WWE announced this morning the first official dates of the United Kingdom Championship. “WWE presents : UK Championship Live” will take place live on Saturday, 6 May at 7PM and Sunday, 7 May at 5PM from Epic Studios in Norwich, England.”
Several incredible Uk names were announced for these inaugural events: The WWE United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate, Trent Seven, Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, Wolfgang, Tyson T-Bone, Sam Gradwell, James Drake, Joseph Conners, Dan Moloney and Saxon Huxley. Additionally WWE has also included Cruiserweight Superstars from 205Live: Rich Swann, Akira Tozawa, TJ Perkins, The Brian Kendrick and Tony Nese (talents appearances to be confirmed which dates they will appear).
These events follow the success of the WWE UK Championship Tournament (UKCT), broadcasted on the WWE Network from Blackpool in January, with the crowning of the first-ever WWE United Kingdom Champion.
On WWE.com, Triple H, Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative, told his excitement to come for the first time to Norwich. “The passion of our fans in the UK makes every show an incredible, unforgettable experience”, he added.
WWE.com also announced a few weeks ago that the UKCT competitors will be appearing on European tour in May, at Smackdown live events in the United Kingdom and Ireland from May 4 to 12.
No indications yet on if these shows are going to be broadcasted on WWE Network or be apart of WWE plans for a weekly UK program.
Tickets are already on sale on livenation.co.uk