By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE has announced that the NXT UK brand will have its first Takeover special on Saturday, January 12 in Blackpool, England at Empress Ballroom.
Powell’s POV: Paul “Triple H” Levesque made the announcement in a video on WWE.com. He also announced a television taping for Blackpool the following day. It’s cool news for the brand. Ticketmaster lists the Takeover event start time as 6:00 p.m. local time. It’s possible the actual Takeover broadcast will start a bit later, but with the time difference the actual show would begin around noon CT/1 p.m. ET. That’s good news for those of us who enjoy NFL football too, as the divisional playoff games typically begin around 3:30 CT/4:30 ET. In other words, it sounds like a pretty nice little Saturday. “Maybe Bed, Bath, & Beyond, I don’t know if we’ll have enough time.” By the way, Dot Net Members have access to a weekly review of the NXT UK television shows hosted by our British Invasion duo of Haydn Gleed and Darren Gutteridge.
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