Hideo Itami defeated Roderick Strong in a singles match to become the new #1 contender for the NXT Championship, which is currently being held by Bobby Roode, at Wednesday’s TV tapings in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University.
Itami will challenge Roode for the NXT Championship at NXT Takeover: Chicago on May 20th in Chicago, Illinois at the Allstate Arena, which is the night before the Backlash pay-per-view event.
— JJ Williams (@JJWilliamsWON) April 19, 2017
Scoop #12: Hideo Itami defeats Roderick Strong and will face Bobby Roode in Chicago for the NXT Title pic.twitter.com/RRA5YO7m65
— Jacob Cohen (@MrJacobCohen) April 19, 2017
Click here to read the spoilers from Wednesday’s tapings.