– The WWE Performance Center posted this video of a few up & coming WWE NXT talents giving predictions for Saturday’s “Takeover: XXX” event. The video features EJ Nduka, Emily Andzulis, Omari Palmer, Rita Reis, Briana Brandy, and Jessi Kamea.
– WWE continues to trademark various Superstar names from NXT and NXT UK. On Thursday, August 13 they filed to trademark the following names: Primate Jay Melrose, Wild Boar, Malcolm Bivens, Mercedes Martinez, Raquel Gonzalez.
The following use description was filed with the USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office) for each of these names:
“IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely blogs, in the field of sports entertainment”
– The official NXT UK Twitter account has posted a new hype video for the women’s division, looking at several potential contenders to NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray. You can see that promo below. The NXT UK brand has not had a lot of new content since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but it’s been rumored that the brand will resume somewhat normal operations soon.
The video features Dani Luna, Amale, Jinny, Isla Dawn, Candy Floss, Nina Samuels, Xia Brookside, Aoife Valkyrie, and Piper Niven. Toni Storm is not featured because she is unable to challenge for the title as long as Ray is the champion.
— NXT UK (@NXTUK) August 20, 2020