Io Shirai vs. Sasha Banks added to Great American Bash NXT episode

WWE NXT General Manager Regal announced Saturday on Twitter that night one of the “Great American Bash” themed episode this Wednesday, July1 Io Shirai will face Sasha Banks in a non-title match. 

The match was made following Banks taking to Twitter and challenging Shirai, who then accepted the challenge.

Shirai won the WWE NXT Women’s Championship back on June 7 at the NXT TakeOver: In Your House pay-per-view in a three-way match against Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley.

WWE NXT “Great American Bash” Night One will air live on USA from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL beginning at 8:00 pm ET, going head-to-head with AEW’s Fyter Fest Night One live on TNT from Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, FL.