WWE will add another Championship this weekend at a set of tapings.
After NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 4, Triple H told the media that more announcements about the NXT UK brand would be coming soon and on Tuesday WWE announced a two-day tournament to crown the first NXT UK Women's Champion during a set of tapings in Birmingham, England at the Insomnia Gaming Festival.
Competitors in the tournament will be a mix of NXT talent, Mae Young Classic participants, and wrestlers signed specifically for the new brand.
The following is an excerpt from the statement about the tournament at WWE.com.
A two-day tournament will determine the first-ever NXT UK Women’s Champion this Saturday and Sunday at the NXT UK tapings at Insomnia, the U.K.’s biggest gaming festival, at NEC Birmingham. The combatants battling to become the inaugural champion will include Toni Storm, Jinny, Isla Dawn, Millie McKenzie, Nina Samuels, Dakota Kai, Rhea Ripley and Xia Brookside.
Get tickets for these events now at https://insomniagamingfestival.com/wwe-nxt-uk/. Although the NXT UK tapings are taking place at the festival, tickets to both Saturday and Sunday’s NXT UK events are available separately from the festival tickets.
The events will be taped as part of the upcoming NXT UK series featuring the greatest competitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland
Fightful Wrestling will have coverage and results of the taping and when the matches air on the WWE Network.