A documentary on NXT commentator, Nigel McGuinness, will premiere after this Saturday’s WWE NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool event. The documentary will stream via the WWE Network at the shows conclusion at 4:30 PM ET.
Entitled “Chasing The Magic: The Nigel McGuinness Story,” the hour-long documentary will tell the story of McGuinness’ ambitions of becoming a pro wrestler, his dreams of wrestling for WWE, and the sad reasons as to why that never came to be.
The official synopsis for Chasing The Magic can be read below:
“The story of Nigel McGuinness, a man with lifelong aspirations of becoming a WWE Superstar, whose career was unceremoniously cut short.”
— WWE (@WWE) January 9, 2019
Nigel McGuinness had a storied career on the independent circuit prior to signing with WWE in 2016. Wrestling for companies such as Ring Of Honor (ROH) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), he feuded with many top names in the industry including Chris Hero, Bryan Danielson (WWE’s Daniel Bryan), Samoa Joe, and Kurt Angle, to name just a few.
WWE NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool
WWE UK Title Match
Pete Dunne (c) vs Joe Coffey
NXT UK Women’s Title Match
Rhea Ripley (c) vs Toni Storm
NXT UK Tag Team Title Tournament Finals
Trent Seven and Tyler Bate vs. James Drake and Zack Gibson
No DQ Match
Eddie Dennis vs. Dave Mastiff
Travis Banks vs. Jordan Devlin
Will you be watching the documentary? Were you a fan of Nigel’s during his time wrestling for these promotions?