WWE: United Kingdom Tournament first-round matches confirmed

Find out the opening-round match-ups for June's WWE United Kingdom tournament

Jack Gallagher will face Drew Gulak in the first round of matches for WWE’s United Kingdom tournament.

Gulak and Gallagher, regular competitors on 205 Live, have been paired together in the opening round of the competition, which takes place as part of the NXT events at the Download festival on June 8-10.

The second stage will be at the Royal Albert Hall show on June 18 with the winner getting a shot at Pete Dunne’s United Kingdom title the following night.

Elsewhere in the first round, Ashton Smith takes on Joseph Conners, Flash Morgan Webster is up against James Drake and Kenny Williams faces Dave Mastiff.

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Leeds luchador El Ligero takes on current PROGRESS world champion Travis Banks, Zack Gibson faces Amir Jordan, Tucker is up against Joe Coffey and Jordan Devlin has been paired against Tyson T-Bone.

Tyler Bate beat Dunne to win last year’s tournament, because the first WWE United Kingdom champion in the process.

United Kingdom Tournament first-round draw:

Drew Gulak v Jack Gallagher
Ashton Smith v Joseph Conners
Flash Morgan Webster v James Drake
Kenny Williams v Dave Mastiff
Ligero v Travis Banks
Zack Gibson v Amir Jordan
Tucker v Joe Coffey
Jordan Devlin v Tyson T-Bone