WALTER labored his first match of the week with a prime NXT star standing tall with the highest prize in his arms.
WALTER defended the NXT UK Title towards Tommaso Ciampa at Wednesday’s (April 7, 2021) WWE NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship occasion from Orlando, Florida.
Ciampa turned again into the 2018 model of his character with the return of his shaved head and trunks. The match noticed Ciampa repeatedly attempt to get a string of offensive strikes collectively solely to be knocked down. Ultimately, WALTER hit an enormous chop for the end.
This got here earlier than WALTER will defend the NXT UK Title towards Rampage Brown at NXT UK: Prelude on Thursday.
This feud began a month in the past when Ciampa talked about WALTER on NXT. After Imperium invited Timothy Thatcher to affix them, Ciampa instructed Thatcher that he’s not excited by becoming a member of Imperium, however was excited by going through WALTER.
To get issues transferring alongside, Ciampa mentioned WALTER was sitting safely throughout the pond holding onto the title whereas the remainder of Imperium did his soiled work. This led to WALTER showing to take out Ciampa.
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