The United Kingdom Championship Tournament event is scheduled to take place on June 18 and 19, the two days following the Money in the Bank PPV. With the first round matches set to take place soon, the WWE finally announced the first round matchups for the tournament.
WWE revealed the matches earlier today via their YouTube channel. Cathy Kelly broke down the matches and said that the tournament bracket will be revealed soon.
- Drew Gulak vs Jack Gallagher
- Ashton Smith vs Joseph Conners
- Flash Morgan Webster vs James Drake
- Kenny Williams vs Dave Mastiff
- Ligero vs Travis Banks
- Zack Gibson vs Amir Jordan
- Tucker vs Joe Coffey
- Jordan Devlin vs Tyson T-Bone
Drew Gulak and Jack Gallagher will begin the tournament on an upcoming episode of NXT. The rest of the matches will take place on June 8-10 at the UK Download Festival. Winners of the first round will advance to the June 18th quarterfinal matchups.
Who is your favorite to win the tournament and challenge Pete Dunne for the UK Championship?