Toni Storm will challenge Rhea Ripley for the NXT UK Women's Title at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool on Jan. 12.
The bout was made official on Wednesday's episode of NXT UK.
Following the television announcement of TakeOver: Blackpool, Storm made her way to the ring and said that winning the 2018 Mae Young Classic means she gets a championship match of her choosing. Storm revealed that she wants a NXT UK Women's Title bout against Ripley in Blackpool.
After winning #WWEMYC 2018, is @tonistorm_'s next accomplishment going to include leaving #NXTUKTakeOver: Blackpool with the #NXTUK #WomensTitle?! pic.twitter.com/vjEhq9SSHG— WWE (@WWE) December 26, 2018
"I want to challenge for #NXTUK #WomensChampionship!" -@tonistorm_ pic.twitter.com/vuEGQQR8cX— NXT UK (@NXTUK) December 26, 2018
Ripley won the NXT UK Women's Title on Aug. 26 by defeating Storm in the finals of an eight-woman tournament. Her title victory aired on the Nov. 28 episode of NXT UK.
NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool takes place on Jan. 12 from the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, England. Here is a look at the announced card thus far:
NXT U.K. Women's Championship
Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Toni Storm