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The United Kingdom Championship Tournament 2018 was a two-day professional wrestling event promoted by the American-based WWE promotion, that exclusively air on the WWE Network. The events took place on June 18 and June 19, 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, London, England. The events featured the second WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament as well as the participation of the wrestlers from the NXT brand.

Background

On December 15, 2016, at The O2 Arena, Triple H announced that the following month WWE would crown its inaugural United Kingdom Champion. A tournament to crown the inaugural champion occurred on the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament event which took place over two days on January 14 and 15. The tournament and championship were won by Tyler Bate. With the victory, 19 year old Bate became the youngest singles champion in WWE history and the second youngest champion overall behind René Duprée (10-years old Nicholas later became the youngest of all time at WrestleMania 34). On May 15, 2017, a follow-up to the UK Championship tournament was announced by WWE. Entitled the United Kingdom Championship Special, the event aired on May 19.

On April 7, 2018, WWE announced a second United Kingdom Championship Tournament, taking place on June 18 and 19 at the Royal Albert Hall.

Qualifying matches

NXT tapings – May 10 (Full Sail UniversityWinter Park, Florida)

Participants

Tournament bracket

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
 Zack Gibson Sub  
 Amir Jordan 9:29  
   Zack Gibson Sub  
 
   Gentleman Jack Gallagher 13:30  
 Drew Gulak 6:32
 Gentleman Jack Gallagher Pin  
   Zack Gibson Sub  
   Flash Morgan Webster 4:20  
 Flash Morgan Webster Pin  
 James Drake 7:57  
   Flash Morgan Webster Pin
 
   Jordan Devlin 7:05  
 Tyson T-Bone 5:49
 Jordan Devlin Pin  
   Zack Gibson Sub
   Travis Banks 17:05
 Tucker 7:01  
 Joe Coffey Pin  
   Joe Coffey Pin
 
   Dave Mastiff 7:30  
 Dave Mastiff Pin
 Kenny Williams 5:51  
   Joe Coffey 9:20
   Travis Banks Pin  
 Ligero 5:11  
 Travis Banks Pin  
   Travis Banks Pin
 
   Ashton Smith 6:20  
 Ashton Smith Pin
 Joseph Conners 9:45  


Results

United Kingdom Championship Tournament (June 18)

1. The women's match was originally a fatal four-way match also involving Jinny, but she was injured in the match and subsequently the match was made into a triple threat match.

NXT U.K. Championship (June 19)

Broadcast team

Ring announcer

Images

See also

External links


WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament
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2018 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants
Amir JordanAshton SmithDave MastiffDrew GulakJack GallagherJames DrakeJoe CoffeyJordan DevlinJoseph ConnersKenny WilliamsLigeroMorgan WebsterT-BoneTravis BanksTuckerZack Gibson
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