The NXT United Kingdom Championship is a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American promotion WWE.It is primarily defended as the top championship of their NXT UK brand division, a sister brand of NXT based in the United Kingdom. It is also occasionally defended at NXT events and had also been defended on independent wrestling shows in the United Kingdom before. 'The Austrian Anomaly' WALTER, has officially broken the 685 day record previously held by 'The Bruiserweight' Pete Dunne to become the longest reigning NXT UK Champion in history. On February 19, 2021, the current and reigning NXT UK Champion smashed through Dunne's previous record and currently stands on 686 days and counting on top of the British mountain Walter has now been NXT UK Champion for 686 days, a day longer than the incredible record set by previous champion Pete Dunne. By Josh Coulson Published Feb 19, 2021 Walter has now been NXT UK Champion for 686 days, breaking a record many would have assumed would stand for years, if not forever WALTER recently became the longest-reigning WWE NXT UK Champion. The Austrian professional wrestler has surpassed Pete Dunne, holding the title for 686 days 2016-Present. WWE Championship. 1963-Present. Sixteen of the top competitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland battled to become the first WWE United Kingdom Champion in a two-night tournament in Blackpool, England, in January 2017. The title was then rebranded the NXT United Kingdom Championship in January 2020
WALTER stands 6-foot-4 and tips the scales at around 300 pounds. Over the course of his career, he has captured titles in Germany, England, Ireland and the United States, but it only took three months after arriving in NXT UK for WALTER to notch his biggest accomplishment yet, ending Pete Dunne's historic 685-day reign as WWE United Kingdom Champion Walter Becomes WWE UK Champion. Walter has become the new WWE United Kingdom Champion after defeating Pete Dunne at NXT Takeover New York 2019 on 5 April 2019. This ended the 685 days reign of Pete Dunne as the UK Champ which is the longest run reign for any WWE championship for this century. Storylin It was the Austrian who would be the one to topple Dunne a few months later, and he has been champion ever since. One full year later, to the day, and not only has NXT UK TakeOver returned to Blackpool, but Coffey finally had a chance to get some revenge. To show WALTER that he made a big mistake by brushing him aside so he could get to Dunne This past weekend at NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff, WALTER and Tyler Bate put on a contender for Match of the Year in the main event. In a dazzling 40 minute spectacular, fans were left in awe in atten Walter stands alone as the longest-reigning NXT:UK Champion in history. His reign has reached 691 days and counting, the longest of any WWE titleholder since 1988
WALTER has announced he is done with Westside Xtreme Wrestling. WALTER Announces The End Of His Time In WXW, Closes Ringkampf As Well. It's an end of an era, in more ways than one. While WALTER leaving wXw isn't that much of a shock, him shutting down his old factio Not only that, but WALTER has been the shining star of NXT UK since dethroning Pete Dunne last year in New York WALTER Has Reportedly Been Helping Produce Matches they were asked if former NXT UK Champion Pete Dunne is continuing his work as a producer like he had including NXT UK Champion WALTER A situation where WALTER relinquishes his NXT UK Championship and moves to main roster is possible and has been discussed as a way to move WALTER to the main roster. Vince McMahon loves big frame wrestlers and WALTER at 6'3 and 298 lbs. makes for the perfect project for Vince McMahon to take him to the next level and into a bonafide superstar
A really strong match and now WALTER will break Pete Dunne's reign and go on to become the longest reigning NXT UK Champion in history. Well earned. With the force of a BIG RIG, @WalterAUT delivers the knockout shot to retain the #NXTUK Title! pic.twitter.com/rTiuIGG9PC. — WWE (@WWE) January 14, 2021 . He also has a title defense against Rampage Brown that's been announced for NXT UK: Prelude. That show will air the day after TakeOver: Stand & Deliver night one NXT UK Champion WALTER shows up on Raw to confront Seth Rollins. A wild WALTER has appeared on Monday Night Raw. Seth Rollins showed up to Raw expecting a hero's welcome. Instead the live crowd in Manchester, England welcomed The Beast Slayer with the most tepid of responses
Tyler Bate, who was only 22 in this match - was out for revenge against WALTER and also hoped to make history by becoming the first-ever two-time NXT UK Champion. The question was, could he do it? The Match This match took place on August 31, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales at WWE NXT Takeover Cardiff if you're looking for it on WWE Network With NXT UK making a triumphant return on September 17th, it might finally be time! Relive to what has led to WALTER VS DRAGUNOV! OFFICIAL RESULTS. 3/7/20 - Walter VS Ridge Holland; Walter wins. 4/2/20 - NXT UK Championship #1 Contender's Battle Royal: Ilja Dragunov wins and will challenge Walter for the title. PLAY BY PLA NXT UK Champion WALTER def. Rampage Brown. Life's only certainties: Death, taxes and a big-fight feeling pulsating through the arena whenever NXT UK Champion WALTER defends his title
NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER finally reappeared on the show since beating A-Kid last January, issuing a challenge to anyone for his title. Rampage Brown answers the call, and it all looks like we're set for WALTER/Brown... eventually Certainly for me personally, what I love most about WALTER is he loves NXT UK. He is faithful to NXT UK I think, like we saw tonight, he's gonna be our champion for a long, long time. NXT and NXT UK have both played hosts to the rivalries and matches involving the faction since May 2019
NXT UK has announced that NXT UK: Prelude will take place on Thursday, April 8. Featured on this card will be two major matches including one for the NXT UK Championship. WALTER, who has been Champion longer than any other man or woman currently champion in WWE, will face Rampage Brown for the championship Walter has a NXT UK stable called Imperium and they had issues with British Strong Style. Walter attacked Bate with several Powerbombs on the ring apron that looked brutal. Bate came back and said he's going to take back the title because Bate was the first WWE UK Champion. Tyler Bate got a nice ovation from the crowd WALTER takes pro wrestling very seriously and gives his honest thoughts on being eliminated early in Survivor Series, his current NXT UK run, feuding with Undisputed Era and his physical style. Sport
Since NXT is no longer part of the Survivor Series lineup, that presented an option to discuss the what if scenario of putting the black and gold brand back into the mix. Last year, when NXT was involved, we saw some talent from NXT UK incorporated onto the teams. WALTER, for instance, was on Team NXT, as NXT UK is an offshoot The UK has a strong NXT Champion in the form of Walter. However, his championship reign may be threatened by the Prince of NXT. Finn Balor, also known as the Prince of NXT, is now chasing the NXT UK Championship. With it, he sent a warning to Walter stating he is holding the championship on borrowed time
Storyline Progression: After facing off with Imperium last month on WWE NXT, Tommaso Ciampa was attacked by NXT UK Champion WALTER. With Timothy Thatcher on the shelf, Ciampa has been fighting an uphill battle but got his chance to even the score at TakeOver. Final Analysis: I'm not sure what to say NXT UK Exclusive: Walter. Since it was first won back in January 2017, the NXT UK Championship has only been held by three men. Tyler Bate, Pete Dunne and Walter are the trio to live in that rarefied air but it is Walter who recently claimed the additional title of longest reigning NXT UK Champion. After surpassing Dunne's previous reign of. NXT UK star Walter is back stateside Looking at my reign as NXT UK champion, it's a long World 100m champion Christian Coleman's two-year ban for missed drug tests has been reduced to 18.
Triple H has delivered a warning message to Walter after the Progress World Champion stunned fans with his WWE debut. The towering Austrian, 31, made a shock appearance at NXT UK Takeover. But little did he know that NXT United Kingdom Champion, WALTER, was in the United States to take care of his group, That has led to this first-time-ever matchup. Ciampa has quickly become interested in the championship that WALTER has held for over 700 days Filed Under: NXT . Today's episode of WWE NXT UK for October 29, 2020 took place at the BT Sport Studios in London, England. Here is a recap of the most noteworthy highlights from this episode for those who might have missed it: — Aoife Valkyrie defeated Dani Luna by pinfall. — A vignette aired to hype Rampage Brown coming to NXT UK
33.9k Likes, 241 Comments - WWE NXT (@wwenxt) on Instagram: #NXTUK Champion @walter_aut is ready for the return of NXT UK this Thursday at 3 PM ET/8 PM BST o Winner: Kay Lee Ray (still NXT UK Women's Champion) With tears in her eyes, Storm gives up the chase. Piper comforts her friend and shouts for medics to help. KLR only shouts for someone to give her her belt. KLR stands tall as the NXT UK Women's Champion. Toni can no longer go after the title so long as KLR has it There are a lot of people who WWE has been trying to get and WALTER is someone that has been very high on their list for a very long time. He made his WWE debut at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, but. Two-and-a-half-years later and Bate has been apart of nearly every major milestone that has put NXT UK where it is today. 4. Tyler Bate, the first WWE UK Champion. Now, he is going to headline NXT.
The NXT UK Championship is a professional wrestling championship created by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE for their NXT UK brand. The championship was revealed in a press conference at The O2 Arena on December 15, 2016. The inaugural champion was crowned in a 16-man.. One of the men who really impressed last night at Takeover was the Austrian superstar Walter. The NXT UK champion literally chopped his way through a victory, retaining the title against Tommaso Ciampa. In the post-show press conference, Triple H and Shawn Michaels both showered the champion with many compliments. When asked if we woul Preview: WWE NXT UK (10/22/20) The opening round of NXT UK 's Heritage Cup Tournament reaches its conclusion this week, just one week before one of the biggest NXT UK episodes thus far, where WALTER will defend his NXT UK Championship against a man who has waited six months for his title opportunity, Ilja Dragunov There's obviously a huge possibility in the future that will be back on RAW or back on SmackDown, but something that really interests me right now is a return to NXT UK. I've been very keen to wrestle Walter for a long time, and that match got taken away from us by COVID
NXT UK Roster WWE NXT is a brand of the U.S. based professional wrestling promotion WWE. NXT UK is the United Kingdom-based brand of the United States-based professional wrestling promotion WWE. This brand was established on 15 December 2016 as the United Kingdom. This list is consists of all male and female wrestlers, referees, stables, [ NXT UK's second Takeover saw the brand head to Wales as WALTER looked to fight off a familiar challenger. No screenshots because the new-look WWE Network really doesn't like hiding it's playback controls. That's not going to be annoying. We're from the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff as Vic Joseph's bigging up the big strong boi With NXT Takeover: Portland now firmly in the rearview mirror, Finn Balor returned to Full Sail University this Wednesday night looking to move on from Johnny Gargano. What the so-called Prince found in the aftermath was a surprise visit from two heralds of Imperium, who brought with them to Orlando a message from the Austrian [
Piper Niven Confronted NXT UK Women's Champion Kay Lee Ray. Because of the current circumstances, Ray has been champion for over a year now, which is crazy to think about. However, that reign could very well be ending next week when she defends against Niven. The match has been a long time in the making as it seemed like they were setting that. Imperium has still been a factor in NXT over the past year, but even with 3 out of the 4 members active, they were still missing one major piece. That would the NXT UK Champion Walter, who was.
WALTER has arrived in NXT. NXT UK Champion WALTER appeared on this week's NXT show, Ciampa didn't get long to celebrate before the returning WALTER came down the ring, booted him then hit Ciampa with a powerbomb. Imperium had been teasing the return of WALTER in recent weeks, alongside the recruitment of Timothy Thatcher. Related Kay Lee Ray hasn't been given the chance to defend her NXT UK Women's Title for a long time. She is set for NXT UK's September 17th return, and she will have some extra bragging rights when. Catch new NXT champion Finn Balor in action Wednesday nights on WWE NXT at 8/7c, only on USA Network. Graham Mirmina, aka Graham GSM Matthews, has specialized in sports and entertainment writing. This is a historic title ring look at this right now over the past 30 years, Walter has held a championship longer than anybody else when you think of the dominant champions during that time, Brock Lesnar CM punk He's held the title 200 days longer than those guys you go back to 2 years when he won the UK championship Prince Harry and maybe I get Marco did not have a child
Having Ray around made things that much easier but then things got a little more complicated because they started getting competitive. Ray did not make it as far in the Mae Young Classic as Niven but Ray won the Women's Title first. Now Ray is the longest reigning Women's Champion, which was always the plan. From NXT UK, February 27, 2020 The 3/17 edition of NXT saw the tease of Sareee coming to NXT, WALTER's return, Jordan Devlin & Santos Escobar coming face-to-face and more. Tonight's edition of NXT on USA Network featured a video package to promote that former Sendai Girls World Champion Sareee is coming to NXT. She is donning a new name and will now go by SARRAY WALTER has been the NXT UK champion for 734 days (more than two years) and has defeated all challengers, including Tommaso Ciampa just last night (even though this match here was certainly taped a few weeks ago) Ciampa had Walter on the ropes several times and seemed to push the NXT UK Champion to his limits several times throughout the match. Unfortunately, Walter pulled out the win and retains his. In the UK, he is a former three-time Progress Atlas champion, where he had some incredible battles with Matt Riddle, as well as former Progress Unified World Champion. He starred in Dublin-based.
The 39-year-old became a semi-regular member of NXT UK earlier this year, when he began a feud with NXT UK champion WALTER and his stable Imperium Josh Lopez April 1, 2021. WWE NXT UK Results 4/1/21. The BT Sports Studios. London, England. You can follow me on Twitter @JoshLopezMedia. Commentators: (Andy Shepherd & Nigel McGuinness) The situation between @WalterAUT and @RampageBrown is ready to EXPLODE at #NXTUK Prelude! pic.twitter.com/RESkM4OJMS. — WWE (@WWE) April 1, 2021 WALTER's seat at the top of PROGRESS and NXT UK has come as he carved out a legacy for himself across Europe, holding championships in at least nine promotions. He said however titles and accolades don't mean anything to him, and instead finds meaning in his own performances. That's also the difference between me and 99% of my. Dunne has been the WWE United Kingdom Champion since beating Tyler Bate in May 2017 and he successfully defended the title again at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool in January against Joe Coffey in the main event. He also appeared in January's WWE Royal Rumble in Phoenix, Arizona, where he went up against the superstars of Raw and SmackDown
NXT UK Champion WALTER def. Bomber Dave Mastiff. I wish this feud had been built up over a longer period of time so it could have meant more because this felt no bigger than any other main event we've seen on NXT UK recently. I was surprised they didn't get more than 10 minutes for their match WALTER has been champion for well over 700 days. Ciampa has been out of place since his feud with Karrion Kross and could breathe new air into the NXT UK brand for a limited time The 35 year old UK veteran made his pro wrestling debut back in 2004 and has worked for companies such as RevPro, wXw, IPW:UK, and Preston City Wrestling, among many others
WALTER Smashes. NXT UK Champion WALTER vs. Drake Maverick in a non-title match was booked. WALTER returned to NXT for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began last week to lay out Tommaso Ciampa. On Tuesday, WWE released a video of Maverick looking for Killian Dain and barged into Imperium's locker room questioning them I am still your NXT UK Women's Champion. I am still your forever champion. I really hope that you get used to this sight. Emilia McKenzie makes her way to the stage and Kay Lee says long time no see. Emilia says it has been a long time. She says she has been traveling and training, waiting for the right time to come back
NXT UK Date: December 17, 2020 Location: BT Studios, London, England Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Andy Shepherd. Things continue to stay interesting around here as we close out the year, but this time around it is going to be one more important match before we officially make it to the holidays In terms of pure wrestling, there has to be an argument that this NXT TakeOver show has been the best of the last 12 months. The main event of Io Shirai vs. Raquel Gonzalez may not have been technically perfect, but it was without a doubt Raquel's best match in NXT, and it was a fitting end to Io Shirai's reign as NXT Women's Champion It was kind of inexplicable to see Ciampa no sell WALTER during spots in the match considering that the champion has been a dominant force for nearly two years. But if we are to think that we're getting the Ciampa from a few years ago when he was the NXT champion, maybe it makes more sense Finally, NXT UK has announced a special episode in NXT UK Prelude. This is already shaping up nicely and should give us a great title match between Walter and Rampage Brown. I've been banging on for weeks about NXT UK and Walter needing some direction and I am pleased we finally have it He has a natural ability to connect with an audience. Ashton Smith says he has heard the buzz about Ben Carter and he looks forward to seeing what he can do in NXT UK. Wolfgang says he has been watching Ben in action for a while and he is impressed, but he wants to see what he can bring to NXT UK