The second edition of the Tournament for the WWE UK Championship already has a start date. The Download Festival which will take place between June 8 and 10 will be the venue chosen to host the first round of the tournament as confirmed by the same company through a press release on its official website.
The NXT superstars will return to action at the annual WWE festival in Donington Park (Derby, UK). The initial round will feature 16 fighters half of which will go on to the next rounds that will continue at the Royal Albert Hall in London next Monday, June 18. The winner of the tournament will face off against current champion Pete Dunne the next day. Also, WWE has revealed that the names of the competitors will be announced on Wednesday and Friday of this week.
NXT will return for the third consecutive year to this festival which includes great rock stars such as Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N ‘Roses and Ozzy Osbourne, among many others. In addition, it has confirmed the participation of fighters such as NXT champion Aleister Black, Velveteen Dream, Nikki Cross, Undisputed ERA, Shayna Baszler, Richochet and Kairi Sane, some of whom will hold autograph sessions with the fans.
NXT will arrive in the United Kingdom on a tour that will reach the cities of Paris (France) and Antwerp (Belgium). Tickets for the Festival Download and events at the Royal Albert Hall are already on sale.