It was reported earlier this week that NXT and 205 Live were set to move away from Full Sail University and now emanate from the Performance Centre.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Triple H has confirmed that tonight’s NXT will be back at the PC, which has now been completely revamped and is known as the ‘Capitol Wrestling Center’.
It’s a historic callback to where this all began. We gutted the Performance Center and it’s now rebuilt, so it feels like we’re going back to the beginning. To me, it feels like we’re going back to 1953. Just like then, we’re doing something different and new, taking the business to a whole new level … The Capitol Wrestling Center captures the feel and the vibe of NXT. We will have all the bells and whistles of the ThunderDome, but we’ll keep that NXT feel. It’s edgier, darker and raw—you’re walking into the ultimate heavy metal soundstage.
The new name for the PC harps back to the Capitol Wrestling Corporation, which was Jess McMahon’s promotion and was the predecessor to the WWE.
Triple H also confirmed that a limited number of fans will be in attendance at tonight’s show.
There will be a contingent of fans in attendance, some of which will be talent, others will be friends and family and some will be fans. We will take every safety precaution that there is. All of this was signed off by our medical staff. Everybody that walks in the building will be PCR tested, take a questionnaire and be medically screened. There will be plexiglass pods with fans that are in groups, and the groups will vary in size. Everyone will wear masks, and each group will never be near anyone else.
Update: the set has just been revealed on Twitter.
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