NXT North American Championship

WWE posted the following video on Tuesday of Paul “Triple H” Levesque unveiling the new and first ever NXT North American Championship belt.

As reported on earlier, the first champion will be crowned in a six man ladder match at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: New Orleans special this Saturday night.

Scheduled to take part in the match is former Impact Wrestling star EC3, Adam Cole, The Velveteen Dream, Killian Dane and Lars Sullivan.

William Regal made the announcement official on last week’s episode of NXT, which featured an interruption from the debuting EC3 during the segment.

Wrestleview.com will have live coverage of NXT TakeOver: New Orleans this Saturday night (April 7) beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern (7:00 CT). Also, make sure to join us live on YouTube for the first of three podcasts during WrestleMania weekend.

You can check out the official announcement below courtesy of WWE.