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Raquel Gonzalez vs. Dakota Kai announced for WWE NXT


Former tag team partners Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai are set to face off for the second time.

WWE has announced that Gonzalez vs. Kai will take place on Tuesday's episode of NXT. Kai turned against Gonzalez this July, leading to a match between them at NXT TakeOver 36 in August. Gonzalez defeated Kai to retain the NXT Women's Championship in that match.

At Halloween Havoc last month, Kai returned to NXT and cost Gonzalez the NXT Women's Championship. Mandy Rose defeated Gonzalez to win the title after Kai hit Gonzalez in the back with a shovel. Kai appeared as a hooded figure and then revealed her identity after the match.

Gonzalez called out Kai on NXT this past Tuesday. But as Kai was on the stage, she was attacked by Cora Jade. Officials then broke up the brawl between Kai and Jade. Gonzalez told Jade that she gets why Jade wants a piece of Kai, but Gonzalez gets to face her first.

Kai had defeated Jade on the previous week's episode of NXT. Kai got a table out after the match, put it on top of Jade, and was about to hit a double stomp. But Kai then backed off instead of hitting the move.

Here's the updated lineup for Tuesday's NXT:

  • Raquel Gonzalez vs. Dakota Kai
  • Dexter Lumis vs. Tony D'Angelo
  • Jacket Time (Kushida & Ikemen Jiro) & Odyssey Jones vs. Diamond Mine (NXT Cruiserweight Champion Roderick Strong & The Creed Brothers)
  • There will be a poker showdown between Cameron Grimes and Duke Hudson