Hideo Itami defeated Roderick Strong to become the new #1 contender for the NXT Championship on this week’s episode of NXT. Itami will challenge Bobby Roode for the NXT Championship at NXT Takeover: Chicago.
— WWE (@WWE) May 11, 2017
The event takes place on May 20th in Chicago, Illinois at the Allstate Arena, which is the night before the Backlash pay-per-view event. The show will air on the WWE Network. Here is the updated card for the event:
— NXT Championship Match: Bobby Roode © vs. Hideo Itami
— NXT Tag Team Championship Ladder Match: Authors of Pain © vs. Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa.
— NXT Women’s Championship Match: Asuka © vs. Ruby Riot vs. Nikki Cross
— WWE UK Championship Match: Tyler Bate © vs. Pete Dunne