Cattie’s Catch Up: Asuka vs Bayley for the NXT Womens Championship at NXT Takeover Dallas (April, 1st 2016)
This Weekend brings Asukas most immense championship defense to date at San Antonio’s first ever NXT Takeover event, as the Empress of Tomorrow defends the NXT Womens Championship against three new established contenders in Billie Kay, Peyton Royce and Nikki Cross. It should be noted that Asuka has never faced more than one opponent at a time on PPV with the championship on the line, but one cant erase the fact she had beaten NXTs lovable force to earn that position as Champion, Bayley, a woman hard to overcome due to her resilience and willpower outside of her ring skill, all that came to a head in the clutches of the Japanese Star.
Asuka had quickly affirmed her position as the contender to the NXT Women’s Title nearing towards WrestleMania weekend, staring down Bayley after chasing off two of the champions foes that were looking to cause terror in the division, Nia Jax and Eva Marie. A Match between the two was soon announced for Dallas first ever NXT Takeover Pay Per View the night before WrestleMania, and not only would it be set as the ultimate test for the strong, courageous Bayley, but set the stage for her to run the remaining horsewoman out of NXT to cement a new era for the NXT Women’s Division, as the Asuka Lock had soon caused Bayley to fade completely and submit in defeat. The Signature Submission allowed the Japanese Sensation to continue her undefeated run, and in turn, begin her run as the dominant champion of NXT while .