The King of Bros will once again get a featured spot at a NXT TakeOver event.
Continuing his rivalry with Kassius Ohno, Matt Riddle will face off with The Knockout Artist at TakeOver: Phoenix.
WWE.com with the breaking news.
“On the heels of Kassius Ohno’s controversial victory over Matt Riddle ally Keith Lee, WWE.com has learned that The Knockout Artist and The King of Bros will collide at NXT TakeOver: Phoenix on Saturday, Jan. 26.”
Last night on NXT, Ohno defeated Riddle’s friend Keith Lee via low blow. After the match Riddle confronted Ohno and today (Jan. 17) their match for TakeOver: Phoenix is official.
Riddle and Ohno have already met on two prior occasions. At TakeOver: WarGames, Riddle beat Ohno in six seconds. In the rematch on the Jan. 2 episode of NXT, Riddle got the best of Ohno again but was brutally attacked after the match by his opponent.
The Phoenix card now stands at five matches total:
- Aleister Black vs. Tommaso Ciampa (c) for the NXT championship
- Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Bianca Belair for the Women’s title
- Johnny Gargano vs. Ricochet (c) for the North American championship
- War Raiders vs. Undisputed ERA (c) for the NXT Tag titles
- Matt Riddle vs. Kassius Ohno
Does Riddle complete the sweep over Ohno on Jan. 26?