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WWE Considers NXT Japan Plans “Dead” Due To COVID-19 Situation, NXT UK Brand Also In “Jeopardy”

It looks like WWE’s plans for NXT Japan and NXT UK brands are going to fall by the wayside as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic.

With all the recent cutbacks within WWE, Tokyo Sports reports that the company’s plans to expand into Japan and specifically the launch of NXT Japan is “dead.”

The status of the NXT UK brand is also up in the air.

With WWE continually looking at ways to downsize amid the COVID-19 situation, there are serious questions about NXT UK as it is a brand that is losing money.

Additionally, WWE only created NXT UK to counter the anticipated ITV World of Sports promotion, which has long been defunct.

We will keep you updated here at eWrestling.com as additional information on these stories surfaces!

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