NXT Notes: Vince McMahon Absent, NXT UK Date, Live Gate Sets Record, more


-- PWInsider.com reports that Vince McMahon was not backstage at the NXT TakeOver XXV show yesterday in Bridgeport, CT.

-- TakeOver in Bridgeport was said to be the highest grossing event in that city ever, even surpassing previous Raw and Smackdowns shows that WWE held there.

-- WWE announced the 8/31 UK NXT TakeOver, but that date was locked in for several months rather than a direct retaliation towards AEW's All Out event scheduled for the very same day. The shows won't run head to head though because NXT will air in the afternoon in North America and AEW's PPV will be in the evening.

-- The production crew last night for TakeOver was said to be way smaller than usual due to this being a standalone event, rather than one before a major WWE PPV.

-- PWInsider.com also notes that there will be additional NXT Target specials going forward in advance of Takeover events.

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