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WWE Announces “Worlds Collide” Tournament at Royal Rumble Axxess

WWE has announced a “Worlds Collide” Tournament at the Royal Rumble Axxess which will take place from 25th Jan. to 27th Jan. at the Phoenix Convention Center. The tournament will feature 5 superstars each from NXT, NXT UK and 205 Live. The winner of the tournament will receive a title match against the champion of his choice from NXT, 205 Live or NXT UK. WWE has called this tournament as the most unique tournaments in sports-entertainment history and this will be the first tournament including the wrestlers from these promotions combined.

World collide tournament
World collide tournament

The format of the tournament and the list of participating Superstars is as follows:

Participants

NXT
  • Adam Cole
  • Velveteen Dream
  • Dominik Dijakovic
  • Keith Lee
  • Otis Dozovic
NXT UK
  • Mark Andrews
  • Tyler Bate
  • Travis Banks
  • Jordan Devlin
  • Zack Gibson
205 Live
  • Cedric Alexander
  • Humberto Carrillo
  • Tony Nese
  • Drew Gulak
  • TJP

Format

  1. Battle Royal
    Match: The 15 men battle royal with all the mentioned Superstars. Winner will get the bye in 1st round of matches and will directly go to 2nd round. The order of elimination in the Battle Royal will then determine the First-Round Matches for a 15-Superstar.
    Time: 26th January 2019, 8 AM-12 PM
  2. 1st Round
    Matches: 7 Singles matches between 14 losing superstars. Winner will progress to the 2nd round.
    Time: 26th January 2019, 8 AM-12 PM
  3. 2nd Round
    Matches: 4 singles matches between 7 winners from 1st round and winner of Battle Royal.
    Time: 26th January 2019, 1 PM- 5 PM
  4. Semifinals
    Matches: 2 singles matches between winners of 2nd round matches.
    Time: 27th January 2019, 8 AM-12 PM
  5. Final
    Match
    between winners of the semifinals, Winner receiving a future NXT, NXT UK or 205 Live Championship Match of their choosing.
    Time: 27th January 2019, 8 AM-12 PM

Royal Rumble Axxess, which takes over the Phoenix Convention Center Friday, Jan. 25, to Sunday, Jan. 27, will also feature NXT UK tapings on Friday and Sunday, as well as Superstar meet-and-greets, the WWE Superstore, photo opportunities, other live matches and much more throughout the entire weekend. Tickets are available now at Phoenix.Ticketforce.com.

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