NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III: NXT Women's Championship - Asuka (c) VS Ember Moon
Last night's episode of NXT confirmed that Ember Moon is the #1 contender for the NXT Women's Championship and will face off against Asuka for the title at Brooklyn III the night before SummerSlam.
I think it's pretty likely that Asuka's undefeated streak and title reign comes to an end here. It just feels like it's the right time, though I'm sure some would argue that the right time could've been some time ago. By the time Brooklyn III comes about, Asuka will have been NXT Women's Champion for around 503 or 504 days, making her the longest reigning of any WWE affiliated champion of any sort since Hulk Hogan's first reign as WWF Champion. Asuka's been ready for the main roster for a long time, she's going to be the type to get over by being a colorful, enigmatic badass rather than being a strong personality on the mic.
I see Asuka dropping the title in Brooklyn, getting a rematch at TakeOver: Houston the night before SummerSlam, coming up short and making her main roster debut sometime shortly thereafter.
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