Candice LeRae to Challenge for NXT Women’s Championship at TakeOver

candice lerae wins nxt women's title shot takeover

Io Shirai will defend the NXT Women’s title next month at TakeOver against Candice LeRae.

LeRae earned the title opportunity tonight by competing in a battle royal on NXT which also included Shotzi Blackheart, Rhea Ripley, Dakota Kai, Raquel Gonzalez, Candice LeRae, Kacy Catanzaro, Indie Hartwell and more women from the NXT roster.

Blackheart and LeRae were the final two competitors in the match, but Candice was ultimately the last woman standing to earn a shot at the NXT Women’s Championship.

NXT TakeOver is scheduled to take place on October 4.