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In a surprise announcement during tonight’s NXT Tapings, WWE has announced that NXT TakeOver: Toronto Asuka will defend her NXT Women’s title against multi WWE Women’s and Divas Champion Mickie James!
WWE broke the news via their official Instagram account:
Mickie James shared her excitement of competing at NXT TakeOver on Twitter:
Ps… @WWE @WWEAsuka @WWENXT guess who's back?! See you in Toronto. ?? #ImComingHome #ImComingForGlory #BeCarefulWhatYouAsukaFor pic.twitter.com/hxlp7oewqW
— Mickie James~Aldis (@MickieJames) October 14, 2016
This marks the first time Mickie James has competed in a WWE ring since her release from the company in April 2010. Up to this point, Asuka has been on an undefeated streak within the NXT Women’s division.
NXT TakeOver: Tornto airs on Saturday, November 19th on the WWE Network .
Are you excited to see this match?