World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has announced that NXT UK Champion WALTER has suffered a severe injury to his left hand. He has been deemed unfit to compete for his scheduled rematch with Ilja Dragunov.
Following the press conference between the two combatants this evening, the NXT UK Champion sustained the injury in a backstage altercation with Dragunov. Later in the broadcast, WWE announced that the match has been delayed. The same announcement was made on social media. There is no word yet on if this is a legitimate injury or when fans can expect a rematch.
WALTER has been the NXT UK Champion since April 5th, 2019. Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.