NXT UK Title Vacated at recent tapings

NXT UK Title Vacated at recent tapings

At the most recent NXT UK tapings, the current NXT UK Champion, Ilja Dragunov made the announcement that he was vacating the NXT UK Championshipdue to an injury.

At this moment, It's unknown whether the injury was fabricated for storyline or personal reasons, or if the injury is genuine.

Following the announcement they began an 8-man tournament to crown the next NXT UK Champion. With Tyler Bate, Mark Coffey, Trent Seven and Oliver Carter moving on to the semi-finals. This reporter hopes Trent gets his turn with the title, but only time will tell! 

This is the first time the NXT UK Championship has had to be vacated, and there is no confirmation as of yet on which date this specific episode will be aired, so be sure to keep an eye out!