WWE fan worldwide are eagerly anticipating WWE’s forthcoming NXT-centered extravaganza, Battleground 2024. The lineup for the event appears exceedingly promising, prompting many to herald it as one of the most eagerly awaited NXT spectacles in the company’s annals.

Several matches have already been confirmed for the showcase. Roxanne Perez is set to defend her title against Jordynne Grace, promising a clash of titans. Additionally, a thrilling ladder match is on the cards to crown the inaugural NXT Women’s North American Champion. Among the other anticipated matchups, former NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler is slated to lock horns with Lola Vice.

Yet, lingering curiosity persists regarding WWE’s further intentions for the event. Reports from Fightful Select indicate WWE’s initial desire for an NXT octagon encounter, a concept that’s currently on hold.

‘We had heard of at least one pitch for Lola Vice and Shayna Baszler’s NXT Underground match to take place inside a UFC Octagon at Battleground, but have not heard if this is officially planned for NXT’s visit to the UFC Apex this weekend.”


While octagon matches are a rarity in NXT lore, the prospect of such a bout would undoubtedly inject an intriguing twist into WWE’s evolving repertoire of offerings.

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Ishaan Rathi

Ishaan has been a follower of wrestling for more than a decade now. His passion to learn new things and enhance his skills has helped him get experience as a writer at websites like GiveMeSport and Fansided. He has also held content manager and editorial roles in FirstSportz before. Apart from wrestling, Ishaan seeks to take time and watch movies and TV shows.

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