Here's your Fight Size wrestling Update for NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool.
- The embedded video at the top of the article is Triple H's post-TakeOver interview.
- WWE Chairman Vince McMahon commented on the event and noted that it was amazing.
- Video courtesy of the @WWEGP Twitter account -- once TakeOver went off the air, Triple H came out and gave a round of applause to the live crowd.
- The first-ever NXT UK Tag Team Champions James Drake and Zack Gibson commented on their title win during a backstage interview:
- WWE posted the video of Finn Balor coming out as Travis Banks' replacement and Triple H took to Twitter to comment on the "Plan B".
- Charlotte Flair was in attendance.
- Tyler Bate and Trent Seven paid tribute to the late former WWF World Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith and Dynamite Kid with their ring gear.
- PROGRESS World Champion WALTER reacted to his surprise debut.
Arrival! https://t.co/DUHGQILvXP— WALTER (@WalterAUT) January 12, 2019
- Pete Dunne and Joe Coffey's main event match went for 34 minutes.
- Jordan Devlin got to face his trainer and had the following to say on social media afterwards:
I've been chasing you across this planet for 16 years now. Tonight I finally caught you up, in a @WWE ring. Thanks for the scrap. Now you better start running again, I WILL get you next time. #NXTUKTakeOver #NXTUK pic.twitter.com/8qxKyDOIEa— Jordan Devlin (@Jordan_Devlin1) January 12, 2019
- Here are a few GIFS and photos from Toni Storm's NXT UK Women's Championship win:
Toni Storm is a warrior both in and out of the ring.— Flash Morgan Webster (@Flash_Morgan) January 12, 2019
Fight, rise, overcome.
Toni’s time starts now!#NXTUKTakeOver
- WWE pushed articles out about the TakeOver appearances of WALTER, WOS Women's Champion Kay Lee Ray and 'Alpha Female' Jazzy Gabert.
- The dark matches before TakeOver went live on the WWE Network featured Jinny defeating Isla Dawn, Ligero defeating Saxon Huxley and 'European Union' besting Mark Andrews and Flash Morgan Webster.