WWE News: WWE NXT To Emanate From Original ECW Arena?

With the popularity of WWE NXT rising every week, the company may be looking to take the brand to the extreme. According to PWInsider, the company is looking to book NXT at the original ECW arena in Philadelphia for both Friday 5/15 and Saturday 5/16.

If this happens, it would be the first time in eight years that the WWE would host a show from the legendary venue. With the recent success that NXT has experienced taking their live events on the road, a potential two-day extravaganza at the former house of extreme could do record numbers for NXT.

But at the moment, those two dates aren’t necessarily guaranteed to be held in Philadelphia. F4Wonline is reporting that the company had discussions with the venue about bringing NXT to the city of brotherly love but the two aforementioned dates remain open (via LordsofPain).

One of the biggest steps during this NXT era occurred just last week when NXT went on the road, stopping by Ohio at the Arnold Classic. The event sold out quickly and with little promotion to boot.

Triple H also helped to welcome the NXT faithful on the day of the event: