Ilja Dragunov challenging Carmelo Hayes for NXT Championship at Great American Bash

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Second title match confirmed for Great American Bash. 

It is official that at the Great American Bash Premium Live Event on July 30th, Ilja Dragunov is challenging Carmelo Hayes for the NXT Championship. 

Dragunov secured his title opportunity in a number one contender’s match against Bron Breakker. Dragunov came out of the match victorious. 


— WWE (@WWE) July 12, 2023

The Great American Bash match card reads as follows: 

  • NXT North American Championship: Wes Lee (c) vs. Mustafa Ali
  • NXT Championship: Carmelo Hayes (c) (w/ Trick Williams) vs. Ilja Dragunov