At Wednesday night’s NXT TV tapings from Full Sail University, Hideo Itami defeated Roderick Strong in a #1 contender’s match to earn a shot at NXT Champion Bobby Roode. The match will headline next month’s NXT Takeover: Chicago event.
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NXT General Manager William Regal also announced that NXT Tag Team Champions The Authors of Pain will defend against Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa in a Ladder Match at Takeover: Chicago.
Finally, Asuka will defend the NXT Women’s Championship against Ember Moon, Ruby Riot and Nikki Cross and Ember Moon in a fatal 4-way match.
NXT Takeover: Chicago takes place on Saturday night, May 20th from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.