Io Shirai Celebrates NXT Women’s Title Win After ‘Tough’ Competition (Video)

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Io Shirai Celebrates NXT Women’s Title Win After ‘Tough’ Competition (Video)

Io Shirai

Photo Credit: Alex Santa Maria

The main event of last night’s NXT TakeOver: In Your House had some shocking results as it was Io Shirai who ended up defeating Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley for the NXT Women’s Championship. Shirai ended up sealing the victory for herself after The Genius Of The Sky soared her way down onto a prone Ripley who was suffering at the legs of a Figure Eight submission.

Post match, Shirai was backstage and gave a few comments in both English and Japanese after she shook up the black and gold brand with her big win.

“Yeah, I did it. I got it finally. [Speaks In Japanese]. Rhea Ripley is tough. Charlotte is tough, but I am the NXT Women’s Champion,” an elated Io commented.

Check out the full video below:

“The Genius of the Sky soaks in the moment after claiming her first championship gold in WWE.”

Are you happy with the results of last night’s main event? What’s next for Charlotte? Are you concerned with the direction Rhea Ripley’s heading? Sound off in the comments below and check out our post-TakeOver coverage below.


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