WWE UK Championship Tournament 2018 Day 1 Results: 8 Man Battle For A WWE UK Title Shot, Plus Pete Dunne & Mustache Mountain Face The Undisputed Era

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WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals
Zack Gibson def. Jack Gallagher

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WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals
Joe Coffey def. Dave Mastiff

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals
Flash Morgan Webster def. Jordan Devlin

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals
Travis Banks def. Ashton Smith

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Finals
Zack Gibson def. Flash Morgan Webster

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Finals
Travis Banks def. Joe Coffey

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Finals
Zack Gibson def. Travis Banks

WWE NXT Women’s Title #1 Contenders Match
Toni Storm def. Killer Kelly & Isla Dawn

Pete Dunne & Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate) def. Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Roderick Strong & Kyle O’Reilly)


WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals: Zack Gibson vs. Jack Gallagher

The match begins with Gibson and Gallagher doing some chain wrestling, Gibson goes for the head scissors and Gallagher escapes a few moments later. Gibson gets Gallagher down again while working over his arm, Gallagher gets free and he rolls up Gibson for a near fall. Gallagher trips up a charging Gibson before applying a chin lock, Gibson gets up and Gallagher nails him with some European uppercuts. Gibson recovers by dropping Gallagher arm first on the top rope before landing a drop kick, Gibson mounts and attacks Gallagher with strikes for a near fall. Gibson follows that up with a rip cord clothesline on Gallagher, Gibson applies a chin lock to a downed Gallagher. Gallagher fights back and Gibson smashes his arm on the ring mat, Gibson holds Gallagher down while wrenching away on his arm.

Gibson catches a swinging Gallagher with an arm bar suplex, Gibson traps Gallagher in the corner while landing some strikes. Gibson drops Gallagher a few moments later with an Irish whip into the corner, Gibson lands a few more strikes to the arm before dropping Gallagher with another Irish whip. Gallagher drops a swinging Gibson before landing a grounded clothesline for a near fall, Gibson holds Gallagher down while wrenching away on his arm. Gallagher gets free and he cracks Gibson with a few strikes, Gallagher then drops Gibson with a suplex. Gallagher follows that up by nailing Gibson with a penalty kick for a near fall, Gibson backs Gallagher into the corner while eating a few strikes. Gibson traps Gallagher in the ropes before landing an inverted lung blower for a near fall, Gallagher rolls to the ring apron and Gibson gets him back in the ring.

Gallagher then catches Gibson with a suplex followed by a spinning back elbow strike, Gibson recovers and he catches a charging Gallagher with a power bomb. Gallagher catches an unaware Gibson in a triangle choke and Gibson buckle bombs himself free, Gallagher reapplies the triangle choke while in the ropes. Gallagher releases the hold before catching Gibson in a rear naked choke and Gibson gets to the ropes, Gibson tries taking a break outside of the ring and Gallagher takes him out with a suicide dive. Gallagher gets Gibson in the ring to land a Gentleman’s Drop Kick for a near fall, Gibson catches Gallagher with a strike to the neck before throwing him into the ring post. Gallagher gets back in the ring and Gibson nails him with a lariat followed by a power bomb lung blower for a near fall, Gallagher recovers and nails Gibson with another drop kick.

Gallagher goes to the top rope and Gibson gets his feet up as Gallagher dives off, Gibson catches Gallagher in a modified arm bar and Gallagher taps out.

Winner: Zack Gibson

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals: Joe Coffey vs. Dave Mastiff

The match begins with Coffey briefly holding Mastiff in a headlock, Coffey and Mastiff exchange shoulder tackles before both go down with high cross body attempts. The competitors roll out of the ring and have a another shoulder block exchange until Coffey goes down, Mastiff gets Coffey in the ring and he nails him with a few strikes. Mastiff traps Coffey in the corner before kicking the middle rope into his face, Mastiff goes for a butt drop and Coffey gets out of the way. Coffey makes it to the top rope to nail Mastiff with a missile drop kick for a near fall, Coffey clocks a dazed Mastiff with a series of strikes, Coffey would then score a takedown on a charging Mastiff. Coffey goes for a springboard cross body and Mastiff nails him with an elbow strike, Mastiff then lands a running senton for a near fall.

Mastiff traps the arm of Coffey while landing multiple elbow strikes for a near fall, Mastiff tries wearing down Coffey while holding him in a front headlock. Mastiff traps Coffey in the ropes before clotheslining him with the top rope, Coffey recovers and he nails Mastiff with a suplex. Coffey then hits a charging Mastiff with a belly to belly suplex, Coffey then nails a dazed Mastiff with a few strikes followed by an avalanche. Coffey connects with a German suplex against Mastiff for a near fall, Mastiff recovers to nail Coffey with a haedbutt and a clothesline. Mastiff then hits Coffey with a dead lift German suplex for a near fall, Coffey then eats a shotgun drop kick after landing a European uppercut. Mastiff goes for a cannonball and Coffey gets out of the way, Coffey follows that up by hitting Mastiff with a springboard high cross body and a discus lariat for the three count.

Winner: Joe Coffey

Cathy Kelly interviews Joe Coffey after the match, Coffey says he’ll win the torunament tonight before winning the WWE UK Championship tomorrow.

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals: Flash Morgan Webster vs. Jordan Devlin

The match begins with the competitors locking up and battling for position, Devlin nails Webster with a strike as they separate. Devlin and Webster take turns working over each others arm, Devlin gets to the ropes and he clocks Webster a short time later. Webster recovers and he takes down Devlin with a few arm drags before wrenching away on his arm, Devlin gets free and and Webster drops him before landing an inverted somersault senton. Webster looks for Destino and Devlin drops him before landing a running double knee strike, Devlin nails Webster with a uranage followed by a standing moonsault for a near fall. Devlin kicks away at a downed Webster for another near fall, Devlin then locks Webster in a seated abdominal stretch. Webster gets free and he kicks a charging Devlin in the face, Webster then takes Devlin down with a hurricarana.

Webster corners Devlin before nailing him with a running knee strike for a near fall, Webster looks for a tiger driver and he winds up dragging Devlin out of the ring. Webster then takes out Devlin with a series of suicide dives, Webster gets Devlin back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Webster goes to the top rope and Devlin meets him up there, Webster knocks him down and Devlin crotches him a few moments later. Devlin goes back up to the top rope to hit Webster with a one man Spanish fly for a near fall, Devlin then hits Webster with a super kick for a near fall. Devlin goes back up to the top rope before missing a moonsault, Webster lands his version of Destino for the three count.

Winner: Flash Morgan Webster

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Quarterfinals: Travis Banks vs. Ashton Smith

The match begins with Banks catching Smith in a headlock, Banks trips a charging Smith up before landing a roll up for a near fall. Smith recovers and drops Banks with a few arm drags before landing a drop kick, Banks trips up Smith again before landing multiple kicks to the back. Smith gets up and Banks drops him with a chop, Banks traps Smith in the corner while landing more strikes. Banks starts wrenching away on the arm of Smith, Smith recovers to nail Banks with a switch kick and a clothesline. Smith misses a charge in the corner and Banks sends him crashing into the middle turnbuckle, Banks then hits Smith with a drop kick to the back for a near fall. Smith recovers and nails a charging Smith with a middle rope leg lariat, Banks rolls out of the ring and Smith nails him with a suicide dive.

Smith gets Banks back in the ring and he drops him with a super kick for a near fall, Smith then hits a cornered Banks with a running knee strike. Banks recovers to nail Smith with a shotgun drop kick and German suplex for a near fall, Banks and Smith would then have a striking exchange until banks drops Smith with an enzguri. Banks nails Smith with a Kiwi Crusher for the three count.

Winner: Travis Banks

WWE NXT Women’s Title #1 Contenders Match: Toni Storm vs. Killer Kelly vs. Isla Dawn

The match begins with Storm getting attacked by both of her opponents, Storm fights back and her opponents nail her with a wheelbarrow DDT. Dawn turns on Kelly and rolls her up for a near fall, Dawn traps Kelly in the corner before landing a running European uppercut. Dawn nails Kelly with a kick to the head followed by a knee strike for a near fall, Kelly recovers and nails Dawn with a suplex. Kelly traps the head of Dawn while landing a series of knee strikes, Kelly catches a cornered Dawn with a running drop kick. Storm returns and catches Kelly with a German suplex, Dawn then nails Storm with a suplex of her own. All three women would then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Dawn then hits Storm with a suplex for a near fall. Kelly then sends a charging Dawn out of the ring, Kelly goes to the ring apron before nailing Dawn with a penalty kick.

Kelly gets Dawn back in the ring and Storm kicks her to the arena floor, Storm nails Dawn with a Storm Zero for the three count.

Winner: Toni Storm

- Triple H makes his way to the ring and he says he has been dying to get back into the Royal Albert Hall, HHH talks about the WWE’s search for the best talent in the United Kingdom. HHH talks about all the WWE UK talent that has been spotlighted in the last year-plus, HHH then brings out WWE UK GM Johnny Saint. Saint then announces the creation of the WWE NXT UK brand, HHH says the brand will feature the best of the men and women of the UK.

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Finals: Zack Gibson vs. Flash Morgan Webster

The match begins with Webster nailing Gibson with a running knee strike as the bell sounds, Webster traps Gibson in the corner before landing more strikes. Webster lands another knee strike and that knocks Gibson out of the ring, Webster then hits Gibson with a hurricarana on the arena floor. Webster gets Gibson back in the ring before landing a top rope missile drop kick for a near fall, Gibson counters a Destino before lawn darting Webster into the turnbuckles. Gibson attacks a cornered Webster with a plethora of strikes, Gibson holds Webster down while applying a cobra clutch to him. Gibson goes for his submission and Webster escapes to land a middle rope Phoenix splash for a near fall, Webster then drops Gibson with a forearm strike. Gibson rolls out of the ring and Webster nails him with a suicide dive, Gibson catches Webster on the second dive and he nails him with Helter Skelter on the entrance ramp.

Webster beats the count in the ring and Gibson applies the Shankly Gates to force a tap out from Webster.

Winner: Zack Gibson

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Semi-Finals: Joe Coffey vs. Travis Banks

The match begins with Coffey backing Banks into the corner before letting him go free, Coffey drops Banks and wrenches away on his arm. Coffey fakes a handshake and a striking exchange breaks out a few moments later, Banks trips up a charging Coffey before eating a shoulder tackle a few moments later. Coffey traps Banks in the corner while landing more strikes, Coffey follows that up by dropping Banks with a spinning butterfly suplex for a near fall. Coffey traps Banks in the corner while stomping away on him, Banks fights back and Coffey applies a single leg crab to him. Banks gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Coffey then applies the straight jacket hold to Banks while landing knee strikes. Coffey releases the hold to nail Banks with some more strikes, Coffey also attacks a downed Banks with some chops.

Banks fights back and he lands strikes of his own before using a super kick to knock Coffey out of the ring, Banks goes to the ring apron and he nails Coffey with a penalty kick. Banks gets Coffey in the ring and he lands a running knee strike for a near fall, Coffey recovers to nail Banks with a battering ram and an avalanche. Coffey then hits a charging Banks with a pop up power slam for a near fall, Coffey follows that up with a dead lift German suplex on Banks for a near fall. Coffey sets up for a spinning clothesline and Banks lands a series of drop kick for a near fall, Banks tries a suplex on Coffey and his back gives out. Coffey goes for a double springboard high cross body and Banks gets out of the way, Banks then hits Coffey with a few kicks to the face followed by a roll up for the three count.

Winner: Travis Banks

After the match, Joe Coffey attacks Travis Banks before throwing him into the ring post. Coffey then drops Banks with a discus lariat. 

Pete Dunne & Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate) vs. Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Roderick Strong & Kyle O’Reilly)

The match begins with O’Reilly catching Bate in a headlock, Bate gets free and O’Reilly drops him with a shoulder tackle. O’Reilly backs Bate into the conrer while landing some strikes, Bate looks for a roll up and O’Reilly counters with an arm bar attempt. Bate blocks the arm bar before wrenching away on the arm of O’Reilly, O’Reilly drags Bate to the corner before tagging Strong in. Bate recovers and he instantly tags Dunne in, Dunne traps Strong in the corner before attacking him with a ton of strikes. Dunne then drops a charging Strong with a clothesline, Dunne goes for the fingers of Strong before his whole team knocks Undisputed Era to the arena floor. Dunne drops a charging Strong and he stomps on his quads, Seven tags in and he wrenches away on the ankle of Strong.

Strong traps Seven in the corner before tagging Cole in, Cole instantly stomps away on a trapped Seven. Seven fights back by chopping everybody before nailing Cole with a DDT, Seven looks for Cole on the arena floor and Strong kicks him in the head before throwing him into the barricade. Seven is thrown back in the ring and Cole nails him with a ton of strikes, O’Reilly tags in and he attacks a cornered Seven with strikes. Strong tags in and he stomps away on a downed Seven, Cole tags in and he kicks away at a cornered Seven. Seven then sends a charging Cole into the corner, O’Reilly tags in and Seven catches him with a suplex. Dunne and Strong get tagged in by their respective partners, Dunne immediately lays waste to Strong. Dunne then catches Strong with a standing enzaguri before landing a kick to Strong, Dunne suplexes Cole onto Strong for a near fall.

Bate tags in and he nails O’Reilly with an exploder suplex onto Strong, Bate then hits Cole and Strong with a double airplane spin. Dunne tags in and he works with Bate to hit Strong with a super tiger suplex for a near fall, Dunne goes for a missile drop kick and Strong winds up countering with a drop kick of his own. Cole then hits Dunne with a suplex neck breaker for a near fall, O’Reilly tags in and he nails Dunne with a penalty kick for a near fall. O’Reilly goes for a triangle choke and Dunne escapes with a pin attempt, Dunne recovers to nail O’Reilly with a discus forearm and head kick. Dunne goes for his finisher and O’Reilly counters with a guillotine choke, Bate tags in and he nails O’Reilly with a middle rope double stomp. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, O’Reilly goes for a triangle choke and Bate just power bombs him.

Strong and Seven get tagged in before Seven nails him with a lariat for a near fall, Cole distracts Seven and that allows Strong to attack him from behind. Cole tags in and Undisputed Era triple teams Seven for a near fall, everybody hits the ring and they all take each other out again. Dunne nails Cole and Stromg with a moonsault on the ring after O’Reilly tags in, Seven nails O’Reilly with a Seven Star Clothesline. Bate tags in and he nails O’Reilly with a ariat as Seven lands a dragon suplex for the three count.

Winners: Pete Dunne & Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate)

- Shawn Michaels makes his way to the ring and he says he is scared to follow something like the six man tag team match, HBK says he is glad to be a part of history by being a part of WWE NXT UK.

WWE UK Title #1 Contenders Tournament Finals: Zack Gibson vs. Travis Banks

The match begins with Gibson dropping Banks and wrenching away on the injured arm, Banks gets free and Gibson tries working over it again. Banks tries attacking Gibson with some leg kicks, Banks trips up Gibson before locking him in a headlock. Banks then drops Gibson with a single chop, Gibson backs Banks into the corner while trying to get at his injured arm. Banks spins Gibson into the corner before landing a ton of strikes, Gibson rolls out of the ring and Banks follows him out there. The two exchange blows on the arena floor until Gibson rolls in the ring, Gibson rolls back out of the ring and Banks kicks away at him. Gibson recovers and drops Banks shoulder first onto the barricade, Gibson then throws Banks shoulder first into the ring steps.

Gibson gets Banks in the ring before stomping away on him, Gibson picks up Banks before landing a rip cord clothesline. Gibson gets full mount on a downed Banks before landing some strikes for a near fall, Gibson slows things down by applying a chin lock to Banks. Gibson releases the hold before stomping away on the injured arm, Banks recovers and he gets into a striking exchange with Gibson. Banks trips up Gibson in the corner before landing a running drop kick, Gibson rolls out of the ring and Banks nails him with a suicide dive. Banks gets Gibson in the ring and he lands a knee strike for a near fall, Banks then hits Gibson with a middle rope double stomp for another near fall. Gibson uses a referee separation to kick Banks in the injured arm, Gibson then hits Banks with a power bomb into a lung blower for a near fall. Banks rolls to the ring apron and Gibson follows him out there, Banks knocks Gibson to the arena floor with a knee strike.

Banks misses a leap off the ring apron before nailing Gibson with a roundhouse kick from the barricade, the competitors beat the count into the ring and they have another striking exchange. Gibson eventually drops Banks with a palm strike to the face, Banks gets up and has another striking exchange with Gibson. Banks would then drop Gibson with a bicycle kick before landing some more kicks, Banks then traps the arms of Gibson while landing a plethora of stomps. Gibson recovers and he drops Banks shoulder first to the mat below, Gibson goes for Shankly Gates and Banks gets free. Gibson reapplies Shankly Gates a few moments later and Banks gets to the ropes, Banks would send Gibson to the arena floor before landing a double stomp from the ring apron.

Banks gets Gibson in the ring before landing a middle rope enzaguri for a near fall, Gibson trips up Banks and he fails at pinning him with the feet on the ropes. Banks then hits a distracted Gibson with a clothesline followed by a Kiwi Crusher for a near fall, Gibson rolls out of the ring and he blocks the suicide dive attempt. Gibson then hits Banks with Helter Skelter on the inside of the ring for a near fall, Gibson reapplies the Shankly Gates and Banks taps out.

Winner: Zack Gibson

After the match, the trio of Johnny Saint, Triple H & Shawn Michaels shake hands with both of the tournament finalists. WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne comes out and he has a face to face with Gibson. 

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