WWE makes an exception for Destiny Wrestling.
Days after it was reported that NXT UK talent could no longer appear at non-WWE partnered events, Destiny Wrestling announced that WWE made an exception for their Fifth Anniversary event in January.
BREAKING NEWS - wwe has authorized NXT UK talent to perform for— Destiny Wrestling (@DestinyWrestle) November 29, 2018
Destiny Wrestling on Sun Jan 20 in Mississauga ----
for its 5 year anniversary show CARNAGE
with 2 huge main events @PeteDunneYxB VS @Walking_Weapon @Tyler_Bate VS @aidenprince
TICKETS on sale 7:30 TONIGHT pic.twitter.com/kCNQ24mY4J
Destiny Wrestling clarified that the show will not be part of a streaming service, which helps explain why Dunne and Bate are able to appear.
NOT this show sorry only for the live crowd! https://t.co/ZttNDj6wt8— Destiny Wrestling (@DestinyWrestle) November 29, 2018
As previously reported, NXT UK talent can continue to work for WWE partnered promotions and select non-partnered promotions, but they cannot face anyone currently working for a major company (ROH, NJPW, IMPACT, RevPro, etc) and the matches cannot be filmed for distribution.