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

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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 WrestlingNews.com for the latest NXT UK updates.