WWE today announced that eight Live Events will be taped for NXT UK, a new United Kingdom series featuring “the greatest competitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland”.
The announcement was made at the WWE United Kingdom Championship by Triple H and new UK General Manager Johnny Saint.
BREAKING NEWS: A new brand, #NXTUK is coming to @WWEUK. @TripleH and GM Johnny Saint announced the news this evening @RoyalAlbertHall. pic.twitter.com/qSsoFa8ztS
— WWE (@WWE) June 18, 2018
“The U.K. has an amazing talent base and incredibly passionate fans that are deserving of their own showcase. This is the next step in our ongoing strategy to create localized content and further develop our brand globally,” said Triple H.
The U.K. Championship, plus two new championships — the U.K. Women’s Championship and U.K. Tag Team Championship — will be on the line at the following NXT UK events:
- Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, at the Corn Exchange, Cambridge
- Saturday, Aug. 25, and Sunday, Aug. 26, as part of Insomnia, the U.K.’s biggest gaming festival, at NEC Birmingham
- Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, at Plymouth Pavilions
- Saturday, Nov. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 25, at Liverpool Olympia
Gorilla Position tweeted a video of all the taping dates being announced.
EVERYTHING you need to know about the brand new #NXTUK brand right here in this video: @WWEUK pic.twitter.com/rXb50QIhX3
— Gorilla Position (@WWEGP) June 18, 2018
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