Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
As noted, WWE originally wanted Trish Stratus to face WWE NXT Women's Champion Asuka at Takeover: Toronto on November 19th but Trish is expecting her second child. The idea was to use Trish in Toronto as a way to turn up the Asuka heel heat. No word yet on if that's still the plan with Mickie James vs. Asuka.
WWE has confirmed that Mickie vs. Asuka will be for the title. There's still no word yet on Mickie's post-Takeover future but as of last week, she was back just for this match, which could easily change.
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