Tyler Bate has been a top star in NXT UK since the promotion’s inception. Bate beat Pete Dunne to become the inaugural NXT UK Champion in Blackpool, England, on January 15th, 2017.
Bate appeared during the closing moments of NXT HeatWave this week. The reigning NXT UK Champion arrived to confront NXT Champion Bron Breakker who had just retained his title against JD McDonagh.
For those not in the know, Tyler Bate is the current NXT UK Champion in his record-setting second reign. He defeated Trent Seven in a tournament final for the vacant title on July 7th, 2022, taping of NXT UK.
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