As the wrestling world focuses on the Royal Rumble, NXT UK continues to grow and attract not only home-grown talent, but some of the best and most established Superstars in the world. WWE today announced the latest round of signings to NXT UK, including a huge signing from Japan….
The latest NXT UK additions include:
Lauded as being “the best in the world”, Meiko Satomura was part of WWE’s Mae Young Classic in 2018 where she faced Toni Storm in the semi-finals. Having co-founded SENDAI Girls’ Pro Wrestling, she went on to huge success on the independent scene which saw her become PROGRESS Women’s Champion.
Shawn Michaels even took to twitter to warn others “This is absolutely HUGE news for #NXTUK. If you don’t know what @satomurameiko can do … I only have two words … #BePrepared!!!!!”
Anglo-Indian Tony Gill moved to Australia as a child before heading to Canada where he trained under Lance Storm. Following in the footsteps of the biggest Punjabi names in WWE history, including The Great Khali and Jinder Mahal, Tony Gill is ready to make an impact in NXT UK bringing a combination of styles inspired by the likes of Shawn Michaels and Kurt Angle.
Currently residing in Berlin, the 6-foot powerhouse almost became a professional footballer before moving into the world of sports-entertainment.
Metehan is a former wXw Champion who has competed against the likes of Timothy Thatcher, Ilja Dragunov and NXT UK Champion WALTER.
Ready to roar onto the scene and represent his hometown of Blackpool, England, Bailey Matthews is set to bring a unique style to NXT UK inspired by the likes of Johnny Saint and Billy Robinson.
A highly rated talent in his own right, Matthews is also the son of British wrestling legend William Regal and will arrive with huge expectations on his shoulders from the very beginning of his WWE career.
They join a crop of talent who have recently debuted on NXT UK, including Rampage Brown, Aleah James, Sha Samuels and Ben Carter.
NXT UK continues every Thursday at 3pm ET/8pm GMT on WWE Network and repeated Friday at 10pm GMT on BT Sport in the UK.