NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin

NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin was a scheduled professional wrestling show and WWE Network event that would have been produced by WWE for their NXT UK brand division. It was scheduled to take place at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. It would have been the fourth NXT UK TakeOver event and the first held outside the United Kingdom.

NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin
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NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin logo
PromotionWWE
Brand(s)NXT UK
Date20 June 2021 (cancelled)
CityDublin, Ireland
Venue3Arena

The event was originally to be held on 26 April 2020, but was rescheduled to 25 October due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which began affecting all of WWE's programming in mid-March that year. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, the event was rescheduled once again, this time to 20 June 2021. However, on 30 April, the event was officially cancelled.

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BackgroundEdit

TakeOver is a series of professional wrestling shows that began on 29 May 2014, when WWE's NXT brand held their second live special on the WWE Network.[1] The NXT UK brand debuted in August 2018 and subsequently adopted the name of their sister brand's live specials, beginning with TakeOver: Blackpool in 2019. TakeOver: Dublin would have been the fourth NXT UK TakeOver event. It was scheduled to be held at the 3Arena and was named after the venue's city of Dublin, Ireland. It would have marked the first NXT UK TakeOver event held outside the United Kingdom.[2][3][4]

TakeOver: Dublin was originally scheduled to take place on 26 April 2020.[2] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the event was postponed and rescheduled to occur on 25 October.[3] The ongoing pandemic caused the event to be rescheduled again, this time to 20 June 2021.[4] However, on 30 April, the event was removed from the 3Arena's scheduled events, and WWE confirmed that they officially cancelled the event.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "James's WWE NXT TakeOver report 5/29: Complete "virtual-time" coverage of live special on WWE Network". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Toro, Carlos (February 16, 2020). "NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin Announced For April 26". Fightful. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Toro, Carlos (February 16, 2020). "NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin Announced For October 25". Fightful. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Delelice, Robert (September 25, 2020). "Report: NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin Now Rescheduled For 6/20/2021". Fightful. Retrieved September 26, 2020.
  5. ^ Lambert, Jeremy (April 30, 2021). "NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin Officially Canceled By WWE". Fightful. Retrieved May 1, 2021.
  6. ^ Johnson, Mike (April 30, 2021). "NXT UK TAKEOVER: DUBLIN CANCELED". PWInsider. Archived from the original on May 2, 2021. Retrieved May 2, 2021.

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