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BREAKING: The First NXT UK TakeOver Announced For January 12th

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WWE just revealed some breaking news on Twitter. NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool will be held on January 12 and it will be live on the WWE Network. There will also be a set of tapings on January 13 in Blackpool. This is major news as this is the first TakeOver for the brand and plays a huge role in the expansion of the NXT UK Brand. This is the announcement that WWE was teasing for the UK Brand. It had been previously speculated that WWE may announce an additional Performance Center base for talent in the UK:

BREAKING: As announced at #NXTUKLiverpool, #NXTUK will return to #NXTUKBlackpool on January 12/13, 2019…and #NXTUK will go LIVE on the @WWENetwork for the FIRST EVER #NXTUKTakeOver: Blackpool on January 12th!

Tickets are available Monday at 10am GMT! #WeAreNXTUK @WWEUK

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Triple H, the father of NXT, also chimed in on Twitter:

@NXTUK returns to the place it began … the place we first TOOK OVER. #NXTUKTakeOver: Blackpool will stream LIVE from the Empress Ballroom on January 12, 2019 only on @WWENetwork. #WeAreNXTUK