Kushida & Leon Ruff Upset The Gargano Way, Advance In Dusty Classic
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Tonight’s episode of NXT kicked off with yet another Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic first-round match, as Kushida and Leon Ruff teamed up to take on The Way, a tag team comprised of Johnny Gargano and Austin Theory. In a surprise upset, Kushida and Ruff were able to come away with the win, eliminating The Way early and sending them home for the time being.
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Towards the end of the match, things were getting extremely close for both tag teams, as they began trading pinfall attempts after big moves. However, it was Kushida who came through in a big way, as he was able to kick out of a basement superkick from Gargano before landing a huge hammerlock suplex to the superstar for the victory.
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