Aliyah thought she’d have an opportunity to acquire retribution towards Xia Li for the damaged nostril she suffered final November.
But what she bought as an alternative was a date with the always-dangerous Io Shirai. Taking benefit of the shock issue, The Evil Genius of The Sky overwhelmed Aliyah, pinning her after a moonsault to earn a spot in the NXT Women’s Championship No. 1 Contender’s Ladder Match in two weeks. And after a efficiency like this, Shirai has to be thought of amongst the favorites to win.