WWE has shared the following Quick Hits for tonight’s episode of NXT on WWE.com:
- Tegan Nox challenges Io Shirai for the NXT Women’s Championship
- New NXT Champion Keith Lee to address the NXT Universe
- Damian Priest looks for payback against Cameron Grimes
WWE’s full preview can be found HERE; we have included excerpts below:
Tegan Nox challenges Io Shirai for the NXT Women’s Championship
Tegan Nox’s road to the top has been long and arduous, but now she’s finally one win away from the mountaintop as she challenges Io Shirai for the NXT Women’s Championship.
The Girl with the Shiniest Wizard has overcome as much adversity as anyone in the history of the black-and-gold brand to get to this point, battling back after several devastating knee injuries. She returned last year from MCL, LCL, ACL and menisci tears suffered in the 2018 Mae Young Classic after she had already come back from a previous ACL tear.
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But Nox says she is done with sympathy and is ready to prove herself as being among the best in NXT. And she looked the part two weeks ago, surviving a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match against Candice LeRae, Mia Yim and arch-nemesis Dakota Kai to earn this opportunity.
Though her reign as champion only began last month at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, Shirai has been one of the measuring sticks in NXT. Since finally capturing the NXT Women’s Title, The Genius of the Sky is on top of her game and as confident as ever.
Will Nox pen the most triumphant chapter in her comeback story? Or will Shirai prove once again that she rules the black-and-gold brand?
New NXT Champion Keith Lee to address the NXT Universe
Keith Lee will be on NXT tomorrow night to usher in NXT’s Limitless era.
Lee made history last week, closing out The Great American Bash by ending Adam Cole’s record-breaking NXT Championship reign. He adds NXT’s top prize to his mantle alongside the North American Title and is now the black-and-gold brand’s first double champion.
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Now with two titles to his name, Lee is certain to face an extraordinarily long list of challengers. And might it include Karrion Kross?
Kross and Scarlett were seen looking on during Lee’s victory celebration. Given Kross’ path of destruction and his willingness to take on anyone, might he have Lee and his newly won NXT Title in his sights?