WWE earlier released the following details from the latest show of the UK Championship tournament. According to WWE, “the First Round of the 2018 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament got underway today [now yesterday] at Day 1 of the Download Festival in Derby, England.
Here are the results from Day 1:
Ashton Smith def. Joseph Conners
Flash Morgan Webster def. James Drake
Zack Gibson def. Amir Jordan
Travis Banks def. Ligero
The Download Festival, which continues through Sunday, June 10, will feature more U.K. Championship Tournament First Round action, as well as Superstars from NXT, in the coming days. Matches from the First Round will then release exclusively on WWE Digital channels, including YouTube.com/WWE, starting next week.
Tournament competitors who prevail in the First Round will qualify to compete at London’s world-famous Royal Albert Hall later this month. The tournament Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals will stream on the award-winning WWE Network on Monday, June 25, at 3 p.m. ET/8 p.m. BST.
The tournament winner will then go on to challenge WWE U.K. Champion Pete Dunne on night two at the Royal Albert Hall. That event, the NXT U.K. Championship, will stream on WWE Network on Tuesday, June 26, at 3 p.m. ET/8 p.m. BST.
A limited number of tickets for the Royal Albert Hall events, which tape on Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19, are still available at livenation.co.uk and bookingsdirect.com.”