Two WWE NXT stars have now reacted to their omissions from an upcoming championship tournament, following the bracket reveal.
With former champion Indi Hartwell injured and drafted to Raw, a tournament will be held to crown the next NXT Women’s Champion.
Eight women have been announced for a single elimination tournament set to conclude at NXT Battleground on May 28.
One half of the draw has Gigi Dolin vs Tiffany Stratton and Jacy Jayne vs Roxanne Perez.
The other half has Kiana James vs Lyra Valkyria, and Fallon Henley vs Cora Jade.
Ivy Nile has now reacted to this line-up, taking to Twitter to retweet the bracket with the caption:
Thea Hail agreed with Nile’s sentiment, writing in a now-deleted tweet:
what @ivynile_wwe said ….
Nile has been presented as a future star for some time now. Her most recent singles loss saw her come up short against Lyra Valkyria on the March 21 edition of NXT.
Hail hasn’t lost a singles match since she was defeated by Tiffany Stratton in February.
Stay up to date with NXT win/loss records for 2023 using our tracker right here.
Some insight recently emerged on who WWE considers its top stars for each brand, including NXT, which you can read more about at this link.
The announced card for tonight’s NXT is as follows:
Bron Breakker vs. Trick Williams
Dijak vs. Ilja Dragunov
NXT Tag Team Championship – Mark Coffey & Wolfgang (c) vs. The Dyad
Gigi Dolin vs. Tiffany Stratton in the NXT Women’s Championship tournament
Lyra Valkyria vs. Kiana James in the NXT Women’s Championship tournament
Eddy Thorpe vs. Damon Kemp
Duke Hudson vs. Javier Bernal
Tyler Bate w/ Wes Lee vs. Charlie Dempsey w/ Drew Gulak
Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen vs. Hank Walker & Tank Ledger
— ivynile_wwe (@ivynile_wwe) May 9, 2023
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