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4. Hideo Itami Takes A Shot At CM Punk

As we noted before, Hideo Itami defeated Roderick Strong on last week’s episode of NXT to become the #1 contender to the NXT Championship.

He will now face “The Glorious” Bobby Roode for the NXT Championship in the main event of NXT TakeOver: Chicago.

With the show being in Chicago (Punk’s hometown), Itami took a shot at former WWE wrestler CM Punk by tweeting the following:

For those who didn’t get it, Itami originated the GTS (Go To Sleep) move and Punk used it throughout his WWE career.

Speaking of NXT TakeOver: Chicago, below is the updated match card for the show:

NXT Championship Match: Bobby Roode (c) VS. Hideo Itami

NXT Women’s Championship Match: Asuka (c) vs. Ruby Riot vs. Nikki Cross

Ladder Match For The NXT Tag Team Championship: The Authors of Pain (c) vs. #DIY

WWE United Kingdom Championship Match: Tyler Bate (c) vs. Pete Dunne

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