NXT UK notes: WALTER vs. Ilja postponed, Meiko Satomura, Iron Man match

Originally published at NXT UK notes: WALTER vs. Ilja postponed, Meiko Satomura, Iron Man

To kick off the 7/15 edition of NXT UK, Paul “Triple H” Levesque announced that WALTER and Ilja Dragunov’s NXT UK Championship match would be taking place on next week’s show. Later on, there was a backstage altercation between Dragunov and WALTER that led to the champion suffering a hand injury. The match date has since been pushed back. Last week, WALTER and Ilja’s match was announced for August 5th.


WWE medical staff has confirmed @NXTUK Champion @WalterAUT has suffered a severe injury to his left hand and has been deemed unfit to compete for his scheduled rematch with @UNBESIEGBAR_ZAR.

Stay locked in for more updates on this quickly developing story. pic.twitter.com/0ikZn4t4NF

— WWE (@WWE) July 15, 2021


Following an altercation backstage between @UNBESIEGBAR_ZAR & #NXTUK Champion @WalterAUT, the champion has suffered an injury to his left hand.

The @NXTUK Championship Match will now be put on hold until further notice. More information to come soon. Stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/HDjqZAWXU0

— WWE (@WWE) July 15, 2021

A-Kid had a backstage segment on the program and he challenged Jordan Devlin to an Iron Man match. On the 7/1 episode of NXT UK, Devlin defeated A-Kid in singles competition.

The NXT UK Women’s Championship was on the line as Meiko Satomura successfully defended against Amale.

Closing out today’s show was Tyler Bate versus Joe Coffey for the Heritage Cup. Bate defeated Coffey and post-match, Bate, Trent Seven, Coffey and Wolfgang all shook hands.

RESPECT.#AndStill #NXTUK Heritage Cup Champion.

Tyler Bate retains following a tremendous encounter against @Joe_Coffey in our @NXTUK main event! pic.twitter.com/jXxdqztQj2

— NXT UK (@NXTUK) July 15, 2021

It was announced that on the 7/22 show, Noam Dar is welcoming Jinny and Joseph Connors onto Supernova Sessions.