Mickie James — Returning to WWE at NXT Takeover

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It’s been over six years since Mickie James last wrestled for WWE … but tonight the company announced that she’ll be in a match at NXT Takeover.

The announcement that James would face Asuka at NXT Takoever: Toronto for the NXT Women’s Championship was made on social media and during a live taping of the WWE Network show.

According to WWE.com, “Asuka has claimed that no one is ready to challenge her. The NXT Women’s Champion’s theory will be put to the test at NXT TakeOver: Toronto, when she defends her title against the returning Mickie James.”

James commented on the news on Twitter saying, “…guess who’s back?! See you in Toronto. #ImComingHome #ImComingForGlory #BeCarefulWhatYouAsukaFor”

NXT Takeover: Toronto takes place November 19th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario.