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Number one contender's ladder match set for NXT TakeOver: Tampa


With Rhea Ripley defending her title against Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania 36, WWE has announced the NXT women's division's plans for TakeOver: Tampa.

It was announced during tonight's NXT that a number one contender's ladder match will take place at TakeOver: Tampa. The winner will become the number one contender to Ripley or Charlotte's NXT Women's Championship.

The participants for the ladder match will be determined by qualifying matches that will take place on NXT over the next several weeks. WWE hasn't revealed any of the qualifying matches yet, though it was noted that they'll begin next Wednesday.

Ahead of challenging Ripley at WrestleMania, Charlotte was in action on NXT tonight for the first time since 2015. She defeated Bianca Belair in the main event and went to attack Belair's leg with a steel chair in a post-match angle. She put Belair in the Figure Eight until Ripley came down to the ring.

The number one contender's ladder match is the first match that's been announced for TakeOver: Tampa. The show is being held at the Amalie Arena on Saturday, April 4, which is the night before WrestleMania.