Raquel Gonzalez, Tag Title Match, Santos Escobar Open Challenge, More Announced For 4/13 NXT

NXT is moving to Tuesdays and so is Raquel Gonzalez.

NXT announced new NXT Women's Champion Raquel Gonzalez will speak on the April 13 episode of NXT. The last time fans saw Gonzalez on television, she was standing tall at night one of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver, having just won the NXT Women's Championship from Io Shirai.

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What better way to ring in NXT on Tuesday nights than with the new NXT Women's Champion?

The NXT Universe will hear from Raquel González on NXT on its new night this Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network.

"Big Mami Cool" rose to the occasion in the biggest moment of her career, dethroning former champion Io Shirai at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver after an unforgettable battle.

Now that González has solidified her place atop NXT, what will be her first move as champion?

NXT also announced that Santos Escobar has issued an open challenge for Tuesday.

Furthermore, it was announced that in Mixed Tag Team action, Dexter Lumis and Bronson Reed will join forces with the NXT Women's Tag Team Champions Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon, to take on the entire faction of The Way.

Also, new NXT Tag Team Champions MSK will make their first offense against Killian Dain and Drake Maverick. Maverick and Killian earned this opportunity by defeating Tyler Breeze and Fandango at TakeOver.

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After realizing their dream, MSK won't wait long to face their first challenge.

They will defend the NXT Tag Team Championship against No. 1 Contenders Killian Dain & Drake Maverick this Tuesday night on NXT.

Nash Carter & Wes Lee continued their red-hot roll since arriving on the black-and-gold brand, besting The Grizzled Young Veterans and Legado del Fantasma at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver to claim the vacant NXT Tag Team Titles.

Meanwhile, Dain & Maverick have shown surprising chemistry. coalescing enough to knock off Breezango on Stand & Deliver Pre-Show to earn this opportunity.

Will Dain & Drake parlay their already unlikely partnership into a shocking championship victory? Or will it be MSK prevailing — all night, and all day?

Find out on NXT's new night this Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network.

Isaiah Scott will also take on Leon Ruff in an effort to settle their score and new NXT Champion Karrion Kross, alongside Scarlett Bordeaux, will open the first-ever NXT as part of the new regular Tuesday night schedule.

WWE NXT - April 13

- NXT Tag Team Championship: MSK (c) vs. Killian Dain and Drake Maverick
- Raquel Gonzalez speaks
- Franky Monet (Taya Valkyrie) debuts
- Santos Escobar open challenge
- Isiah "Swerve" Scott vs. Leon Ruff
- Mixed Tag Match: Dexter Lumis, Bronson Reed, Ember Moon, and Shotzi Blackheart vs. The Way
- Karion Kross kicks off the show.

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