Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/05/17/last-man-standing-match-added-to-nxt-battleground/
A Last Man Standing Match will take place at NXT Battleground.
Following a series of videos that aired throughout Tuesday’s show, NXT has announced that Dijak will face Ilja Dragunov on the 5/28 event from Lowell, Massachusetts.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) May 17, 2023
On Tuesday’s episode, the two were inside of a room where Dijak continually beat Dragunov, who wouldn’t do down, and ended the final scene stating, “I’m still standing.”
Battleground takes place from the Tsongas Center in Lowell on the same night as AEW’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view with NXT’s event streaming on Peacock and the WWE Network.
Below is the card for NXT Battleground:
*NXT Championship: Carmelo Hayes © vs. Bron Breakker
*NXT Women’s Championship (vacant): Roxanne Perez or Tiffany Stratton vs. Cora Jade or Lyra Valkyria
*NXT North American Championship: Wes Lee © vs. Tyler Bate vs. Joe Gacy
*NXT Heritage Cup: Noam Dar © vs. Dragon Lee
*Last Man Standing Match: Dijak vs. Ilja Dragunov