Three Title Matches Confirmed For NXT TakeOver 31

Plus a mystery WWE Star set to return at the event.

Three Title Matches Confirmed For NXT TakeOver 31

NXT TakeOver on October 4th is taking shape after the latest episode of NXT.

First off, Candice LeRae won the Women's Battle Royal to become the number one contender to Io Shirai's NXT Women's Championship. 

LeRae beat off competetion from Rhea Ripley, Shotzi Blackheart and a host of others to put herself in pole position to take her shot at the Championship at TakeOver.

Sticking with the Gargano's, it was announced that Damien Priest will defend his recently won NXT North American Championship against Johnny Gargano. 

Gargano is no stranger to the gold, being NXT's first Triple Crown Champion, and will be looking to become the first two time North American Champion in the title's history. Damien Priest will be determined to build on his first successful defence against Timothy Thatcher.

The last of the title matches confirmed was for the NXT Championship, and Finn Bálor now knows who will be challenging him in the first defence of his second reign as NXT Champion.

That man will be Kyle O'Reilly. The Undisputed Era member won a five man gauntlet eliminator match to advance to TakeOver and challenge The Prince.

There was also the reveal that a superstar will be returning to NXT at the event. Whilst it is yet to be revealed who this is, the early rumours are that Bobby Roode may be making his NXT return.

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