By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE announced the following matches for the WWE UK Championship Tournament that will be held on June 18-19 in London, England at Royal Albert Hall.
-UK Championship tournament on June 18.
-Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate, and Trent Seven vs. Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, and Roderick Strong on June 18.
-Tournament winner faces WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne on June 19.
-NXT Championship match on June 19.
-NXT Tag Team Championship match on June 19.
-NXT North American Championship match on June 19.
Powell’s POV: The WWE.com story notes that the NXT Takeover: Chicago event be held on June 16, just two days before the WWE UK Championship Tournament event. Thus, there could be new champions crowned before the two-day event. WWE will be streaming all three events and the WWE Money in the Bank event on WWE Network in what should be a fun four-day stretch.
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