NXT debuting new North American Championship at TakeOver: New Orleans in April

As announced at tonight’s NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University and confirmed on Wednesday night by WWE.com, NXT will be debuting a new North American Championship to the brand going forward in the coming weeks.

The announcement was made by NXT GM William Regal for the show to air on March 28. The first champion will be crowned at the NXT TakeOver: New Orleans live special on April 7th on WWE Network as part of a 6-Way Ladder Match involving Killain Dain, Lars Sullivan, The Velveteen Dream, Adam Cole and new NXT signees EC3 and Ricochet.