A event to crown the subsequent NXT United Kingdom Champion will start airing subsequent week.
As we speak’s NXT UK begins with the announcement that Ilja Dragunov should go away the NXT Championship as a result of damage. It was later revealed that the eight-man event for the vacant title would start on subsequent Thursday’s NXT UK episode.
The bracket for the event is:
to the left of the bracket –
- Oliver Carter vs Charlie Dempsey
- Wolfgang vs Trent Seven
to the best of the bracket –
- Tyler Bett vs Kenny Williams
- Joe Coffey vs Mark Andrews
Carter vs. Dempsey and Wolfgang vs. Seven will air subsequent Thursday (August 11). Bett Vs Williams and Coffey Vs Andrews will air once more subsequent week (August 18).
Carrying crutches and a leg-protective boot, Dragunov made his NXT UK debut as he addressed the group. Dragunov introduced that he suffered a severe ankle damage throughout his title protection towards Wolfgang final week, and that the NXT UK medical crew wouldn’t approve him to compete. Dragunov mentioned that nobody is aware of how lengthy it should take to get well, so he should surrender the NXT UK title.
Dragunov left the title belt within the ring, promising that he would come again stronger and turn into the champion once more.
Dragunov’s title relinquishment occurred on a set of NXT UK tapings final month. The brand new NXT UK Champion was additionally topped at these tapings.
Dragunov has been the NXT UK Champion since successful the title from Walter in August 2021.