Download Festival have confirmed that WWE NXT will return to this year’s festival!
Following a successful debut at last year’s festival, WWE NXT will return to this year’s Download Festival and will showcase the action of superstars such as Bobby Roode, Aleister Black, Tye Dillinger, Kassius Ohno and more. Speaking about the return of NXT, festival promoter Dave Bradley says, “having WWE NXT at Download is like seeing what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object – you just know sparks are gonna fly! Wrestling and rock music go hand in hand and if last year is anything to go by, this exclusive festival experience is only going to be bigger & better for round two! This is not to be missed.”
Current NXT Champion Bobby Roode, who made headlines with his NXT debut at last year’s festival says, “Download was my very first show in NXT. The combination of NXT Superstars and massive musical acts, entertaining tens of thousands of passionate fans makes Download a unique experience. Returning to Download as NXT Champion will make this an extra special moment for me as a performer.”
The NXT action will take place across the festival’s duration alongside performances from the likes of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, BIFFY CLYRO, AEROSMITH, ALTER BRIDGE, SLAYER, A DAY TO REMEMBER and more.
The festival will be taking place between June 9th – 11th 2017 at Donington Park. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from the festival’s official website.
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