Here’s the official press release from World Wrestling Entertainment on the launch of their new Performance Center
WWE OPENS FIRST INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE CENTER
LONDON, UK and STAMFORD, Conn., January 11, 2019 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the opening of the UK Performance Center, the first world-class WWE training facility outside of the United States and a significant step in WWE’s efforts to localize content around the world.
With 17,000 square feet, two training rings, world-class strength and conditioning equipment and versatile content creation infrastructure, the UK Performance Center will enable WWE to train athletes through a comprehensive program including in-ring training, physical preparedness and character development.
“This is the latest milestone in our global localization strategy and the next step in establishing local NXT brands around the world,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative. “We are incredibly proud to open the UK Performance Center and provide our NXT UK Superstars the same world-class coaching and development programs that we deliver at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.”
More than 30 of the best European talent signed to the NXT UK brand will train at the UK Performance Center and can be seen weekly on the NXT UK program that streams on WWE Network every Wednesday night at 8 pm GMT/3PM ET.
Here’s a video of Paul Levesque (Triple H), Finn Balor, Charlotte Flair and others talking about the Performance Center.
Hard to believe the @WWE Performance Center opened a little over 5 years ago in FL. Proud to be a part of the first class and #NXTHomeGrown NOW celebrating the opening of the state-of-the-art @WWEUK Performance Center @NXTUK#WeAreNXTUK#GlobalStandardpic.twitter.com/fMPg365hYv
— Charlotte Flair (@MsCharlotteWWE) January 11, 2019
— WWE (@WWE) January 11, 2019