WWE Running Marathon Of WWE UK First Round Matches, Konnan Coming Out Of Retirement To Compete For MLW
WWE has revealed today that the company will be putting on a marathon of First Round matches from the WWE UK Championship tournament.
WWE announced that from today at noon ET, the WWE Universe will be able to catch all eight First-Round Matches in their entirety as they stream back-to-back-to-back on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
Catch the likes of acclaimed Irishman Jordan Devlin, “Liverpool’s No. 1” Zack Gibson, technical wizard Jack Gallagher, “Kiwi Buzzsaw” Travis Banks, “Iron King” Joe Coffey and more as they vie for the opportunity to challenge WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne for the title at the NXT U.K. Championship special, streaming this Tuesday on WWE Network.
Of course, with the Royal Albert Hall shows set to air on Monday and Tuesday, WWE is attempting to get as many viewers as possible by showcasing the First Round matches for fans to get behind. So if you want to check out those First-Round matches from Download Festival, be sure to follow along later on today.
Konnan Coming Out Of Retirement
Major League Wrestling has announced that wrestling legend, Konnan is to come out of retirement for the July 19th card, which Konnan revealed on the MLW Radio: The Flagship show.
“It’s an immense honor to have Konnan come out of retirement and do his thing in an MLW ring — especially in NYC,” said MLW CEO Court Bauer. “The legend returns and I’m so glad he said yes. July 19th’s Battle Riot is going to be a special night in wrestling.”
The card so far is as follows:
40-Man Battle Riot
Participants announced thus far include: John Morrison, “Taskmaster” Kevin Sullivan, ACH, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Teddy Hart, Rich Swann, Pentagon Jr., Jimmy Yuta, Jake Hager, Swoggle, Lance Anoa’i, “PCO” Pierre Carl Ouellet, Konnan and more to be announced soon!
Hart Foundation (Teddy Hart and Davey Boy Smith Jr. with Brian Pillman II) vs. Rich Swann & ACH
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