Hideo Itami cut a promo at Thursday night’s WWE NXT TV tapings and said he will be appearing live at the July 4th WWE Network special from Tokyo but he will be out of the ring for another 3-4 months. Itami challenged the winner of Finn Balor vs. NXT Champion Kevin Owens on July 4th for a future date.

Sami Zayn also cut a promo at Thursday night’s tapings and called 2014 the best year of his career but said he will be out of action for the rest of 2015. Zayn promised to come back to win the NXT Title and get revenge on Owens, saying he will be back better than ever.