– Ahead of his title shot against WWE U.K. Champion Pete Dunne in the main event of tonight’s NXT U.K. TakeOver: Blackpool special, Joe Coffey spoke with the folks from The Gorilla Position podcast about his personal redemption story and feeling the pressure of fans expectations going into today’s show.
Is @Joe_Coffey your new @WWEUK Champion?! Half of tonight’s main event chats his redemption story and the pressure of fan’s expectations with @NXTUK… #NXTUKTakeOver pic.twitter.com/RETsej2EPL
— Gorilla Position (@WWEGP) January 12, 2019
– Also on today’s show, Tyler Bate and his tag-team partner, Trent Seven, face off against the team of James Drake and Zack Gibson in the finals of the tournament to crown the first-ever NXT U.K. Tag-Team Champions. On Twitter, Bate spoke about making history two years ago by becoming the first-ever WWE U.K. Champion and vows to do the same tonight by becoming one-half of the first-ever NXT U.K. Tag-Team Champions. Check out Tyler Bate’s comments below.
2 years ago a brand was born and I became the first @WWEUK Champion…. Tonight @NXTUK #TakeOverBlackpool @trentseven and myself become the first #NXTUK Tag Team Champions. pic.twitter.com/KnENFXdgpE
— Tyler Bate (@Tyler_Bate) January 12, 2019
– Finally, WWE tweeted the following photo out to continue hyping this afternoon’s NXT U.K. TakeOver: Blackpool live WWE Network special from the Empress Ballroom. Make sure to join us here at Rajah.com for live play-by-play results coverage of the show, which kicks off at 2pm EST. / 11am PST.
#NXTUKTakeOver: Blackpool…are you ready to ROCK? pic.twitter.com/WBHSO87Yb6
— WWE UK (@WWEUK) January 12, 2019
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