Keith Lee Issues Statement Ahead Of First Singles NXT Takeover Match

NXT North American champion Keith Lee issued a short statement on Twitter commenting on his upcoming title defense against long-time rival Dominik Dijakovic at tomorrow's Takeover Portland event from Oregon. Lee wrties, "Never competed in Oregon. Only passed through Portland on flight connects. Oregon debut. Singles Takeover debut. Championship defense debut. Against my single greatest rival thus far."

Lee won the N.A. championship on an episode of NXT television from the Undisputed Era's Roderick Strong a few weeks ago. He and Dijakovic each hold a victory over each other in NXT, with their feud traveling back to their days in PWG.