WALTER Suffers Hand Injury, NXT UK Title Match Against Ilja Dragunov Postponed

WALTER is hurt and details are “sketchy.”

WALTER will no longer be facing Ilja Dragunov next week for the NXT UK Championship. To kick off this week's episode of NXT UK, WALTER and Ilja signed the contract for their would-be championship match next week.

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Later, it was confirmed that due to a supposed altercation backstage between the two men, WALTER had suffered a hand injury and was no longer deemed fit for competition.

Therefore, it was announced that next week's proposed championship match will be postponed until a later date. New details are slated to be revealed next week.

WALTER and Ilja Dragunov competed in a highly-touted championship match back in October and even though he's been chomping at the bit for a chance at the title, Ilja we'll have to wait a little longer due to the injury suffered by the champion who has reigned for over 800 days.

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Later, Mike Johnson of PWInsider, reported that the injury is legitimate. Fightful will continue to monitor the story and report any and all updates.

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