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Women's title match announced for next week's WWE NXT

The NXT Women's Championship will be on the line next week.

WWE has announced that NXT Women's Champion Raquel Gonzalez will defend her title against Xia Li on NXT next Tuesday. The match was set up when Li confronted Gonzalez on tonight's episode.

Gonzalez's tag team partner Dakota Kai defeated Ember Moon on NXT tonight. After the match, Li came out to the ring and confronted Gonzalez. Li wanted an NXT Women's Championship match, and Gonzalez accepted Li's challenge.

Kai had thought Li was coming out to go face-to-face with her, but Li walked past her and challenged Gonzalez.

Gonzalez won the NXT Women's Championship by defeating Io Shirai at TakeOver: Stand & Deliver this April. She's since had title defenses against Mercedes Martinez and Moon.

Gonzalez defeated Moon at TakeOver: In Your House last month to retain her title. That same night, Li defeated Martinez. Li and her Tian Sha stablemate Boa faced Martinez & Jake Atlas in a mixed tag team match on NXT two weeks ago. The match ended with Li & Boa winning by referee stoppage when Martinez was legitimately hurt by a kick from Li and appeared to be knocked out.

Diamond Mine's Roderick Strong & Tyler Rust vs. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Kushida & Bobby Fish has also been announced for next Tuesday's NXT. With Strong's help, Rust defeated Fish on NXT tonight. Kushida then ran out and chased Diamond Mine off after the match.