Mercedes Martinez vs. Xia Li Set For NXT TakeOver: In Your House

Xia Li has marked Mercedes Martinez.

Xia Li has been waiting four years to get revenge on Mercedez Martinez, who defeated her in the first round of the Mae Young Classic. Li marked Martinez last Tuesday on NXT and this week, officially issued the challenge for TakeOver: In Your House. Martinez had no issue accepting.

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Xia Li is finally getting the moment she has waited four years for — will she take advantage?

Li will clash with Mercedes Martinez at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, four years after Martinez defeated Li in the first round of the inaugural Mae Young Classic.

Martinez returned to the win column last month with an impressive win over Zayda Ramier. However, her celebration was cut short as smoke filled the Capitol Wrestling Center and the lights went dark — and when they returned, an ominous marking was present on her hand.

Li then addressed her past with Martinez a week later, accusing her of trying to "bring shame to Li's name" and "disgrace to her family," before promising to "purge" Martinez.

While Li is undefeated since undergoing her transformation into a true warrior under Tian Sha, Martinez will be no easy target.

Which Superstar will stand tall? Find out at NXT TakeOver: In Your House at 8 E/5 P on Sunday, June 13, streaming exclusively on Peacock in the U.S. and on WWE Network elsewhere!

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