After a fantastic show by Shotzi Blackheart and Io Shirai, it seems that NXT is wasting no time in determining the next challenger for the Genius of Heaven. Following Shirai’s victory over Blackheart, it has been announced that a No. 1 Battle Royal contender will take part in next week’s NXT episode.
Who’s next for the NXT Women’s Champion?
Shirai opened the show this week with a defense of her NXT Women’s Championship. Shotzi Blackheart presented a show that showed she belongs at the top of the NXT women’s division.
When all was said and done, the Genius of Heaven demonstrated why it is the Champ. He has also shown that it will be a daunting task to pull the title off his shoulders. But that won’t stop many women from trying to do it right.
Among the women presented in the graph were Rhea Ripley (front and center), Aliyah, Blackheart, Candice LeRae, Dakota Kai è Tegan Nox. Kai and Blackheart had already had their strokes at the title while Ripley was approached by Shirai to become Champion.
What is not clear is whether this is the whole field for the real battle or whether more women will be announced / joined at the festivities. Whatever happens, wait to see Shirai get a stiff test from any star who wins the royal battle.
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Posted on 17 Sep 2020, 06:25 AM