NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool Predictions
NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool will take place this Saturday on January 12, 2019, at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and will be live on the WWE Network and will start at a special time at 2 PM in the Eastern Time Zone.
The match card will feature Jordan Devlin against Travis Banks, a no disqualification match with Eddie Dennis and Dave Mastiff, a historic match between Moustache Mountain & the Grizzled Young Veterans in a match for the inaugural NXT UK Tag Team Championship, an NXT UK Women's Championship match between champion Rhea Ripley & Toni Storm, and a match for the NXT UK Championship between Pete Dunne and Joe Coffey.
This will be the first-ever NXT UK Takeover event ever and there will likely be several great matches that help to define British wrestling. This event can make or break the entire NXT UK brand and it will almost definitely help to "make" the NXT UK brand.
#5 Jordan Devlin vs Travis Banks
Jordan Devlin & Travis Banks recently started a rivalry with each other. Jordan Devlin criticized Travis Bank's lack of respect for his country. Travis Banks then responded and the two have been getting involved in several brawls. Both superstars have recently gotten several victories and both neede some momentum. Travis Banks recently defeated Tyson T-Bone while Jordan Devlin got a victory over a local competitor.
After Jordan Devlin's match, Travis Banks confronted him and challenged him to a match. He was then attacked by Jordan Devlin after his match with Tyson T-Bone and after the two finished up their brawl, a match between the two superstars was made official.
Jordan Devlin has been gaining a large amount of momentum with several victories over Ligero, Kenny Williams, Tucker, and even challenged Pete Dunne for the NXT UK Championship. However, Travis Banks is still in need of momentum on NXT UK and as a result of that, it will be Travis Banks that gets the win.
Final Prediction: Travis Banks defeats Jordan Devlin via pinfall with the Slice of Heaven. He is confronted by WALTER after the match.