The NXT UK Women’s Championship was revealed earlier this week at a set of NXT UK tapings. With a pretty strong division, featuring multiple stars who had participated in the Mae Young Classic, there didn’t look like a wrong answer for the first ever NXT UK Women’s Champion.
— WWE (@WWE) August 26, 2018
Many believed Toni Storm would be crowned first, as she was considered one of the best signings in recent memory.
However, the WWE went a different direction, as Rhea Ripley became the inaugural NXT UK Women’s Champion, making history in the NXT UK Women’s Championship Tournament. Will the deadly Australian have a lengthy reign over the women’s division? Who will be the first to challenge her?