WWE announces Nikkita Lyons is injured, out of NXT Women’s Breakout tournament

Nikkita Lyons is no longer competing in the NXT Women's Breakout tournament due to injury, per WWE

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Nikkita Lyons out of the Women’s Breakout tournament.

The first installment of the NXT Women’s Breakout tournament is coming to a close and Nikkita Lyons was scheduled to be in a semifinal match against Fallon Henley. During a backstage interview with Henley, McKenzie Mitchell announced that Nikkita is sidelined with an injury and is out of the tournament.

The exact nature of the injury was not shared, but Josh Briggs, who is aligned with Fallon Henley on-screen, stated that the injury occurred while Nikkita was training.

Replacing Nikkita in the tournament is Tiffany Stratton. The winner of Stratton versus Henley will meet Roxanne Perez in the finals. Roxanne bested Lash Legend on the 5/24 NXT 2.0.

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