4 New Names Debut For WWE NXT UK

Indie standouts and Mae Young Classic competitors join the UK roster.

WALTER Kay Lee Ray Jazzy Gabert

With the debut of a new British Performance Center and TakeOver: Blackpool airing to widespread critical acclaim, it's been a busy few days for WWE NXT UK.

Four new names debuted for the brand over the weekend. Independent standout WALTER is the biggest of these, and made his presence felt after the TakeOver main event, booting the defeated Joe Coffey from the apron to face off with United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne. The duo will presumably wrestle for the belt sometime in the near future, though this is yet to be confirmed.

Kay Lee Ray and Jazzy Gabert, who should be familiar to anyone who watched the first Mae Young Classic tournament, were shown in the crowd during the event. KLR's name had been heavily linked with WWE over the past few days, while Gabert (who also competes as 'Alpha Female') was originally set to join the company before a deal-breaking injury in 2017.

Lana Austin rounded off the weekend's debuts, with the UK indie worker falling to Nina Samuels in an extended squash at last night's Blackpool TV tapings.

All four should make for exciting additions to the growing talent pool.

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