NXT Battleground: Grace Challenges Perez, Tag Title Match Also Set

WWE NXT Battleground 2024
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WWE has sprung a big surprise at NXT Battleground 2024 in the form of TNA Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace.

NXT Women’s Champion Roxanne Perez was supposed to know about her challenge for Battleground on NXT this week. NXT Manager Ava shook everyone when she welcomed Jordynne Grace as Perez’s challenger.

Grace previously appeared at the women’s Royal Rumble match this year where she was eliminated by Bianca Belair. However, this would be her first and first time for any reigning Knockouts Women’s to challenge for NXT Women’s title.

In more updates from Battleground match card, Axiom and Nathan Frazer will defend NXT Tag Team Championship against The Good Brothers Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows. The Good Brothers defeated Edris Enofe and Malik Blade in a tag team match on NXT this week. Following this, Axiom and Frazer ran out to the ring before announcing their title defense at Battleground.

The line-up for the inaugural NXT Women’s North American Championship Ladder match is also complete now. Kelani Jorden defeated Wren Sinclair while Michin defeated Tatum Paxley in the qualifying matches this week. They will join Sol Ruca, Fallon Henley, Jaida Parker and Lash Legend in the match.

NXT Battleground 2024 takes place on June 9 at UFC Apex Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The updated match card is as below:

  • Sol Ruca vs Lash Legend vs Fallon Henley vs Jaida Parker vs Michin vs Kelani Jordan – Ladder match for the inaugural NXT Women’s North American Championship
  • Oba Femi (c) vs Wes Lee vs Joe Coffey – Triple threat match for the NXT North American Championship
  • Shayna Baszler vs Lola Vice – NXT Underground match
  • Roxanne Perez(c) vs Jordynne Grace – NXT Women’s Championship
  • Axiom & Nathan Frazer (c) vs The O.C.(Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) – NXT Tag Team Championship

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