Originally published at Ikemen Jiro to face Roderick Strong on NXT on Tuesday night
After announcing that The Diamond Mine would be holding an open challenge on NXT this week, the call has been answered.
Ikemen Jiro posted a video to confirm that he will accept the open challenge and face Roderick Strong on Tuesday’s taped edition of NXT from the Capitol Wrestling Center.
Jiro has made several appearances on NXT since his WWE debut including a loss to Duke Hudson in the Breakout Tournament and losing to Ridge Holland last month. Jiro primarily competes on 205 Live.
NXT taped multiple shows last week from the Capitol Wrestling Center with their next live edition of the program scheduled for September 14th.
Below are the matches and segments announced for Tuesday’s show at 8 p.m. ET on the USA Network and Sportsnet 360 in Canada:
*Johnny Gargano vs. LA Knight
*Kyle O’Reilly vs. Duke Hudson
*Ridge Holland vs. Tommaso Ciampa
*Roderick Strong vs. Ikemen Jiro
*NXT UK Champion Ilja Dragunov to appear