WWE has announced a special United Kingdom tournament that it will crown the first-ever WWE United Kingdom Champion live on WWE Network during a special, two-night tournament on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15, 2017. The winner of the tournament to be crowned the first ever WWE United Kingdom Champion.
Triple H made the landmark announcement at a press conference at London’s O2 Arena, with more details expected throughout the day. According to WWE reports, the tournament will feature 16 British and Irish wrestlers. The venue is held at Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom in January.