WWE Announces Launch of NXT Europe Brand for 2023 & Worlds Collide Event This September

WWE announced earlier today that they will be launching a new developmental brand called NXT Europe in 2023.

It was also announced that while NXT UK will be the foundation for this new brand, the brand itself will be going on hiatus for the next several months as the company prepares for the launch of NXT Europe.

It was also announced that the final event for their NXT UK brand will be a Worlds Collide event that will take place on September 4th.

Official press release:

WWE® to Launch NXT® Europe In 2023


STAMFORD, Conn. –(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that the NXT brand will grow internationally with the creation of an all-new NXT Europe, with the launch planned for 2023.

“Following the success of our live events and talent identification efforts throughout all of Europe, we believe this is the perfect time to expand NXT beyond the UK,” said Shawn Michaels, WWE Vice President of Talent Development Creative.

Launched in 2016, NXT UK has received critical acclaim and developed WWE main roster talent such as Rhea Ripley, Doudrop, Gunther and Butch. NXT Europe will reimagine the brand and its talent pipeline with a Pan European focus.

Prior to the debut of NXT Europe, Worlds Collide, a premium live event featuring NXT and NXT UK

Superstars, will be presented live on Sunday, September 4 at 4 p.m. ET on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else.