As noted, WWE will be holding another WWE UK Title tournament on June 18th and 19th and Royal Albert Hall in London, England. The two-night tournament will conclude with the winner getting a shot at Pete Dunne’s WWE UK Title.
WWE has announced that qualifying matches for the tournament will begin at the Download Music Festival taking place next week and below is the official announcement:
Next month’s Download Festival just got even bigger.
In addition to featuring the Superstars of NXT live and in action, the annual rock festival — which takes place June 8-10 at Donington Park in Derby, U.K. — will host the opening round of the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament.
Featuring 16 competitors, the tournament will continue at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Monday, June 18. The winner of the tournament will then receive a title match against WWE U.K. Champion Pete Dunne the following day.
Stay tuned to WWE.com, as the field of competitors in the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament will be revealed this Wednesday and Friday.
Tickets for both NXT at the Download Festival and the Royal Albert Hall events are on sale now. Head to www.downloadfestival.com/tickets to save your spot at Download Festival, and check out www.bookingsdirect.com and www.livenation.co.uk for ticket information for the June 18-19 events at the Royal Albert Hall.