This is the Fightful.com live viewing party for the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament! History will be made as WWE crowns their very first UK champion as 16 of the best up and comers in the UK square off at the famous Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, Lancashire, England! Be sure to come back here at 3PM EST for all of the action!
-We open with Triple H in the ring, saying that every empire has a beginning and tonight, the United Kingdom builds theirs. He asks if they're ready. We are then introduced to Nigel McGuinness on the commentary team along with Michael Cole.
-We then get a video package for Trent Seven of Moustache Mountain and his opponent H.C. Dyer.
Trent Seven vs H.C. Dyer
They lock up to start the match for a clean break then Trent mocks Dyer before Dyer drops him and sends him to the outside with a dropkick. Dyer goes out after Seven who misses a chop and hits the ring post before Dyer rolls him back into the ring. Dyer misses a splash and Seven hits a series of Satoshi Kojima chops in the corner before running and slapping Dyer in the chest. Seven hits a float-over suplex for a quick 2 count then Dyer gets one of his own with a spinebuster. Dyer then drops Seven with a right hand for a very close 2 count, following up with a variation of a blue thunder bomb for another very close 2 count. Dyer misses a frog splash off the top rope then Seven turns him inside out with The Seven Star Lariat for the pin and the win.
Winner: Trent Seven via pinfall
-We then get a video package for the former NXT superstar Danny Burch and his opponent Jordan Devlin, the protege of Finn Balor.
Jordan Devlin vs Danny Burch
They exchange wrist locks then Burch suplexes Jordan before dropping him repeatedly. Burch then hits a snap suplex for a quick 2 count then Devlin dropkicks him for a quick 2 count of his own. Jordan hits Burch with a series of strikes in the corner then pulls Burch off the top rope by the ankle for another quick 2 count. They exchange lariats then Burch turns Devlin inside out with one for a very close 2 count. Jordan rolls Burch up for a quick 2 count then Burch hits Devlin with a series of strikes for a quick 2 count. Burch transitions into a cross face, but Jordan is quick to get his foot on the ropes. Jordan then hits a pele kick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Jordan Devlin via pinfall
-After the match they shake hands and Jordan superkicks Burch.
-We next get a video package for Saxon Huxley and Sam Gradwell.
Saxon Huxley vs Sam Gradwell
Sam is in control early then Saxon uses Sam's aggressiveness against him to gain the upper hand. Sam then gets a quick 1 count off of a dropkick then Saxon backs him into the corner. Sam then hits Huxley with a series of uppercuts in the corner before dropping him with a clothesline then hits a flying headbutt off the top rope for the pin and the win.
Winner: Sam Gradwell via pinfall