The fatal four-way number one contender’s match at night one of NXT’s Great American Bash will now have an elimination format.
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WWE announced today that Mia Yim vs. Tegan Nox vs. Candice LeRae vs. Dakota Kai on this Wednesday’s NXT will be an elimination match. The winner will become the number one contender to Io Shirai’s NXT Women’s Championship, but when they’ll be getting their title shot hasn’t been revealed.
Kai & Raquel Gonzalez defeated Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter on NXT last week. After the match, Kai said she has her sights set on Shirai and the NXT Women’s Championship.
Shirai is facing Sasha Banks in a non-title match on Wednesday’s episode of NXT. Bayley will be in Banks’ corner for the match.
Shirai became NXT Women’s Champion by defeating Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley in a triple threat match at TakeOver: In Your House earlier this month.
The Great American Bash is taking place over the next two weeks of NXT and is going up against both nights of AEW’s Fyter Fest.
Here are the updated lineups for both nights of the Great American Bash:
Night one (July 1) —
Non-title match: NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai vs. Sasha Banks
Number one contender’s fatal four-way elimination match: Mia Yim vs. Tegan Nox vs. Candice LeRae vs. Dakota Kai
Strap match: Dexter Lumis vs. Roderick Strong
Two-on-one handicap match: Aliyah & Robert Stone vs. Rhea Ripley (Ripley must join the Robert Stone Brand if she loses)
Timothy Thatcher vs. Oney Lorcan
Night two (July 8) —
Winner-take-all title vs. title match: NXT Champion Adam Cole vs. NXT North American Champion Keith Lee