James versus Perez at Deadline.
The ongoing rivalry between Kiana James and Roxanne Perez is going to come to a head at NXT Deadline. It is official that they are set to go one-on-one inside a Steel Cage at the upcoming Premium Live Event.
Perez and James have been going after one another for weeks. They cost each other spots in the women’s Iron Survivor Challenge. Along with Fallon Henley and Thea Hail, they competed in a last chance Fatal 4-Way on the 12/5 NXT but they sent one another through a table and Henley came out victorious.
Ava witnessed a physical altercation between James and Perez in the trainer’s room. She went to Shawn Michaels and got the match made official.
With the addition of Perez versus James, here’s the updated match card for Deadline:
- Men’s Iron Survivor Challenge: Dijak vs. Trick Williams vs. Josh Briggs vs. Bron Breakker vs. TBD
- Women’s Iron Survivor Challenge: Tiffany Stratton vs. Lash Legend vs. Blair Davenport vs. Kelani Jordan vs. Fallon Henley
- NXT Championship: Ilja Dragunov (c) vs. Baron Corbin
- NXT North American Championship: Dominik Mysterio (c) (w/ Rhea Ripley) vs. Dragon Lee (w/ Rey Mysterio)
- Steel Cage Match: Roxanne Perez vs. Kiana James