Roxanne Perez, known for her fierce competitiveness as the NXT Women’s Champion, is gearing up for what could be her most challenging title defense yet.

On June 9th at NXT Battleground, Perez will go head-to-head with Jordynne Grace, the TNA Knockouts World Champion. The match-up was revealed in a surprising twist during the May 28th edition of NXT, when Grace made an unexpected appearance and was announced as Perez’s next opponent.

During an interview with Denise Salcedo of Instinct Culture, Roxanne Perez openly admitted her surprise upon learning that Jordynne Grace would be her opponent.

“I had no idea it was going to be Jordynne… That was not even one of the name that crossed my mind because she is with TNA. It’s so cool that we get to make this history.”


When asked about her initial reaction upon seeing Grace, The Prodigy candidly shared her unfiltered response as she was genuinely surprised.

“Literally, ‘Oh s***.’ I was like, ‘What is going on right now?’ I was ready for it. I was ready for her to come out there and to put myself to the test against her.”

As the match approaches, anticipation builds around whether Perez can hold onto her title against the formidable Jordynne Grace, whose prowess in the ring is nearly unparalleled. This bout not only represents a significant test for Perez but also a historic moment for NXT, as it showcases a rare intersection of talent from different wrestling promotions. Fans are eager to see how this high-stakes confrontation unfolds at NXT Battleground.

Do you feel Roxanne Perez will beat Jordynne Grace at NXT Battleground? Sound off in the comments section below!

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