Wes Lee has been on a roll ever since he won the NXT North American Championship last year at Halloween Havoc. The champion will once again defend his title next week on WWE NXT.

Wes Lee announced his decision to defend the title during a backstage interview segment with McKenzie Mitchell this week on WWE NXT. Last week, Lee had successfully defended the title against Von Wagner.

BREAKING: @WesLee_WWE will have another #WWENXT North American Championship Open Challenge NEXT WEEK

Plus, Zoey Stark will take on Meiko Satomura next week on NXT. Stark trash talked the Japanese legend during an interview segment this week on NXT, noting she’ll show the world who’s the “final boss.”


The February 28, 2023, edition of NXT will feature a singles match-up between Tyler Bate and Carmelo Hayes as well. The match was booked after a backstage segment between the two and Trick Williams this week on NXT.

Check out the line-up below:

  • NXT North American Championship open challenge
  • Zoey Stark vs. Meiko Satomura
  • Tyler Bate vs. Carmelo Hayes

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab serves as a news writer at Ringside News. He has covered pro wrestling and sports entertainment for a variety of publications, including Sportskeeda Wrestling, The Sportster, and WrestleZone. Outside of his professional duties, Manik likes to indulge in fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime.

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