Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez crowned NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions

The NXT brand adds Women's Tag Team Titles to their list of titles and the first champions are Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez.

NXT GM William Regal kicked off the 3/10 show by announcing the first two-night TakeOver event for April 7th and 8th titled ‘Stand & Deliver‘. The first night is airing on the USA Network and the second is streaming exclusively on the Peacock service. Next up, Regal invited the NXT women’s locker room to the stage to unveil the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships.

Regal then brought 2021 women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez inside the ring and crowned them as the first-ever champions.

Kai and Gonzalez challenged Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles on 3/3 but the match was called off when the initial referee was inadvertently taken out of the match. Adam Pearce then made his way to the ring with another official by his side. Shayna Baszler choked out Kai and the match was ended but Kai was not the legal competitor for her team.

It was then promoted that NXT would have two ‘game-changing’ announcements and one of those were NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles. Kai and Gonzalez are defending their titles tonight against Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon who they defeated in the finals of the women’s Dusty Classic.

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