Two Title Matches, Heritage Cup Tournament Announced For New NXT UK Episodes

The NXT UK relaunch will air next Thursday, September 17, from BT Sport Studios in London. Several items have been announced ahead of the brand’s return:

– The September 17th episode will feature Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams challenging Wolfgang & Mark Coffey of Gallus for the NXT UK Tag Team Championship.

– Piper Niven will challenge Kay Lee Ray for the NXT UK Women’s Championship in two weeks on September 24.

– The NXT UK Heritage Cup tournament will commence next week with eight men competing: Noam Dar, Alexander Wolfe, Flash Morgan Webster, A-Kid, Dave Mastiff, Trent Seven, Joseph Conners, and a mystery man.

The rules for the tournament are as follows, according to dot com:

  • All matches consist of six three-minute rounds.
  • All matches are 2-out-of-3 Falls.
  • Falls can won be won by pinfall, submission or count-out.
  • Once a fall occurs, the round ends.
  • The match ends once a wrestler has won two falls.
  • In the event of a disqualification or knockout, the match instantly ends without the need for two falls.
  • If all six rounds are completed, whomever is ahead on falls wins the match.
  • There will be a 20-second break between each round.

Per the article, the NXT UK Heritage Cup will be defended as a championship under the same rules after the tournament is over.

Stay tuned to for the latest NXT UK updates.


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