NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool II Confirmed - 3 Matches Announced (SPOILERS)

NXT UK returns to its spiritual home on 11 January 2020.


This weekend's WWE NXT UK tapings in Hull, England saw the promotion announce the British brand's next TakeOver event, with a Saturday, 11 January 2020 return to Blackpool's Empress ballroom on the cards:-

Triple H tweeted the following on NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool II over the weekend:-


A fair appraisal from the NXT head honcho, as WWE's British brand as effectively "born" through January 2017's United Kingdom Title Tournament - a two-night affair also held in the Empress Ballroom.

The tapings also saw three bouts announced for TakeOver: Blackpool II. They are as follows:-


NXT UK Championship Match: WALTER (c) vs. Joe Coffey

NXT UK Women's Championship Match: Kay Lee Ray (c) vs. Toni Storm vs. Piper Niven


NXT UK Tag Team Championship Ladder Match: Gallus (c) vs. Imperium vs. Grizzled Young Vets vs. South Wales Subculture

NXT UK's last TakeOver event, Cardiff, took place on 31 August. It was a night of critically acclaimed bouts capped by an awesome main event pitting WALTER against Tyler Bate, which drew a hefty *****1/4 rating from big Dave Meltzer and swathes of praise from all corners of the wrestling commentariat.

Can WALTER work that same magic with Coffey? Let's find out.

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