New matches set for NXT TakeOver: Chicago, WWE reportedly signs Women of Honor star

New matches set for NXT TakeOver: Chicago

WWE has announced NXT Champion Aleister Black vs. Lars Sullivan for the NXT Championship, Johnny Gargano vs. Tommaso Ciampa in a Street Fight and Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream for NXT TakeOver: Chicago on June 16 live on WWE Network.

This joins The Undisputed ERA vs. Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch for the NXT Tag Team Championships on the card. The build for Shayna Baszler vs. Nikki Cross for the NXT Women’s Championship also began on last night’s episode of NXT TV.

WWE reportedly signs Women of Honor star

Women of Honor star Deonna Purrazzo has reportedly signed with WWE, per new reports by Squared Circle Sirens and PWInsider on Thursday.

Purrazzo, who was trained by longtime OVW trainer Rip Rogers, has worked with ROH for the Women of Honor division over the last couple of years and has also made appearances for Impact and SHIMMER in the past. Purrazzo had been an alternate for last year’s inaugural Mae Young Classic tournament prior to her reported signing.

WWE nor Purrazzo have confirmed her signing as of this writing.

Sources: Squared Circle Sirens, PWInsider