Io Shirai and Toni Storm will clash on Wednesday's episode of NXT. The two previously met in the 2018 Mae Young Classic Finals at WWE Evolution. Storm was victorious on that night, winning the Mae Young Classic. They were teammates at WWE Survivor Series as part of Team NXT, but on opposite teams in six-woman tag team action on the Jan. 8 episode of NXT.
The match was made official by Shawn Michaels on Wednesday's episode of WWE's The Bump.
BREAKING NEWS from @ShawnMichaels himself:@tonistorm_ vs. @shirai_io is happening T O N I G H T on #WWENXT, LIVE on @USA_Network! #WWETheBump pic.twitter.com/b0Tu3jQSwn— WWE’s The Bump (@WWETheBump) January 22, 2020
Wednesday's NXT will be headlined by an NXT North American Championship match between champion Roderick Strong against challenger Keith Lee. The semi-finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is also set for the show. The BroserWeights (Pete Dunne & Matt Riddle) face Imperium (Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner) and Undisputed Era (Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish) meet Grizzled Young Vets (Zack Gibson & James Drake) in the respective semi-final matches.
Fightful will have live coverage of NXT beginning at 8 p.m. ET.