WWE Reveals UK Championship Tournament Matchups
WWE released a video this afternoon revealing the first round matches for the WWE UK Championship Tournament:
*El Ligero vs. Travis Banks.
*Jordan Devlin vs. Tyson T-Bone.
*Flash Morgan Webster vs. James Drake.
*Drew Gulak vs. Jack Gallagher.
*Ashton Smith vs. Joseph Conners.
*Kenny Williams vs. Dave Mastiff.
*Zack Gibson vs. Amir Jordan.
*Tucker vs. Joe Coffey
Next month’s tournament will determine who will face UK Champion Pete Dunne on 6/19 on the WWE Network live from Royal Albert Hall. WWE NXT’s live events as part of the 2018 Download Music Festival in Great Britain on 6/8 through 6/10 will host the opening rounds of the tournament (with the exception of Gulak vs. Gallagher, which was recently taped at WWE NXT). WWE will then present two live WWE UK Championship broadcast on the WWE Network.
6/18 will feature the tournament finals to determine who will challenge the WWE UK champion, currently Pete Dunne, on 6/19.
WWE announced today that the 6/19 event will feature WWE NXT Champion Aleister Black and Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream and EC3. The remainder of the 6/19 event will feature WWE UK competitors facing WWE NXT talents.