Originally published at NXT Championship match announced for Vengeance Day special
The NXT championship match is set for NXT’s Vengeance Day special on Syfy later this month.
WWE has announced that Bron Breakker will make his first championship defense on Tuesday, February 15th against Santos Escobar.
Breakker won the championship on January 4th from Tommaso Ciampa, just four months after he debuted on NXT television.
The program began Breakker and Escobar has been building for several weeks with Escobar stating he would fight Breakker on his time.
The special will be airing on Syfy in NXT 2.0’s regular timeslot. The USA Network will not be carrying the show that night due to their ongoing coverage of the Winter Olympics, which will see both Raw and NXT 2.0 air on Syfy for the next two weeks.
Below is the updated card for NXT Vengeance Day:
*NXT Championship: Bron Breakker (champion) vs. Santos Escobar
*NXT North American Championship: Carmelo Hayes (champion) vs. Cameron Grimes
*NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship: Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne (champions) vs. Indi Hartwell & Persia Pirotta
*Steel Cage Match: Pete Dunne vs. Tony D’Angelo