on NXT television, lost 6 of them and went to a no-contest.
  • The Street Profits vs TM61

    • The last time we saw the Street Profits in action they lost a 2nd round match of the Dusty Rhodes Classic to the Authors of Pain.
    • The team had qualified for the 2nd round of the tournament by defeating Heavy Machinery.
    • TM-61 were also eliminated by the Authors of Pain in the Dusty Rhodes Classic but they went out in the 1st round.
    • Both teams will be looking to get into the thick of the title chase in NXT’s tag-team division with a win here.
  • Bianca Belair vs Candice LeRae
    • Both of these two are undefeated in single’s matches on NXT television. Candice LeRae is 1-0, and Bianca Belair is 4-0.
    • Yet another wrestler from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Candice LeRae is looking to win her 2nd straight NXT single’s match. She defeated Zelina Vega on the April 11th edition of NXT.
    • As for Belair, she is a resident of Knox County, Tennessee and may have voted for Kane recently.