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Title matches announced for NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool at TV tapings

Editor's note: This article references results from NXT UK television episodes that have yet to air.

With WWE announcing the first TakeOver special for NXT's United Kingdom brand, the card for the event started to come into focus at today's television tapings in Liverpool.

Pete Dunne defending his United Kingdom Championship against Joe Coffey was announced for NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool. The NXT UK Women's Championship match for TakeOver: Blackpool is also set, with Mae Young Classic winner Toni Storm challenging for Rhea Ripley's title.

The tournament to crown the inaugural NXT UK Tag Team Champions began at today's TV tapings, and the finals will be held at TakeOver: Blackpool. Tyler Bate & Trent Seven advanced to the finals by defeating Mark Coffey & Wolfgang in a semifinal match. NXT UK will also be taping TV in Liverpool tomorrow.

NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool is taking place at the Empress Ballroom on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The special will air live on the WWE Network.

WWE has also announced that they'll be holding post-TakeOver TV tapings at the Empress Ballroom on Sunday, January 13, 2019.