NXT UK notes: #1 contender match, Pretty Deadly retain tag titles, Heritage Cup

Ilja Dragunov awaits his next challenger, Pretty Deadly remain tag team champions and the conclusion of the Heritage Cup tourney is near

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The new NXT UK Champion Ilja Dragunov will know who is next challenger is next week. A-Kid, Nathan Frazer and Rampage Brown are competing in a three-way to determine who will be the new #1 contender.

Noam Dar defeated Kenny Williams to advance to the Heritage Cup #1 contender tournament final. On 9/23, Wolfgang and Teoman are going one-on-one to determine the other finalist.

Headlining the 9/16 NXT UK was Pretty Deadly (Lewis Howley & Sam Stoker) successfully defending their NXT UK Tag Team Championships against Mark and Joe Coffey.

Tyler Bate and Trent Seven had a backstage segment during the show and said they were coming for whoever emerged from the main event with the tag titles. Pretty Deadly defeated Bate and Seven on the 8/19 edition of NXT UK.

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