Dakota Kai will get a chance to build momentum heading into NXT TakeOver.
WWE announced that Ember Moon has been deemed "unable to compete" by medical staff for Tuesday's NXT. She was originally scheduled to face Sarray. Kai will now take Moon's place against Sarray.
Kai is set to challenge Raquel Gonzalez for the NXT Women's Championship at NXT TakeOver 36.
Dakota Kai has her sights set on the NXT Women’s Title but will first turn her attention to Sarray in a matchup that will open tonight’s NXT.
Kai was originally slated to face Ember Moon, but Moon was declared unable to compete by the NXT Medical Staff earlier today.
On Monday, it was announced that Kai would battle her former friend Raquel Gonzalez at NXT TakeOver 36. Now the devious Superstar will take on the rising Warrior of the Sun, who impressed in her most recent victory over Gigi Dolin.
Don’t miss the showdown this Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network!
Ember posted the following comment on being pulled:
.@wwenxt This has been an extremely rough month, I am angry and gutted! I was really looking forward to this match and getting back on track but just got another pothole in the road. I'm sorry! https://t.co/ZcX0hPqII2— Ember NXT Moon Palmer (@WWEEmberMoon) August 10, 2021
Here is the updated lineup for the August 10 episode of NXT.
NXT - August 10
- Dakota Kai vs. Sarray
- Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly face-to-face
- Raquel Gonzalez responds to Dakota Kai
- Ilja Dragunov appearance
- NXT Breakout Tournament Semifinals: Odyssey Jones vs. Trey Baxter
- A special look at Karrion Kross vs. Samoa Joe
Fightful will have live coverage of NXT beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday.