Tonight’s May 16 episode of WWE NXT on the USA Network played host to the continuation of the NXT Women’s Championship tournament.
Last week, Lyra Valkyria won her quarter-final match against on the right hand side of the bracket against Kiana James.
Tonight, Valkyria’s semi-final opponent was decided in a quarter-final between Cora Jade and Fallon Henley.
That match opened tonight’s show and was won by Jade, meaning it’ll be her against Valkyria in the semi-finals on the right hand side of the bracket next week.
On the left hand side of the bracket, Tiffany Stratton beat Gigi Dolin in a quarter-final last week.
Tonight, the last quarter-final was Roxanne Perez vs Jacy Jayne to determine Stratton’s semi-final opponent, and that match was won by Perez.
The final will take place on Sunday, May 28 at NXT Battleground, so, as things stand, it’ll be Stratton or Perez vs Valkyria or Jade.
The semi-final matches will both be taking place next week since that’s the last episode of NXT before Battleground.
Just to throw it out there, the final could end up being a three-way with Jade, Perez and Stratton just based on some of the build and the history of those three women, but officially as things stand per the tournament bracket, it’ll be Stratton or Perez against Valkyria or Jade.
If it’s not the three-way, Perez vs Jade would probably be the best bet based on their past.
The NXT Women’s Championship was vacated by Indi Hartwell after she suffered an injury and was called up to the Raw roster.
Here are results from the May 15 episode of WWE Raw:
Shinsuke Nakamura def. The Miz
It was announced Liv Morgan had suffered an injury and the scheduled Women’s Tag Team Championship match was cancelled
Mustafa Ali won a battle royal to become #1 contender for Gunther’s Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions
Becky Lynch returned and cut a promo on Trish Stratus, challenging her to a match at Night of Champions
Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods
As JD McDonagh left the arena after an interview, there was a tease of Finn Balor scouting him to recruit him for Judgment Day
Indus Sher (Sanga & Veer) def. two jobbers
Cody Rhodes promo on Brock Lesnar ahead of their Night of Champions match
Raquel Rodriguez def. Chelsea Green
Judgment Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn after interference from Imperium, which had been instigated by Paul Heyman doing deals with Judgment Day and Imperium earlier in the night
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