On NXT this week, it was announced that Sanity’s Eric Young will take on Roderick Strong at Takeover: Chicago. The match announcement gives the card 6 total bouts for Saturday.
Strong had a chance to earn a title shot against Bobby Roode last week on NXT, but dropped a match to Hideo Itami. Now, Itami will wrestle Roode on Saturday. After his match last week, Sanity attacked Strong, leading to the recently announced match.
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Updated Takeover: Chicago Card
- NXT Champion Bobby Roode (c) vs. Hideo Itami
- NXT Women’s Champion Asuka (c) vs. Nikki Cross vs. Ruby Riot (Ember Moon removed from match due to injury)
- NXT Tag Team Champions The Authors Of Pain (c) vs. Team DIY (Ciampa & Gargano)
- WWE UK Champion Tyler Bate (c) vs. Pete Dunne
- Eric Young (Sanity) vs. Roderick Strong