WWE NXT UK will return next Thursday September 17, 2020, for the first time since the brand was forced to go on a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NXT UK finally returns next week and will have a new home when it takes place from the BT Sports Studios in London, England.
Ahead of next week’s big show, NXT UK superstars Jinny and Nina Samuels spoke to GiveMeSport.
“At first, we wondered ‘how are we going to wrestle? How are we going to entertain everyone [in this post-COVID world]? But you look at WWE and they’re doing such an amazing job with safeguarding us, making sure social distancing is in place, to make sure we can work but we’re protected at the same time. We’ve got an amazing set-up in London with BT Sport Studios, there’s nowhere better. I’m biased being from Knightsbridge, but this is the best place to show what NXT UK is all about.” Jinny said.
“The new set-up is strange, it took a bit of getting used to. Seeing how different people react to wrestling without fans. It was interesting looking at other people’s matches in the studio. For me, it’s allowed me to be more focused, without the distraction of fans yelling at me. For some reason, they’re not the most respectful towards me. I’ve been laser-focused on my opponent. You’ll see an amped-up, aggressive Nina when we come back.” Samuels added.
NXT UK will air every Thursday on the WWE Network. Next week’s show will feature a women’s championship match when reigning titleholder Kay Lee Ray attempts to defend against Piper Niven.