Dakota Kai paid tribute to Hana Kimura during Sunday’s WWE NXT “Takeover: In Your House” event.
Kai confirmed on Twitter that her pink hair was a tribute to the late Japanese star. The Takeover opener saw Kai team with Raquel Gonzalez and Candice LeRae for a loss to Tegan Nox, Mia Yim and Shotzi Blackheart.
Kimura passed away on May 23 at the age of 22 after committing suicide following an incident of cyber-bullying from fans on social media.
Below is Kai’s tweet confirming the tribute:
— ????? ???????? (@DakotaKai_WWE) June 8, 2020