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NXT announces Bayley title match, Sami Zayn vs. Samoa Joe for January 22nd


Fresh off her successful title defense submission victory over Nia Jax at NXT TakeOver: London in December, NXT Women's Champion Bayley now has her next challenger set: Carmella. 

NXT announced Thursday night via Twitter that title match will take place at their Friday, January 22nd event at the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida. 

Additionally, Samoa Joe and Sami Zayn will hook it up to determine the new No. 1 contender to NXT Champion Finn Balor. On the aforementioned London show, Balor successfully defended his belt against Joe in the main event via pinfall. Zayn returned on that same show after a long layoff following shoulder surgery, and will be looking to regain the title he lost to Kevin Owens.

The event is part of an aggressive January calendar for the popular WWE-created brand where they will run 15 total shows, including several on the same night in two locations.

In a coincidence, Bayley tweeted out Thursday that today marks her fourth year in NXT.