First Semi-Final Match Set In NXT UK Heritage Cup Number One Contender's Tournament

A heel vs. heel match is set for the semi-final round of the NXT UK Heritage Cup Contender Tournament.

On today's episode of NXT UK, Kenny Williams was able to get the better of Oliver Carter in order to advance in the Heritage Cup Contender Tournament. Here is how it all went down:

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Heritage Cup Number One Contender Tournament First Round Match
Oliver Carter (w/ Ashton Smith) vs Kenny Williams

Round 1
Kenny locks in a standing side headlock before Oliver drops him with a right hand once he gets free after Kenny keeps holding onto his hair to keep him from breaking the hold before taking Kenny down and locking in a straight armbar before Kenny gets to his feet and Kenny gets two off of a roll up. The two then exchange pin falls before Oliver drops Kenny with a kick and Kenny escapes to the ropes as the round comes to a close.

Round 2

Round two start with Kenny kicking Oliver in the midsection and stomping his head before focusing on his back by clubbing it and tying his hair up in the ropes and hitting a running dropkick for two before Oliver comes back with a roundhouse kick for two before Kenny gets the first fall off of a sunset flip to end the round.

1-0 Kenny Williams

Round 3

Kenny immediately rolls out of the ring and mocks Oliver before Oliver chases him in and out of the ring until Oliver tricks Kenny and drops him with a flipping kick into a slingshot cross body and tossing Kenny back inside before Oliver hits a Superman forearm into a clothesline for the pin and the second fall.


Round 4

Oliver hits an asai moonsault for a near fall before missing an ax kick and Kenny gets two off of a Gedo clutch before Kenny spears Oliver's knee and Oliver gets two off of a small package before superkicking Kenny and sending him through the ropes and down onto the floor before rolling out after Kenny who kicks him in the knee at ringside. Kenny then gets back inside with a metal water bottle before ripping off the top turnbuckle and distracting the referee before hitting Oliver with the bottle and knocking him out for the pin, third fall, and the win.

Winner: Kenny Williams defeats Oliver Carter via pinfall to advance to the next round of the tournament

Now, Kenny will move on to face Noam Dar in the semi-finals. If you missed any of the action from today's NXT UK, check out our live coverage here.

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