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Mandy Rose wins NXT Women's title, Dakota Kai returns


With the help of the returning Dakota Kai, Mandy Rose won the NXT Women's Championship at Halloween Havoc.

Rose won the NXT Women's title by defeating Raquel Gonzalez in a Trick or Street Fight. Near the end of the match, a hooded figure appeared and hit Gonzalez in the back with a shovel. Rose then gave Gonzalez a knee strike and pinned her to win the NXT Women's Championship.

The figure was revealed to be Kai when she took off her hood after the match. Kai and Gonzalez were tag team partners until Kai turned against Gonzalez this July. At NXT TakeOver 36 in August, Gonzalez defeated Kai to retain the NXT Women's Championship.

Kai took part in main roster dark matches in recent months and made an appearance on WWE Main Event, but she didn't move to the main roster in the WWE Draft.

This is the first title that Rose has held in her career. She made her return to NXT in July and later aligned with Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne, forming a stable called Toxic Attraction. Dolin & Jayne won the NXT Women's Tag Team titles in a Scareway to Hell ladder match at Halloween Havoc.

The stipulation for Gonzalez and Rose's NXT Women's Championship match was determined by Spin the Wheel, Make the Deal. The wheel landed on Chucky's Choice, with horror movie character Chucky announcing that the match would be a Trick or Street Fight. Chucky was a "special guest" at Halloween Havoc.