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NXT at Download Festival 2018. Photo credit: Paulo Gonçalv.

Download 2019: NXT UK tapings come to Donnington Park

As well as the amazing bands on offer, the stars of WWE are now a staple of Download Festival weekend. This year sees the superstars of the NXT UK roster duke it out in June.  This will also be the first time episodes of NXT UK will be recorded, on-site, for the WWE Network.

NXT UK is a branch of the ever-growing developmental WWE territory featuring the freshest talent from around the globe. Announced roster members attending are: WWE UK Champion – ‘The Bruiserweight’ Pete Dunne, NXT UK Women’s champion (and self-confessed metal fan) Toni Storm, ‘The Mosh Pit Kid’ Rhea Ripley, The Midland’s own Trent Seven and Tyler Bate, ‘Composer Of Violence’ Walter, ‘The Irish Ace’ Jordan Devlin, Grizzled Young Veterans, ‘Kiwi Buzzsaw’ Travis Banks, Gallus, plus more to be announced.

Last year saw the live spectacle of UK champion Pete Dunne putting his title on the line against current NXT Champion Tomasso Ciampa.

Download Festival takes place on June 14- 16, at Donnington Park. Tickets on sale now!

About Neale McGeever

Contributing Editor - I'm an entertainment writer ('journalist') from the North East. My favourite bands include Slipknot, Nirvana and Ninja Sex Party... I've freelanced for the likes of Kerrang!,Closer, Front, ZOO, and many others! I'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!

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