NXTs Great American Bash night one got a mega match
announced as NXT champion Io Shirai will wrestle Sasha Banks
in a non-title match. This is the first-ever encounter
between Shirai and Banks.
The match comes on the heels of Shirai attacking the WWE
Womens Tag Team champions last week after they successfully
defended against Tegan Nox and Shotzi Blackheart.
Earlier this week, Banks said that she made NXT and Io is
just paying the rent at the moment. Challenging Io for the
match on Wednesday via video, Banks said that rents due
and its time to collect. Bayley, who was in the video with
Banks, also announced that she would be in Banks corner on
This will be Sashas first singles match in NXT since
October 2015. Her last one was against Bayley in the first
womens 30-minute iron (wo)man match in WWE history at NXT