A new NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion has been crowned on tonight’s episode, as Tyler Bate upset reigning trophy holder A-Kid by
The tie was tied all the way up to the final round, with both men coming close to breaking the deadlock – in particular at the end of round four when Bate hit a massive brainbuster but the timer on the round ran out before the count could be made.
Similar happened at the end of round five, when Bate managed to withstand being in the omoplata.
After Bate hit the ‘bop’ and A-Kid responded with a massive superkick, A-Kid went for a pin which Bate managed to reverse in to a folding press to get the three count.
Bate is only the second holder of the trophy, with A-Kid winning the inaugural tournament by defeating Bate’s tag partner Trent Seven in the final.
This match was another example of the incredible action on NXT UK, and it’s certainly worth going out of your way to add it to your weekly watch schedule.