WWE Hall of Famer and the promotion’s Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative “The Heart Break Kid” Shawn Michaels, who oversees the creative aspects of the WWE NXT brand, recently took part in a media conference call to reveal that the brand’s next Premium Live Event will be called No Mercy and that the show will take place on Saturday, September 30th from inside the Mechanic Banks Arena in Bakersfield, California.
WWE would use the No Mercy theme for their main roster from 1999-2008 before bringing it back in 2016 and in 2017. Prior to WWE NXT No Mercy taking place, WWE NXT is set to hold their Great American Bash Premium Live Event this Sunday, July 30th from the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park in Austin, Texas, where WWE NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes will put his WWE NXT Championship on the line against Ilja Dragunov in the main event, reigning WWE NXT Women’s Champion Tiffany Stratton will put her WWE NXT Women’s Title on the line against Thea Hail in a Submission Match and Gable Steveson will take on Baron Corbin in a Singles Match, among others.
You can check out the full press release below:
NXT® No Mercy Set for Bakersfield, Calif. on September 30
Tickets For Premium Live Event On Sale Friday, August 4
–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that NXT No Mercy will take place live at Mechanics Bank Arena in on Saturday, September 30.
Tickets for the premium live event go on sale Friday, August 4 at 10 a.m. PT via www.axs.com. Exclusive pre-sale opportunities will be available beginning Wednesday, August 2 at 10 a.m. PT. To learn more about registering for pre-sale opportunities, please visit: https://www.wwe.com/nxtnomercy-presale.
NXT No Mercy will feature the biggest Superstars from NXT in action, including NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes, NXT Women’s Champion Tiffany Stratton, Roxanne Perez, Wes Lee, Bron Breakker and more.
NXT No Mercy will stream live exclusively on Peacock in and WWE Network everywhere else. Additional information on the event will be announced in the coming weeks.
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