The first-round matches took place this weekend at Download Festival NXT Live Events, as announced. In Friday’s matches, Flash Morgan Webster defeated James Drake, Ashton Smith defeated Joseph Conners, Zack Gibson defeated Amir Jordan and Travis Banks defeated Ligero.
In Saturday’s matches, Jordan Devlin defeated Tyson T-Bone, Dave Mastiff defeated Kenny Williams and Joe Coffey defeated Tucker. Jack Gallagher vs. Drew Gulak was recorded and will air on an upcoming NXT weekly show. Below is the updated bracket.
As revealed in the WWE UK Title tournament Bracketology special, the NXT following matches will take place on Night 1 and Night 2 of the WWE UK Title tournament from Royal Albert Hall in London. Here are the cards of the 2 shows.
Monday, June 18th
* British Strong Style (Trent Seven, Tyler Bate & WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne) vs. The Undisputed Era (NXT North American Champion Adam Cole, NXT Tag Team Champions Roderick Strong & Kyle O’Reilly)
* Killer Kelly vs. Jinny vs. Isla Dawn, with the winner becoming the new #1 contender to NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler
* UK Title Tournament Quarterfinals Match: Jack Gallagher or Drew Gulak vs. Zack Gibson
* UK Title Tournament Quarterfinals Match: Ashton Smith vs. Travis Banks
* UK Title Tournament Quarterfinals Match: Flash Morgan Webster vs. Jordan Devlin
* UK Title Tournament Quarterfinals Match: Joe Coffey vs. Dave Mastiff
* Triple H and WWE Hall of Famer set to appear
Tuesday, June 19th
* UK Title Tournament Semifinals
* UK Title Tournament Finals: WWE UK Title Tournament winner vs. WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne
* Jinny or Killer Kelly or Isla Dawn vs. NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler
* NXT North American Champion Adam Cole will defend his title
* NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly & Roderick Strong will defend their title
* NXT Champion Aleister Black & Ricochet vs. EC3 & The Velveteen Dream