Three Matches Officially Added To NXT TakeOver: Back 2 Brooklyn

During this week’s edition of NXT, three new matches were officially announced for the next NXT TakeOver special in Brooklyn, New York during WWE SummerSlam weekend.

Now scheduled for the special, “Back 2 Brooklyn,” which goes down on August 21st at the Barclays Center and airs live on the WWE Network, are the “TakeOver” debuts of former TNA World Champion Bobby Roode and fellow newcomer to NXT TV, No Way Jose, as the two compete in separate singles matches.

Here is the following updated lineup for NXT TakeOver: Back 2 Brooklyn:

NXT Championship
Samoa Joe (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

NXT Women’s Championship
– Asuka (c) vs. Bayley

NXT Tag Team Championship
– The Revival vs. Gargano & Ciampa

Austin Aries vs. No Way Jose

– Bobby Roode vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas

– Ember Moon debuts

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Stephanie McMahon Says WWE Is Committed To LGBT Inclusivity

– NBC News published a new article today covering Stephanie McMahon representing WWE at this week’s Beyond Sport United conference in New York City.

Stephanie told NBC OUT that WWE is committed to LGBT inclusivity and inclusive storylines in their television shows going forward.

“Throughout my life I have grown up knowing gay [WWE] superstars and executives,” McMahon told NBC OUT backstage at the event. “It’s always been accepted, but now it’s about getting that message out there.”

“We will integrate LGBT characters into our programming … and I do think there will be an opportunity to integrate some of those storylines in the near future.”

“We’ve had GLAAD come in and speak to our entire writing team and give a whole tutorial on sensitivities, the right words, the wrong word [and] why those words matters,” Stephanie explained. “I think that with their guidance and support, we will be able to portray that [LGBT storyline] appropriately.”

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