The first batch of competitors has been announced for the upcoming WWE UK Tournament.

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the sports entertainment company revealed the following competitors for next month’s tournament to determine who will face UK Champion Pete Dunne on 6/19 on the WWE Network live from Royal Albert Hall:

*Joe Coffey.

*Joseph Connors.

*Jack Gallagher.

*Zack Gibson.

*Amir Jordan.

*El Ligero.

*Dave Mastiff.

*Kenny Williams.

It should be noted that the remaining competitors will be announced this Friday (May 18).

WWE NXT’s live events as part of the 2018 Download Music Festival in Great Britain on 6/8 through 6/10 will host the opening rounds of the tournament.

The sports entertainment company will then present two live WWE UK Championship broadcast on the WWE Network. 6/18 will feature the tournament finals to determine who will challenge the WWE UK champion on 6/19. The remainder of the 6/19 event will feature WWE UK competitors facing WWE NXT stars.