The COVID-19 pandemic caused several plans for WWE to be halted and that includes NXT UK. The brand completely stopped operating for several months. They are six months behind schedule. The NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin special could not be held due to the delay in the schedule. Now it has been rescheduled to a new date.
According to a report by o PW Insider, WWE has announced that NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin will be taking place on June 20th, 2021. The belief is that there will be no further delays for next year.
The venue for The NXT TakeOver special will be the 3Arena. It was the same venue where the event was originally going to take place on April 26th before the cancellation. It was then postponed to October 25th before finally getting the June 2021 date.