In the recent edition of WWE NXT, a Fatal 4-Way was confirmed between Io Shirai, Bianca Belair, Lacey Evans, and Mia Yim to decide the next challenger to the Women’s Championship of the yellow mark that is in the hands of Shayna Baszler. Shirai was the last superstar to complete the list that has been developing in recent weeks.
The first of the superstars to qualify for the match was Bianca Belair, followed by Lacey Evans, Mia Yim and ending with Io Shirai which was confirmed on this week’s show. The four women will star in a match at 4 corners in the NXT to be held next week.
The winner of this match will have the opportunity to take on NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler in the NXT TakeOver: Phoenix event. Baszler managed to recover the Championship in the NXT TakeOver event: Wargames II in a 2-out-of-3Falls match where Kairi Sane won 2 to 1 thanks to the intervention of her fellow Horsewomen.
It is recalled that Io Shirai made her debut in the last WWE NXT program won along with Dakota Kai to the team consisting of Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir, who also made debut in the brand. After the match, general manager William Regal announced on Twitter the inclusion of Shirai in the 4-Way match.