MAJOR UPDATE: Click here for a huge update on the new title and the match that will determine the first champion.
ORIGINAL: There are plans to create another championship. This time it will be for the NXT brand. The new belt will be called the NXT North American Championship and the plans are for a match at Takeover: New Orleans (during WrestleMania weekend) to crown the champion.
There were different versions of the North American Championship that existed in promotions in the 1970’s and 1980’s including the NWA, WWC in Puerto Rico, Stampede Wrestling, and in the World Wide Wrestling Federation. The WWWF North American Championship is considered to be the precursor to that Intercontinental Championship, a title that was “won” by Pat Patterson in a fictitious tournament in Rio De Janeiro.
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