Since the start of the NXT run on the WWE Network, and the Beast in the East special in Japan, fans across the world have been begging the NXT brand to come to their country. Luckily for the UK, that was announced today as NXT will embark on a seven-city tour of the United Kingdom from Thursday, Dec. 10, through Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. The tour will make the following stops:
Dec 10th; Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
Dec 11th; SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Dec 12th; Sheffield Arena, Sheffield
Dec 13th; Emperess Ballroom, Blackpool
Dec 14th; Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
Dec 15th; Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Dec 16th; SSE Arena, London
WWE issued a statement on their website:
“Coming off NXT’s biggest event in history, NXT Takeover: Brooklyn, we are thrilled to announce our first international tour,” said Paul Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative. “The tour marks a major milestone in the continued expansion of the NXT brand.”
NXT’s tour of the United Kingdom will feature appearances by NXT Champion Finn Bálor, Samoa Joe, Bayley, Tyler Breeze, Dana Brooke, Emma and more.*
“On behalf of all the NXT Superstars and Divas, we are extremely excited at the opportunity to perform for the WWE Universe in the U.K.,” said NXT Champion Finn Bálor. “I look forward to the opportunity to return to where I started my career, giving fans new memories that they will never forget.”
Tickets for the NXT tour of the United Kingdom will go on sale this Friday, Aug. 28 at 9 a.m. GMT through Ticketmaster.co.uk or Ticketmaster Charge By Phone by calling 0844 844 0444. Customers outside the UK can call +44 161 385 3211.
Prices tiers are set at £30, £40, £50 & £100.
WWE also announced the next NXT Takeover special will take place on October 7th. Full name and location to be confirmed.