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WWE Announce NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool For 2019

NXT UK announce their maiden TakeOver pay-per-view event, in Blackpool early next year.

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With NXT UK only a few months old, WWE reveal that the fledgling brand will be getting it’s very first takeover at the start of the new year.

At the NXT UK Tapings in Liverpool, WWE C.O.O Triple H made the announcement that NXT UK will have it’s first ever TakeOver special event on January 12th, 2019 aired live on the WWE Network. It will eminate from Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom, home of the first WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament in 2017.

They will also be holding a TV taping the following night on Sunday, January 13th. Speaking about the event, Triple H said;

“Two years ago, I told you we were coming to the UK to help you build your empire. Well, you have done it. Because here we stand today, NXT UK is one of the hottest brands on the planet because of you. You have made this a success across the board, the reaction to it has been off the charts, talent from around the world are begging to come into NXT UK because it the hottest things the industry has ever seen.”

Tickets go on sale this Monday at 10 am for both shows.

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