NXT TakeOver SCRAPPED Over Royal Rumble Weekend

2020 schedule includes Worlds Collide but no NXT supershow.

Velveteen Dream Worlds Collide
WWE

WWE have rejigged their Royal Rumble 2020 schedule, ousting NXT TakeOver in the process in favour of a Worlds Collide show on the Saturday sandwiched between SmackDown, Raw and the January classic itself.

As confirmed by F4Wonline, travel packages for the event highlighted the new schedule, which notably sees different venues hosting the events rather than WWE's recent model of parking up in one venue for the bulk of the output.

It was left unclear if TakeOver would be a feature on future pay-per-view weekends, be given its own slot, or disappear completely from the calendar, though WWE confirmed they'd follow up on this in due course.

Speaking to F4Wonline, they said; "the schedule of the 2020 NXT TakeOver Events will be out in the near future.

Worlds Collide will take place from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Bringing together stars from numerous brands under the WWE umbrella, the event first occurred over last year's Rumble weekend, eventually won by Velveteen Dream. The Dream earned a title shot and scored the win over then-NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano to toast his success.

Want to write about NXT Takeover? Get started below...

Create Content and Get Paid


In this post: 
NXT Takeover
 
Posted On: 
Contributor
Contributor

Square eyes on a square head, trained almost exclusively to Pro Wrestling, Sunderland AFC & Paul Rudd films. Responsible for 'Shocking Plans You Won't Believe Actually Happened', some of the words in our amazing Wrestling bookazines (both available at shop.whatculture.com), and probably every website list you read that praised Kevin Nash.