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WWE Reportedly Set To Introduce NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles

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According to Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE are reportedly set to introduce NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles.

Currently WWE only has one set of Women’s Tag Team Championships which are defended across RAW, SmackDown and NXT.

The championships have been defended on NXT three times in their history, most recently on the March 3rd episode of the show where Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler defended their titles against women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai.

Writing in the latest edition of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer noted that “Right now the plan is to introduce NXT women’s tag team titles.”

The reports come off the back of NXT General Manager William Regal promising to make a ‘landscape changing’ announcement on the upcoming March 10th episode of NXT.

The announcement comes after a controversial finish to the aforementioned WWE Women’s Tag Team Title match between Jax and Baszler and Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai.

Following the match referee being knocked out, Baszler locked in the Kirifuda Clutch on Kai, despite Gonzalez being the legal woman in the match. WWE official Adam Pearce [seen regularly on WWE RAW and SmackDown] rushed to the ring with a Monday Night RAW referee who called off the match, declaring Jax and Baszler victorious, despite the legal woman not being involved in the decision.

After the match Regal and Pearce were shown exchanging words, which lead to the NXT GM revealing his plans for next week in a backstage interview.

WWE have moved to create more of a focus on women’s tag team wrestling in recent years, first with the advent of the Women’s Tag Team Championships in 2019, and more recently with the creation of a female bracket of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic on NXT.