Carmelo Hayes and Baron Corbin to confront each other ahead of title match

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NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes will face off with his next challenger Baron Corbin on Tuesday’s NXT Gold Rush, week 1.

The pair are scheduled to compete for the title at NXT Gold Rush, week 2, which is set for Tuesday, June 27th.

Also newly announced for this coming Tuesday is Valentina Feroz & Yulisa Leon vs. Jakara Jackson & Lash Legend.

BREAKING: After some bad blood between the two teams the last few weeks, @lashlegendwwe & @JakaraWWE will take on @YulisaLeon_wwe & @ValentiFerozWWE THIS TUESDAY at #NXTGoldRush! #WWENXT

— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 18, 2023

The two teams got involved in the NXT Heritage Cup match this past week between Oro Mensah and Nathan Frazer.

Current card for NXT: Gold Rush week 1, June 20th

  • NXT North American Championship: Wes Lee (c) vs. Tyler Bate
  • NXT Tag Team Championships #1 Contenders’ Match: Brooks Jensen & Josh Briggs vs. Edris Enofe & Malik Blade vs. Hank Walker & Tank Ledger
  • Dana Brooke vs. Cora Jade
  • Jakara Jackson & Lash Legend vs. Valentina Feroz & Yulisa Leon
  • Chase U throws a pep rally for NXT Women’s Championship challenger Thea Hail
  • Carmelo Hayes and Baron Corbin go face-to-face