At the first NXT television tapings of 2017 held on Thursday evening at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, William Regal officially announced new matches for this month’s NXT TakeOver live special on the WWE Network.
During a segment shot at last night’s tapings, the NXT General Manager personally announced that Asuka will be defending her NXT Women’s Championship against Nikki Cross, Billie Kay and Peyton Royce in a Fatal-4-Way match.
The new title match supports the previously announced main event, which features Shinsuke Nakamura defending the NXT World Championship against Bobby Roode, as well as a third confirmed title match pitting NXT Tag-Team Champions DIY against challengers The Authors of Pain.
NXT TakeOver: San Antonio goes down from The Lonestar State via the WWE Network during Royal Rumble 2017 weekend, airing live the night before the WWE pay-per-view from the Freeman Coliseum on Saturday, January 28th. Make sure to visit us here at eWrestling.com on Saturday, January 28th for a complete NXT TakeOver: San Antonio recap.
With the new matches now officially confirmed for the first NXT TakeOver live special of 2017, below is a look at the updated official lineup for the show thus far:
NXT TAKEOVER: SAN ANTONIO LINEUP FOR 1/28
NXT World Championship
– Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Bobby Roode
Fatal 4 Way For NXT Women’s Championship
– Asuka (c) vs. Nikki Cross vs. Billie Kay vs. Peyton Royce
NXT Tag-Team Championship
– DIY (c) vs. The Authors of Pain
– Tye Dillinger vs. Eric Young