WWE Announces First International Performance Center (Update: Triple H, Charlotte, Balor, Dunne)

WWE |By Matt Boone |Fri, January 11, 2019 - 12:39PM EST
WWE International Performance Center Announement

As noted, WWE announced the first-ever, state-of-the-art WWE United Kingdom Performance Center on Friday (Video Here).

WWE sent out the following official press release to formally announce the first WWE International Performance Center:

WWE® OPENS FIRST INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE CENTER

LONDON, UK and STAMFORD, Conn., January 11, 2019 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the opening of the UK Performance Center, the first world-class WWE training facility outside of the United States and a significant step in WWE’s efforts to localize content around the world.

With 17,000 square feet, two training rings, world-class strength and conditioning equipment and versatile content creation infrastructure, the UK Performance Center will enable WWE to train athletes through a comprehensive program including in-ring training, physical preparedness and character development.

“This is the latest milestone in our global localization strategy and the next step in establishing local NXT brands around the world,” said Paul “Triple H®” Levesque, Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative. “We are incredibly proud to open the UK Performance Center and provide our NXT UK Superstars the same world-class coaching and development programs that we deliver at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.”

More than 30 of the best European talent signed to the NXT® UK brand will train at the UK Performance Center and can be seen weekly on the NXT UK program that streams on WWE Network every Wednesday night at 8 pm GMT/3PM ET.


UPDATE: WWE has released the following videos from today's unveiling of the new WWE United Kingdom Performance Center featuring Triple H, Charlotte Flair, Finn Balor, Pete Dunne and more.