Triple H, William Regal, Finn Balor and Robby Brookside were at London’s O2 today to announce WWE’s inaugural WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament at Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15. The winner will be crowned WWE’s First UK Champion. You can get tickets to the even now from LiveNation.co.uk.
The event will be hosted by WWE’s most experienced full-time commentator, Michael Cole, and legend of British wrestling, Nigel McGuinness. It will be an exclusive to the WWE Network. The event will be a 16 man singles elimination tournament, much like the Cruiserweight Classic that was a clear influence on this programme and for several more to come on the WWE Network.
Competitors include Progress Wrestling Champion, Pete Dunne, as well as talents like Trent Seven, Tyler Bate, Wolfgang and Joseph Conners. We’ll have more details on the roster soon.