WWE posted a new video on Wednesday, announcing the first-round matches for the WWE UK Championship tournament that will take place during the annual NXT visit to the Download Festival in the UK from June 8 to June 10.
First-round matches include:
* Gentleman Jack Gallagher vs. Drew Gulak
* Joesph Connors vs. Ashton Smith
* James Drake vs. Flash Morgan Webster
* Dave Mastiff vs. Kenny Williams
* Travis Banks vs. El Ligero
* Zack Gibson vs. Amir Jordan
* Joe Coffey vs. Tucker
* Jordan Devlin vs. Tyson T-Bone
Gulak vs. Gallagher has already taken place, as it was filmed during the recent NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University a couple weeks back.
The winners will face off on the first night of the WWE UK King of the Ring special on June 18 at Royal Albert Hall.
The tournament winner will challenge WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne for the WWE UK Championship on the second night of the WWE UK King of the Ring special on June 19 at Royal Albert Hall.
WWE also announced a non-tournament tag-team match for the June 19th show via Twitter on Wednesday.
BREAKING: The @WWEUKCT at Royal Albert Hall on 19 June will host a MEGA MATCH as @WWENXT Champion @WWEAleister teams with @KingRicochet to take on @therealec3 and @VelveteenWWE! Tickets available here: https://t.co/YVx12U31zs pic.twitter.com/D3Du6f7Djh
— WWE UK (@WWEUK) May 23, 2018
Already set for the June 18th show is The Undisputed ERA vs. WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven.
Both shows will air live on WWE Network.