WWE announces the NXT UK: Takeover confirmed
Throughout the NXT UK taping in Liverpool, general director Johnny Saint and WWE COO Paul”Triple H” Levesque have announced the holding of the first NXT Takeover in the UK. It’ll be next January 12 in the city of Blackpool and will be broadcast live by WWE Network.
BREAKING: As announced at #NXTUKLiverpool, #NXTUK will return to #NXTUKBlackpool on January 12/13, 2019…and #NXTUK will go LIVE on the @WWENetwork for the FIRST EVER #NXTUKTakeOver: Blackpool on January 12th!
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) November 24, 2018
The WWE British division’s first TakeOver will be where the division that is British started, the Empress Ballroom of Blackpool, with a capacity of about 3,000 audiences. That gave rise to the WWE UK tournament’s first edition. The tickets for this show will go on sale next Monday.
Not only has this been announced, but NXT UK will make records for the schedule on the 12th and 13th of January. During the days, the rumor already conducted on the first event of the division’s party very soon. This announcement was made that NXT UK is doing right now from Liverpool Olympia.
The bout announced will be for the championship of the NXT UK women. The current women’s champion, Rhea Ripley, will defend the belt in Blackpool against Toni Storm. Both fighters met in the tournament’s final to pick the champion with a victory of Ripley.
The second game will be the final to pick the NXT UK tag team champions. At the moment, there are only one of the confirmed participants: Mustache Mountain (Trent Seven and Tyler Bate) will be in that struggle. The other opponent will be decided in the next round of records in Liverpool.
The third confirmed match is for the UK WWE Championship. Pete Dunne will defend his belt following the most recent events in previous programs. Another one of the combats, but not confirmed in this occasion, could be the Jordan Devlin against Travis Banks.
NXT UK TakeOver card:
WWE United Kingdom Championship
Pete Dunne (c) vs. Joe Coffey
NXT UK Women’s Championship
Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Toni Storm
NXT UK tag team Championship Final
Mustache Mountain (Trent Seven and Tyler Bate) vs. TBD
To be confirmed
Jordan Devlin vs. Travis Banks