Good news on the injury front from Ember Moon.
Just want to clarify that I am not injured.
— Athena is All Elite (@AthenaPalmer_FG) August 16, 2021
WWE noted that Moon was ‘unable to compete’ and was replaced by Dakota Kai.
UPDATE: According to a report from Fightful Select, WWE sources indicated that Moon was still recovering from a recent dental procedure, but sources from NXT indicated that Moon was still willing to work the match.