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VIDEO: Prime Target NXT UK TakeOver Cardiff


Ahead of Saturday's event, WWE has uploaded their "Prime Target: NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff" special to YouTube:

The 24-minute special premiered on the WWE Network yesterday and builds up the main event of UK TakeOver: Cardiff, with WALTER set to defend his WWE United Kingdom Championship against Tyler Bate.

The Prime Target special focuses on Bate's start in wrestling, signing with WWE, and becoming the first WWE UK Champion. It features WALTER's thoughts on the differences between his philosophy and Bate's. Footage of WALTER coaching at the wXw Wrestling Academy in Germany is also shown.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff is hosting TakeOver on Saturday. The pre-show begins at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, with the main card starting at 2 p.m. Eastern. Here's the lineup for the show:

  • WWE United Kingdom Champion WALTER defending against Tyler Bate
  • NXT UK Women's Champion Toni Storm defending against Kay Lee Ray
  • NXT UK Tag Team Champions The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) defending against Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) and Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster in a triple threat match
  • Travis Banks vs. Noam Dar
  • Dave Mastiff vs. Joe Coffey in a last man standing match

WWE has also announced that Cesaro will be in attendance at TakeOver. Cesaro teased that he may take a more "hands-on approach."