If you read our spoilers from the last round of NXT UK tapings you knew this was coming. If you keep up with GreatDane#1’s weekly NXT UK recaps, you might have seen this coming.
No matter, it’s here. On the episode from Triple H’s newest territory which debuted today (Mar. 20) on WWE Network, General Manager Johnny Saint and his loyal assistant Sid Scala made the announcement. Not only is the long awaited Pete Dunne vs. WALTER United Kingdom championship match happening, it’s happening WrestleMania weekend in Brooklyn at TakeOver: New York!
The Ring General’s attempt to end Dunne’s record-setting title reign joins a Fatal 4Way for Shanya Baszler’s NXT Women’s title against Io Shirai, Bianca Belair & Kairi Sane, and War Raiders defending their NXT Tag Team championship against the winners of the Dusty Rhodes Classic as announced matches on the card for Fri., April 5 at Barclays.
If you want to know more, hit Henry T. Casey’s spoiler-riffic look at the TakeOver: New York line-up here.