Finn Balor vs Kevin Owens part III announced for Takeover: Brooklyn

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We may only be five days removed from the Beast in the East network special, but NXT Champion Finn Balor has already been announced for his first title defense.

Balor defeated Kevin Owens for the title in Tokyo, Japan - a place where he largely made his name prior to moving to the WWE to become a part of NXT.

Time for part three

The match in Tokyo was the second time the two had met for the NXT Title and it now seems that we will be treated to a third instalment.

Owens beat Balor once before to defend his title on an episode of NXT towards the end of march but Balor got the better of Owens in Tokyo.

NXT Commissioner William Regal made the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con International as he was promoting the release of the superstars first action figures.

They have fought for the title at Full Sail University, in Tokyo Japan and it now seems the two will meet again at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

At yet another WWE Network live special, the next Takeover event will be entitled Takeover: Brooklyn and will take place the night before Summer Slam.

The main event has now been revealed and the NXT title will be defended with the two preparing for another epic showdown.

Unnecessary match?

Following the match with Balor, Owens made a beeline for John Cena's United States Championship on RAW but was blocked by Cesaro.

He will challenge for the title at Battleground and will presumably continue to be a presence on NXT to build hype for his NXT Title match.

With Owens becoming a bigger name on the main roster, many expected him to leave NXT once he lost the title so the question becomes why have they decided to keep him there?

Owens was arguably in a better situation than Adrian Neville or many other superstars who have moved up to leave NXT.

Keeping Owens on both brands seems somewhat confusing and the question becomes, will he continue to do both after the match with Balor at Takeover: Brooklyn?

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