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For the first time ever NXT TakeOver will take place in Canada as part of a Survivor Series extravaganza weekend! Triple H made the announcement via twitter.
Due to overwhelming demand, @WWENXT will TAKE OVER Toronto for #NXTTakeOver the night before #SurvivorSeries! pic.twitter.com/Gx4nPUCY14
— Triple H (@TripleH) September 2, 2016
According to WWE.com‘s announcement:
Air Canada Centre in Toronto will host NXT TakeOver on Saturday, Nov. 19, WWE Survivor Series on Sunday, Nov. 20, and Raw on Monday, Nov. 21, as part of WWE Survivor Series weekend.
The first NXT TakeOver in Canada will feature NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura, NXT Women’s Champion Asuka and NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival, and will be broadcast live on WWE Network. Tickets for NXT TakeOver will go on sale Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. ET.
On Sunday, Nov. 20, Survivor Series will take place at Air Canada Centre for the first time in history. Superstars from both Raw and SmackDown LIVE will be part of the event, which will be broadcast live on WWE Network. Tickets for WWE Survivor Series are sold out.
On Monday, Nov. 21, Air Canada Centre will host Raw, where fans will witness the fallout from Survivor Series. Raw is broadcast live on Sportsnet 360 in Canada. Tickets for Raw go on sale next Friday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. ET.
The originally scheduled NXT live events in Toronto on Sept. 22, St. Catharines on Sept. 23 and Kitchener, Ontario, on Sept. 24 have been canceled. Refunds are available at all points of purchase. A special pre-sale code for NXT TakeOver at Air Canada Centre will be made available to fans that purchased tickets to original NXT live events.
Tickets for Survivor Series weekend events can be purchased through www.Ticketmaster.ca, or by calling (855) 985-5000.
For more information, go here.
Are you excited about this news? Who do you think will face Asuka at the event? Do you think there’ll be multiple women’s matches on the card? Sound off in the comments below.