NXT Halloween Havoc is a two-night event that will feature some of the best wrestlers from the NXT brand. The event will take place on October 24 and 31, 2023, at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Six new matches have been added to the card, including a title match between Carmelo Hayes and Ilja Dragunov.
NXT Tag Team Championship: The Family vs. Chase U
The Family (Tony D’Angelo and Channing “Stacks” Lorenzo) are the current NXT Tag Team Champions. They have been dominating the tag team division since they won the titles from MSK at NXT TakeOver 36. They are confident and charismatic, but also ruthless and cunning.
Chase U (Andre Chase and Duke Hudson) are the challengers for the titles. They earned their opportunity by winning a tag team battle royal on the October 17 episode of NXT. They are both arrogant and ambitious, but also talented and resourceful.
The match between The Family and Chase U will take place on night one of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 24). It will be a clash of styles and personalities, as both teams will try to prove their superiority in the tag team division.
NXT Women’s Breakout Tournament: Semi-Finals
The NXT Women’s Breakout Tournament is a competition that showcases some of the newest and brightest female stars in NXT. Eight women entered the tournament, but only four remain in the semi-finals.
Karmen Petrovic vs. Lola Vice
Karmen Petrovic is a powerhouse from Serbia. She defeated Jaida Parker in the first round with her impressive strength and agility. She is confident and fearless, but also respectful and humble.
Lola Vice is a rebel from Australia. She defeated Izzi Dame in the first round with her cunning and creativity. She is defiant and unpredictable, but also charismatic and entertaining.
The match between Karmen Petrovic and Lola Vice will take place on night one of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 24). It will be a battle of contrasts, as both women will try to advance to the finals of the tournament.
Kelani Jordan vs. Arianna Grace
Kelani Jordan is a high-flyer from Hawaii. She defeated Brinley Reece in the first round with her amazing speed and aerial skills. She is cheerful and energetic, but also determined and passionate.
Arianna Grace is a technician from England. She defeated Zara Khan in the first round with her superb mat wrestling and submission skills. She is calm and composed, but also ruthless and relentless.
The match between Kelani Jordan and Arianna Grace will take place on night one of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 24). It will be a clash of skills, as both women will try to secure their spot in the finals of the tournament.
Lights Out Match: Gigi Dolin vs. Blair Davenport
Gigi Dolin and Blair Davenport have been feuding for months over who is the best female wrestler in NXT. They have attacked each other backstage, interfered in each other’s matches, and traded insults on social media.
On the October 17 episode of NXT, Gigi Dolin spun a wheel that determined the stipulation for their match at NXT Halloween Havoc. The wheel landed on Lights Out, which means that there will be no rules, no disqualifications, and no count-outs. The only way to win is by pinfall or submission.
The Lights Out match between Gigi Dolin and Blair Davenport will take place on night one of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 24). It will be a brutal and violent showdown, as both women will try to settle their score once and for all.
Devil’s Playground Match: Roxanne Perez vs. Kiana James
Roxanne Perez and Kiana James have been rivals since they debuted in NXT earlier this year. They have competed in singles matches, tag team matches, and multi-woman matches, but neither one has been able to gain a decisive advantage over the other.
On the October 17 episode of NXT, Roxanne Perez spun a wheel that determined the stipulation for their match at NXT Halloween Havoc. The wheel landed on Devil’s Playground, which means that anything goes, and falls count anywhere.
The Devil’s Playground match between Roxanne Perez and Kiana James will take place on night one of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 24). It will be a wild and chaotic brawl, as both women will try to end their rivalry once and for all.
NXT Championship: Ilja Dragunov vs. Carmelo Hayes
Ilja Dragunov is the reigning NXT Champion. He won the title from WALTER at NXT TakeOver 36 in a classic match that was praised by fans and critics alike. He is a fierce and intense competitor, who never backs down from a challenge.
Carmelo Hayes is the challenger for the title. He won the opportunity by defeating Pete Dunne in the main event of the October 17 episode of NXT. He is a young and charismatic star, who has impressed everyone with his skills and potential.
The match between Ilja Dragunov and Carmelo Hayes will take place on night two of NXT Halloween Havoc (October 31). It will be a match of the year candidate, as both men will try to prove their excellence in the ring.