As we have covered several times over the past few days, the WWE has announced a giant tournament that will take place in the UK to determine the first-ever United Kingdom Champion. The gorgeous belt has even been revealed. In an interview with newsweek.com, the Game let slip that he is hoping for it to become a weekly program much like The 205 but says it's still up in the air at this time.
How will the U.K. championship work? Will it be defended within Britain at partner shows like Revolution Pro, or will it become part of WWE’s television output like the other championships?
We’re seeing what this will become. It’s not a science yet. The hope is it becomes its own weekly show, based out of the U.K., with U.K. talent. Those talents will still be able to perform within the [independent companies] RevPros, ICWs and Progress’s. As those talents are working [in the U.K.] and moving up [in the industry], we’re helping RevPro, ICW and Progress to grow and help cultivate their talent pool as well. Before it was a pipedream that you’d make it beyond the U.K. or the indie scene to the WWE. Now there’s a clear path to do it.