Updates on the NXT Breakout Tournament, finals confirmed

Aug 17, 2021 - by Marc Middleton

The finals of the 2021 WWE NXT Breakout Tournament have been officially announced for next week’s post-Takeover 36 edition of NXT on the USA Network.

The finals on next Tuesday’s show will feature Odyssey Jones vs. Carmelo Hayes. The winner of the tournament will earn a future NXT title shot of their choosing.

Tonight’s NXT show saw Hayes defeat Duke Hudson to advance and Jones in the finals. There was a post-match face-off between Hayes and Jones, which you can see below.

WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and Triple H took to Twitter after the show and commented.

“Different styles, sizes, and attitude. One singular goal… Who will be the breakout? The finals of the #WWENXT #NXTBreakout Tournament happen NeXT week!!,” Triple H wrote.

Michaels added, “This #NXTBreakout Tournament was a great introduction to many new Superstars. I’m excited to see this FINAL match!!! @Carmelo_WWE @oshow94 #WWENXT”

Below is an updated look at the NXT Breakout Tournament brackets, along with photos and videos from tonight’s match, and the tweets from Michaels, Triple H and Hayes:

Duke Hudson defeated Ikemen Jiro
Carmelo Hayes defeated Josh Briggs

Odyssey Jones defeated Andre Chase
Trey Baxter defeated Joe Gacy

Carmelo Hayes defeated Duke Hudson
Odyssey Jones defeated Trey Baxter

Carmelo Hayes vs. Odyssey Jones

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